Tag Archives: healthy

Ragi ladoo recipe – How to make ragi ladoo / nachni laddo recipe – ragi recipes

Ragi is a wonderful ingredient and a rich source of calcium, protein and iron.  Ragi is also called as nachni, finger millet or red millet and an extremely nutritious millet.  It resembles mustard seeds in appearance.  Nowadays, after realising the importance of ragi in our diet, people have started mixing ragi with other grains for

Besan karela subzi recipe – How to make karela besan subzi recipe – side dish for rotis

Bittergourd  or karela has a lot of health benefits which can be derived by including it in your diet. Its most well-known benefits are the ability to help manage diabetes,  improve respiratory health, and improves skin health. It is said to strengthen the immune system and prevent and reduce symptoms of cancer too. Karela or bittergourd

Rava corn dhokla recipe – How to make rava sweet corn dhokla

Dhokla is a delicacy of Gujarat State.  It is a savoury steamed cake and eaten as a side dish or as a tea-time snack.  Although a Gujarati snack, it has become popular across India.  You can serve as it is or with pudina chutney or with tomato ketchup or tamarind chutney. Rava corn dhokla is

Sprouted green gram curry (sprouted moong dal) recipe – How to make green gram dal recipe – dal recipes

Sprouted green gram curry is made from moong sprouts, onions, tomatoes, coconut and spices.  This curry goes well with rice as well as rotis.   This curry is also called as mugachi usal and a very popular dish in Maharashtra.  Sprouted green moong is high in proteins, low in calories and full of fibre.  Coconut

Oats besan chilla recipe – How to make oats besan cheela recipe – healthy recipes

Chilla or cheela is a simple pancake made with chickpea flour (besan) and spices. They can be served with tea or a green chutney or tomato sauce.  You can add finely chopped vegetables like carrot, green capsicum or corn to make it more nutritious.  You can also add greens like spinach or methi leaves. Oats

Cucumber peanut salad recipe – How to make cucumber peanut salad or khamang kakdi salad recipe – salad recipes

Cucumber peanut salad – a very simple, easy and delicious salad recipe made with cucumbers, grated coconut, roasted peanuts powder, lemon juice and spices.  This is a very refreshing as well as nutritious salad, as coconuts and peanuts add nutrition and cucumbers gives a refreshing taste to the salad.  Lemon juice, when added, gives a

Sweet corn fried rice recipe – How to make corn fried rice recipe – rice recipes

Sweet corn fried rice – a easy and healthy variation of rice made with rice, sweet corn kernels, spring onions and other vegetables.  This dish tastes slightly sweet  due to the sweet corn added to it.  Sweet corn also adds flavour to the rice.  It is a simple, delicious and colourful rice recipe which you

Palak moongdal recipe (Dal palak) – How to make dal palak or spinach dal (with coconut) – Palak recipes

Palak moongdal or dal palak is a very quick and healthy dish made from palak (spinach), yellow moong dal, coconut  and mild spices.  It is a very flavourful dish and a good way to include leafy vegetables in your daily diet.  Moong dal when mixed with spinach leaves makes it all the more nutritious.  This

Palak (spinach) recipes -Indian spinach recipes – 12 Indian spinach/palak recipes

Spinach or palak is a superfood which is loaded with tons of nutrients in a low-calorie package.  It is one of the most popular green leafy vegetable  and staple in a number of cultural cuisines. They are important for skin, hair and bone health. They also provide protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals and hence highly

Amla pickle/amla achar – How to prepare instant amla pickle/gooseberry pickle – pickle recipes

Amla pickle – this is an instant amla pickle recipe made from gooseberries also called as amla in hindi.  Here I have used til oil, but you can use sesame oil which also adds flavour to the pickle.  As this is an instant version of pickle, you do not need sunlight to prepare this pickle