Sunday, February 19, 2012

Methi Chapathi!

Today i made methi chapathi... i wont say it tasted very good, since all of you know methi is naturally bitter. but you should know the medicinal value of methi.. so here are some info about it.

Fenugreek leaves are enriched with minerals like potassium, calcium, iron & Vitamin C. Fresh leaves comprises 3 to 5 % of protein. The Vitamin K from fenugreek greens are comparable to spinach.
100 grams of fenugreek leaves  has 49 calories. The leaves have has good dietary fiber.
Health Benefits of Fenugreek SeedsFenugreek leaves are cooling, mildly laxative, pungent, and aromatic.
Consumption of fenugreek leaves restores excellent digestion abilities.
Regular gargle using water soaked leaves will prevent or heal mouth ulcers. It is a quick remedy for sore throat.
Improving the milk secretion in lactating mothers.
Protect against cancers of the breast and colon.
Lowering type-1 and type-2 diabetes.
Lower serum cholesterol, triglyceride, and low-density lipoprotein.

Just try to make it once a while.. its not that bad to taste...

1/2 cup powdered Oats
1/2 cup wheat flour
2 small bunch of fenugreek (methi) leaves
Little garam masala + red chilli powder + turmeric + salt
& milk + water to make dough

PREPARATIONS: Clean the methi leaves and cut it. use the stem also. then mix everything and make dough. make small balls of the dough and roll it into flat and round shaped chapathi. keep pan in medium fire & cook like normal chapathi..

Simple!!! is it??


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