Soy is full of polyunsaturated fats,proteins and omega 3 fatty acids.They are also rich in calcium and iron while providing no extra sugar or sodium to the body. It enables faster muscle building and metabolism.Soak 1 cup of soya chunks in 21/2 cups of boiled water and then rinse them in cold water after they soften.Ingredients
Corn flour…….2 TBS
Chilli powder…1 TSP
Turmeric powder…1 TSP
Coriander powder..2 TSP
Marinate the above ingredients and keep it for 10 mts.
Can deep fry but I fried in non-stick pan.Can serve with rice or roti.
Banana flower is known as annans heart.This is used as a vegetable..It is large which grows from the end of the bunch of bananas. It has outstanding medical properties.It is also known as banana blossom. It is packed with essential minerals such as phosphorus,calcium,potassium,copper, magnesium and iron.It is a rich source of Vitamins like A,C,E and also fiber and iron.It is packed with dietary fibre.
It has got antioxidant properties.It is good for diabetic patients.
It can be added to salads,stir friesand herbal tea.
Banana flower …..1
Green gram dhal…..1 cup
Mustard seeds…..1 tsp
Shallots….few or big onion 1 chopped
Salt as needed
Cumin seeds…1/2 tsp
Garlic.. 3 to 4 cloves
Boil green gram.It should not be mushy. Keep aside.
Just pulse coconut scrapings,g.chillies, garlic clovesand cumin seeds.
In a kadai add oil. I have used coconut oil.
Add mustard seeds when it splutters add curry leaves and chopped onion.
Fry and then add chopped banana flower add little salt.Dont add water.Fry for few minutes.
Now add grinded masala and turmeric and mix well.keep in centre and cover with a lid in a medium flame.
When it is almost cooked add boiled green gram and mix well.Again cook for3 mts in low flame.
Garlic is closely related to onion family.Each segment of a garlic ball is called a clove.There are about 15 to 20 cloves.It is popular ingredient in cooking cos of it’s smell and taste.We have health benefits once when it chopped or crushed.It contains sulphur componds.It is very nutritious and has few calories.It is rich in Vit.C,Vit.B6 and Manganese.Various other nutrients are also present.Garlic supplement help prevent and reduce the severity of common illness like flu and common cold.High doses of garlic appear to improve blood pressure for those with high blood pressure. It also improves cholesterol levels.It is delicious and can add to savoury dishes,soups, sauces dressings and more.
Cumin seeds…1 tsp
Garlic cloves…3 or 4
Have to powder these ingredientsGarlic cloves to be crushed.
Red chillies…. 2
Turneric powder…1/4 tsp
Hing a pinch.
Mustard seeds…1/4 tsp
Urad dhal split….1/2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Tamarind small lime size and extract pulp
In a pan add oil and seasonings to it with red chillies.
Add crushed garlic to it
Fry a little and add tomatoes to it.
Now add the rasam powder to it.
Add asafoetida and then tamarind extract.
When it starts to boil add Coriander leaves and switch it off.
Serve with rice.
I have used red chillies for the powder with seeds but can deseed and use it.
An easy snack for evening. Chickpeas have various health benefits.They are rich in fiber and protein.It contains a range of nutrients including protein. It has calcium,zincand Vit.K contributes to building and maintaining bone structure and strength.It is high in iron content,a source of magananese and folate. Also it is a source of selenium, potassium,Vit.C and B6..
Very simple few ingredients.
Soak chickpeas for 6 to 8 hrs.
Drain water and spread it in a towel. Discard any loose skins from the outside.
Transfer the chickpeas on a tray drizzle oil on it and add salt.Mix and spread it evenly.
I have grilled it keeping it in the upper tray.It took nearly 20 to 25 mts.This depends on the model and brand.
Sometime s you can hear bursting sound of chickpeas.
After 10 mts take the tray mix well and keep it again.
When it is crunchy remove it.can have it as such or add flavours of your choice.