Sunday, November 2, 2008

RM#2 Day2 - Oats Spinach Parathas

Need a protein packed dinner?? have a look at this recipe, made with oatmeal n spinach with spices, this parathas r excellent source of proteins n vitamins...very good for dinner as well as for breakfast, no need of side dish particularly to have with this parathas...Oats are a common breakfast dish and are an excellent source of iron, dietary fiber and thiamin. They also contain antioxidants that are believed to protect the circulatory system from diseases such as arteriosclerosis, which affects the arterial blood vessel...One hundred grams of dry, rolled oats contain about 380 calories, 67 grams of carbohydrates, 16 grams of protein and 6 grams of fat. Spinach also a good source of niacin and zinc, and a very good source of dietary fiber, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper and manganese. Needless to say how healthy these parathas are!!!

1 cup Rolled oats
2 cups Wheat flour
3/4cup Spinach (finely chopped)
5 nos Shallots chopped
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1tsp Garam masala powder
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
1tsp Ginger( crushed)
3 tsp Coriander leaves
1/4tsp Cumin seed
2 tsp Olive oil
Salt as per taste
Maida for dusting

Grind finely the rolled oats in a blender n sieve the grounded oats in a large bowl, sieve the wheat flour n add it with the oats add the finely chopped spinach, cumin seeds, crushed ginger, garam masala, red chilli powder, finely chopped cilantro leaves,finely chopped shallots, turmeric powder, olive oil n salt as per need with enough water n knead them well as a soft dough..keep the dough aside with lid closed for half an hour..

Divide the dough into medium sized balls, u may get approximately 12-14 balls...dust each balls with maida n flatten them as parathas..heat a kadai r tawa with a spoon of oil ghee n cook them for a minute in both sides until they turns slightly brownish..cook them slowly n turn them well on both sides.

Healthy, spicy n soft Parathas r ready to have...can also serve with any type chutneys with this parathas r else can have them without any side dish too..

Sending this yummy parathas to: Eat Healthy - Fight Diabetes
On the way to: Vegan Ventures by Suganya ofTasty Palettes..

Visit my blogger friends who r all in RM#2..
1) DK 2) Siri3) Srivalli4) Ranji5)PJ6)Curry Leaf7)Medha8)Bhawna9)Raaji10)Ruchii11)Anu12)Kamala13)Roopa14)Divya Kudua15)Rekha16)Divya M17)Lakshmi18)Raaga


Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

wow that's so different and helthy too good recipe dear yeh me too very happy to run with you

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

How do u come up with so many unique recipes!!

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

wow.. really delicious priya... looks perfect...

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

priya..two posts in one day!!!...girl you have some energy!...looks good

Kitchen Chronicles said... Reply To This Comment

Again another nice, new & healthy one.

Medhaa said... Reply To This Comment

wow, you amaze me, yet another healthy recipe. This one is a must try.

Padmajha said... Reply To This Comment

Really nutritious and yummm.Bookmarked it..

Bhawana said... Reply To This Comment

great recipe, oat with spinach. very healthy and delicious paratha. good one.

raaji said... Reply To This Comment

oat parathas sounds real healthy...will definitely try sth thats healthy......

CurryLeaf said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely.It is healthy.Also pumpkin and lentil soup and cabbage-bulgur soup are bookmarked

Priya Suresh said... Reply To This Comment

Thanks friends for ur comments...

Siri said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting ingredients Priya..:) and as u said, healthy too..:)


Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Ha ha u can do double marathon Priya :) Very unique recipe indeed .

Divya Kudua said... Reply To This Comment

I always add a handful of oats to my chapathi dough...the paratha seems like a great idea..!!

Divya said... Reply To This Comment

parathas with nice priya..ungaloda oda

anudivya said... Reply To This Comment

Those would make a great dinner... healthy and power packed.

Sunshinemom said... Reply To This Comment

Never heard of oats in paratha - looks good!