RECIPE IDEAS OF DIABETIC CARE ANCIENT EMMER WHEAT FLOUR
Emmer Atta Roti / Chappati / Phulka / Poori / Paratha / Thepla / Bhakri
Emmer wheat Roti can be made like any other roti, combine the flour and salt according to your taste in a suitable big bowl, pour in the water slowly, mix the flour together until you get a soft and moist dough. Transfer it to a clean surface or platform and knead the dough for about 5 to 6 minutes until you get a smooth, pliable dough. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and allow to rest for anytime between 10 minutes to ½ an hour. Then roll it and make roti as your normal wheat flour roti. Similarly make poori, paratha or mix vegetables and make thepla.
Emmer Atta Sheera/Payasam
We Indians have a sweet tooth, and we don’t need special occasions to indulge in sweets. We can make them healthy by using Emmer Atta. Emmer wheat Payasam is an easy sweet dish prepared with emmer atta, fresh coconut, jaggery, cashews, ghee and milk. It can be enjoyed as a dessert after meals. It also makes a perfect recipe for festivals. Enjoy coming Diwali with Emmer Sheera.
RECIPE IDEAS OF EMMER WHEAT BARLEY (EWB) DALIYA
EWB Marathi Khapli Gavachi Kheer
This is a sweet version of Emmer wheat and Barley, a good alternative to rice, made in Maharashtra as a traditional sweet dish. This is a perfect dish to be prepared in winter with goodness of wheat and warmth of Jaggery that helps in keeping our body warm. Emmer and Barley makes the sweet dishes also healthy to consume and even a Diabetic person can have a taste of it occasionally.
You can prepare healthy Emmer and Barley pongal for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Fiber rich Emmer and Barley pongal is prepared with moong dal lentils, ghee, cumin, peppercorns, curry leaves, and ginger. Studies say that eating at least a single serving of whole grains like the cracked wheat daily will lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure by nearly about 21 percent.
Upma is a healthy breakfast choice and if you don’t like big flakes in your upma then just grind the EWB dalia in a mixer to your consistency. Then prepare it like regular upma with mustard seeds, ginger, curry leaves, chana daal, red chilly, asafoetida and ghee adding a pinch of lemon at the end. Enjoy the goodness of power grains.
EWB Khichda / Hyderabadi Haleem
Bohara Muslims are famous for their varied food. Hyderabad and Pune Muslims make this Emmer/Khapli Khichda which tastes delicious. You can make it the traditional way with mutton or with vegetables as per your choice. It is mostly prepared in Hyderabad during Eid. It takes time as it is cooked on slow flame, but you can make Haleem as one pot dish for quick dinners and party.
A bowl of EWB porridge with lentils adds up to your daily protein intake. It contains essential vitamins and minerals that replenish your body of nutrients.