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Ground nut (peanut) and jaggery balls recipe – How to make peanut jaggery balls recipe

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Peanut balls with jaggery, also called as kadalai urundai in Tamil Nadu is a tasty snack prepared especially on auspicious occasions like Karthigai deepam and Krishna Jayanthi.  It is a healthy snack as peanuts  is full of proteins and jaggery is rich in iron content.  Peanut balls is very easy to prepare at home and made

Sprouts fried rice recipe – How to make sprouts fried rice recipe – rice dishes

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Mixed sprouts fried rice is a quick and tasty one pot meal made with mixed sprouts and rice and seasoned with vinegar, soya sauce, tomato sauce and green chilli paste.  It is a filling and healthy rice dish  which does not need any side dish and can be had just as it is.  You can

Mix fruits lassi recipe – How to make mixed fruits lassi recipe – lassi recipes

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Lassi is a very refreshing yoghurt based drink and originates from Punjab.  Yoghurt flavoured with spices is called as salted lassi and lassi which contains sugar is the sweet lassi.  There are many varieties of lassi like mango lassi, strawberry lassi, salted lassi or sweet lassi. In this recipe, I have added fruits along with yoghurt

Moong sprouts salad recipe – How to make healthy moong sprouts salad recipe – healthy recipes

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Sprouted moong salad is a very nutritious and refreshing salad, which can be used as a side dish or as light meal in itself.  This recipe is very simple to make and a dish full of proteins and calcium.  It can be had as a breakfast too.  Lemon juice and chaat masala gives a nice tangy

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

Padwal subzi/padavalakai palya/snakegourd stir-fry recipe – snakegourd recipes

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Padwal bhaji or padavalakai palya is a very nutritious and healthy curry made with snakegourd and chana dal and mixed with coconut and spices.  It goes well with steamed rice.  Snakegourd is also called as padwal in Maharashtra, pudalangai in Tamil nadu and padavalakai in Karnataka.  It contains a rich variety of nutrients, vitamins and minerals that

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

Palak curry recipe – how to make simple palak curry recipe – side dish for rotis/rice

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Palak curry is a healthy and simple palak recipe made with spinach/palak leaves, onions, tomatoes and spices.  It goes well with rotis, phulkas and rice.  In this recipe, I have chopped palak leaves and then mixed with spices.  You can also puree the palak leaves and then add to the gravy.  Palak is rich in iron

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

Soya chunks or meal maker curry or gravy recipe

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Soya chunks or nuggets are full of proteins and rich in vitamins, minerals and other nutrients proven to help lower cholesterol and loss of bone mass.  Soya is strongly recommended for diabetics,  growing children, weight-watchers and the aged.   It is a  100 per cent vegetarian high quality protein source and great for growing children, as it provides