Category Archives: Healthy Meals

Multigrain thepla (multigrain roti) recipe – Healthy breakfast recipe

Multigrain thepla is a healthy and very nutritious breakfast dish prepared from wheat flour, ragi flour, bajra flour, jowar flour and besan and mixed with fenugreek leaves and mild spices.  It is an ideal food or snack to start the day energetically.  Methi thepla is a favourite Gujarati roti. You can use fresh fenugreek leaves

Broken wheat or dalia adai recipe – a healthy breakfast recipe

Broken wheat or dalia or lapsi or samba godhumai  is prepared by milling whole wheat grains coarsely.  Eating broken wheat is a nutritious way of eating wheat as it is unpolished and does not lose out on any nutrients.  Dalia is a treat for anyone who needs a diet rich in fiber. Cracked wheat is considered

Beetroot kurma recipe

 Beetroot is low in fat, full of vitamins and minerals and packed with powerful antioxidants.  It is rich in fibre, which assist in preventing constipation and help to lower cholesterol levels too.  While buying beetroot, just take care to buy beetroot which is  firm, smooth, and a vibrant red-purple and not soft, wrinkled or dull in colour.

Kudo millet or varagu upma – Healthy breakfast recipe

Kodo millet is a nutritious grain and a good substitute to rice or wheat. It is an excellent source of fibre and helps combat the feeling of hunger.  It has medicinal properties that can help diabetic patients reduce sugar level.  Upma when prepared with kodo millet  makes up for a healthy and wholesome meal.  Make kodo millet

Healthy vegetable broken wheat idli or dalia idli or samba godhumai idli recipe

Broken wheat idli is a very nutritious and healthy breakfast recipe made with broken wheat rava, semolina, yoghurt, carrot and cashewnuts.  It is  full of fibre and  makes up for a filling breakfast dish. Grated carrot added to it makes it all the more healthy and a yummy dish.  Broken wheat is especially good for

Spinach (palak) dhokla recipe – Spinach with arhar (toor) dal dhoklas

Spinach (palak) dhokla is a very healthy, simple and tasty snack prepared with spinach leaves and tur dal as the main ingredients.  It is a delicious steamed lentil and spinach puree cake recipe which requires minimum oil and a good way to include green leafy vegetables in your daily diet.  Spinach dhokla is best enjoyed

Carrot stir-fry – carrot palya – carrot poriyal – carrot subzi recipe

Carrots are cruncy powerfood rich in Vitamin A  and has got lot of health benefits like beautiful skin, cancer prevention, improved vision and anti-aging.  To get the maximum benefits,  it can be eaten raw, just boiled or  steamed. Carrot subzi or carrot palya is a simple and healthy south indian recipe and serves as an excellent side-dish for steamed

Sprouted green moong sabzi recipe

Sprouted green moong sabzi is a healthy and nutritious sabzi which goes well with rotis, parathas and rice. Sprouted moong is high in protein and an excellent source of dietary fibre.  They are healthy for people of all ages.  Any grain when sprouted becomes easy to digest and healthy too.  You can sprout moong beans

Healthy vegetable oats poha recipe

Oats are very healthy and an  important source of dietary fibre.  Including oats in your diet provides a wide range of important health benefits.    Oats are a good source to boost your energy too.  Poha made from oats is not only nutritious and healthy but also quick and easy to make.  Oats poha makes up

Masala dal khichdi (with rice and moong dal) recipe

Masala dal khichdi is a spicy variation of the simple khichdi made from rice and moong dal and tempered with mild spices in ghee.  It is a healthy Indian comfort food and makes up for a wholesome and delicious meal.  If you want to cook something quick and healthy, then khichdi is a good option.