Green And Clean Recipes

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1. Multigrain wrap

2 small multigrain roti

½ cup rajma masala

1 tbsp chopped mint leaves

½ roasted green capsicum cut into strips

Method: To make multigrain roti, mill together 50 % whole wheat, and 50 % sprouted ragi, jowar and whole grain oats.  Use this atta to make phulkas without oil.  Prepare rajma by soaking rajma overnight, cooking for 20 minutes in pressure cooker.  Fry onions, green chillies, ginger and tomato till soft. Add chilli powder, dhaniya jeera powder, garam masala powder and sauté for a minute.  Add cooked rajma, water and salt.  Cover and boil till well blended into a slightly thick gravy.  Roast a capsicum on fire, remove skin and cut into thin strips.   Place a roti, spoon in 2 tbsp rajma masala, arrange capsicum strips and chopped mint leaves on it.  Roll it up and secure with a clove.  Microwave for a second before serving.

2. Multigrain green dosa

Rava – ½ cup

Whole grain oats – ½ cup

Sprouted ragi flour – ¼ cup

Sprouted moong – 1 cup

Onion – 1 finely chopped

Mint leaves – 1 small bunch shredded

Green chillies – 3

Ginger – small piece

Cumin seeds

Salt

Rice flour – 1 tbsp

Sour curds – 2 tbsp

Coriander leaves

Mix all ingredients in a big bowl.  Add salt to taste.  Add chopped coriander leaves and finely chopped onion and grated carrots.  Prepare dosa on non stick tawa using as little oil as possible.  Cook till both sides are done, and one side is crisp and golden in colour.  Serve hot with pudina chutney.

3. Tangy salad

Green tomatoes (lightly steamed) – 2 cut into cubes

Spinach leaves torn into smaller pieces

Carrot – 1 small, cut into cubes

Lemon juice – 2 tbsp

1 tsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp basil or tulsi leaves

Salt and pepper to taste

Chaat masala to taste

Method:  Steam carrots until soft .  Dip spinach leaves in hot water for a minute, remove and immediately put it in a bowl containing ice cold water. (do not overcook carrots and spinach).  Mix tomatoes, spinach, carrots, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper .  Sprinkle chaat masala and basil leaves on top before serving.

4.Greens cutlet

 Potato –  1 small (50 grams)

Spinach – 1 cup

Green chillies – 2

Ginger – 1 inch

Garlic – 2 flakes

Grated non fat tofu or boiled egg white chopped into small pieces

Bread slices – 1/2 cups powdered

Lemon juice – 1 tbsp

Corn flour – 2 tablespoons

Salt and oil

Method

Boil potato and mash it.  Make a paste of green chillies, ginger and garlic.  Add above to mashed potato along with bread slices , tofu or egg grated, salt and lemon juice.  Make cutlets of desired shape out of this mixture.  Prepare a batter out of cornflour.  Dip the cutlets in batter and bread crumbs.  Shallow fry or microwave.  Serve with pudina chutney.

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