Category Archives: Healthy Meals
Oats spiced buttermilk is a perfect low fat and low calorie drink. It is a cooling drink during especially during hot summers as it helps to keep yourself hydrated. Oats are loaded in dietary fibre and helps to lower cholesterol levels. Over the past few decades, oats have become a popular health food and if included in your daily diet, provides your body a lot of health benefits.
Methi carrot pulao is a very healthy and delicious rice recipe and a good way to include greens in your diet. It can be had as a one pot meal along with raita or papad. Methi carrot pulao is very easy to prepare and tastes nice too. This recipe is a very healthy way to include fibre and iron in your food.
Fenugreek leaves gives you all the goodness associated with green vegetables. It is a good source of iron and rich in fibre content. Inspite of so many benefits, people avoid eating fenugreek because of its bitterness. The solution is to either add the fenugreek leaves to foods like dals, curries or mix it with the flour to make tasty methi parathas. Fenugreek (methi) stir fry is a easy and quick vegetable made with fenugreek leaves, split yellow moong dal and coconut. It serves a good side dish for rice. I add sugar at the end to reduce the bitterness of the leaves and benefits be utilised to the fullest.
Green peas paratha is a very healthy and filling breakfast recipe made with green peas, green chillies and spices. It has a unique taste and is very easy to make too. Here is the step wise pictures of making green peas paratha.
Oats are 100% whole grain and a natural source of carbohydrates and dietary fibre. It helps reduce cholesterol and gives energy to keep you going. Uthappam made with oats is not only healthy but also delicious and a good option for breakfast. People who do not like oats with milk can opt for oats uthappam. I tried oats uthappam with instant oats, semolina, green chillies and vegetables to make it more healthier and tasty.
Oats ladoo is a very delicious and healthy sweet dish which is made from oats, coconut, jaggery and garnished with nuts. Oats is high in fibre and having oats regularly helps to lower cholesterol levels and jaggery is full of iron content. Oats ladoo is very easy and quick to prepare too and an easy option for sweet cravings. Do try this yummy and healthy sweet and now for the recipe….
Thalipeeth is a very popular and delicious multigrain pancake from Maharashtra. The dough is prepared from different flours like rice flour, gram flour or bajra flour. Onions, fresh vegetables, coriander leaves and spices are then added to it while kneading the flour. Thalipeeth is generally served with curd or pickle. Here in this recipe I have added cucumber to the flours and mixed with spices. Cucumber gives a cooling effect to our body especially during summer season.
Cabbage rice is a simple to make rice dish and can also be done with leftover rice. It is ideal for lunch box or a sumptuous healthy meal and those who do not like cabbage will surely like this rice dish. Cabbage rice is a nutritious and tasty recipe that can be prepared quickly too. So do try this healthy recipe.
Chana palak is a healthy and delicious North Indian dish made with white chickpeas, spinach and mixed with spices. Chickpeas is rich in proteins and Spinach is high on iron which makes up for a complete healthy dish. Chana and palak is a good combination for making this curry and it goes well with rotis, puris, parathas, plain rice or jeera rice.
Broken wheat or dalia is a wheat product which does not undergo refining and hence is highly nutritious. It is high in fibre and a good source of iron, magnesium and phosphorus. Dalia sheera is made with broken wheat and jaggery which makes up for a healthy dessert.