When we look for some good and easy fasting options nothing can beat rice. Today let us learn Bhaat Paturi, a simple and easy recipe ideal during fasting.
Rice is gluten-free hence it is easily digestible. Many people would go hungry without rice, or something to replace it. It energises the body with proper vitamins and nutrients. Rice provides approximately 50% of the calories that people eat in the world. As rice has a low sodium, fat, and cholesterol content, it helps to reduce obesity.
This recipe is particularly healthy as a small amount of mustard oil is required. Pumpkin leaves are rich in Vitamin A and C. Vitamin A helps in the improvement of eyesight and the maintenance of healthy skin and hair, whereas vitamin C helps in the healing of wounds, the formation of scar tissue, as well as the maintenance of healthy bones, teeth, and skin.
Ingredients for Bhaat Paturi:
Dehradun Rice – 1/2 cup
Coconut grind – 4 tablespoon
Mustard powder – 3 tablespoon
Mustard oil – 4 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Pumpkin leaves – 4 pcs
STEP 1 – Half boil the rice and drain the water by a strainer properly.
STEP 2 – Mix all the ingredients (like Mustard powder, Coconut grind, oil, salt and chilis) with rice.
STEP 3 – Take a leaf (the leaf should be cleaned with salt water prior to cooking) put 2 spoons of the mixture and bind it with a thread. You can put more oil or chillis as per taste.
STEP 4 – Bake the stuffed leaf in the oven or gas for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes it is ready to eat with rice or without rice.
If you are fasting, keep this recipe in mind so that both the body and mind reap the benefits of fasting. This is also a great recipe for people who are vegetarian. Tasty and healthy, this can be good as well as for children.