Tasty Recipes of Jowar Flour, Tur Dal and Moong Dal
The health benefits of Jowar flour, Tur dal and Moong dal are many. Jowar is also known as white millet. It has a low fat content and is a rich source of protein and carbohydrates. Moreover, Jowar flour is gluten-free and cholesterol-free, which makes it an ideal food for diabetic patients and people with celiac disease or gluten-sensitive patients.
Dals are commonly used all over the world. Tur dal, also known as pigeon pea, is the most common type of dal. It is rich in folic acid. It is an excellent source of vegetable protein and nutrients. Tur dal is also low in fat and is a rich source of dietary fiber. In addition to this, it contains complex carbohydrates which have more nutritional value and are more beneficial than simple carbohydrates.
Moong dal is the healthiest among all dals. Tiny legumes are packed with vitamins, minerals, protein, and carbohydrates. It has a low glycemic index (GI) and is therefore a perfect choice for diabetic patients.
Recipes to incorporate Jowar Flour, Tur Dal and Moong Dal in daily diet:
Make the tortilla from scratch. Use Jowar flour to prepare the tacos. Fill it with spicy vegetables or chicken and enjoy healthy food.
Sift the Jowar flour, salt and baking powder into a large mixing bowl. Then add the cubes of butter or oil and start rubbing the mixture in with your fingers. Pour warm water into the crumbled mixture little by little and continue kneading. Make a soft dough.
Divide the dough into small balls and using a rolling pin, roll the balls into circular shapes. Heat a frying pan and over medium heat, brown the tacos on both sides. Place the rolling pin in the center of each taco and fold the edges slightly to shape the tacos. Fill with any spicy and juicy filling, suspended curd and enjoy healthy and tasty tacos.
Toothsome Tur Dal:
Serve Tur with Jowar Bhaakri Flour, Roti Wheat or Rice.
Wash and soak the Tur for 30 minutes in water. Place the soaked dal in a pressure cooker, add salt, water and turmeric powder and cook for 15 minutes or 2 whistles. In another pan, sauté the ginger, garlic, onions, tomatoes, red chili powder, Hing powder and methi seeds for 3-4 minutes. Add the stir-fried mixture to the boiled dal, cook for 2 minutes and garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
Moong Dal Halwa:
No meal is complete without a sweet or dessert. Moong Dal Halwa is a perfect recipe for those who wish to eat something very tasty and healthy.
Soak the moong dal in water for about 3 hours. Then, drain well and blend in a blender to form a coarse paste. In a deep non-stick skillet, add ghee and moong dal paste. Cook the dal over medium heat for about 25 minutes. Stir continuously. Add lukewarm water, to the cooked dal further, cook for 5-6 minutes. Then add the sugar, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add cardamom powder, mix well and garnish with chopped almonds.
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