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Rotis / Parathas recipes
When we think of rotis and parathas, we all are aware of the fact that the first cereal to be avoided is plain flour or what we commonly term as ‘maida’ and replace it with fiber rich whole wheat flour. This section precisely makes use of wheat flour in recipes like Mooli Paratha, Nutritious Lehsuni Methi Roti, Paneer Tamatar Paratha and so on.
However replacing wheat flour with other cereals like ragi, bajra, jowar, soya etc is equally important to get some share of other nutrients like iron, calcium and protein too. Bajra and Cauliflower Roti, Minty Soya Roti, Oats Mooli Roti, Radish Nachni Roti are a few recipes fortified with the above cereals.
And on days when you want a complete low carbohydrate, protein rich boost, try out recipe of Almond Bhakri.
While including these cereals in your weight loss diet, also keep in mind
1. To cook them very little fat and if possible with olive oil.
2. Avoid addition of fat laden ghee and butter while kneading the dough for the roti / paratha.
3. Always add one vegetable to the roti dough to make up for your vitamins and minerals.
4. Serve and enjoy them immediately as they are cooked in less fat, they might turn chewy with time.
These variety of flavoured rotis and parathas are sure to please your palate.
20 Aug 11
Green Pea Parathas ( Delicious Diabetic Recipes) by Tarla Dalal
Parathas are sustaining and wholesome. Puréed green peas are combined with whole wheat flour to make this delicious paratha dough. Both whole wheat flour and green peas are rich in fibre, which aids in controlling blood sugar levels. Each paratha being cooked in ¼ teaspoon of oil is absolutely healt ....
12 Apr 15
Kashmiri Roti ( Diabetic Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Everyone’s a great cook when it comes to making these simple rotis. Whole-wheat flour rotis with the essence of Indian spices cooked in just ¼ tsp of oil per roti to please the palate of a diabetic who has to abstain from relishing those sumptuous delicacies at his favourite restaurant.
31 Oct 16
Nutritious Lehsuni Methi Roti by Tarla Dalal
Taste, texture and nutrition – these Nutritious Lehsuni Methi Rotis gives you the best of everything. This is a soft and fluffy whole wheat flour roti with the strong flavour of garlic and the characteristic aroma and taste of methi.
There is absolutely no maida used, and so you get a good amoun ....
10 Oct 14
Minty Soya Roti by Tarla Dalal
Vibrant mint and dill leaves add not just colour but also abundant nutrition to the Minty Soya Roti. The iron and folic acid in these ingredients work together to improve your haemoglobin levels. The dough for this flavourful and aromatic roti has further been fortified with soya flour, so you get m ....
09 Sep 16
Almond Bhakri, Gluten Free Almond Bhakri by Tarla Dalal
For many, the aroma of bhakri cooking on the tawa is reminiscent of home-cooked food! Here, we introduce you to a totally off-beat Almond Bhakri. As you will surmise from the name, the Almond Bhakri is quite a rich treat, but it is healthy and gluten-free too, so anybody can go for it.
12 Apr 15
Radish Nachni Roti by Tarla Dalal
An unusual but extremely nutritious roti made with a combination of ragi and wheat flours reinforced with low carbohydrate radish and its greens. The sharp and slightly bitter taste of the radish greens adds great value to the Radish Nachni Roti, further enhanced with sesame and roasted cumin seeds, ....
23 Nov 15
Paneer Methi Roti by Tarla Dalal
Paneer Methi Roti is an interesting variation of the common paneer parathas, this one is sure to win over several hearts with its mild flavour. The addition of methi increases the iron content and vitamin A value substantially. Serve it with a bowl of low-fat curds, to make a complete meal. I’ve use ....
22 Feb 12
Green Peas Paratha by Tarla Dalal
A mildly spiced and satiating breakfast and main course that helps keep acidity at bay.
17 Nov 10
Oats Roti by Tarla Dalal
Oats are a rich source of soluble fibre 'beta-glucan', which is a potent cholesterol-lowering agent. Serve these rotis hot with fresh low-fat curds (dahi) or a cholesterol-friendly subzi for a really healthy treat.
14 Jun 14
Kaddu Palak Ki Roti by Tarla Dalal
Hearty rotis that combine whole wheat flour with pumpkin and spinach to supply calcium to your bones in a super-tasty way!
The pumpkin and spinach not only boost the calcium content but also the flavour and texture of the roti, giving it a rustic aroma and soft, melt-in-the-mouth texture, whic ....
23 Nov 15
Stuffed Bajra Roti ( Gluten Free Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
Stuffed bajra roti, looking for something to lower blood cholesterol levels? here’s an exotic version of the humble bajra roti, stuffed with a paneer, methi and tomato mixture that makes this a scrumptious delicacy. The fibre in bajra binds with the cholesterol and fats and ensures that it is ejecte ....
26 Nov 12
Methi Paneer Paratha by Tarla Dalal
Paneer paratha itself is quite popular. Being succulent and flavourful, it appeals to everybody. Now, here is an even more exciting version made using low fat paneer that is perked up with aromatic fenugreek leaves! The methi contributes not just flavour but also substantial amounts of vitamin A and ....
20 Aug 09
Garlic Roti, Lehsun Roti by Tarla Dalal
Whether a simple unleavened Chapati
or a spongy leavened bread, garlic is always a great value-add. Here, we have made a delicious roti of multiple flours like wheat, jowar and bajra, fortified with oats, and flavoured with fresh green garlic and spice powders.
26 Nov 12
Nutritious Garlic Naans by Tarla Dalal
Try these whole wheat flour naans and believe me you will never again be tempted to eat unhealthy plain flour (maida) naans which we have all been eating. Garlic due to its dominant flavour is usually omitted in many dishes but when combined with soya and wheat flour, it is transformed into a delic ....
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