22
Jul

QUINOA DAL PANIYARAM

Quinoa, a superfood becoming very famous these days.Quinoa is a grain like seeds is very versatile.It is a high in protein and fiber,gluten free ,whole grain with a nutty flavour.It is a quick cooking whole grain.Quinoa Dal Paniyaram is very a perfect wholesome breakfast or snack.

INGREDIENTS  :

  • Quinoa 2 cups
  • Split bengal gram  1 cup
  • Pigeon pea   1 cup
  • Split green gram 1 cup
  • Split black gram  1 cup
  • Onion chopped 1 medium
  • Carrot grated 1 medium
  • Green chillies chopped  2
  • Coriander leaves 1 tablespoon
  • Curd 2 cups
  • ENO 1 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  • Oil

METHOD  :

  • Step 1  _ Give a good rinse to Quinoa before cooking otherwise the grains become bitter.
  • Step  2 _ Now combine all the dals and lightly roast them in a dry pan .Allow to cool and grind them in a fine powder.
  • Step  3 _ In a bowl take dal powder , add curd ,salt and water if required and mix well.Leave for 1/2 an hour.
  • Step  4 _ At the time of making Paniyaram add onion, carrot,green chillies,coriander leaves and ENO to the Quinoa Dal batter and mix well.Leave for 5 minutes.Batter must be of medium consistency not very thick or thin.
  • Step  5    Heat the Paniyaram pan ,pour 2 drops of oil ,ad the spoonful of the batter till 3/4 of the mould ,cook the Paniyaram till they become golden brown from both sides (on low heat).

Serve hot with Mango+mint+garlic and Raw banana peel chutney.