Masoor Dhal or red lentils is one of the healthiest lentils. Masoor dal is a good source of protein, essential amino acids, potassium, iron, fiber and vitamin B1. It also helps to lower cholesterol and control diabetes. A bowl of masoor dal can fulfil the nutritional and dietary requirements of an entire meal.
Pattanam pakoda is an instant pakoda which we can make very easily. It is crispy outside and soft inside. For making the pakoda we usuall use gram flour. But in this pakoda we use fried gram or pottukadalai and rice flour mixed with chopped green chillies, onions and curry leaves. It can be given as … [Read more…]
Parathas are important North Indian dish which we can make as plain, stuffed with onion, Cauliflower, Paneer, Cheese, etc. It is wholesome and filling. Stuffing the parathas with cheese, onion, coriander leaves and some spices gives the paratha a wonderful taste which is difficult to resist. This paratha tastes good when we eat them as … [Read more…]
Breakfast is one of the most important meal of the day. Many people tend to skip breakfast in this fast moving world. Skipping breakfast will affect our health in many ways. When we eat breakfast it jump starts your metabolism and helps to burn more calories throughout the day. But when we skip the … [Read more…]
Millets are cereal crops and small seed grasses and has many health benefits. We call millets as Sirudhaniyam in tamil. Millets are gluten free & rich in calcium, fiber, iron, protein and minerals. It has high nutritional values when compared with rice and wheat. Millets are also called as wonder grains or miracle grains as … [Read more…]
Have you started making vadams at home? Here is one interesting and healthy vadam that you can try at home. Bajra flour is an excellent source of iron, protein, folic acid and fibre that keeps complex ailments like anemia, constipation,obesity in check and flushes out all toxins from our body. It is also gluten free … [Read more…]
The summer is knocking our doors and it’s time to get ready for the long hot days under the burning sun. Perhaps we all try to take guard with all the skin protection lotions, long sleeve shirts and the sun shades. But, how many of us really consider what going on inside the body in … [Read more…]
When we have some leftover roasted ured dhal powder, we can simply make Daangar pachadi. Ured dhal is good for strengthening of pelvic bones and hip muscles. When we make murukku, cheedai and thattai, we will be preparing ured dhal flour. There will be some leftover flour which we can use this. We can always … [Read more…]