Dietary fibre is important for adults and children alike. Fibre has a range of health benefits from easing bowel movement to improving heart health. Here`s our selection of recipes you could use to maintain the daily requirement of fibre in your kid`s diet.
1 cup - wheat flour/atta
1 cup - spinach/palak, chopped
1 tsp - cumin
1 tsp - sambar/red chilli powder
1/8 tsp - turmeric powder
2â€“3 tbsp - oil
Salt as needed
Water as needed
Wash the spinach and remove the thick stem from the leaf; and chop leaf roughly.
Heat a pan with oil and temper cumin.
Add the chopped palak and fry on low flame.
Cook for 2 minutes, without changing the colour and add it to the flour along with the other ingredients except water.
First mix the flour well with spinach and then add water to make a non sticky dough, just like roti/chapthi dough.
Make six equal sized balls and roll out into slightly thick parathas.
Dust with flour while rolling whenever necessary.
Heat a pan, drizzle some oil and cook the parathas on both sides in medium flame, until the golden brown spots appear.
Serve with tomato garlic chutney or boondi raita.