Serves 3

Moothiya

Ingredients
1 cup rice basmati 1/2 tsp dhania powder
1/4 cup boiled peas 1/4 tsp turmeric
2 bay leaves salt to taste
3-4 cloves juice of 1 lemon
1" stick cinnamon 1 tbsp cashews
2 cardamons 1 tbsp currants (optional)
1 stalk curry leaves 2 tbsp ghee (or oil)
1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 cup ghatta pieces
1/2 tsp garam masala 1 tbsp each jeera and mustard seeds

For Ghattas

Ingredients
1/2 cup gram flour salt to taste
1/2 tbsp oil 1/4 tsp oregano seeds
Chilli powder

Method

For ghattas

  1. Mix flour, oil, chilli powder, salt and oregano seeds, add 1 tbsp water.
  2. Make a hard dough. Break off a piece and roll into shape and size of a finger.
  3. Put plenty of water to boil. Submerge ghattas (the rolls) and boil till done. (About 1/2 hour)
  4. Drain, cool and chop into round 1-1 1/2 cm. long. Keep aside.

For Rice

  1. Boil rice in plenty of water. Each grain should be separate. Heat ghee in kadai (pan).
  2. Add mustard seeds, jeera, cashews, bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, cardamons and curry leaves.
  3. Add ghattas and peas. Add masalas, lemon juice and salt. Stir fry till ghee separates.
  4. Add to the rice. Mix slowly and well. Heat either in warmer, heavy skillet, oven or cooker. Garnish with coriander.
  5. Serve hot with curds.
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
MACRONUTRIENTS
MICRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 364.8 Carotene (µg) 124.84
Protein (g) 9.42 Vitamin C (mg) 0.97
Carbohydrate (g) 45.22 Mg (mg) 95.7
Fat (g) 16.203 Na (mg) 19.2
Fibre (g) 1.41 K (mg) 175.6
Minerals (g) 1.44 Mn (mg) 0.622
Calcium (mg) 99.7 Zn (mg) 1.423
Phosphorus (mg) 207.1 Cr (mg) 0.013
Iron (mg) 2.9

Modification

More vegetables like cabbage and onions can be added to the gattas. Reduce the amount of oil used for preparation.
Ingredients
1 cup rice basmati 1/2 tsp dhania powder
1/4 cup boiled peas 1/4 tsp turmeric
2 bay leaves salt to taste
3-4 cloves juice of 1 lemon
1" stick cinnamon 1 tbsp cashews
2 cardamons 1 tbsp currants (optional)
1 stalk curry leaves 1 tbsp ghee (or oil)
1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 cup ghatta pieces
1/2 tsp garam masala 1 tbsp each jeera and mustard seeds

For Ghattas

Ingredients
1/2 cup gram flour salt to taste
1/2 tbsp oil 1/4 tsp oregano seeds
Chilli powder
Nutrient Composition Per Serving
MACRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 319.8
Protein (g) 9.42
Carbohydrate (g) 45.22
Fat (g) 11.2
Fibre (g) 1.41
Minerals (g) 1.44