In today’s demanding world it is really important to keep in mind what type of food you eat. Is the diet we are having has proper nutritional content or not? Is it beneficial for us? Is it healthy? Is it able to fulfill the needs of our bodies and minds? Many questions like this ponder in our head and we are always in search of the answers to these questions.
It is very important to keep a balance between taste and health.
The food that is good for our health is not tasty and the food that is tasty is not good for health. It is thus a need to make symmetry in our daily diet. The amount of nutritional food we eat should be more and the amount of food that our tongue loves should be less. Also, we should keep on bringing some changes in our diet just to make it more tempting.
One alternative is rice flour which can be used in place of our regular wheat flour. A collection of mouth-watering dishes can be made from rice flour. Some of them are listed below.
Dosa is one of all the favorite dishes made out of rice flour. It has a south-Indian origin, although it is not hard to find it in any state of India. Dosa is served with sambhar, which is a curry and coconut dip. There are types of Dosa like Masala Dosa, Plain Dosa, Paper Dosa, etc.
Modak is a Maharashtrian sweet and is a type of dumpling. People make this sweet especially on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. It has a soft outer cover made of rice flour and has a filling of grated coconut and jaggery.
Rice Phirni is another sweet dish made out of rice flour. It is a famous north-Indian dish and is a must to include in the north Indian cuisine. It is made by adding thickening milk to the rice flour and is then flavored with pistachios and cardamom and presented by garnishing with almonds.
Rice Chakli is a savory snack and is made from rice flour. It is spiral in shape and has a surface full of spikes.
Idiyappam is another south-Indian dish made of rice flour. It is a kind of rice flour noodle and is better for consumption than the usual noodle. It is made from dough of rice flour which is brought up in the shape of noodles and then steamed.
These were some of the dishes made with rice flour and are really amazing which each one of us must try. Rice flour is a perfect alternative for your boring daily meal as well as has superb health benefits which are really good for one’s health. Apart from this rice flour is a protein-rich food. It is a very good source of carbohydrates. Brown rice contains a higher level of vitamins B. Rice flour is a versatile raw material for dishes.