Category Archives: Healthy Meals

Kudo millet or varagu upma – Healthy breakfast recipe

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Kodo millet is a nutritious grain and a good substitute to rice or wheat. It is an excellent source of fibre and helps combat the feeling of hunger.  It has medicinal properties that can help diabetic patients reduce sugar level.  Upma when prepared with kodo millet  makes up for a healthy and wholesome meal.  Make kodo millet

Healthy vegetable broken wheat idli or dalia idli or samba godhumai idli recipe

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Broken wheat idli is a very nutritious and healthy breakfast recipe made with broken wheat rava, semolina, yoghurt, carrot and cashewnuts.  It is  full of fibre and  makes up for a filling breakfast dish. Grated carrot added to it makes it all the more healthy and a yummy dish.  Broken wheat is especially good for

Spinach (palak) dhokla recipe – Spinach with arhar (toor) dal dhoklas

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Spinach (palak) dhokla is a very healthy, simple and tasty snack prepared with spinach leaves and tur dal as the main ingredients.  It is a delicious steamed lentil and spinach puree cake recipe which requires minimum oil and a good way to include green leafy vegetables in your daily diet.  Spinach dhokla is best enjoyed

Carrot stir-fry – carrot palya – carrot poriyal – carrot subzi recipe

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Carrots are cruncy powerfood rich in Vitamin A  and has got lot of health benefits like beautiful skin, cancer prevention, improved vision and anti-aging.  To get the maximum benefits,  it can be eaten raw, just boiled or  steamed. Carrot subzi or carrot palya is a simple and healthy south indian recipe and serves as an excellent side-dish for steamed

Sprouted green moong sabzi recipe

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Sprouted green moong sabzi is a healthy and nutritious sabzi which goes well with rotis, parathas and rice. Sprouted moong is high in protein and an excellent source of dietary fibre.  They are healthy for people of all ages.  Any grain when sprouted becomes easy to digest and healthy too.  You can sprout moong beans

Healthy vegetable oats poha recipe

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Oats are very healthy and an  important source of dietary fibre.  Including oats in your diet provides a wide range of important health benefits.    Oats are a good source to boost your energy too.  Poha made from oats is not only nutritious and healthy but also quick and easy to make.  Oats poha makes up

Masala dal khichdi (with rice and moong dal) recipe

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Masala dal khichdi is a spicy variation of the simple khichdi made from rice and moong dal and tempered with mild spices in ghee.  It is a healthy Indian comfort food and makes up for a wholesome and delicious meal.  If you want to cook something quick and healthy, then khichdi is a good option.

Oats aviyal recipe

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 Oats avial is a variation of the popular South Indian avial which is a delicious preparation made with a thick mixture of  vegetables and coconut and seasoned with coconut oil, mustard seeds and curry leaves.  Aviyal is a considered as an essential part of  the Keralite vegetarian feast.  The vegetables commonly used are yam, plantain, pumpkin,

Soyabean curry recipe

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Soyabean curry is a healthy and delicious curry prepared with soyabeans and makes up for an excellent accompaniment for rotis and rice.  This curry is very simple and quick to make too.  Soyabean is a great source of protein and hence is a very healthy curry.  Do try to include this healthy curry in your

How to make instant bread dosa recipe – easy breakfast recipe

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Bread dosa is an instant and tasty breakfast dish which is prepared with bread slices, semolina, curd, rice flour and spices and mildly tempered.  It does not require any elaborate preparation or fermentation and can be done quickly, unlike the normal dosa.  This tasty and crispy dosa goes well with coconut chutney or sambar.  Here