Tag: healthy

Homemade Paneer


It is the simplest cheese to make at home. Unlike other cheeses, it needs no special equipment or complicated technique. vinegar, a piece of muslin cloth and a strainer. everyday kitchen stuff is all that one needs to turn out the delicious paneer in… Continue Reading “Homemade Paneer”

overnight oats with chia Seeds


Make breakfast a breeze with a grab-and-go recipe for Healthy Overnight Oats with Chia and your choice of toppings. Instead of cooking oatmeal and milk, it is refrigerated overnight to become soft and creamy.  The key is to refrigerate the overnight oats for at… Continue Reading “overnight oats with chia Seeds”

Triple Berry Chia Pudding


Chia seed pudding is a simple and delicious way to easily get the benefits of chia seeds. It takes minutes to make and has enough protein and nutrients to be a quick, on-the-go breakfast option. I love this with some chopped fresh fruit, for… Continue Reading “Triple Berry Chia Pudding”

Mixed Berry & Oatmeal smoothie with Chia seed


It’s A creamy, thick smoothie filled with ground oats, fresh mixed berries and chia seeds. Healthy and satisfying! As well as my current obsession with chia seeds.  until the last few months when I started noticing recipes on other blogs and read on the… Continue Reading “Mixed Berry & Oatmeal smoothie with Chia seed”

Tindora Stir-fry with Onion


Ivy gourd in Hindi called as tindora/kundri/kundru. Tindora is a very healthy vegetable.I was a big fan of tindora and now my daughter too.I like to eat from my childhood.Now I make it at least once a week for my family.mostly we bought vegetables from American… Continue Reading “Tindora Stir-fry with Onion”

Beetroot stir fry


Beetroot stirfry is a preparation where the grated vegetables are sauteed in spices and .It’s a great accompaniment to full meals and is a very hit recipe in the southern part of India Beetroot is a good source of iron and folate.It’s an easy, healthy… Continue Reading “Beetroot stir fry”

Bell Pepper Egg Ring


Bell pepper serves as a beautiful edible egg ring.It’s an easy breakfast using egg served alongside whole wheat toast or served as side dish .The bell pepper adds gorgeous color to a simple breakfast.Use any color of Bell pepper of own choice.Add cheese as a… Continue Reading “Bell Pepper Egg Ring”

Eggless Wholewheat Multigrain Loaf Cake


Multigrain Flour can be an important part of a healthy diet and an excellent way to eat more, whole grains. Multigrain meaning several different types of grains mixed.Multigrain flour is going to taste different than Refined  flour. The big difference is that it actually… Continue Reading “Eggless Wholewheat Multigrain Loaf Cake”

Hariyali Dhokla


A dhokla is a spongy savory cake made of gram flour, suji (semolina) or rice powder. Dhokla recipe is a very popular Gujarati dish prepared in almost every household in India. Many variations of dhoklas such as Besan Dhokla, Suji Dhokla, Chawal Dhokla or… Continue Reading “Hariyali Dhokla”

Lettuce Gazpacho


Gazpacho is a soup made with raw vegetables and served cold. During the hot summer,as it is refreshing and cool.Originally  Gazpacho is prepared with a tomato base and bread.Now there are many variations of gazpacho, often in different colors and flavors such as avocados,spinach,watermelon  & etc.Lettuce Gazpacho… Continue Reading “Lettuce Gazpacho”

Soft Idli


It is made of soaking ,grinding  & fermented rice ,lentil then Steamed. Serve with sambar & chutneys. Ingredients (Make 25-30 idlis ) Idly rice 2 cup Urad dal 1/2 cup Flattened rice  thick 1/3 cup Fenugreek seeds 1 tbsp Salt to taste Method Wash… Continue Reading “Soft Idli”

Vermicelli Upma


Vermicelli cooked with veggies & seasoned. ingredients 2 cups vermicelli 3 cups water 1 small red onion, chopped 3/4 to 1 cup chopped vegetables of choice (carrots, peas, beans, OR u r fav veg 2-3 green chillies, slit (as per u r choice) 1″… Continue Reading “Vermicelli Upma”

Oats Dhokla


Ingredients Oats -(roasted & powder)-1/2 cup Gramflour -1/2 cup Ginger & Green chillies paste -1 tsp Salt- to taste Lemon juice -1 tsp Fruit Salt -1 tsp Turmeric pwd-1/4 tsp Water to make batter For tempering Mustard seeds-1 tbsp Oil -1 tsp sugar- to… Continue Reading “Oats Dhokla”

Yellow Moong Dal & Spinach Crepe


Crepe prepared using Soaked & grind Split yellow moong Dal with Spinach . Ingredients Yellow moong dal (soaked) 1/2 cup Cumin seeds 1 tsp Asafoetida a pinch Salt to taste Spinach (chopped ) 1/2 cup Onion chopped small Green chillies 1 Method Grind soaked moong… Continue Reading “Yellow Moong Dal & Spinach Crepe”

Spicy oats & moong crepes with mint & cilantro chutney


Crepes prepared using Oats ,yellow split lentil & veggies . Ingredients Old fashioned Oats(powdered) 1/2 cup Yellow moong dal (soaked) 1/2 cup Turmeric 1/4 tsp Green chillies 1-2 Coriander powder 1 tsp Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp Salt to taste Black Pepper powder to… Continue Reading “Spicy oats & moong crepes with mint & cilantro chutney”

Oats Uttapam


Oats & semolina Pancakes  prepared with  Indian spices & seasoned Ingredients Oats (roasted & powder) 3/4 cup Rava 1 tbsp Yogurt 1 cup Onion chopped. spinach chopped (optional) Curry leaves few chopped Green chilli chopped Salt to taste Red chilli powder optional Eno fruit… Continue Reading “Oats Uttapam”

Fresh Baby carrot & Orange juice


Carrots + Oranges  work well together and are a great source of Vitamin C, which supports the body in its ability to absorb iron, Beta-Carotene which converts to Vitamin A in the body and helps you maintain a youthful appearance and overall boosted an… Continue Reading “Fresh Baby carrot & Orange juice”

Sabudana Khichdi


Soaked Sago/tapioca cooked with boiled potatoes & roasted peanuts & seasoned. Ingredients Sago /sabudana -1/2 cups (soaked in 1/2 cup water or a little bit more)for 2-3 hrs so it absorb water & become fluffy. Salt to taste A pinch of turmeric optional Red… Continue Reading “Sabudana Khichdi”

Fresh Watermelon Orange juice


Oranges are a Good source of vitamin C. Its helping cardiovascular health, reducing stroke risk, lowering cholesterol and even playing a role in improving brain.Watermelons too, are linked to having heart health benefits. The have also been shown lower blood pressure, boost the circulatory… Continue Reading “Fresh Watermelon Orange juice”

Thick Tomato Soup


Tomatoes & Vegetables Cooked in a pressure Cooker, pureed & seasoned. Ingredients Tomatoes 4 Garlic cloves 1-2 Baby Carrot 1-2 Beetroot small 1 Onion small 1 Bay leaves 1-2 Paprika to taste Sugar 1/2 tsp(optional) Salt to taste Black pepper to taste Oil/Butter for… Continue Reading “Thick Tomato Soup”

Quinoa with Vegetables


Quinoa Cooked with Vegetables & seasoned with Indian Flavor for a twist. Ingredients Quinoa cooked 1 cup Olive oil 1 tsp Mixed vegetables 1 cup Onion 1 small Green onions 1 Garlic cloves 1 -2 Ginger finely chopped 1/2″ Curry powder 1/2 tsp(optional) Paprika… Continue Reading “Quinoa with Vegetables”

Banana Smoothies


Bananas are a very good source of vitamin ,minerals & dietary fiber.Milk is a healthy foods considered nutrient-rich because they serve as good sources of calcium and vitamin D as well as protein and other essential nutrients. Banana Blend with Milk infused with Saffron. Ingredients… Continue Reading “Banana Smoothies”

Yogurt & fruits Parfaits


Layered yogurt ,fruits & cereal bars.Complete Breakfast in a jar.Grab & go !! ingredients Thick low-fat Yogurt-1/2 cup Banana-1 small Honey-1 tsp (optional) strawberry chunks Cereal Bars(vanilla flavour) Mixed dry fruits-(cashew nut,almonds,walnut& raisins) Mint leaves -Twig(for garnish optional) Method- Put thick yogurt in a… Continue Reading “Yogurt & fruits Parfaits”

Avocado Smoothies


Ripe Avocado blended with Milk & ice. Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado 1-2 tsp of powdered sugar /honey 2 glasses of cold milk (about 500 ml) 1 to 1.5 glasses of cold water /ice cubes method Blend all ingredients ,Serve & enjoy!!

Strawberry & Oats Smoothies


Strawberry blended with Oats & garnish with Nuts.its like a breakfast in a jar. Ingredients Rolled oats (roasted )1/2cup Yogurt /curd 1/2 cup Strawberries -5-6 Honey to taste Pistachio & almonds for garnish(optional) Method Blend all ingredients together. Pour in glass .garnish with dry… Continue Reading “Strawberry & Oats Smoothies”

Hare Moong ki Dal


whole green gram cooked with Indian spices Ingredients Whole Moong dal 1 cup Onion finely chopped 2 med Tomato 3 chopped Garlic cloves 3-4 crushed Ginger 1/2 ” finely chopped Bay leaves 2 Green chillies 1-2 finely chopped Hing a pinch Kasoori methi 1… Continue Reading “Hare Moong ki Dal”

Strawberry & Mint Cold soup


Prepared using a Blender jar adding  yogurt  & fruits.Best during summer. ingredients Strawberries 1.5 cup Fresh Orange juice1/6 cup (2 tbsp +2 tsp) Mint leaves 5-6 Yogurt 1/3 cup Salt & pepper to taste Green chili 1 optional Honey 1tsp optional Mint leaves (garnish)… Continue Reading “Strawberry & Mint Cold soup”

Mixed Veg Soup


Healthy & delicious Soup prepared in one pot with lots of veggies. Ingredients Baby carrots 1/3 cup Celery stalks 1/3 cup Sweet corns 1/4 cup Frozen/fresh Peas 1/4 cup Green onions 1-2 Onion 1 medium chopped Garlic 3-4 finely chopped Bay leaves 1-2 Black… Continue Reading “Mixed Veg Soup”

Quinoa Soup


Healthy Quinoa soup with lots of veggies. Ingredients Quinoa uncooked 1/2 cup Mixed vegetables 1/4 cup Water/vegetable broth 2 cup Salt to taste Black pepper to taste Green onion 1 Garlic powder 1 tsp Oats(roasted & powder )1/2 tbsp Olive oil 1 tsp optional… Continue Reading “Quinoa Soup”

Spinach Soup


Blanched & Pureed Spinach with Dash of Cream. Spinach Puree(chopped & Blanched) 2 cup Oats (roasted & powder)2 tbsp Olive oil/Butter 4 tsp Salt to taste Black Pepper to taste Red crushed pepper & Oregano (optional) Onion powder 1 tsp Garlic powder 1/2 tsp… Continue Reading “Spinach Soup”

Stir Fry Garbanzo


Boiled Garbanzo sauteed with Veggies & seasoned.can serve as side dish or a healthy snack. ingredients INGREDIENTS Boiled Garbanzo 1 cup; Olive oil /any cooking oil 2 tsp Mustard seeds 1 tsp Roasted Sesame seeds (white)1tsp(optional) Salt to taste Black pepper to taste Onion… Continue Reading “Stir Fry Garbanzo”

Healthy Bowl


Boiled Soya Chunks With Sauteed Veggies & Seasonings ingredients Soya chunks cooked 1 cup Olive oil /any cooking oil 1 tbsp Curry powder 1/8 tsp(optional) Salt to taste Black Pepper to taste Onion 1 small diced Green chilli 1-2/tastebuds Green Bell pepper 1 diced… Continue Reading “Healthy Bowl”

Quinoa Khichdi


light & healthy for snacks or breakfast ingredients Quinoa 1/4 cup Roasted Peanuts 1 tbsp Green Chilli 1 Oil 1 tsp Curry Leaves 3-4 Mustard seeds 1 tsp Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp Lemon juice 1 tsp /to taste water method heat a saucepan add… Continue Reading “Quinoa Khichdi”

Quinoa Salad


Cooked quinoa mixed with crunchy  vegetables & Nuts Ingredients Quinoa Pre-washed 1/2 cup Water 1 cup Salt to taste Black pepper to taste Lime juice 1 tsp Green onion 1 chopped Baby Carrot 4-5 Diced Celery sticks 1 chopped Olive oil 1 tsp Almond… Continue Reading “Quinoa Salad”

Oats & Quinoa Khichdi


Oats & quinoa Cooked with Indian spices & vegetables. ingredients Quinoa (pre-washed)1/2 cup Old fashioned oats 1/2 cup Assorted vegetables (carrot ,beans,corn,green peas)1 cup Curry powder 1 tsp Onion small 1 sliced Ginger 1/2″ finely chopped Green chilli 1 or to taste Garlic Cloves… Continue Reading “Oats & Quinoa Khichdi”

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