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.
Snake Gourd helps to prevent respiratory problems, relieving acidity, fighting free radicals, treating liver problems, eliminating toxins, treating arterial disorders and treating diabetes. It also helps to prevent scalp disorders, treating high fever, supplying the body with low calorie nutrients and enhancing the skin.
Ragi or finger millet is a very healthy grain which is mostly used in villages of South India. The people here make different recipes using ragi like ragi balls, ragi porridge, etc. We should include ragi in our diet as it is rich in calcium and it aids in weight loss. This wonder grain is … [Read more…]
Yesterday I was thinking what to keep for my son’s lunch box. My son is a choosy eater and it is tough to satisfy him. As I was thinking I got an idea of making Rajma Masala. Rajma masala is a Punjabi dish. Rajma masala is prepared with soaked kidney beans which is cooked with … [Read more…]
We usually make adai with rice and dhals. for a change I have tried making adai using Kambu and mixed dhals. Kambu is also known by other names Bajra and Pearl Millet. Bajra is rich in essential compounds like protein, fibre, phosphorous, magnesium and iron. Pearl millet helps to control diabetes as it is rich … [Read more…]
Jowar is one of the health grains in the world. We can use jowar flour to make rotis, idlies, dosas and upma. It is highly nutritious. Jowar is rich in nutrients such as calcium, fibre, iron, phosphorus, thiamin and protein. The fibre content in jowar helps to reduce hunger pangs and thus helps in weight loss. … [Read more…]
As winter has started, I thought of making some soup which is healthy and tasty. In my home, I was having some pumpkins and immediately started making pumpkin soup. There are many versions of pumpkin soup. But this soup is very easy to make and simple. You can serve this with soup sticks or bread … [Read more…]