Category Archives: Healthy Meals

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

Palak moongdal recipe (Dal palak) – How to make dal palak or spinach dal (with coconut) – Palak recipes

Palak moongdal or dal palak is a very quick and healthy dish made from palak (spinach), yellow moong dal, coconut  and mild spices.  It is a very flavourful dish and a good way to include leafy vegetables in your daily diet.  Moong dal when mixed with spinach leaves makes it all the more nutritious.  This

Palak (spinach) recipes -Indian spinach recipes – 12 Indian spinach/palak recipes

Spinach or palak is a superfood which is loaded with tons of nutrients in a low-calorie package.  It is one of the most popular green leafy vegetable  and staple in a number of cultural cuisines. They are important for skin, hair and bone health. They also provide protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals and hence highly

Wheat halwa (with fenugreek seeds) recipe – How to make wheat halwa (atta ka halwa) recipe – halwa recipes

Wheat halwa or atta ka halwa is a delicious halwa made from whole wheat flour, dry fruits and jaggery as the main ingredients.  In this recipe, I have added methi seeds to make it more nutritious and healthy.  Methi seeds are used as a cure for joint and back pains especially during winter season.  This

Collection of 7 healthy and delicious ragi recipes – Finger millet/Nachni/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

Green peas chutney recipe – How to make green peas chutney recipe – green peas recipes

Chutneys are an essential part of our Indian cuisine and is generally served with idlis, dosas, rotis or just as a side dish.  Todays recipe of green peas chutney is prepared with boiled green peas, coriander leaves and mint leaves.  Green peas are high in fibre and rich in proteins.  It also has a good

Sweet corn masala curry recipe – How to make sweet corn masala curry – sweet corn recipes

Sweet corn masala curry is a quick and simple Indian curry made with sweet corn kernels which is cooked in a spicy onion tomato gravy.  Milk cream added to it gives a nice and creamy taste to the dish.  It is an ideal dish for rotis, naans or even with jeera rice.  Sweet corn gravy

Bottlegourd curry/Sorakkai kootu (Lauki and moong dal curry) – How to make sorakkai kootu recipe

Bottlegourd kootu is a delicious curry made with bottlegourd (lauki) and moong dal and cooked in a spicy coconut masala  and is best had with plain rice and ghee.  It is a very popular South Indian dish.  Bottlegourd or lauki is also used for making halwa or kheer, which also tastes great.  This curry is

Homemade paneer recipe – How to make soft paneer at home

Paneer is a fresh cheese which is a very common ingredient in the Indian cuisine.  It is made  by curdling milk with a fruit or vegetable acid like lemon juice, vinegar or curd. It is then pressed with a heavy weight to set and then cut into pieces. Making paneer at home is a lot