Ridgegourd vegetable is high in dietary fibre, iron and vitamin C. It is also called as turai in hindi or peerkangai in tamil. A simple and easy, but tasty recipe that goes well with rice and rotis.
Broken wheat has got lot of health benefits. It helps in controlling cholesterol, diabetes and blood pressure. It is a very healthy and delicious indian dessert.
Aloo sabzi is a good side dish for rotis and puris. Aloogadde palya is a kannada word for potato vegetable. A spicy vegetable cooked with boiled potatoes and spices.
Methi thepla is a favourite Gujarati snack and is one of the comfort food for Gujaratis. It can be either had as a snack or as a breakfast dish. It is ideal as a travel food as they have a great shelf life. It can be either had on its own or served with curd or pickle. Methi leaves or fenugreek leaves are rich in iron and calcium and is a good soure of fibre. Enjoy as a simple and healthy meal any day. Methi thepla is prepared with chopped fenugreek leaves, wheat flour, besan, curd and mixed with spices and then rolled out into thin parathas.
Padwal also known as snake gourd or padavalakai in Karnataka, is low in calories and rich in calcium. A stir fry vegetable with grated coconut makes a good accompaniment for rice.