Sunday, 2 November 2014


Fenugreek seeds are rich source of minerals, vitamins, and phytonutrients. 100 g seeds provide 323 calories.
The seeds are a very good source of soluble dietary fiber. Soaking the seeds in water makes their outer coat soft and mucilaginous. 100 g of seeds provide 24.6 g or over 65% of dietary fiber.
In this Main dish, fenugreek seeds play a vital role of nutritional benefits.


Idli rice three cups
Gelabi Urid dal one cup
Fenugreek seeds one tablespoon
Castor seeds kennel removed 8
Salt required.


Soak Idli rice and urid dal together after washing several times.
Soak fenugreek seeds with them.
Allow them soaking for two hours.
Wash the grinder and put all the ingredients together and grind it with sufficient water.
Wait for 45 minutes to a smooth paste.
Add one cup of water to the batter and mix it well.
Keep overnight to ferment.
Or nearly wait for ferment.
Grease the idli mould with gingelly.oil or ghee.
Pour the idli batter with the spoon and allow to steam for 8minutes in Idli maker vessel.
Puffy, soft Idlies come out and sprinkle little water over Idlies. wait for a while and.remove the Idlies with the help of oily spoon.
Coconut grates one cup
Bengal gram 3/4 cup
Ginger one teaspoon
mustard seeds one teaspoon
urid dal one spoon
green chillies two or three as.per your choice
coriander leaves.
Grind all the ingredients Coconut grates, bengal gram, sakt coriander leaves one spoon, green chillies, ginger gratesand curry leaves finely chopped one spoon with the enough water in a mixie.
transfer the chutny into a vessel.
heat the oil..
add mustard seeds to pop
add urid dal
curry leaves
Mix with chutny.
Authentic Venthaya idli with chutny is ready as your breakfast..
Enjoy ...:)


Green gram is loaded with vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin A, B, C, E, iron, calcium, and potassium. It offers a number of health benefits with its high FIBER, protein and nutrient content. One serving (100g or 1/2 cup) of cooked green gram is only 100 calories, 0gm fat, 19gm cabs, 6gm fiber and 7gm protein.

It helps to reduce cholesterol and lowers blood pressure.

Green gram is an excellent alternative protein source that is nutrient-rich and vegan friendly. Even if you’re not a vegetarian, it’s good to include a variety of protein sources in YOUR DIET..

One cup of cooked green gram contains 2.83 mg of iron to reduce the risk of iron deficiency.

Moreover, It helps to reduce obesity too.. really great work..!


1.  Wholesome Green Gram one cup dry roasted 
2.  Tomato one finely chopped
3.  Onion one cup chopped
4.  Green chillies  three medium size cut into two halves each
5.  Curry leaves finely chopped one cup
6.  Cumin seeds one teaspoon and salt required
7.  Cooking oil one tablespoon
8.. Mustard seeds one teaspoon
9.  Turmeric powder one teaspoon and castor oil two drops


1. Cook the roasted green gram with required water, turmeric powder and castor oil.
2. Heat the cooking oil and add the mustard seeds to pop
3. Add onions , green chillies, curry leaves.
4. Saute a while.
5. Add Tomato pieces.
6. Saute and allow to cook for 1 minute with other ingredients.
7. Add cooked Green Dal, Salt.
8. Allow it to boil with little water.
9. Add cumin seeds and smash the cooked dal well.

Dish Ready to serve with hot rice and ghee.
It is a wonderful yummy side dish to Chappathies.

Try this and leave a comment ..!
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