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Sprouted green moong salad recipe – How to make healthy green moong sprouts salad/ sprouted green moong salad recipe – healthy recipes

Moong sprouts salad is a very healthy and refreshing salad made with sprouted moong, onions, tomatoes and chaat masala. You can use the readily available moong sprouts available in the market or can easily sprout the moong at home itself. Sprouted moong salad is a very nutritious and refreshing salad, which can be used as

Split green moong dal recipe / How to make chilke wali mung dal recipe – dal recipes

Split green moong dal is a highly nutritious dal made from split green moong, onions and mild spices.   Moong lentil is high in fibre and plant based protein which helps in weight loss.  Green moong dal is basically a green gram which has been split and not skinned.  Since the husk is not removed completely,

Vegetable pongal recipe – How to make vegetable pongal recipe – pongal recipes

Pongal is an important dish prepared  during pongal festival in Tamil Nadu and Sankranthi festival in Andhra Pradesh. People pray to Sun God on this occasion. In Tamil language, ‘pongal’ means ‘boiling over’. On that day, women boil the new rice with fresh milk and jaggery and allow it to overflow the pots. It is

Palak kadhi (spinach yoghurt curry) recipe – How to make palak kadhi recipe – palak recipes

Palak kadhi is a popular North Indian dish that goes well with rotis as well as rice.  This recipe has the goodness of spinach, curd and garlic.  Palak kadhi is a healthy and light dish which can be had at any time of the day.  The main ingredients in this dish are spinach, besan, curd

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