Category Archives: Healthy Meals

Amla rice | Nellikai chitranna | Nellikai sadam recipe – Amla recipes

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Amla rice or gooseberry rice is one of the easiest but also healthiest dish made with amla and rice.  Amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C and hence it helps boost your immunity, metabolism and prevents viral and bacterial ailments, including cough and cold.  It also helps in slowing down the ageing process, keeps

Chana dal fry recipe – How to make punjabi chana dal recipe – dal recipes

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Chana dal also called as bengal gram (split chickpeas) is produced by removing the outer layer of kala chana (black chickpeas).  It is high on proteins and regular consumption helps in reducing protein malnutrition.  Chana dal is used to make curries and one of the most popular vegetarian foods in India.  Chana dal is one of

Apple chocolate smoothie recipe – How to make apple chocolate smoothie recipe

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Apple chocolate smoothie is a healthy and quick smoothie recipe made with apple, milk, cocoa powder and sugar.  It is an ideal drink for kids as well, as it is tasty as well as healthy.  Apple goes well with chocolate and milk along with apples provides nutrition as well as taste.  Do try this healthy drink and

Lobia curry recipe – How to make lobia masala (black eyed beans curry) recipe

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Lobia curry or black eyed beans curry is a nutritious and quick dish made with black eyed beans and cooked in onion-tomato gravy.  Black eyed peas or cow peas is also known as ‘Lobia’ or ‘Chawli’ in Hindi, Bobbarlu or Alasandalu in Telugu, ‘Karamani’ in Tamil, Chavli in Marathi and Alasande in Kannada.  It contains almost

Mix fruits lassi recipe – How to make mixed fruits lassi recipe – lassi recipes

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Lassi is a very refreshing yoghurt based drink and originates from Punjab.  Yoghurt flavoured with spices is called as salted lassi and lassi which contains sugar is the sweet lassi.  There are many varieties of lassi like mango lassi, strawberry lassi, salted lassi or sweet lassi. In this recipe, I have added fruits along with yoghurt

Barley khichdi recipe – How to make barley khichdi recipe

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Khichdi is a comfort dish made from rice and lentils.  It is easily digestible as compared to other foods.  Khichdi is very soft on stomach as it has no spices.  Traditionally, khichdi is made with rice and moong dal and tempered with ghee, hing and cumin seeds. In this recipe, I have replaced rice with barley grains

Apple milkshake recipe – How to make apple milkshake recipe

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Apple milkshake – a nutritious and quick milkshake made with apples, milk and sugar and flavoured with cardamom powder.  It is one easy milkshake which can be made in a jiffy.  Apple along with chilled milk also helps to overcome acidity.  This is a popular milkshake especially during fasting, as it keeps you hydrated. Other similar recipes

Oats muffins recipe – How to make eggless oats muffins recipe – Healthy recipes

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Homemade oats muffins are very nutritious and tasty and can satisfy your craving for sweets, without a feeling of guilt of having consumed all the calories.  This recipe is made with oats, wheat flour and organic coconut sugar.  Oats muffins recipe is a simple and quick to make recipe and very filling to eat too.

Mushroom pepper fry recipe – How to make mushroom pepper fry recipe

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Mushroom pepper  fry is a delicious and healthy side dish made with mushrooms, black pepper and green capsicum.  Mushrooms are low in calories, fat free, cholesterol free and low in sodium, yet they are loaded with essential nutrients  and good source of iron and vitamin D.  Mushroom pepper fry goes well with rotis as well as flavoured rice. 

Moong sprouts salad recipe – How to make healthy moong sprouts salad recipe – healthy recipes

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Sprouted moong salad is a very nutritious and refreshing salad, which can be used as a side dish or as light meal in itself.  This recipe is very simple to make and a dish full of proteins and calcium.  It can be had as a breakfast too.  Lemon juice and chaat masala gives a nice tangy