Category Archives: Healthy Meals

Fenugreek leaves (methi) stir-fry recipe

Fenugreek leaves gives you all the goodness associated with green vegetables. It is a good source of iron and rich in fibre content. Inspite of so many benefits, people avoid eating fenugreek because of its bitterness. The solution is to either add the fenugreek leaves to foods like dals, curries or mix it with the flour to make tasty methi parathas. Fenugreek (methi) stir fry is a easy and quick vegetable made with fenugreek leaves, split yellow moong dal and coconut. It serves a good side dish for rice. I add sugar at the end to reduce the bitterness of the leaves and benefits be utilised to the fullest.

Matar (green peas) paratha recipe

Green peas paratha is a very healthy and filling breakfast recipe made with green peas, green chillies and spices. It has a unique taste and is very easy to make too. Here is the step wise pictures of making green peas paratha.

Oats uthappam recipe

Oats are 100% whole grain and a natural source of carbohydrates and dietary fibre. It helps reduce cholesterol and gives energy to keep you going. Uthappam made with oats is not only healthy but also delicious and a good option for breakfast. People who do not like oats with milk can opt for oats uthappam. I tried oats uthappam with instant oats, semolina, green chillies and vegetables to make it more healthier and tasty.

Oats ladoo recipe – a healthy ladoo recipe

Oats ladoo is a very delicious and healthy sweet dish which is made from oats, coconut, jaggery and garnished with nuts. Oats is high in fibre and having oats regularly helps to lower cholesterol levels and jaggery is full of iron content. Oats ladoo is very easy and quick to prepare too and an easy option for sweet cravings. Do try this yummy and healthy sweet and now for the recipe….

Cucumber thalipeeth or cucumber pancake recipe

Thalipeeth is a very popular and delicious multigrain pancake from Maharashtra. The dough is prepared from different flours like rice flour, gram flour or bajra flour. Onions, fresh vegetables, coriander leaves and spices are then added to it while kneading the flour. Thalipeeth is generally served with curd or pickle. Here in this recipe I have added cucumber to the flours and mixed with spices. Cucumber gives a cooling effect to our body especially during summer season.

Cabbage rice recipe

Cabbage rice is a simple to make rice dish and can also be done with leftover rice. It is ideal for lunch box or a sumptuous healthy meal and those who do not like cabbage will surely like this rice dish. Cabbage rice is a nutritious and tasty recipe that can be prepared quickly too. So do try this healthy recipe.

Chana palak or chole palak or spinach chick peas curry recipe

Chana palak is a healthy and delicious North Indian dish made with white chickpeas, spinach and mixed with spices. Chickpeas is rich in proteins and Spinach is high on iron which makes up for a complete healthy dish. Chana and palak is a good combination for making this curry and it goes well with rotis, puris, parathas, plain rice or jeera rice.

Broken wheat/dalia ka sheera recipe

Broken wheat or dalia is a wheat product which does not undergo refining and hence is highly nutritious. It is high in fibre and a good source of iron, magnesium and phosphorus. Dalia sheera is made with broken wheat and jaggery which makes up for a healthy dessert.

Tomato soup recipe

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 recipe

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.