Category Archives: Healthy Meals

Quick and instant oats dosa recipe – healthy breakfast recipe – oats recipes

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Oats dosa is a very healthy and nutritious dosa made from oats.  It is a ideal breakfast dish to start your day with energy.  A simple oats dosa has a lot more health benefits than the normal dosa and helps to maintain a balanced diet.   Oats dosa is also quick to make as it

Kodo millet idli or harka/varagu idli – Healthy breakfast recipe

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Kodo millet is a nutritious grain and a good substitute to rice or wheat.  Millets are a natural source of protein and iron. Very easy to digest, they are rich in B vitamins  well as the minerals like calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and zinc.  Kodo millet helps keep diabetics under check, helps lose weight, reduces joint pains

Soya chunks or meal maker curry or gravy recipe

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Soya chunks or nuggets are full of proteins and rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients proven to help lower cholesterol and loss of bone mass.  Soya is strongly recommended for diabetics,  growing children, weight-watchers and the aged.   It is a  100 per cent vegetarian high quality protein source and great for growing children, as it provides

Multigrain thepla (multigrain roti) recipe – Healthy breakfast recipe

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Multigrain thepla is a healthy and very nutritious breakfast dish prepared from wheat flour, ragi flour, bajra flour, jowar flour and besan and mixed with fenugreek leaves and mild spices.  It is an ideal food or snack to start the day energetically.  Methi thepla is a favourite Gujarati roti. You can use fresh fenugreek leaves

Broken wheat or dalia adai recipe – a healthy breakfast recipe

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Broken wheat or dalia or lapsi or samba godhumai  is prepared by milling whole wheat grains coarsely.  Eating broken wheat is a nutritious way of eating wheat as it is unpolished and does not lose out on any nutrients.  Dalia is a treat for anyone who needs a diet rich in fiber. Cracked wheat is considered

Beetroot kurma recipe

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 Beetroot is low in fat, full of vitamins and minerals and packed with powerful antioxidants.  It is rich in fibre, which assist in preventing constipation and help to lower cholesterol levels too.  While buying beetroot, just take care to buy beetroot which is  firm, smooth, and a vibrant red-purple and not soft, wrinkled or dull in colour.

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