Category : Low calorie 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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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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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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There is always a wrong concept that eating oranges and melons during winter would cause cold and cough. But nature has proved the concept indifferent way by providing us these fruits during winter season which means our body need to be supplemented with the seasonal fruits. Now its time for Oranges. I always prefer to eat …
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Wheat is considered to be the less  carbohydrate food and is also a staple grain of North India. This has prevailed its benefits in South too and is believed to be a simple and healthy platter. This type of Poha/Avalaki recipes are found to be an authentic and a healthy breakfast. Its diabetic and diet …
Neer Moru is one of the traditional drink and is one of my favorite drink since childhood. Butter milk is the liquid form of curd either in thick or creamy consistency. But Neer Moru is the liquid and prepared after churning out the butter formed. As per the name Neer (watery) moru (buttermilk) the drink …

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