Spinach Tahini Wraps ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy)


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Build your iron stores with these spinach, lettuce and sesame seed wraps and ensure your baby's blood cells and hemoglobin are developing the way they should. Simple to make, the wraps combine flavour and taste in one healthy package.

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Makes 6 wraps
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Ingredients


For The Roti
2 cups whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup pureed spinach (palak)
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp salt

For The Filling
1 1/2 cups grated and boiled mixed vegetables (carrots ,
french beans and potatoes)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 green chillies , finely chopped
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp oil
salt to taste

For The Spicy Tahini Paste
1/2 cup sesame seeds (til)
1/3 cup chana dal (split bengal gram)
2 tsp vinegar
2 tbsp fresh curds (dahi)
1 garlic clove , chopped
1 slit green chilli , chopped
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into Chilli-garlic Paste
4 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , soaked
3 to 4 garlic (lehsun) cloves
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp water
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 cup lettuce , torn into pieces

Method
For the roti

  1. Combine all the ingredients and knead to a soft dough adding enough water. Keep aside for ½ hour.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll out each portion into 150 mm. (6") diameter roti.
  3. Cook each roti lightly on both sides on a tava (griddle) and keep aside.

For the filling

  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onions and sauté till they turn translucent.
  2. Add the mixed vegetables, green chillies, coriander and salt and sauté for another minute.
  3. Divide into 6 equal portions and keep aside.

For the spicy tahini paste

  1. Roast the sesame seeds and chana dal separately on a tava (griddle). Grind them together in a mixer to a fine powder.
  2. Remove the powder in a bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Keep refrigerated for atleast an hour.

How to proceed

  1. Place one roti on a clean dry surface.
  2. Put an even layer of lettuce on it.
  3. Spread a thin layer of the spicy tahini paste on the lettuce and then a portion of the filling.
  4. Spread a little chilli-garlic paste on top of the filling and roll up tightly.
  5. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 5 more wraps. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per wrap
EnergyProteinCarbohydratesFatIron
273 cal 9.2 gm 37.8 gm 9.3 gm 3.9 mg
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