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