Palm Jaggery – Sweetener & Health Benefits

http://www.startdesi.com Palm Jaggery or Thaati Bella/OleBella in Kannada or Karuppatti in Tamil  is a forgotten food and the best natural sweetener and was part of tradition and culture. Till reent years it was an ingredient in Grandma’s secret Home Medicine or part of her diet for Pregnant/Feeding mother. It is made from the extract of Palm…

forgotten foods — Kambu/Sajje Adai

http://www.startdesi.com forgotten foods — Kambu/Sajje Adai  or Pearl Millet Adai Ingredients Pearl millet/ bhajra/ kambu/Sajje – 1/2 cup Chana dal – 1/2 cup Toor dal – 1/4 cup Urad dal – 1/4 cup Onion – 2 Ginger – 1/2 inch piece Red chilli – 8 Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp Curry leaves – 1 sprig Mustard…

How to choose Right Foods? – I

Your body will tell you if a certain food is good for you or not. In choosing the right food, there are many factors to consider, including taste, nutrition, culture, affordability and personal preference. Apart from all of these one has to listen to the body. Your body has an infallible feedback system. It tells…

Kodo millet curd rice

INGREDIENTS Kodo millet (Aarka, Varagu) – 1 cup Water – 3 1/2 cup Curd – 1 cup Green chilli – 1 Cumin seed – 1 tsp Mustard seed – 1 tsp Urad dal – 1/2 tsp Curry leaves METHOD 1. Soak one cup of Kodo rice with 3 1/2 cups of water for 3 to…

Foxtail Millet/Navane ThaliPeeth

Thalipeeth is famous dish from westren part of India including Gujarat,Maharasthra and Karnataka. It is made of flour from different grains, Nachin/Navane Thaalipeeth is a very delicious yet Healthy & Gluten free Dish. Foxtail Millet/Navane Flour Thalipeeth INGREDIENTS 1 ) Foxtail Millet/Navane flour 2 ) Finely Chopped onion and Coriander 3 ) Turmeric 4 )…

Barnyard Millet Upma Recipe

http://www.startdesi.com   Course : Breakfast Cuisine : South indian INGREDIENTS Barnyard millet (Oodalu/Kudiraivali) 1 cup Water 2.5 cups Finely chopped Onion 1 Finely chopped Carrot 1 Finely chopped beans 3-4 Fresh/frozen green peas 1 tbsp Mustard 1/2 tsp Urad dal 1/4 tsp Bengal gram dal 1/4 tsp Ginger grated 1 inch Green chilli 1/2 Curry…

Foxtail millet neer Dosa

Dosa is a traditional South Indian dish which can be made with “Forgotten Foods” Foxtail millet. Course — Breakfast Cuisine — South Indian Servings — 4 Prep Time — 30 minutes Cook Time — 5 minutes Ingredients Foxtail Millet -3 cups Urad dal -1 cup Fenugreek seeds -1 tbsp Preparations Wash and soak Foxtail millet…

Health benefits of Kodo millets

Hindi: Kodra, Kannada: Aarka, Tamil: Varagu, Telugu: Arikelu Kodo millets are Forgotten Foods and contains a high amount of lecithin which is excellent for strengthening the nervous system. Kodo millets are rich in B vitamins, especially niacin, B6 and folic acid, as well as minerals such as Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium and Zinc. Kodo millets contain no…

Kodo Millet Neer Dosa

http://www.startdesi.com Kodo/Aarka/Arikelu is very rich in dietary fibre and protein in addition to all the general millet characteristics (gluten-free, low glycemic index, high fibre, etc). It has a high antioxidant content and it is highly beneficial for diabetes patients.   Kodo Millet/Aarka Neer Dosa  Course — Breakfast Cuisine — South Indian Servings — 4 Prep…

Foxtail Millet Kheer/Navane Payasa

http://www.startdesi.com Foxtail Millet Kheer Recipe Preparation Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time : 25 minutes | Serves:2 Recipe Category: Payasam / Kheer | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian Navane/Thinai (Foxtail Millet) – 1/2 cup Jaggery – 3/4 cup (crushed) Boiled & Cooled Milk – 1/2 cup Ghee – 1.5 tablespoon Cashews – 1 tablespoon broken Elachi powder…

Millets: A solution to the future food security

http://www.startdesi.com   With the global population expected to top 9 billion people by 2050, and given the demands for more protein-rich diets by populations with increasing incomes, farmers around the world will be hard pressed to meet demand. Between 1970 and 1990, global aggregate farm yield rose by an average of 2 percent each year,…