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  By posted Nov 12th 2012
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Raddish Leaves (Mooli ke patte)


Out-does the RDA for vitamin K and C, and β-carotene. Meets 2/3 requirement of RDA for calcium. Good dietary fiber source. Majorly discarded as waste, so needs a better consideration for the nutritional benefits it offers.

Mooli ke Hare Paranthe – (serves 4, 100 kcals/serving)


Ingredients –



  • 1 cup spinach, chopped

  • 1 cup wheat flour (extra for dusting)

  • ¼ tsp Whole cumin

  • ¼ tsp kalonji

  • ¼ tsp ajwain

  • Salt and Red chili powder as per taste

  • 2 tsp oil



Method



  • Cover and cook spinach in a steamer/ microwave and puree.

  • Roast cumin seeds, kalonji and ajwain seeds in a pan over a low flame till the roasted aroma comes, then grind coarsely.

  • Add them to the flour along with oil, chilli powder and salt.

  • Add warm spinach puree, little at a time and knead well to make firm dough.

  • Cover and leave aside for 20 minutes.

  • Heat a non-stick pan over medium flame. Knead the dough once more and divide into 4 balls.

  • Roll the dough balls to make paratha and roast them well on the non-stick pan.

  • Serve hot with curd.



 

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