Category Archives: Healthy Meals

Badam milk recipe – How to make badam/almond milk recipe – healthy beverages

Badam milk or almond milk is a very refreshing, healthy and popular drink made with almond paste, milk, sugar and flavoured with saffron.  Badam milk can be enjoyed chilled during a summer day or hot on cold winter days.  This drink has a nutty flavor and a creamy texture, as almond paste is used in

Palak kadhi (spinach yoghurt curry) recipe – How to make palak kadhi recipe – palak recipes

Palak kadhi is a popular North Indian dish that goes well with rotis as well as rice.  This recipe has the goodness of spinach, curd and garlic.  Palak kadhi is a healthy and light dish which can be had at any time of the day.  The main ingredients in this dish are spinach, besan, curd

Ragi ladoo recipe – How to make ragi ladoo / nachni laddo recipe – ragi recipes

Ragi is a wonderful ingredient and a rich source of calcium, protein and iron.  Ragi is also called as nachni, finger millet or red millet and an extremely nutritious millet.  It resembles mustard seeds in appearance.  Nowadays, after realising the importance of ragi in our diet, people have started mixing ragi with other grains for

Vegetable brinji rice – How to make brinji rice / veg brinji recipe – rice recipes

Vegetable brinji rice or brinji sadam is a traditional rice dish from the State of Tamil Nadu.  It is a one pot meal prepared with basmati rice, coconut milk, spices and a mix of vegetables.  Coconut milk is the ingredient which gives a unique taste and flavor to this rice recipe. It is called as

Besan karela subzi recipe – How to make karela besan subzi recipe – side dish for rotis

Bittergourd  or karela has a lot of health benefits which can be derived by including it in your diet. Its most well-known benefits are the ability to help manage diabetes,  improve respiratory health, and improves skin health. It is said to strengthen the immune system and prevent and reduce symptoms of cancer too. Karela or bittergourd

Rava corn dhokla recipe – How to make rava sweet corn dhokla

Dhokla is a delicacy of Gujarat State.  It is a savoury steamed cake and eaten as a side dish or as a tea-time snack.  Although a Gujarati snack, it has become popular across India.  You can serve as it is or with pudina chutney or with tomato ketchup or tamarind chutney. Rava corn dhokla is

Sprouted green gram curry (sprouted moong dal) recipe – How to make green gram dal recipe – dal recipes

Sprouted green gram curry is made from moong sprouts, onions, tomatoes, coconut and spices.  This curry goes well with rice as well as rotis.   This curry is also called as mugachi usal and a very popular dish in Maharashtra.  Sprouted green moong is high in proteins, low in calories and full of fibre.  Coconut

Oats besan chilla recipe – How to make oats besan cheela recipe – healthy recipes

Chilla or cheela is a simple pancake made with chickpea flour (besan) and spices. They can be served with tea or a green chutney or tomato sauce.  You can add finely chopped vegetables like carrot, green capsicum or corn to make it more nutritious.  You can also add greens like spinach or methi leaves. Oats

Cucumber peanut salad recipe – How to make cucumber peanut salad or khamang kakdi salad recipe – salad recipes

Cucumber peanut salad – a very simple, easy and delicious salad recipe made with cucumbers, grated coconut, roasted peanuts powder, lemon juice and spices.  This is a very refreshing as well as nutritious salad, as coconuts and peanuts add nutrition and cucumbers gives a refreshing taste to the salad.  Lemon juice, when added, gives a

Sweet corn fried rice recipe – How to make corn fried rice recipe – rice recipes

Sweet corn fried rice – a easy and healthy variation of rice made with rice, sweet corn kernels, spring onions and other vegetables.  This dish tastes slightly sweet  due to the sweet corn added to it.  Sweet corn also adds flavour to the rice.  It is a simple, delicious and colourful rice recipe which you