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Red pumpkin is called as parangikai or arasanikai (traditionally) in tamil. They are the excellent source of carotene, vital antioxidants and vitamins. This is considered to be a low-calorie vegetable which contains no saturated fats(cannot be easily break down) and cholesterol but proved to be a good source of dietary fiber. Ingredient : Red pumpkin …
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When we look deep into a really good digestive component there comes the enzymes(break’s macromolecules of food substances to small building blocks by which body can absorb). Raw green papaya is amazingly packed with vitamins,enzymes and phytonutrients.They help in raising the enzyme levels and uptake of nutrients,thereby strengthening a natural immune system. The enzyme Papain …
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Greengram is generally nutritious,sprouted form of moong dal are rich in Vitamin K (essential for blood clotting),Vitamin C (protects cells from free radicals),iron, folate (requires to make healthy blood cells and during first 28 days of pregnancy folate prevents birth defects with brain and spinal cord).This soup is generally suitable for all age groups from …
Usually in our place we do extract dal water to make rasam.Dal water is taken when cooking toordal, green gram, horsegram for lunch.sometimes we dont cook these dal for lunch menu,in these times Tomato rasam is a substitute prepared. This is very simple to make and suits excellent when served with any vegetable poriyal of …
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¬† Fresh¬† field beans is called as pacha mochai in tamil and biologically termed as Fava bean.They actually belong to a pea family with strong and unique flavor. This bean is shown to be highly nutritious and storehouse of many essential nutrients required by the body. They are rich source of cholesterol lowering fiber. Too …
 Sambar appears to be a traditional side dish for idli,dosa or rice in the south Indian recipes.Usually sambar serves as a both normal and everyday cuisine in south Indian cuisine.Sambar is available in many different varieties and prepared in many different styles.This is one among them and is very simple to make which is blend …
Cabbage is a cool season crop which helps in reducing the LDL levels in blood(it is a bad cholesterol).It also serves as very good antioxidant to fight against certain cancers,dietry fibre and they are low in fat and calories.cabbage is very good source of vitamin K, which is required for bone metabolism.Another speciality is that …
Sirukeerai kadaiyal is a traditional recipe which is prepared in villages from decades back.This recipe is a source originated from my forefathers period and we do follow this recipe in our place for rice during lunch. So I don’t want to miss in sharing this recipe in my blog. Sirukeerai is called as Tropical Amaranth …
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More than just a garnishing herb, mint leaves are found to have many beneficial effects.They help to get revealed from indigestion, fights oral infection, gives a glowing skin, boosts up immunity,beats stress,depression,morning sickness in pregnant women.so we should take care that mint leaves should not be fried more to retain its nutritional values. Ingredients: Mint …
Sivappu thandu keerai is called as Red Amaranth or generally Red spinach in english. This spinach are the richest source of Vitamin A,B6, K and C,also good source of folate and minerals.They are richest source of protein more than 30% in wheat, rich in dietary fiber,amino acid lysine( potential element in cancer treatment). They also …