Friday, June 19, 2015

Sweet Corn - Ragi Rotti (Finger Millet).

Sweet corn-Raagi (Finger Millet) Rotti & Chutney can be prepared for breakfast or for snack or for dinner. It is a spicy rotti and chutney is prepared using Mangalore Cucumber outer layer and raw mango pieces.

It has become a hobby to try some thing healthy and yummy. Sweet corn is liked by all of us and raagi is good for health. So the combination of this two main ingredients will surely liked by all.
Ragi (Finger millet) is one of the top healthy grain. It contain loads of calcium. It is one of the staple food for Karnataka people.
Lets see some benefits of  Sweet Corn and Finger Millet (Raagi).
As I said earlier Raagi is rich in calcium. Consuming raagi daily helps to replace the calcium pill. It is full of fiber. Helps in reducing the weight (weight loss). It helps to regulate the blood sugar. Raagi is rich source of Iron and helps, who suffer from anemia. It is gluten free. Raagi contain loads of amino acids and antioxidants. So consuming raagi helps the body relax naturally. It is an excellent baby food. Consuming raagi helps to control the cholesterol level.

Fresh sweet corn has less calories.They are gluten free and contain dietary fiber, vitamins and antioxidants. They are rich in vitamins and minerals like zinc, manganese, copper, iron and magnesium.
This "Sweet Corn Raagi Rotti" do not contain any onion or garlic. 
Lets see the recipe now

Things Needed:

Raagi flour : 2 Cups
Rice flour : 1/2 Cup
Sweet corn : 1 Cob (or frozen corn 1 cup).
Carrot : 1
Coconut : 1 Cup
Jeera (cumin seeds) : 1/2 Tea spoon
Green chilly : 1
Coriander leaves : 3 to 4 table spoon.
Salt : to taste
Oil : 2 to 3 Table spoons
Curry leaves : One handful.

Method :

1. Wash and cut coriander leaves, curry leaves. Wash and cook sweet corn and remove it from its cob. Keep it aside.
2. Wash and scrape out the outer layer of carrot and grate it.
3. Grate coconut and dry grind with green chilly, jeera and keep it aside.
4. Now put raagi flour, sweet corn, coriander leaves, curry leaves and dry ground coconut mixture and salt.
5. Mix it nicely with water. Let the batter be bit loose. (Thicker than idli batter).
6. Now keep a pan on the fire. Sprinkle oil around the pan.
7. Take one handful of raagi rotti batter and spread it around the pan in circle shape.
8, Sprinkle oil on the top and cover it quickly. Let it cook on low and medium flame. (Adjust the flame in between). (1 minute).
9. Turn the rotti other side and cook for another 30 seconds.
10. Serve hot rotti with butter on top and the side dish you have prepared.
11.. Hot rottis are good to eat.
12. Repeat the same with remaining batter and prepare rotti.

Note 

Adding rice powder gives crispness to the rotti. You can also add onions to the rotti if you wish. Adding ghee while cooking is optional. Adding rice powder is optional. Keep a bowl of water near the pan and wet your hand each time you spread the rotti. You can pat it very thin. Keep the flame very low. It helps the batter to spread it thin and nice.Dry grinding chilly and coconut gives good aroma and it helps the rotti to be soft. Grinding green chilly helps the kids from getting a chilly in between the bites.
Time : 30 minutes.
Serves : 4      

4 comments:

  1. Love the combo..very tasty and nutritious rotti.

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  2. yummy, filling and healthy roti!! lovely recipe!!

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    1. Thanks Sundari Nathan..for the lovely words

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