Category Archives: Healthy Meals

Corn korma (microwave recipe)

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Corn korma is a perfect side dish for rotis or naans.  It is a protein rich recipe which is loved by kids as well as elderly. Corn korma is a quick and flavourful dish which makes up for a good accompaniment with chapatis.  Give this recipe a try and surprise your family!! Prep Time :  10

Grilled vegetable sandwich recipe

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Grilled vegetable sandwich is a quick, easy and healthy sandwich recipe and can be had as an instant breakfast.  It is similar to the Bombay vegetable sandwich which is a  popular street food there. Grilling the sandwich adds  taste to the sandwich and makes the bread golden and crisp.  This sandwich is nutritious because vegetables like

Vegetable rava idli recipe

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Vegetable rava idli is a perfect and instant  breakfast dish made from semolina (rava) and curd which are the main ingredients.  It is one of the easiest and most popular South Indian recipe which can be prepared in a jiffy.  Vegetable rava idli does not require any elaborate grinding like the traditional idli. It is easily

Mixed vegetable pulao or mixed vegetable rice recipe

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Mixed vegetable pulao is a an easy, delicious and healthy one pot meal prepared with mixed vegetables, rice and spices.  It is a comforting food and simple and quick to make and goes well with any gravy like paneer butter masala or mutter paneer or chana masala or even plain onion raita or cucumber raita.

Beetroot raita recipe

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Beetroot raita is a very easy, healthy and tasty raita made with beetroot, chilled curd or yoghurt, cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt.  It is a no-0il recipe which goes well with pulao or biryani or any flavoured rice.  Beetroot raita is simple to make too with very few ingredients and is a very

Green peas soup recipe

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Green peas are winter crops and fresh peas are easily available in the market  from December till March end.  Green peas are one of the most nutritious vegetable  rich in  minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants and they are also low on calories. While shopping for green peas look for fresh pods that are full, heavy in hands

Spicy puffed rice/murmura chivda recipe

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Spiced puffed rice or murmura chivda  recipe is a very healthy and delicious snack made from puffed rice, peanuts, roasted dal, curry leaves, red chilli powder, sugar and salt.  It is very easy and quick to make too and makes up for a tasty evening snack alongwith hot tea.  Spiced puffed rice chivda can also be

Gond or gaund ke ladoo/laddu recipe

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Gond is a natural edible gum  and is available in crystal form and it is slightly yellowish translucent in color.  Gond 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. Gond ladoo is especially made during winter months,

Brown rice kheer (payasam) with jaggery recipe

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Brown rice kheer or payasam is a very healthy kheer or payasam made with brown rice and jaggery and garnished with cashewnuts and raisins. Brown rice is very rich in fibre and jaggery is full of iron. This kheer is absolutely delicious when served chilled and very easy and quick to make too. Brown rice gives a nice rich light brown colour to the kheer. Do try this brown rice kheer for a change and enjoy..

Sprouted green gram (moong) kadhi recipe

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Kadhi is a North Indian dish originated in Rajasthan. It is a spicy dish where thick gravy is made from gram flour or besan and vegetables or pakoras are added to it. Sour curds are added to give it little sour taste and more flavour. Here I have added sprouted green moong to the spicy gravy to get a healthier and tastier kadhi. You can also add fried ladysfinger to the kadhi which is then bhindi ka kadhi. Gujarati kadhi is made preferably from buttermilk which also gives a more smooth texture. Do try sprouted green gram kadhi and make it more nutritious with addition of sprouts.