Friday, 19 September 2014

Dosa podi with Flax Seeds.

There is wide spread talk that Flax seeds are good for health. It contains Omega3 fatty acids and  fibre .
We can use  this Flax seeds in our cooking to take advantage of its nutrient contents.

Let us see how to make this Dosa podi using this seeds.

We need :

  1. Red Chillies  --- a handful/ as per your taste.
  2. Urad dhal ----1 small Tumbler.
  3. Flax Seeds --1/4 tumbler.
  4. Salt --To Taste.
  5. Asafoetida ---- a little.
  6. oil ---2 teaspoons.

Cooking instructions:

Heat the frying pan and add the flax seeds. It will pop. Fry it to pop for a while. Then remove from fire .
Now add oil to the pan,heat it. Fry the urad dhal, red chillies , and asafoetida . When the dhal turns red, remove from fire and allow it to cool.

Add all the fried items into a mixi jar along with salt. Powder the contents. Let it be a little coarse.
Texture does make a difference even in taste.

Serve it with hot idlis or dosas . Enjoy the taste.
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