how to make health mix at home /sathumavu kanji powder
Healthy wealthy food is our basic need in our day today life without any age barrier.Most of the time we mothers are unable to tackle their food preferences.Having sathu maavu at home is the best option.Its better to know how to make health mix at home than buying it from stores.Some two years back I was discussing about this sathumavu powder with my friend Priya who makes it often.She gave a very long list of ingredients about 33 items but she said she does not make always according to the list she may miss some ingredients and do.She says it turns out to be hit at her home every time.I shortlisted some of the items from her list and made with some 18 items according to my need.It turned out to be a hit at my home too and from then Iam making it for the continuous two years.Whatever may be the reason every day balanced meal is a must for all especially for growing kids.So,this sathumavu is one of the best solutions to make our kids day-plan balanced.The main importance lies in the roasting part it should be done to perfection so that it will keep longer.Best healthy after school drink that my kids do not regret ever is this Sathumaavu/Health-mix/multi-grain powder.
how to make health mix at home /sathumaavu kanji powder
Kambu/Pearl millet -100 grams
Ragi/Fingermillet – 200grams
Red rice/sigaparisi – 200grams
Black rice/Kavuni arice – 200grams
Javarisi/sago – 100grams
Oats – 100grams
Thinai/Foxtail millet – 100grams
Samai/Little millet – 100grams
Roasted gram/pottukadalai – 100grams
Peanuts/verkadalai – 100grams
Cholam/Sorgam(whiteoryellow) – 100grams
Greengram/pachaipayaru – 100grams
Badam – 50gram
Cashewnuts – 50gram
Cardamom/elakkai – 25 gram
Sukku/Dry ginger powder – 15 gram
Ellu/Sesame seeds – 50gram
If you find it difficult to take in grams then instead of 200grams take 1 cup and make 100grams as 1/2 cup.
1.Dry roast each and every ingredients given separately till nice aroma comes(popping sound should be heard while roasting).
2.Try to segregate two to three ingredients for cooling in plates to avoid sweating.
3.When cool grind it to a fine powder and store.
4.I have powdered it in flour mill as the quantity was more.
5.This ground powder should be spread over a news paper sheet to cool and then transferred to an airtight stainless steel containers.
Making sweet or salt porridge’s:
1.For making sweet or salt kanji take 11/2 tbsp of powder and dilute in a cup of water.
2.Transfer it to a pot and boil nicely without lumps when it becomes thick you can add some milk with it and needed sugar or salt as desired.
3.For the salt version you can add buttermilk instead of milk.