Recipes to Prevent and Control Arthritis – Oats Walnut Namkeen & Flax Seeds Spread

Recipes to Prevent and Control Arthritis – Oats Walnut Namkeen & Flax Seeds Spread

Oats Walnut Namkeen Cooking Recipe

Makes: 300 g
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 20 mins
Snack

Ingredients

  • Rolled oats: 200 g
  • Desiccated coconut: 25 g
  • Fennel: 1 tbsp
  • Sesame seeds: 2 tbsp
  • Almonds: 12
  • Pumpkin seeds: 2 tbsp
  • Asafoetida: 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri red chili powder: 1 tbsp
  • Salt: To taste
  • Walnuts: 40 g
  • Coriander seeds: 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves: 20-25
  • Peanuts: 35 g
  • Pistachios: 10
  • Raisins: 2 tbsp
  • Caram masala: ½ tsp
  • Brown sugar: 1½ tbsp
  • Dry mango powder: 1 tsp

Recipes to Prevent and Control Arthritis - Oats Walnut Namkeen & Flax Seeds Spread

Cooking Method

  1. Dry roast fennel seeds and coriander seeds and desiccated coconut till they start releasing an aromatic smell. Grind them coarsely in a mixer grinder. Keep the masala for later use.
  2. Dry roast oats till they start changing color. Remove from heat.
  3. Chop walnuts, almonds, and pistachios.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Add Asafoetida, sesame seeds in hot oil and cook for a minute.
  5. Add curry leaves and peanuts. Roast for 5 minutes.
  6. Add almonds, pistachios, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, and raisins one by one. Roast till they turn slightly brown.
  7. Add turmeric powder, chili powder, salt, garam masala, and dry mango powder. Cook for a minute.
  8. Add roasted rolled oats. Mix well.
  9. Add prepared masala and brown sugar. Mix well.
  10. Turn off the flame and leave the oats walnut namkeen in the pan till it cools down completely.
  11. Enjoy Oats Walnut Namkeen with evening tea. Store the namkeen in an airtight container for up to 15 days.

Flax Seeds Spread Cooking Recipe

Makes: 110 g
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 10 mins
Condiment

Ingredients

  • Flax seeds: 30 g
  • Garlic: 15-18 cloves
  • Cumin seeds: 3 tsp
  • Extra virgin olive oil: 1 tsp
  • Water: 60 ml
  • Sesame seeds: 30 g
  • Dry red chilies: 2
  • Lemon juice: 3 tsp
  • Salt: To taste

Recipes to Prevent and Control Arthritis - Oats Walnut Namkeen & Flax Seeds Spread 1

Cooking Method

  1. Dry roast flax seeds on low flame till flax seeds turn dark and slightly puffed up. Remove from heat.
  2. Dry roast sesame seeds, cumin seeds, and red chilies till they slightly change color. Keep stirring to prevent the burning of seeds.
  3. Grind all the ingredients together except olive oil to make a superfine spread. Add extra virgin olive oil and mix.
  4. Apply flax seeds spread on toast and rolls or use as a dip or serve as chutney. Store it in the refrigerator and consume within 3 days.

Tip: Proper roasting of flax seeds is an important step to reduce the peculiar taste of flax seeds, so roast them until they become slightly puffed.

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