Breakfast

Oats And Spinach Thalipeeth

Oats And Spinach Thalipeeth is full of taste and is quick and easy to make. It is very healthy too. Oats and spinach with simple spices creates a wonderful recipe which can be enjoyed as a breakfast or snack! Tastes best with curd, ketchup or any chutney.

Oats absorbs extra fat and flushes it out of the system. Hence, it helps cure constipation and regulates gastro-intestinal functions. A diet that is rich in oats may also help stabilise blood glucose levels, which could help people with non-insulin dependent diabetes. It aids to cope with ovarian and uterine problems associated largely with the onset of menopause in women. Being a good source of calcium, it helps healthy development of bones and teeth.

Spinach has antioxidants and as anti-cancer properties. The vitamin K provided by spinach is important for maintaining bone health. Cooked spinach is an excellent source of iron, a mineral that it particularly important for menstruating women, who are more at risk for iron deficiency. Boosting iron stores with spinach is a good idea, especially because, in comparison to red meat, a well-known source of iron, spinach provides iron for a lot less calories and is totally fat-free.

Ingredients
1 cup oats
1/4 cup chopped spinach
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp roasted coriander and cumin powder
1/4 tsp turmeric
salt to taste
oil for cooking

Method

  1. Mix all the above ingredients except oil and knead into a soft dough.
  2. Divide the dough into 2 to 3 balls and keep aside.
  3. Take a ball and put it on the greased griddle and flatten it with your hand till it becomes medium chapati size.
  4. Make 4-5 holes with your finger and put little oil in each hole.
  5. Cook both sides on medium heat, till it becomes light brown in colour.
  6. Repeat with the remaining balls to make more thalipeeths.
  7. Serve hot. Enjoy!

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