Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Quinoa Talipattu / Quinoa Rotti / Thalipeeth / Talipittu


Quinoa - 1 cup
Chopped Onion - 1/2 large
Jeera - 1tsp
Grated carrot - 5tbs
Chopped Green chilies - 2tsp(optional)
Chopped coriander - 1/2 cup
Wheat flour - 2tsp
Water - 1cup
Salt to taste
Oil - 4tbs


Pressure cook Quinoa with 2 cup water by one whistle. let it cook for few min. Open the lid and mash quinoa using potato masher.
Mix all the ingredients to mashed quinoa, mix well to a soft dough except oil .
Take 3tbs of dough and roll it between your palm.
Place it on a piece of parchment paper or a greased plastic sheet and flatten it with the palm of your hand. Using your finger tips, roll the dough out into flat circular discs the thickness of say rotis.
Transfer the discs to the skillet. brush it with some oil on top. Cook till the Talipittu changes color and flip. Cook on the other side till golden brown specks appear.

Serve hot with ghee/ yogurt or Heerekai chutney.

For Gestational Diabetes: Add more vegetables and less flour.