This recipe is a very easy one! It is a healthy breakfast recipe which is diabetic-friendly. The combination of coriander, green chillies and mint with the fenugreek seeds and the batter makes a delectable dish! It can be enjoyed at any time of the day with chutney or ketchup.
Foxtail millets are rich in calories that provide energy and strength to the body to perform activities. It has good amount of fiber content, calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and carbohydrates. It does not have sugar in any form. Foxtail millet is a diabetic food.
It provides many of the nutrients your body needs, such as protein, fat, and carbohydrates.It contains abundant protein, the building blocks of good health. The iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and B vitamins in urad dal help meet your vitamin and mineral requirements.
1 cup foxtail millet
3/4 cup black lentil
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
oil for cooking
salt to taste
2 green chillies
1 tbsp coriander leaves
2 tsp mint leaves
1. Soak the foxtail millet, black lentils and fenugreek seeds for 4 to 5 hrs. Grind them to a fine paste and keep covered till fermantation.
2. Coarsely grind the green chillies, coriander and mint leaves and mix it with the batter.
3. Add salt and mix well.
4. Grease an appe mould with ¼ tsp of oil and put 1 tbsp of the batter into each of the 7 appe moulds.
5.Cook using ½ tsp of oil till the lower surface becomes golden brown in colour, then turn each appam upside down using a fork and cook them till they turn golden brown in colour from the other side.
6. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make more. Serve immediately.