Category Archives: Healthy Meals

Chickpea peanut salad recipe – How to make chana moongphali salad recipe – salad recipes

Chickpea peanut salad is a very refreshing and nutritious salad recipe made with chickpeas, peanuts, onions, tomatoes and mild spices.  This salad is rich in proteins and fibre which will keep you full for a longer period of time.  It is also a tangy snack which can be served either warm or chilled.  Except for

Carrot rice recipe – How to make carrot rice recipe – rice recipes

Carrot rice – a healthy and delicious rice recipe made with grated carrots and rice.  It is best served with curd, papad or raita.  Carrot rice is an ideal lunch box dish too, as this dish can be prepared instantly and in a jiffy.  This recipe is a good way of including carrots in your

Methi kadhi recipe – Methi or fenugreek kadhi recipe – How to make methi kadhi recipe

Kadhi is a light comfort food made with yoghurt which goes well with steamed rice.  Kadhi is basically a yoghurt based gravy to which gram flour is added and  then tempered and simmered with Indian spices.  In this recipe, methi leaves are added to give a healthy and unique flavor to the kadhi.  This kadhi

Broken wheat and moong dal dosa recipe – How to make broken wheat dal dosa recipe – dosa recipes

Broken wheat dosa with moong dal is a very healthy and instant dosa made with broken wheat and yellow moong dal.  It is not only tasty but also a very filling dish.  This dosa goes well with sambar or coconut chutney.  This dosa will not be very soft like the regular dosa, but little crispy

Palak khichdi recipe – How to make spinach or palak dal khichdi recipe – khichdi recipes

Palak khichdi is a very healthy and tasty khichdi made with rice, moong dal and spinach leaves.  Spinach gives a good flavor to the khichdi.  Palak khichdi is very similar to the traditional khichdi.  Except that spinach is added to make it more nutritious and to get all the nutrients from it.  Spinach not only

Cucumber curry recipe – How to make cucumber kootu or curry recipe

Cucumber curry or cucumber kootu is a tasty stew made with cucumber.  It goes well with steamed rice and rotis.  It is a healthy and simple side dish made with cucumber, moong dal, coconut and spices.  Cucumbers are very low in calories but high in nutrients.  If you are not fond of raw cucumber, you

Tiranga dhokla or tricolour dhokla recipe – How to make tiranga dhokla recipe

Dhokla is a very popular vegetarian snack or side dish and has its origins from Gujarat state.  It  is a delicacy of Gujarat State.  It is a savoury steamed cake and traditionally made with a batter of gram flour, curd and semolina and garnished with coriander leaves and grated coconut.  It can be eaten as

Ragi malt recipe – How to make ragi porridge or ragi malt recipe – ragi or finger millet recipes

Ragi malt or ragi porridge is a very healthy and delicious drink made with ragi flour, milk, water, jaggery, cardamom powder and nuts.  It is a popular nutrient drink in South India.  As ragi is rich in calcium, iron and other essential nutrients, it is an ideal drink for weight conscious and diabetic people.  There

Sweet corn salad recipe – How to make corn salad recipe – salad recipes

Sweet corn salad is an instant and easy salad recipe made with corn kernels, onions and tomatoes.  Lemon juice added to it makes it tangy and tasty.  You can add more veggies like baby corn or fruits like pomegranate to make it more delicious and healthy.  This salad is a good breakfast option too as

Cooked rice idli recipe – How to make idli with cooked rice or leftover rice recipe – idli recipes

Idli is a popular south indian steamed cake and savoury in taste.  Idlis are usually served along with chutneys or sambar or spicy lentils powder.  Soft and fluffy idlis are popular not only in India but throughout the world. They are very light and wholesome. This idli recipe is made with cooked rice, idli rava