28 July 2013


Blogging got me introduced to various healthy ingredients and one such is flax seeds which are high on omega 3 fatty acids.  Have been trying to use flax seeds in powder form. Made flax meal coconut rice this is a perfect lunchbox recipe for elders.
What you need:
Cooked Rice - 2 cups
Peanuts - 10 nos
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Chana dhal - 1/2 tbsp
Uradh  dhal - 1/2 tbsp
Salt as reqd
Asafoetida pinch
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Fresh Coriander - 2 tbsp
Olive Oil - 1 tbsp

To roast n ground to coarse powder:
Flax seeds - 2 tsp
Coconut chips - 1/4 cup
Chana dhal - 1 tsp
Uradh dhal - 1 tsp
Red chillies - 4 nos
Oil a drop
How to make:
Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds once it splutters add channa dhal, uradh dhal, curry leaves roast well add peanuts roast it and add the ground powder, salt, asafoetida and roast for couple more minutes .
Add the cooked rice mix slowly and switch off and add the coriander and serve hot with some spicy veggies or raitha.


  1. delicious and healthy rice.

  2. Looks super delicious and awesome.. lovely presentation too.. great job dear :D

  3. Great idea of using flax seeds.... Bookmarking it...

  4. looks awesome....wonderful recipe...

  5. i love healthy preparations da.. it must be very delicious..

  6. wow - the variety of textures in this rice sound so good!
    Love that you added peanuts and channa dhal! Yum!
    Glad to have stumbled on your blog!

  7. love the addition flax seeds in coconut rice,yumm..

  8. That's such a healthy & tasty coconut rice.. U rock with healthy ideas mam !!