Category Archives: Healthy Meals
Tomato soup is a very popular and comfort soup made with ripe tomatoes. It is very easy to make and more filling and nutritious too.
Spinach or palak soup is a very delicious and nutritious soup made with spinach leaves, onions, milk cream, salt and pepper powder. It is very easy to make too and can be had at any time of the year. But its more comforting especially during rainy seasons or winter time. Spinach soup is a very popular soup in all Indian restaurants. Spinach is packed with iron, takes less time to cook and gives a good vibrant colour to soup.
Vegetable oats upma is a very healthy and delicious breakfast dish which be prepared quickly. It is made with quick cooking oats and vegetables like carrot, peas, onions and beans. Vegetable oats upma is a very sumptuous and nutritious dish. A very healthy breakfast option to start your day.
Thalipeeth is a very popular multigrain pancake in Maharashtra. It is prepared with a mixture of different flours and mixed with spices. Thalipeeth is served with butter or thick curd. It is a very filling and nutritious breakfast dish.
Methi pulao or methi rice is a very delicious preparation made with fenugreek leaves, rice and mixed with spices. Fenugreek leaves is a good source of iron. It is a very healthy dish which can be had plain or served with curd or raita.
Ragi also known as finger millet is a rich source of iron, protein and calcium and fiber and helps in lowering cholesterol level. Ragi aids digestion and also makes your stomach full for a long time which is good for weight control. Ragi is also a staple diet in many villages across South India. It is a low fat cereal and among other health benefits, ragi is considered as a useful cereal for anemic patients. Regular intake of ragi prevents many health conditions such as malnutrition and premature aging.
Oats has got lot of heath benefits. It contains more fibre than any other grain which gives a feeling of fullness. It helps in lowering cholesterol and reduces the risk of heart disease. Oats idli is made with powdered oats, semolina, curd and spices. It is a very healthy breakfast to start your day.
Mallige is a kannada word. It means the jasmine flower. It is called as mallige idli because of the extra softness of the idli. Mallige idli is very famous in Mysore. Cooked rice and beaten rice(poha) is added while making the idli batter which gives that softness to idli.
Spinach or palak is considered to be rich in iron and also has high calcium content A very healthy curry made with spinach, yogurt and gram flour.
Pesarattu is a healthy and nutritious dosa, as it is made of green moong and little rice. It is a Andhra speciality and is best served with coconut chutney or ginger chutney.