Are you tired of eating the typical ‘upma’ or ‘poha’ with your morning tea? Need a change? Try heart healthy and scrumptious thalipeeth.
Thalipeeth is a wonderful dish to kick off your day. It is quick, easy and healthy breakfast that can be prepared using available veggies of your fridge at the click of your finger. It will make your children eat all those vegetables they complain to have on their eating plates, without their knowledge.
So, it is the most friendly, versatile and healthy breakfast. It will stop you to bother about your breakfast meal.
- ½ cup Sorghum (Jowar flour)
- ½ cup Pearl millet (Bajra Flour)
- ½ cup Besan flour
- ½ cup rice flour
- ¼ finger millet (Nachani flour)
- 1 Medium sized finely chopped onion
- ½ cup finely chopped spring onion
- Thick plastic sheet
- Garlic-ginger paste
- Salt to taste
- 1 ½ tbsp red chili powder
- 3 teaspoons oil
- Water –to make dough of the flour
Time to make: 30 minutes
Method of Preparation
- Mix all the five flours together. Add onion, salt (to taste), red chili powder, garlic-ginger paste and spring onion.
- Mix all ingredients well and make a soft dough using water.
- Take the plastic sheet and apply oil to the sheet.
- Make a golf sized ball of the dough. Keep it on the sheet and pat it using your hand tips to give a disc like shape to it.
- Make few holes in the disc (thalipeeth).
- Put a non-stick pan on flames and heat.
- Spread the oil well on non-stick pan.
- Turn the sheet upside gently and slide the disc on the pan. Add some oil in the holes of thalipeeth, using a spoon.
- Cook the thalipeeth on low-medium flame until it becomes crispy and brownish from both sides.
- Serve hot with some butter, pickles, plain yoghurt or raita.
- Add grated beet root, coriander and carrot to enhance the nutritional value of the dish.
- You may prepare the dish using maize flour,oats powder, semolina and soya powder, if available.
- Instead of plastic sheet, you can use clean hanky (handkerchief). Before using handkerchief, soak the hanky in cold and squeeze out the water.