Category Archives: Weight Loss Recipes

Carrot moong dal salad recipe – How to make carrot kosambari recipe – salad recipes

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Carrot moong dal salad or hesaru bele kosambari (as called in Karnataka) is the  healthiest salad made from carrot and moong dal and a traditional salad of Karnataka State.  This salad is commonly served as a side dish during a wedding feast.  Lemon juice added to this salad gives a tangy taste.   Carrot moong dal

Barley khichdi recipe – How to make barley khichdi recipe

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Khichdi is a comfort dish made from rice and lentils.  It is easily digestible as compared to other foods.  Khichdi is very soft on stomach as it has no spices.  Traditionally, khichdi is made with rice and moong dal and tempered with ghee, hing and cumin seeds. In this recipe, I have replaced rice with barley grains

Ragi idli recipe – how to make ragi (finger millet) idli recipe | Ragi recipes |

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Ragi idlis are healthy idlis made with idli rice, ragi flour and urad dal.  Ragi also known as finger millet is a healthy crop that is  easily grown throughout the year and an important crop in India.  Ragi is a remarkable source of protein, making it perfect for vegetarian diets. It is a rich source of minerals, controls

Kodo millet dosa recipe – Varagu/harka dosa recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

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Kudo millet is a very healthy foodgrain which has a natural source of protein and iron.  It is very easy to digest and is excellent for strengthening the nervous system.  Kodo millet is also called as varagu in tamil and harka in kannada and arikelu in telugu.  Kodu millets is an ideal food for people who are

Ragi vermicelli upma – how to make ragi semiya upma recipe – millet recipes

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Ragi vermicelli or ragi semiya upma is a very healthy and delicious upma made with ragi semiya, onion and mild spices.  Ragi is also known as finger millet in English and has got lot of health benefits.  It is one of the most nutritious and healthy cereal.  Ragi has got high protein and calcium content and has

Beetroot dosa recipe – how to make beetroot dosa recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

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Dosas make up for a great breakfast or mid-day snack and a favourite with Indians.  They are easy to make and quite filling as well.  If you add vegetables to the batter, it becomes all the more healthier.  Beetroot dosa is another healthy dosa made with beetroot and a different version of dosa recipe.  I feel it 

Vegetable oats khichdi recipe – healthy breakfast recipes – oats recipes

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Vegetable oats khichdi is another healthy oats recipe made from vegetables, oats and mild spices. This khichdi is little different from the masala dal khichdi or moong dal khichdi which we make at home normally.  But taste wise,  both are equally delicious and nutritious.  It can be prepared quickly and with minimum efforts and ideal for those who

Poha idli recipe – how to make soft poha idli recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

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Idli is a traditional breakfast in south indian households. Since plain idlis are mild in taste, a side dish or accompaniment is considered essential. Idlis are often served with sambar but this varies greatly by region and personal taste. Idlis are also frequently served with coconut chutney, onion chutney or tomato chutney.  The dry spice mixture podi is convenient

Instant ragi dosa recipe – healthy breakfast recipes – ragi recipes

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Ragi also known as finger millet is a rich source of iron, protein, calcium and fiber and helps in lowering cholesterol level.  Ragi aids digestion and also makes your stomach full for a long time which is good for weight control. Ragi is also a staple diet in many villages across South India.  It is

Oats adai or oats and lentils pancake recipe – healthy breakfast recipes – oats recipes

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Oats adai is a nutritious breakfast dish made with oats.  Oats is rich in proteins and fibre and so makes up for a healthy breakfast recipe.  Traditionally, adai is prepared with rice and lentils.  But in this recipe, rice is replaced by oats and hence can be had even  by people who are diabetic and