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Three Whole Wheat Flour Recipes For Heart Patients

Heart patients are often faced with the dilemma of restricting their intake of certain foods that could be dangerous to their health. Heart disease can lead to serious consequences, including a sudden cardiac arrest or a heart attack.

Your doctor might prescribe you various medications to assist you in this process. He may also suggest eating a healthier diet to improve your health and heart health. Doctors recommend that you include whole-wheat flour in your meals.

Whole wheat flour is rich in vitamins and minerals beneficial to the body. It also contains high levels of protein, fiber, and gluten.

Continue reading to discover some delicious, hearty, and easy-to-make recipes for heart patients that can be enjoyed while maintaining their health and satisfying their hunger for the foods they missed due to their restricted diet.

Pita Bread with Hummus

Pita Bread and Hummus are a popular combination of healthy foods. They originate from the Mediterranean region of the Middle East. Pita Bread can be made from many ingredients, but the core of Pita Bread is whole wheat flour. Hummus is a delicious dip that can complement the Pita Bread. This dip is packed with chickpea proteins and tanginess from Tahini, Lemon Juice. How to make Pita Bread and Hummus

Ingredients Required

Pita Bread:

  • 3 Cups of India Gate Whole wheat Flour or Atta
  • 1 tbsp active dried yeast
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder (Optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey or sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Hummus:

  • 2 cups Soaked Chickpeas
  • 3-4 minced Garlic Cloves
  • 3 Tbsp Sesame Seeds, or Tahini
  • 1/3 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • Salt to your liking
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 3-4 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Optional: Sliced Olives

Directions

Pita Bread:

  • Mix the honey and yeast in a bowl. Let it stand for 10 minutes until it foams.
  • Combine the whole wheat flour, water, olive oil, salt, and the yeast mixture in a separate bowl.
  • Mix until the dough is smooth and elastic. Divide into small balls to make the bread.
  • Let the dough rest in an oiled bowl for approximately 1-2 hours. Divide the dough into small balls so that you have equal pieces.
  • Make flatbreads from the balls and bake them in a Tawa or nonstick pan.
  • Put the Pita Bread on a hot skillet. Let the bread puff up and brown the bottom.
  • Place the bread on a kitchen towel. Let it rest for a while.

Hummus:

  • Make a powder from the Tahini and Sesame Seeds by roasting them.
  • Chickpeas should be allowed to soak overnight before being boiled in saltwater until they soften.
  • Blend the chickpeas in either a food processor/blender.
  • Combine garlic, salt, cumin, pepper, red chili powder, and sesame seeds in a bowl.
  • Blend in olive oil and lemon zest until the mixture is smooth and delicious.
  • Add olive oil, red chili powder and a few drops to the bowl. As a garnish, you can add sliced olives.

Whole Wheat Pancakes

Pancakes are usually made from All-Purpose Flour, Maida or Maida. However, many people have discovered healthier options, like whole wheat flour or oats. The taste is enhanced, and so is its impact on your health. It’s possible to enjoy sweet breakfasts without worrying about the effects on your health. You can also add a variety of nutritious fruits to your sweet breakfast, such as strawberries, bananas and apples.

Ingredients Required

  • 2/3 cups Whole Wheat Flour, or Atta
  • 1/4 Cup Oats
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 2/3 Cup Milk
  • 1 Egg (Lightly Beaten).
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil

Directions

  • Mix the dry ingredients (flour, oats, and baking powder) in a bowl.
  • Add the oil, milk and egg to a separate bowl and mix them.
  • Mix the dry ingredients with all the wet ingredients. Stir until the batter is smooth.
  • Butter a skillet to prevent the batter from sticking to it. Pour the batter into a round shape and heat on medium-high heat.
  • Flip the pancake carefully from the edges once the bottom has been cooked. This will ensure that the pancake is evenly cooked on both sides.
  • Take out the heat and add some maple syrup, butter, or other delicious ingredients.

Ingredients Required

  • 1/3 cup Ghee/Clarified Butter
  • 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour, or Atta
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar/ Jaggery
  • Green Cardamom Powder

Directions

  • Melt the ghee on medium heat and add the Whole Wheat Flour.
  • Bring 1 cup of water to boiling heat and add to the Atta mix. Mix it until it turns a brownish color, which takes about 6-7 minutes.
  • Mix in sugar or jaggery and cook on medium heat.
  • Mix in cardamom powder.
  • Serve immediately with cashews or almonds garnished as desired.

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