Category Archives: Vegan

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

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

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

Kerala raw banana (plaintain) chips or nendran chips recipe

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Nendran chips are deep fried raw banana chips which is originally fried in coconut oil.   It is very popular in Kerala and is usually served in onam sadya function or any special occasions.  These chips are very tasty and are so flavourful by itself.  Nendran chips are perfect snacks to munch anytime in the

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

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