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HEALTHY PEANUT SALAD

Ingredients

Peanuts roasted……1 cup

Onion chopped……3/4 to 1 cup

Chilli…..1 No

Lemon juice….1/2 to 1 tsp

Salt…..1 tsp.

Mix all ingredients in a bowl finally add lemon juice to it.

Healthy salad is ready.

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CORN SUNDAL

There are many varieties of sundal.

Today thought of sharing corn sundal.

Ingredients

Corn …….1 cup

Green chilli….1

Mustard …..1/2 TSP
Urad dhal…1 TSP

Oil……1 TBS
Curry leaves few

Coriander leaves … chopped

Lemon juice as required

Salt as required.

Method.

1. Boil corn in a press u’re cooker with salt.

2.Remove corn kernels.

3.In a pan add 2 TBS oil.

4. Add mustard seeds and then urad dhal.

5.Now add curry leaves and chopped coriander leaves. Mix well.

6. Add required amount of lime juice after switching off the stove..

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SOYA CHUNKS FRY

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
  • Salt………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.

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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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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 Recipes diabetic recipe healthy recipes. kerala recipes traditional cooking

KERALA STYLE BANANA FLOWER THORAN/VAZHAPOO PORIAL/BANANA FLOWER STIR FRY

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.

Ingredients

Banana flower …..1

Green gram dhal…..1 cup

Mustard seeds…..1 tsp

Shallots….few or big onion 1 chopped

Turmeric…..1/2 tsp

Green chillies…3

Salt as needed

Curry leaves…few

Cumin seeds…1/2 tsp

Garlic.. 3 to 4 cloves

Oil…..as required

Method.

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.

It shd be dry.

Serve with rice as a side dish.

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BROKEN WHEAT UPMA

Another easy breakfast recipe.Briken wheat upma is very healthy and in this recipe have added vegetable s to increase it’s nutritive value.

Ingredients

Broken wheat…….1 cup

Onion…..1

Green chillies…..2

Peas…….3 tbs

Carrot chopped…..2 tbs

Oil

Mustard seeds…1/4 tsp

Urad dhal…….1/2 tsp

Curry leaves a few

Method

Put 1 tbs oil and fry broken wheat and keep side.

Some like to add without frying.

Now in a kadai put oil add mustard seeds when it splutters add urad dhal then onion,curry leaves and green chillies.

Add veggies then add 21/2 cups of water salt and allow it to boil.

Now add broken wheat and cook till done.

Serve with chutney.

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POONDU RASAM/GARLIC RASAM

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.

Ingredients:

  • Pepper…..1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds…1 tsp
  • Garlic cloves…3 or 4
  • Dry chilles….2

Have to powder these ingredientsGarlic cloves to be crushed.

For rasam

  • Red chillies…. 2
  • Tomato…1
  • Turneric powder…1/4 tsp
  • Hing a pinch.
  • Mustard seeds…1/4 tsp
  • Urad dhal split….1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves few
  • Oil…..1 tbs
  • Tamarind small lime size and extract pulp

Method

  • 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.

Suggestion:

I have used red chillies for the powder with seeds but can deseed and use it.

Can filter and have it as soup.

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GRILLED CHICKPEAS

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.

  • Chickpeas
  • Oil
  • Salt

Method

  • 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.
  • I added chopped onions and lime juice.
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Cooking Recipes diabetic recipe preparation with curd, curd recipe traditional cooking

THAYIR VADA

A recipe using curd and dhal vada. It is common in south Indian restaurant . I have already given the recipe for uzhundu vadai.https://anindianhomemaker.wordpress.com/2020/04/18/uzhundu-vadaurad-dhal-vada-2/The above is the link.
Now the recipe for thayir vada. Soak the vadas in warm water for15 to 20 minutes .Then press the vada between your palms to remove water.After removing water keep aside

.INGREDIENTS:

  • Curd……2 cups
  • Carrot grated few tablespoon
  • Coriander chopped few tablespoon.

For grinding:

  • Coconut scrapings…..1/4 cup
  • Green chilly……1
  • Water

Grind all these ingredients into a paste.Whisk the curd a little and add the grounded paste to it.Add salt as per your taste.

Now arrange the vada in a platter.

Add the prepared curd over the vada.Vadas should soak for mini 1/2 an hour to 3 to 4 hrs .Cover it and refrigerate.Finally garnish with grated carrot and chopped coriander leaves.

Serve vadai with little curd. I haven’t added any seasoning in but can add seasoning to the beaten curd.