A healthy and delicious breakfast recipe .Small grains with great benefits .Great source of
calcium for strengthening bones in all ages.Millets in general help in controlling blood sugar
levels and this particular finger millet is widely used by diabetics due to the high fibre content.
Millets are found to be highly nutritious,and it’s best to include it in your daily diets.
Coming to today’s recipe..it was really a delicious and healthy breakfast to note .The texture
was soft, and the sides were crispy like any other hopper.So do give it a try and post in your comments .
2 cups ragi flour
3/4 -1 cup cooked rice
1/2 coconut cut/ scraped
Coconut water 1/2 cup
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup all purpose flour
A pinch of cooking soda
Grind all the given ingredients except all purpose flour, sugar and salt fine .
Add the remaining ingredients and mix well . Allow to rest overnight.
Mix in baking soda in a little water and add to batter to a pouring consistency ( not thick / or thin).
Pour one ladle of the batter into a greased hopper pan . Swirl the pan ,cover and allow to
cook,and brown on the sides. Remove slowly with spatula .
Adding egg while cooking is your option . Serve with seeni sambol( Srilankan caramelised
spiced onions )coconut sambol or any curry of your choice .
This is the easiest breakfast you could make .I have posted a recipe akin to this (egg and leeks paratha )
where the egg is used to coat the paratha.This is the link to the previous post.EGG”N”LEEKS PARATHA
Today’s recipe is with egg,leek and cheese filling made with less spices,and shaped like a roll .
For the dough I used more of wheat flour and a minute quantity of all purpose flour.
Moving to the recipe now…
For the dough
3 cups wheat flour
1/2 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup curd
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
enough water to bind
Bind all the ingredients to a soft dough .Apply ghee or oil on the dough .Cover and allow to rest for some time .(minimum 1/2 an hour).
2 cups finely chopped leeks/spring onions
1/2 cup cheddar cheese grated
4-5 eggs lightly beaten
1-2 tsp chilli flakes /sliced paprika
1/2 tsp pepper powder
salt to taste
1-2 tbsp butter
Heat butter in a pan,and add eggs and scramble lightly .
While the mixture is liquidy add the rest of the ingredients and switch off the flame.
Mix well and set aside.
To make the roll
Divide portions of the dough and roll out thin on a well oiled board.
Place the desired amount of filling,and fold in the ends of dough to shape into a roll .
Use a shallow pan and cook in ghee or butter till cooked on all sides .Use a pair of tongs to hold the roti to cook on the sides evenly .
Can be served without any accompaniments.
If desired with mint chutney or mayonnaise.