Wheat Germ Kheer | Wheat Germ Payasam- Eat Well Live Well

Few Days back, I got a mail through Ritu who
shared two packs of Harmony original toasted wheat germ, each of 250 grams with
me. Today I shared some nutrition value of wheat germ and one recipe delicious
traditional Indian Dessert “Kheer” with my readers.  The term Germ in wheat germ often gives an
impression of bacteria but here germ stands for germination. Wheat germ in
hindi will be गेहूँ का अंकुर.
Wheat germ is the part of wheat that sprouts
and grows into a new plant. Wheat germ is a nutritious super food, rich in
vitamins, minerals, protein enzymes, and much more that the body needs to grow
and stay healthy. Wheat germ has more nutrients per gram than any other
vegetable or grain. Wheat germ contains complex carbohydrates, protein, fibre,
omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E & A, B9, B1, Biotin, Calcium, iron,
magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, and potassium. Wheat germ is a delicious and easy
way to add the nutrients to the foods you love.  These days’ wheat germ easily available in
supermarkets and the cost of 500 grams pack is 200 INR only; even you can shop
through website also. For more detail you can visit the website: http://wheatgerm.in/ or http://www.harmonyfoods.in/ 

How to use
Wheat Germ:
You can sprinkle the wheat germ on fruits or
salad.
Stir it into your oats and cornflakes.
Blend it with shakes and smoothies.
Add it into curd and yogurt.  Mix with wheat dough to make nutritious
chapattis.
Add to baked foods like bread, cookies and
muffins and cakes.

Preparation
Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking
Time: 10 Minutes
Servings: 4
Category:
Dessert
Ingredients:
3 1/2 Cup Full Cream Milk
2 Tbsp. Vanilla Flavoured Custard Powder
2/3 Cup Harmony Toasted Wheat Germ
1/2 Cup Sugar or as per taste
1/4 Cup Chopped Nuts (Pistachios, Cashews, and
Almonds)
3-4 Cardamom Pods
Pinch of Saffron strands
Instructions:
Mix the custard powder with ½ Cup of cold
milk and keep aside.
Boil 3 Cups of milk in deep bottom pan. When milk
starts boiling, add custard powder and mix mixture into pan and stir continuously.
Add chopped nuts, cardamom powder and wheat
germ and mix well. Cook for 5 minutes until to combine everything.
Add sugar as per taste and saffron strands
and mix well. Remove from the flame and serve hot or chilled.

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Soya Cutlets | Soya Pattices

Soya chunk cutlets are rich in proteins and
very healthy starters which are good option for ongoing monsoon season. For this
recipe, you have to just combine the soya chunks with mashed potatoes, onion
and spices to form patties. It’s a prefect snack for parties and picnics. You can
replace the potatoes with cottage cheese or paneer. 


Preparation time:
20 Minutes
Cooking
Time: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4
Category:
Snacks
Ingredients:
1 Cup Soya Chunks, Cooked
2 Medium Sized Potatoes, Boiled and Mashed
1 Large Onion, Chopped
1 Tbsp. Green Coriander Leaves
2 Green Chili, Finely Chopped
1 Tsp. Ginger Paste
2 Tbsp. Cornflour
1 Cup Bread Crumbs
Salt to Taste
Red Chili Powder to Taste
1 Tsp. Cumin Seeds
1 Tsp. Coriander Powder
1 Tsp. Lemon Juice
Oil for Shallow Frying
Instructions:
Boil the soya
chunks in a sauce pan with enough water for 15 minutes till to double size. Squeeze
out the excess water with the help of hands and keep aside. 
Add these chunks in
mixer and grind them till to coarse crumbs.
Heat the 1 tsp. oil
in separate pan and add cumin seeds. 
When they start splutter, add chopped
green chilies, ginger paste and sauté for 1 minute. 
Add chopped onion and add coriander
powder, chili powder and mix well.
Add the onion
masala and mashed potatoes with coarse chunks. 
Add salt, cornflour, lemon juice
and green coriander leaves and mix well. 
Divide the mixture into equal portions
and form into round pattices.  
Toss the
pattices one by one into bread crumbs and keep aside.
Heat the enough
oil in non-stick pan and place the pattices and shallow fry the each pattice on
both sides till to crisp and golden. 
Serve hot soya pattice or cutlets with
ketchup or green coriander dip.
Notes:
You can add some season veggies also like
green peas, beetroot, and capsicum.
If you are calorie conscious, you can replace
potatoes with paneer or cottage cheese.
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