Category Archives: MILLETRECIPES

spinach chapati recipe /palak paratha /palak roti

spinach chapati recipe /palak paratha / roti

spinach chapati recipe /palak paratha /palak rotiThis spinach chapati recipe is a comforting alternative to chapatis  or paratha’s that we make regularly. It’s highly rich in all the vitamins like A,K,E and C. Its always better to blanch these spinach before making any recipe so that all the raw smell and if any pesticides used will get washed out.More importantly we give a rapid boil to bring out the natural sweetish taste of this spinach. Continue reading

how to make health mix at home /sathumavu kanji powder

how to make health mix at home /sathumavu kanji powder

how to make health mix at home /sathumaavu kanji powderHealthy 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 Continue reading

ragi biscuits in oven /ragi flour cookies (finger millet)

ragi biscuits in oven /ragi flour cookies (finger millet)

ragi biscuits in oven /ragi flour cookies (finger millet)Thank god these millets are tiny and this becomes a major disadvantage that it cannot be processed and indirectly all the nutritional goodness are passed on to us.Its a born again kind of thing for millets because it was a perfect staple food for our ancestors in general which faded away during a period of time and overtaken by polished varieties of grains.Because of health awareness nowadays millets have gained momentum and as might be expected its versatility is well understood Continue reading

how to do ragi malt powder/drink recipe

how to do ragi malt powder/drink recipe

how to do ragi malt powder/drink recipeA most promising ingredient to mention in diets for diabetics is “Ragi”!many health articles shows that there is a proven reversibility of abnormalities related to diabetes(tested only in animals according to a medical article that I have read) with having regular intake of ragi/nachni/kezhvaragu.But it needs no testing its a more traditional authentic ingredient that anyone can have from infant to old age for sure of-course its a most significant weaning ingredient in South India. Continue reading

how to prepare ragi koozh (fingermillet/kezhvaragu/nachani)

how to prepare ragi koozh (fingermillet/kezhvaragu/nachani)

how to prepare ragi koozh(fingermillet/kezhvaragu/nachani)Divine aadi month starts from mid days of July and lasts till mid-August.Majority of days during this aadi month are special and moreover its a dedicated holy month for worshiping god and goddesses.All through this month limitless amount of aadi koozh (kind of summer-drink) are made and served to people,most of the amman(goddess) temples here in Tamil Nadu serve this spectacular cooling-healing summer drink. Continue reading