Category Archives: Healthy Meals

Mallige idli (soft idli) recipe

Mallige idli

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.

Palak ki kadhi (Spinach curry) recipe

Palak kadhi

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 dosa or moong dal dosa recipe – breakfast recipe

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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.

Methi paratha or methi thepla recipe

methi thepla

Methi thepla is a favourite Gujarati snack and is one of the comfort food for Gujaratis. It can be either had as a snack or as a breakfast dish. It is ideal as a travel food as they have a great shelf life. It can be either had on its own or served with curd or pickle. Methi leaves or fenugreek leaves are rich in iron and calcium and is a good soure of fibre. Enjoy as a simple and healthy meal any day. Methi thepla is prepared with chopped fenugreek leaves, wheat flour, besan, curd and mixed with spices and then rolled out into thin parathas.