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.
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
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.
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.
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.