Category : Diet based foods

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Sprouts are the germinated seeds of any Legumes or grains.Day by day we concern more and more about the health benefits of each ingredient we consume in our regular diet. To balance the the junk foods that we are tend to intake in situations like get together, team lunch, meetings, parties, kids request, bored of …
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    Making curd as a side dish for Dosa is a simple/fastest method of preparing side dish traditionally. When there is very short period of time to think for preparing chutneys or more curd available at home, Had too much for my lunch so just wanted a light food like Idli/Dosa, Wanted to feed …
Sweet corn is a starchy vegetable which acts as functional food. Starchy means it is high in carbohydrate content. Functional means it contains multiple nutrients that can bring benefits to the body. When it comes to the dish sweet corn serves as side dish, ingredients in soups and salads and so on…Sweet corn when combined …
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 Its really amazing to think how our ancestors discovered every recipes with a scientific health benefit hidden behind each of the recipes prepared. In that, the South Indian lunch menu consisting of sambar,rasam,curd served along with poriyal and appalam contributes all the required essential ingredients in our daily diet. Though this the regular menu items …
Thuthuvalai in tamil is called as Purple pea fruited eggplant in English. This leaf is traditionally called as a medicinal herb with wide range of health benefits. They are very effective in neutralizing the heat and giving a soothing relief from sore throat, cold, cough and gas trapped in the body. In Siddha, this leaf …
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Hibiscus Coffee can be called as a herbal coffee with ingredients of the flower, Dhania & Dry ginger each a having better medicinal values. This recipe I can say is purely of my own creation wherein I started to search for the best ingredients which reduces bile ( what you call as “Pitta” in Siddha …
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Carrot is a Vitamin A rich vegetable which has to be introduced for babies/infants in their right age. Start introducing just with carrot in their 7th month and gradually add in other required ingredients. Babies digestive system are are not hard enough to digest all healthy foods,  so trace out the tiny.soft vegetable and try …
 I have posted earlier the ” Millet dosa batter ” which is the basic requirement for making dosa using millet. As you all know millet are the small group of cereals which has been used traditionally over centuries. Here is a simple tip or even a recipe I can say,which adds additional taste and nutrition …
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 Urad dal is also called as white lentils or black lentils. Also urad dal is found to be used as major ingredient in Indian cuisine for preparing a healthy diet.Black urad dal/lentil is the whole form of urad dal. There is not much difference between black and white lentils other than the outer husk/covering. In …
Fenugreek seed is a readily available ingredient in the Indian kitchen.They has  a strong flavor and a bitter taste and even when used in small amount gives a good flavor.It plays a great part in women’s health increasing the milk production and easy labor. It also reduces cholesterol and good for diabetics. Making Vendhaya Idli …

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