May 24, 2017

Homemade Sprouted Ragi (Finger Millet) Powder !!!

After knowing all those nutritious benefits of ragi, I started making my own sprouted millet flour at home.  Here is the procedure for sprouting and grinding the finger millet.  This ragi flour can be used in making porridge for babies, adults, cakes, pudding & so on.....

Ingredients :
  1. Ragi (Finger Millet) - 1 cup

Method :

1.  Wash and soak the finger millet overnight.

2.  Next day, drain the water completely and spread it on a clean cloth.  Just bring the ends of the cloth together and close it on top of it.  Let it sit for 10 hours.

3.  Small sprouts will start appearing on ragi.  Give it another 10 hours, if you want longer sprouts.

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4.  Now spread it on a clean cloth and dry them completely.

5.  Once it dries, roast the millet over a medium flame until you smell an aroma.  Allow it to cool completely.

6.  Grind them to fine powder either in food mill or at home in food processor.

Store them in air tight container. 

May 22, 2017

CCC (Corn flour Crispy Chicken) !!!

Simple, crispy and delicious fried chicken is perfect appetiser for chicken lovers.  Chicken pieces are coated with corn flour and other masalas and deep fried in the oil.  This stays crispy for longer time.  Try this and enjoy !!

Ingredients :

  1. Chicken - 500 gms
  2. Oil for deep frying
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  5. Cornflour - 1/2 cup
  6. Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  7. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

Method :

1.  Clean and cut the chicken into small pieces.  

2.  Mix together the chicken, ginger garlic paste, cornflour, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste.  (Sprinkle some water if needed)

3.  Keep aside for 30 mins.

4.  Heat the oil and deep fry the chicken pieces over medium heat until crispy and cooked through.

5.  Drain on kitchen paper and serve.

Serve immediately.
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