Monday, 19 September 2016


It is believed that the wheat is the best alternative for rice in diabetic people. It is stated in many medical / health articles that the whole wheat in any form is one of the healthiest foods in the world. 

We consume this meal often in our tradition as it has high fibre , good protein(quality) and low fat Hence it is recommended for losing weight and to control diabetes and over all health.

The kongu way of making this healthy yet tasty meal is as follows:


Cow curd fresh four cups
Broken Sambha wheat 250 gms
Shallots or Bellary onions of your choice half cup 
Green chillies one or two
Curry leaves two sprigs
Cilantro leaves chopped half cup
Asafoetida half pinch (optional)
Sesame oil one tablespoon 
Mustard seeds one spoon
ginger grating one spoon


Wash the broken wheat several times and pressure-cook with four cups of water.
Allow one whistle and simmer the flame for five minutes.
Switch off the flame and set aside for ten minutes
Heat a frying pan with sesame oil.
Add mustard seeds to crackle.
Followed by onions, green chillies and curry leaves.
Saute for a while.
Add ginger gratings and Saute for a second till the nice aroma of ginger come out.
Now the cooked broken wheat is to be added.
Mix the broken wheat and fried ingredients to infuse well.
Switch off the flame.
Mix the salt needed with curd well.
Let the cooked wheat be cool down for fifteen minutes.
Now transfer the curd and incorporate all the ingredients together.
Check the salt. 
Chop the coriander leaves with a scissor and add to the meal.

Now soft Thayir kodhi is ready to have with any side dish of your option.
You can have it with tamarind veg curry or pickle.

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