Protein Cup Cakes
by Tarla Dalal
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Protein cup cakes, kids love attractive looking food – this variation of the traditional gujarati snack uses mixed flour and bottle gourd batter baked in muffin moulds. A yummy and protein rich treat that aids in their growth and development.
- Combine the rice and dals and blend in a mixer till smooth.
- Add the curds and mix well. Cover and keep aside to ferment overnight.
- Add the bottle gourd, oil, lemon juice, soda bi-carb, sugar, chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger-green chilli paste and salt and mix well.
- Divide the batter into 8 equal portions and pour each portion into greased moulds or cups.
- Heat the oil in a small non-stick kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the sesame seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
- Pour the tempering over the batter in each cup.
- Cover with aluminum foil and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200ºc (400ºf) for 15 to 20 minutes or till they turn brown in colour.
- To make sour curds, set them for 8 to 10 hours and then use in the recipe.
- Cool slightly, unmould and wrap in an aluminium foil or cling film and pack in a tiffin box.
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