Saturday, September 28, 2013

Bhel Puri Ragi Aval

#BhelPuriRagiAval : When I went to Chennai this time I saw a separate section for millets in a super market. I bought samai rice called little millet in English and ragi beaten rice. I prepared this bhel with ragi aval.

Bhel Puri with Ragi flakes

Ingredients :

Ragi aval                                                        : 1/2 cup
puffed rice ( pori )                                          : 1 cup
Small crispy pooris                                          : 6 ( optional )
Microwave pappad                                         : 1 ( optional )
Carrot  grated                                                 : 1/2 cup
Onion chopped nicely                                      : 1/2 cup
Tomato                                                            : 1 medium size diced
Coriander leaves thinly chopped                      : 1/4 cup ( adjust )
Coconut scrap                                                 : 1/4 cup

Masalas:
Coriander powder                                        : 1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder                                       : 1/4 tsp ( adjust to your taste )
Cumin powder                                             : 1/4 tsp
Rock salt                                                      : 1/4 tsp
Chaat masala                                               : 1/4 tsp ( optional )
Amchur powder                                          : 1/4 tsp ( optional )
Salt                                                              : 1/2 tsp ( adjust )
Sweet n Sour Imli chutney                          : 1/2 tsp
Honey                                                          : 1 tsp

Method :
Take ragi aval and coconut scrap in a vessel.
Sprinkle 1 tblsp of water with a pinch of salt.

Ragi flakes ans coconut scraping

Mix well and steam cook in a Idly pot for 7 minutes.


Now it would have been cooked very soft.
Take out and cool it. Keep aside.


In the mean time take all vegetables, onion, masalas and other ingredients in a wide mouthed vessel and mix well.






Then break poories or pappads into small pieces and mix well.
Now add steamed ragi aval and mix well.
Finally add puffed rice. Adjust salt and chilly powder.
Now its ready to serve.
enjoy with hot coffee or tea.

Bhel Puri with Ragi flakes

It has to be consumed as soon as prepared otherwise it would become soggy.
  






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