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desert healthy recipes. indian

HEALTHY AND TASTY ENERGY BAR/ HEALTHY LADOO.

HAPPY DIWALI ALL.

Today is Diwali so thought of sharing a sweet as well as healthy recipe.

Today it’s also Children’s Day so this recipe is also kids friendly recipe .

We have been eating plain nuts for years as part if of our daily diet as it keeps us healthy.Now it’s time to innovate something from the bests of the nuts family.So here I have a snack bar/nuts and dates ladoo that is tasty and most importantly stays healthy since the dish is free from oil,sugar and jaggery

Ingredients

.Dates……1 cup

.cashews…..1 cup

.Almonds…1 cup

Groundnut…1 cup

Sesame….1/4 cup

Honey…1/2 cup

Salt…1/4 tsp

Honey…1/2 cup

Oats…..1/2 cup

Dessicated coconut…1/2 cup

Can add walnut,pistachio and pumpkin seeds.

.Soak dates in hot water for 2 hrs.It will get softened. Blendit into a smooth paste.

.Dry roast oats in a kadai and powder it.

Method

1.In a kadai or a thick bottomed vessel addcashews,almonds,groundnut

,sesame, dessicated coconut and roast it.In a few minutes it will turn golden aromatic and crisp.Remove from fire and keep aside.

2. In the same kadai add the dates paste and cook for 5 mts.When it gets thickened add the roasted nuts mixture to it.

3. Add honey,cardomom powder and salt mix well.

4. Add powdered oats to it combine well.Moisture gets absorbed and it holds shape

5.Transfer it to a tray,level it and refrigerate it for an hour.

It will set completely Now you can cut into pieces.If you would like to have it as a snack bar.

If you like to have it as a ladoo first shape into balls instead of levelling it in a tray and then refrigerate it.

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indian

Watch “தேங்காய் பர்பி | தீபாவளிக்கு எளிதான இனிப்பு | Coconut Burfi | 5 mins cooking time | Diwali Sweet” on YouTube

Many will be getting ready to prepare Diwali sweets.Today I’m sharing an easy and tasty recipe coconut burfi with u all.

Try and let me know friends.

https://anindianhomemaker.wordpress.com/2016/07/01/coconut-burfi/

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indian

My You Tube Channel

I have been blogging for the past five years.Many suggested me to start a you tube channel which will be more easy for them to follow my recipes.Just started few days back.I need your support and also your suggestions for improvement. I will share quick recipes,traditional Tamil Nadu recipes as well as tasty Kerala recipes. Ingredients are given in the recipe or will be given in the description box.

This is my link.

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Cooking Recipes diabetic recipe healthy recipes. vegan

MULTI LEGUMES CURRY

Legumes are rich in protein. This is a healthy receipe.Soak the legumes for 6 hrs.

Ingredients:

  • Channa dhal…..1 cup
  • Broad beans …..1/2 cup
  • Soyabeans…..1/2 cup
  • Green peas….1/2 cup.

You increase or decrease the quantity as per your requirement.

  • Onions chopped…..1/2 cup
  • Tomato chopped……1/2 cup
  • Chilly powder……….1 to 2tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste..1/2to 1tsp
  • Oil….2 tbs
  • Vegetable masala…1 tbs.(optional)
  • Salt as required
  • Coriander leaves chopped 2 tbs

Method:

  1. In a pressure pan add oil.When heated add chopped onions fry a little with a little salt
  2. When onion translucent add chopped tomatoes when it turns mushy add turmeric powder,chilly powder, vegetable masala and balance salt.
  3. Now add the legumes to it.And add required water for it. Allow it for 4 whistles.
  4. When pressure releases add coriander leaves.

Serve with chappathi or roti.

Optional if you don’t have these legumes can combine any two or more legumes of your choice.

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diabetic recipe indian North Indian

Besan Chilla

Easy breakfast recipe and very tasty one.

Ingredients:

Besan flour……1 cup

Onion chopped….1/2 cup

Tomato chopped…1/4 cup

Curry leaves few

Coriander leaves few

Green chilli….1

Ginger grated….1 TBS
Salt as required

Oil

Method

1.mix water with besan flour and keep aside for 15 mts.

2.Niw add chopped onion, tomato,grated ginger,curry leaves,coriander leaves and salt.

3. Heat a tawa pour the batter as for dosa pour oil when cooked flip it the other side.

4. When cooked serve with chutney or sambar.

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cooking vegetable cooking

POTATO CURRY

Many dishes are prepared with potato This recipe is very easy to prepare.Can be had with rice also can be served with appam or chappathi too.

Ingredients

Potatoes …..2

Onion……..1/2

Garlic cloves…..4

Turmeric powder…1/2 TSP
Curry leaves….few

Coriander powder.. 3/4 TSP
Garam masala…..1/2 TSP
Chilli powder….accdgly to taste 1/2 to 1 TSP

The first step in a pressure pan add all the above ingredients with little water and keep it for 2 whistles.

Ingredients for gravy

Coconut oil….2 TBS
Mustard seeds….1/2 TSP
Curry leaves a few

Turmeric powder…1/2 TSP
Chilli powder….1 TSP
Coriander powder…1 to 11/2 TSP
Kashmiri chilli powder…1/2 TSP
Garam masala…..1 TSP

Method

In a pan heat coconut oil.

Then add all the powder one by one and fry a little. When the aroma comes add the cooked potatoes and salt.Mix well and cook for one-time.

An mash a few pieces of potato es and then add it to the curry.

Can garnish with coriander leaves.

Servethis with rice or with appam or roti.

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indian soup

BANANA STEM SOUP/VAZHATHANDU SOUP

Banana stem is a rich source of fibre and helps in weight loss. Its high fibre content creates a feeling of satia and hence reduces the intake of food. It also helps ease constipation. It is rich in potassium,Vit.B. It clears urinary tract.

Remove the outer rings of the stem so that the inner thick stem is got. Cut the inner stem into medium size rings and remove fibre using your finger.

Now soak in butter milk.

Ingredients

Banana stem…..200gms

Shallots…..few

Garlic ….few pods

Tomato…..1

Masoor dhal…..3 tbs

Pepper

In a pressure pan put all the ingredients and cook for 2 whistles.

When cool filter with a strainer.

Now add pepper powder.If u need salt add more.

Garnish with coriander leaves before serving.

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Uncategorized

SOUTH INDIAN STYLE SAMBAR

Sambar is a staple South Indian curry.

It is a combination of lentils vegetables and sambar powder. It is a healthy recipe. And since we add veggies it isich in other nutrients like Vitamins,Minerals etc. We can either add one vegetable or a combination of vegetables according to our taste. We add shallots as we all know it is called as sambar onion. We can add big onions too.

The veggies that we add are carrots, drumstick,radish,big cucumber, potato,brinjal,ladies finger, capsicum and pumpkin. We can prepare with amaranth too.

Traditionally we prepare sambar for rice with toor dhal for rice and with moong dhal for tiffin.

Another option is we can use coconut.

We add it either after frying or after grinding it to a paste.

Dhal is cooked till mushy and added .

Toor dhal…..1/2 cup.

Wash and keep it in a cooker add little hung,2 garlic pods with11/2 cup of water and cook it.

Chop veggies of your choice with veggies which cook faster as large pieces the others smaller pieces.

In a kadai put oil add the vegetable like onion,carrot,tomato,green chilli..1,brinjal and drumstick.Fry a little then add tamarind extract (size of one lime).enough water should be there so that the veggies get cooked .

All veggies combined 1 to 11/2 cup.

When it is half done add required salt.

Add 2 to 3 TBS of sambar powder allow to boil till the raw smell goes. Finally add cooked dhal to it.

Add chopped coriander leaves.

Serve with rice,Pongal and even for dosa.

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Easy recipe healthy recipes. Korean recipe

CUCUMBER SALAD KOREAN STYLE

There are many salads. Today this salad is Korean style with simple ingredients. I liked the taste and it is a different combination of ingredients. This is very healthy recipes.

  • English Cucumber……1
  • Onion……1
  • Garlic …..few pods
  • Green onion…1
  • Soya sauce….2 TSP
  • Red chilli flakes….1 TSP
  • Gingely oil….2 TSP
  • Sesame seeds..2 TSP
  • Sugar……1 tsp (optional)
  • Salt….as required

Preparation

  • Cut English cucumber diagonally first and then chop it.
  • Onion sliced finely
  • Garlic finely chopped.

Method

Take a bowl and mix the ingredients well till sugar gets dissolved.

Can serve with rice or roti.

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Cooking Recipes indian

KEERAI KUZHAMBU

I have shared many KEERAI recipes.

Today it is KEERAI kulambu.

Ingredients:

Oil……1 TBS

Garlic….4 pods

Green chillies….2 to 3

Shallots…….10

Tomato……1

Keerai…..350 gms

Sambar powder…..2 TSP

Salt as needed

Turmeric….1/2 TSP

Mustard seeds….1/4 TSP

Urad dhal….1/2 TSP

Cumin seeds….1/4 TSP

Red chillies….2

Toor dhal..cooked 1 cup

Curry leaves…..few

Method:

  • In a kadai put oil. Add chopped onions, garlic and tomato.
  • Saute it
  • Add arai keerai and fry it.
  • Add water to it.
  • When it gets cooked add sambar powder and required salt.
  • Finally add cooked dhal.

In a pan add 1 TBS oil.add mustard seeds when it splutters addurad dhal.

Add cumin seeds, add red chillies,curry leaves.

Now add the seasonings to the gravy.