Protein Cup Cakes, Protein Rich Recipe

Protein Cup Cakes ( Protein Rich Recipes )

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Protein cup cakes, one need to have short and frequent meals while pregnant to provide a constant source of energy and nutrients, these protein cup cakes are just right to do so. Add peanuts if you wish to increase the protein content further.

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Protein Cup Cakes, Protein Rich Recipe recipe - How to make Protein Cup Cakes, Protein Rich Recipe

Preparation Time:    Fermenting time:  8 hours   Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  25 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     8Makes 8 cup cakes (8 cup cake )
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For The Batter
1/2 cup rice (chawal) , soaked and drained
1/4 cup toovar (arhar) dal , soaked and drained
1 tbsp urad dal (split black lentils) , soaked and drained
1 tbsp green moong dal (split green gram) , soaked and drained
1 tbsp chana dal (split bengal gram) , soaked and drained
1 tbsp whole wheat (gehun) , optional
1/4 cup sour curds (khatta dahi)
3/4 cup grated bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki)
1 tsp oil
2 tsp lemon juice
a pinch of baking soda
1 1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp sesame seeds (til)
1/2 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp oil for greasing
For the batter

    For the batter
  1. Combine the rice and dals and blend in a mixer till smooth.
  2. Add the curds and mix well. Cover and keep aside to ferment overnight.
  3. Next day, add the bottle gourd, oil, lemon juice, baking soda, sugar, chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger-green chilli paste and salt and mix well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the sesame seeds, carom seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds, while stirring continuously. Pour over the batter and mix well.
  3. Pour equal amount of batter into 8 greased moulds or cups and bake in pre-heated oven at 200ºc (400ºf) for 20 minutes or till they turn brown in colour. Cool slightly, unmould and serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup cake
Energy110 cal
Protein3.6 g
Carbohydrates17 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat2.9 g
Cholesterol1 mg
Sodium6.3 mg

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Protein Cup Cakes, Protein Rich Recipe
 on 30 Sep 16 10:13 AM

A bit long procedure with sourcing of too many ingredients as well, but everyone loved it... I served them as a tea time snack.... it was very satiating....