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Healthy Recipes

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Chicken soup(home remedy to treat cold and cough)

Chicken soup is a soup made of chicken,simmered with water and various other ingredients.Chicken soup has acquired the reputation of a folk remedy for colds and influenza, and in many countries is considered a comfort food.Try this quick and easy chicken soup for your kids at home to treat cold or cough , it really works.

This chicken soup can be served with rice too or simple bread/plain roti. Read full recipe..


Instant healthy Oats Dosa

e74b2cb5-fef0-475b-b902-73c8a1fabf29Instant Healthy Oats Dosa is the quick instant oats dosa as it requires no fermentation. This dosa is made with oats, rice flour and rawa/sooji and curd.All these ingredients are great source of complete protein,vitamins and oats being low in fat serves as a great healthy option of your family.Oats dosa goes well with coconut chutney , sambar or even ketchup.

Watch this step by step recipe and if you really liked it , please leave your valuable feedback.Read full recipe..


Fruit salad with lemon dressing

fruit-salad_img_1020Fruit salad with lemon dressing is very healthy and perfect dish which can be served before lunch , dinner or as snacks.
The lemon citrus keeps the fruit from turning brown. It’s and amazing appetizer for your kids after school.

Do try this fruit salad ,I am sure you will love it.It’s just so hard to resist the taste of this flavorful and colorful fruit salad.Read more..


Healthy recipes for mom’s to be

mango_fudge_with_Oats_and_datesFirst of all congratulations to all those lovely expecting mommy’s,this is really a great and wonderful news.I know as a mom that pregnancy is a time of various cravings and its very important that you choose healthy food for you and your babies.One of friend who is also my regular reader requested me to post few yummy and irresistible quick recipes which you can have during pregnancy .. Read more …

Moong dal Methi uttapam

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Moong_Dal_Methi_UttapamMoong Dal Methi Uttapam is very nutritious and yummy appetizer,it can served as snacks or can be had as light dinner.
This recipe clicked me one day when i was starving , wanted to prepare something quick and could serve as light dinner.
It is quick and simple not only it adds good taste but also adds lot of nutritonal value.
Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves:2+ people , makes around 4-5 uttapams.

Ingredients

1 cup each of moong dal,soaked for 4-5 hours. (Alternatively can use 250 grams of moong dal flour..)
2 -3 tsp (ginger+garlic+green chilly) paste.
1 medium size onion chopped.
1 medium size tomato finely chopped.
2-3 springs of Methi leaves finely chopped.
Salt to taste
Oil to cook.

Directions

Grind the Moong dal(Can use moong dal Flour).Add required quantity of water so that the consistency of batter is spreadable(similar to dosa batter)

In it add the onion,tomatoes,methi & ginger-garlic-green chilly paste & mix well,also add salt as per taste & mix well.

Heat Non-stick pan & Spread oil on it.

Pour the batter in the centre of the pan & spread it evenly with a spoon.

Apply oil from the sides of the spread batter for crispiness.

Cover & cook for 2-5 min on both the sides.

Serve with Tomato sauce or any chutney of your choice.

Tips:

Can add more veggies to the batter like capsicum,cabbage or carrots to prepare Moong Dal veg Uttapam.

Paneer kathi roll

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Paneer_kathi_rollPaneer Kathi Roll is a delicious tangy and spicy snack prepared by Indian Cottage Cheese i.e. Paneer along with few more vegetables like cabbage,tomatoes,capsicum and onions
Yummy paneer is rolled in to healthy fresh home made whole wheat chapati.
What an amazing roll this is! Check and try this recipe ,it will never fail.

 

Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 5 mins
Makes 4 rolls

Ingredients

for the Paneer filling

1 cup paneer (cottage cheese) crumbled.
1/2 cup capsicum finely chopped into slices.
1/2 cup cabbage finely chopped shredded
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
3/4 tsp chaat masala
1/2 tsp corainder leaves finely chopped
3/4 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil for greasing and cooking

for making Paneer wraps

1 cup onion rings
chaat masala to taste
1/4 cup cheese spread
1 lemon(to squeeze)
1 chopped tomato
4 rotis

Direction || How to make paneer filling

Heat a oil in the pan.Add the crumbled paneer,capsicum,cabbage and ginger-garlic paste and toss it gently for 2 minutes.

Add red chilli powder , turmeric powder ,garam masala and chaat masala and cook it for 1 minute.

Add the chopped coriander,turn off the flame and Keep the filling aside.

Direction || How to make Paneer wraps.

Combine the onions rings with chaat masala in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.

Place a roti on a clean dry surface apply cheese spread all over and put 1/4th portion of the paneer filling on each roti.

Arrange few onion slices,tomato pieces over it,Squeeze few drops of lemon over it and roll it up gently.

Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 3 more wraps.

Serve it hot with ketchup or green chutney.

Tips

You can cut the wraps into two pieces to serve it to your kids as it will be comfortable for them to hold it.