Category Archives: Healthy Meals

Methi pulao or methi rice

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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 dosa recipe

Ragi dosa

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 idli recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

oats idli

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 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.