Monday, December 2, 2013

Oats Barley Pesarattu

Usual pesarattu recipe only but with the incorporation of oats and barley.I have tagged under Weight Watchers as well as Kids because it is highly nutritious and can be modified accordingly.When giving it to Kids spread butter over it

Ingredients
Part 1 - Dry Powder
  • Oats - 11/2 cups
  • Barley - 1/2 cups

Powder these items together and keep it aside


Part 2 - Items for soaking
  • Moong Dhal - 2 cups
  • Red chillies - 5 nos
  • Ginger - 1 small piece
  • Jeera seeds - 1 teaspoon

Soak the above items together for 2 hours


Part 3 - Vegetables 
  • Small onions - 6 nos (finely chopped)
  • Grated carrot - 1 small size
  • Grated Capsicum - 1 cup
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Coriander leaves - little 

Salt - 2 teaspoons or as required

Method
Step 1 - Grinding
  • Filter the soaked items.Do not discard the water
  • Now take these items in a mixer and grind it to a coarse paste by adding water (drained from soaked dhals) now and then

Step 2 - Mixing 
  • Add the powdered oats and barley.Mix well
  • Add the chopped and grated vegetables.Put salt and mix well
  • If the batter is too thick you can add little water to it


Step 3 - Making Pesarattu
  • Heat a tawa.Pour a laddle of batter on the tawa and spread it in a circular motion.Make hole in the center.Add 1/2 teaspoon of oil around the pesarattu
  • After 2-3 minutes you will notice brown crust 
  • Now carefully flip it on to the other side and allow it to cook
  • Once done take it out and serve hot with any chutney / Aviyal