Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Diwali Crackers

Diwali Crackers

Whole wheat flour – 1 cup
Kasoori methi (dried methi leaves) – ¼ cup (can add more
Ajwain – ¼ tsp
Oil + ghee – ¼ cup
Water – ¼ cup (vary according to consistency of dough)

Mix all the dry ingredients
Add oil + ghee to it and rub to form breadcrumb consistency
Knead it into a stiff dough using water as required
Cover the dough and let it rest for about 20 mins
Knead it again and divide it into 3 equal portions
Roll out each portion to form a roti and cut into desired shapes using a cookie cutter
Preheat oven to 160 degrees C
Bake for 15 mins or so till it turns crisp
Let it cool and store in an airtight container
Serve with a steaming cup of tea or coffee
Keep an eye on the crackers to prevent burning  

Health Benefits of Fenugreek Leaves
Helps to treat gastric problems and other intestinal issues
Used for curing dysentery and diarrhea
In powdered form, the leaves are used for treating Gastro-Intestinal issues, allergies or congestion of the upper respiratory zone
Helps to lower atherosclerosis
Reduces LDL and triglycerides while increasing HDL levels
Controls glucose metabolism. Also helps in preventing and treating of Type 2 diabetes
Reduces cellular insulin resistance
Reduces blemishes on skin
Its paste helps to give long, lustrous hair

Health Benefits of Wholewheat Flour
Rich in vitamins B1, B2, B3, E
Rich in folic acid, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, iron
Rich in fibre, helps to lower risk of type 2 diabetes
Fibre also helps in weight loss
Helps women to avoid gallstones


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