Tag: healthy recipes

Bitter Gourd (Bitter less) Tamarind Curry | Pavakai Puli Kulambu

Bitter Gourd (Bitter less) Tamarind Curry | Pavakai Puli Kulambu

Bitter Gourd (Bitter less) Tamarind Curry | Pavakai Puli Kulambu Bitter gourd is also known as karela, balsam pear,bitter melon . It is a perennial plant that grows in the tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, South America, East Africa, and the Caribbean. While not […]

Carrot (Greens) Millet Rice

Carrot (Greens) Millet Rice

Carrot (Greens) Millet Rice This is a great way to use carrot greens in a recipe. Before, I was usually trashing these beautiful carrot greens without knowing how to use it. One day, while making carrot rice, I thought I could experiment using them. Because, […]

Peanut Raw Mango Salad – Indian Style

Peanut Raw Mango Salad – Indian Style

Peanut Raw Mango Salad – Indian Style Peanut Raw Mango Salad (Kadalai Sundal) is famous in India and is a popular beach/ evening snack sold in newspaper cones. I modified it a little bit by giving a beautiful dressing and balancing it with more vegetables […]

Whole Wheat Idiyappam/ String Hoppers

Whole Wheat Idiyappam/ String Hoppers

Whole Wheat Idiyappam/ String Hoppers Serves: 3 Calories per Serving:271; Carb- 58g; Fat- 1g; Fiber- 10g; Protein – 11g Preparation time:  15 M Cooking time:  5 M Total time:  20M Difficulty: Very Easy Ingredients: 2 Cups Wheat Flour 2 Cups Water ½ tsp Salt Oil […]

Bruschetta Using Whole Wheat Rusk

Bruschetta Using Whole Wheat Rusk

Bruschetta Using Whole Wheat Rusk Bruschetta is a starter dish from Italy where the bread is grilled, rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt. Lot of variations are done by topping with tomato, cheese, different vegetables, meat etc. Usually Italian Ciabatta bread […]

Ragi Idly| Finger Millet Idly

Ragi Idly| Finger Millet Idly

Ragi Idly| Finger Millet Steamed Cake Ragi/ Finger Millet is one of the most healthy cereal available and sometimes it is referred to as ‘ Super Cereal’ helping to control diabetes, prevent osteo porosis and fight cancer. Finger millet originated in Africa and then the […]

Mushroom Mint Pulao

Mushroom Mint Pulao

Mushroom Mint Pulao I tried Mushroom Mint Pulao as a no onion no garlic recipe by using mushrooms instead of onions. Turned out to be an extremely flavorful dish and of course very healthy as well. Since it is loaded with vegetables, you need not […]

Whole Wheat Mushroom Chicken Pasta

Whole Wheat Mushroom Chicken Pasta

Whole Wheat Mushroom Chicken Pasta Serves: 3 Calories per Serving:456; Carb- 65g; Fat- 15g; Fiber- 8g; Protein – 19g Preparation time:  15M Cooking time: 15 M Total time:  30M Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: 2 Cups Whole Wheat Pasta (I used Penne) 9-10 Button Mushrooms (2 cups […]

Pumpkin Poha Yogurt Salad

Pumpkin Poha Yogurt Salad

Pumpkin Poha Yogurt Salad Serves: 2 Calories per Serving:184 ; Carb-34 g; Fat- 2g; Fiber- 3g; Protein -9g Preparation time: 10M Cooking time: 0M Total time: 10M Difficulty: Very Easy Ingredients: 1 cup Grated White Pumpkin ½ cup Grated Carrot 1 cup Flattened Red Rice/poha/aval […]