ENJOYING HOMEMADE FOODS


Today, we enjoyed the time with pizza and rice dumplings. It’s good to taste homemade flavor in this time of long stay home. Spreading the doughs , making the balls, boiling, baking, taking photos and eating memories are pleasures especially for parents and children to spend the time together.

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Rice dumplings requirements

Glutinous Rice Flour Click on the link to buy on Amazon store.

Sesame or black sesame powder Click on the link to buy on Amazon store.

Sugar

Jaggery Click on the link to buy on Amazon store.

Coconut flakes Click on the link to buy on Amazon store.

Recipe for SESAME rice dumplings

  1. Add water 60ml for 100g glutinous rice flour.
  2. Knead the dough.
  3. Add water 10ml x 3 times until the dough holds together.
  4. Divide to make 3 rod shapes dough.
  5. Cut the rod into 5 pieces to make them into ball shapes.
  6. Boil in hot water until the balls float.
  7. Put them into the ice cold water for 2 minutes.
  8. Drain the dumplings to dry.
  9. Use toothpicks to pick the balls.
  10. Hold the stick ball & roll over the sugar mixed sesame powder.

Recipe for JAGGERY rice dumplings

  1. Cut 2~3 jaggery into small pieces.
  2. Melt them in the pan.
  3. Add water 50ml/piece to prevent char in the pan.
  4. Hold the stick ball & roll over the melted jaggery.
  5. Similarly, roll over the coconut flakes.

Health benefits

Sesame:

Source of fiber

Lower cholesterol and Triglycerides

Plant protein to help build muscles to hormones

Lower blood pressure

Healthy bones (Ca, Mg, Mn, Zn)

Reduce inflammation

Good source of vitamins B1/B3/B6

Aid blood cell formation (Fe, Cu, B6)

Aid blood sugar control

Rich in antioxidants

Support immune system

Soothe Arthritic knee pain

Support Thyroid health

Aid hormone balance during Menopause

Menus for sesame seeds:

Stir-fries, Steamed vegetables, cereal, bread, yogurt, smoothies, salads, dressing, hot noodles, etc.

Jaggery:

Purify blood

Rich in iron

Filled with minerals and antioxidants

Glowing skin

Help digestion

Improves metabolism and weight loss

Prevent bloating, cough, bronchitis and asthma

Improve nervous system

Released hormones

Joint relief

Side-effect: Too much jaggery will gain weight, increase in blood sugar level and intestinal worm infections.

Homemade pizza requirements

Naan flour mix Click on the link to buy on Amazon store.

Sausage, Brown clam shell mushroom, Onion, Basil powder, Cheese flakes,

Pizza tomato sauce, Pepper, Olive oil (Buy them at the local market store.)

Recipe for pizza

  1. Knead the dough as an instruction on the pack.
  2. Spread it on the board and roll to make it flat.
  3. Make the thickness to your favourite.
  4. Heated the oven to 230 degree in advance.
  5. Spread the olive oil in the baking tray of the oven.
  6. Place the flat dough on the tray.
  7. Put the olive oil on the dough.
  8. Spread the pizza tomato sauce on the flat dough.
  9. Put the thin sliced sausage, mushroom and thin sliced onion.
  10. Put cheese flakes all over the surface.
  11. Add pepper powder.
  12. Bake for 15 minutes.
  13. Add the basil powder to serve.

Health benefits

Energy food

Form hemoglobin

Active and fit

Eliminate fatigue and numbness

Assist digestion

Prevent cancer

Promote immune system

Prevent obesity

Side-effect: Too much pizza will cause gain weight, stroke, constipation, gastrointestinal problem, skin acne.