Thursday, April 9, 2009

Panchratna Pooda

The "ratnas" or jewels in this recipe are protein packed daals!

Panchratna Pooda
Five Daals Pancake
1/4 cup urad daal/black gram daal
1/4 cup chana daal/bengal gram daal
1/4 cup masoor daal/pink daal
1/4 cup moong daal/yellow daal
1/4 cup chora daal

1/2 tsp asafoetida
salt to taste

1 cup chopped methi/fenugreek leaves, roughly chopped

oil for greasing

1. Rinse & soak all the daals together with enough water, overnight.
2. Next morning, grind the daals to a fine paste adding asafoetida.
3. Cover & set aside for 2 hours.
4. Stir in chopped methi leaves and salt to taste. Mix well.
5. Heat a frying pan/gridle/tawa. Grease and spread a ladleful of batter.
6. Cover with a lid. Let it cook on one side. Flip and let it cook on the other side. Add oil as needed.
7. Serve hot with chutney or tomato ketchup.

Note -
1. You can adjust the quantity of methi leaves based on your own liking.
2. Spinach can be substituted for methi.


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