Category Archives: Healthy Meals

Kodo millet dosa recipe – Varagu/harka dosa recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

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Kudo millet is a very healthy foodgrain which has a natural source of protein and iron.  It is very easy to digest and is excellent for strengthening the nervous system.  Kodo millet is also called as varagu in tamil and harka in kannada and arikelu in telugu.  Kodu millets is an ideal food for people who are

Mooli paratha recipe – how to make mooli paratha or radish paratha recipe

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Mooli or radish paratha is a popular dish frvom North Indian cuisine and a common breakfast dish especially in Punjab. Radish is rich in nutrients, vitamin C and potassium and an extremely low caloric vegetable.  There are 2 methods of making  mooli parathas.  One is the stuffed version where the stuffing and the dough is prepared separately

Beetroot rice or pulao recipe – how to make beetroot pulao/rice recipe

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Beetroot pulao – a very healthy and colourful rice made with beetroot, rice and spices.  It is a very flavourful dish and makes up for a nice one-pot meal and quick lunch.  Beetroot pulao is easy to make too, as it is done in a pressure cooker.  But you can also make this rice in a

Ragi vermicelli upma – how to make ragi semiya upma recipe – millet recipes

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Ragi vermicelli or ragi semiya upma is a very healthy and delicious upma made with ragi semiya, onion and mild spices.  Ragi is also known as finger millet in English and has got lot of health benefits.  It is one of the most nutritious and healthy cereal.  Ragi has got high protein and calcium content and has

Masala corn – sweet corn recipe – spicy masala corn recipe

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Masala corn is a spicy, flavourful and healthy snack made with sweet corns, butter and Indian spices.  This masala corn is one of the popular corn recipe which is sold in paper cups in various public places in India.  Sweet corn is prepared in different flavours like pepper flavoured corn, spicy corn, masala corn, lemon flavoured corn

Oats recipes – 11 easy and delicious oats recipes

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Oats recipes – collection of easy and healthy oats recipes which I have tried and liked.  Oats are packed with magnesium, fiber, protein and dietary fiber which makes them easy to digest and also leaves feeling you full.   Not only oats are  considered low in calories but also great for weight management.  They also help combat heart diseases, 

Gond or gaund ke ladoo (edible gum ladoo) (with wheat flour) recipe – healthy winter sweet recipes

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Gaund or gond is an edible gum extracted from the bark of a tree.  It is a kind of edible resin and is available in supermarkets as gum resin. It looks like lightweight, transparent crystals and are roasted in ghee  before use.  It gives warmth to the body when consumed during winter.  One of the best ways

Beetroot dosa recipe – how to make beetroot dosa recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

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Dosas make up for a great breakfast or mid-day snack and a favourite with Indians.  They are easy to make and quite filling as well.  If you add vegetables to the batter, it becomes all the more healthier.  Beetroot dosa is another healthy dosa made with beetroot and a different version of dosa recipe.  I feel it 

Vegetable oats khichdi recipe – healthy breakfast recipes – oats recipes

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Vegetable oats khichdi is another healthy oats recipe made from vegetables, oats and mild spices. This khichdi is little different from the masala dal khichdi or moong dal khichdi which we make at home normally.  But taste wise,  both are equally delicious and nutritious.  It can be prepared quickly and with minimum efforts and ideal for those who

Poha idli recipe – how to make soft poha idli recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

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Idli is a traditional breakfast in south indian households. Since plain idlis are mild in taste, a side dish or accompaniment is considered essential. Idlis are often served with sambar but this varies greatly by region and personal taste. Idlis are also frequently served with coconut chutney, onion chutney or tomato chutney.  The dry spice mixture podi is convenient