Category : Diet based foods

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Cucumber Peanut Salad is a healthy chat recipe loaded with a Fat containing Good cholesterol, Cucumber and raw tomatoes to beat summer heat, sprinkling of chat masala and sev enhances the taste of a chat recipe with a final touch of lemon juice. Finely chopped onions helps in burning the extra cholesterol in our body …
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Bitter gourd recipes are always an inviting vegetable in my family. So once in a while or weekly once I prefer to cook this vegetable either in gravy form or stir fries. We also make curry/kuzhambu using tamarind which is a traditional recipe in South India. Previously I have posted my MIL recipe and as …
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This wonder grain used here is called as Horse gram in English,  Kollu in Tamil. It has immense health benefits as they are rich in anti-oxidants. Hope you all would have heard about the rhyming proverb in Tamil “Elachavanukku Ellu and Koluthavanukku kollu” meaning Sesame is for lean/slim body and Horse gram is for plump …
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Ragi and Ragi flour is considered to be the most natural and unrefined cereals which aids in weight loss. Ragi has wide range of health benefits and it is highly nutritious packed with full of calcium, iron, Protein and other minerals. So we can simple call the ragi as a “Wonder grain” Since the days with …
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Sprouts are the healthiest, Low fat meal which can be either eaten raw or cooked or steamed. Sprouted grain are mainly rich in protein, fiber, proteins, vitamins and antioxidants. Sprouts provide high amount of energy. I have posted about the Topmost health benefits of sprouts in my earlier post and also stated about how to use …
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Sugarcane has been my favorite since my childhood where me and sissy bounce to the happiness when the harvesting time arrives in our field. The harvesting of sugarcane will take about a month in our field and the troop of workers move to near by farm. After harvesting we do process sugarcane juice for making …
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Bittergourd Stir fry or Pavakkai Poriyal is one of the vegetable which helps in deworming our body naturally. As you all know Alpendazole is the medication used in for the treatment of variety of parasitic worm infestations.  Though there are many natural remedies to keep the stomach free and clean from parasites BITTER GOURD is one …
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Millets are group of traditional grains which imparts a healthy metabolism for a perfect daily. Store bought are very expensive and home made sattu maavu/health mix is an economic alternative. Usually my mom makes in huge batches and pack for my sister and me and for my father.  Porridges are one of  our regular breakfast …
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Ragi vermicilli / Ragi semiya is a healthy alternate in breakfast or dinner menu in most of the South Indian kitchen. Ragi is called as Finger millet and area said to be the power house of proteins, minerals and amino acids,which is said to be one of the most healthy cereals. Ragi tends to be …
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Sandwiches are always a simple and a healthy recipe which is also said to be kids friendly, snack friendly, healthy and simple breakfast friendly too…Here the recipe is very simple and plain with out much of added masalas and spices,as specifically I made kid friendly with healthy touch. I use whole wheat bread in most …

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