Showing posts with label Diet Recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Diet Recipes. Show all posts

Friday, 9 February 2018

Buttered Sweet Corn/Cup Corn Recipe/Sweet Corn Flavoured with Butter & Mixed Herbs/Quick & Easy Snack Recipe


Buttered Sweet Corn is a very easy, tasty and quick snack that can be made in a jiffy. I usually have a packet of Corn Kernels in my freezer and use it to make cup corn and serve as evening snack for my kids. I have used butter to make this corn, if you are diet conscious you can very well replace it with 3 tsp of oil. This Buttered Corn recipe is super duper easy and nobody can surely go wrong in it. Do try out this Buttered Corn recipe and post your comments here.

Here’s how to make Buttered Sweet Corn with step by step photos…

Thursday, 8 February 2018

Samai Uppu Kozhukattai/Little Millet Kozhukattai/Kutki Steamed Balls

Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share another very healthy, quick, tempting and delectable Samai Uppu Kozhukattai. This samai kozhukattai can be done on pooja days and served as neivedhyam. It can be had either for breakfast or dinner or can be served as quick evening snack for kids. Little Millet/Samai/Kutki are smaller than those of other common millet varieties. Saamai is rich in fibre helps in reducing fat and is good for bones and muscles. Saamai also has high iron content and high antioxidant activity. It helps in controlling blood sugar level and helps in healing diseases related to stomach. Do check out interesting Millet Recipes here and All About Millets here. For now try out this super healthy Samai Kozhukattai and post your comments here.

Here’s how to make Samai Uppu Kozhukattai with step by step photos...

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Cabbage & Bell Pepper Soup/Diet Soup

Hello Friends,

Today, I am going to share a very healthy and filling soup – Cabbage & Bell Pepper Soup.  Are you thinking of going on a diet, than this soup is the right choice. This Cabbage Soup definitely satisfies your taste buds and can be had without any guilt. Meanwhile do check out other healthy and interesting Soups and Salad varieties here.

Here’s how to make Cabbage & Bell pepper Soup with step by step photos…



Friday, 2 February 2018

Kollu Rasam/Horse Gram Rasam/கொள்ளு ரசம்

Hello Friends,

Today I am going to share a very healthy, flavourful and delicious rasam – Kollu/Horsegram Rasam/கொள்ளு ரசம். Intake of Kollu/horsegram on regular basis helps in getting rid of fat in our body, maintain blood sugar level and reduces cholestrol. Kollu/Horsegram is one type of bean that is rich in protein, high in fiber, low in calories and easy to digest. Earlier I have posted some kollu recipes like Kollu idli podi, Kollu Salad andkollu sundal. Do check out other interesting and flavourful Rasam/ரசம் Varieties here. Meanwhile try out this Kollu Rasam and post your comments here.

Here’s how to make Kollu/Horsegram Rasam with step by step photos…


Monday, 29 January 2018

Horsegram Sundal/Kollu Sundal/கொள்ளு சுண்டல்

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Today, I am going to share a very healthy sundal – Horsegram sundal/kollu sundal. I have added onions to make this sundal , but if  you are making this sundal for neivedhyam , you can skip the onions when making it. I have earlier posted Kollu Salad, Kollu Idli Podi, a very healthy snack and side dish for idlis/dosas. Do try out this healthy sundal and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and healthy Sundal varieties here.

Here’s how to make Horsegram Sundal with step by step photos…

Monday, 22 January 2018

Horsegram Salad/Kollu Salad/கொள்ளு கலவை/Diabetic Friendly Recipe/Weight Loss Recipe/Diet Friendly Recipe

Hello Friends,

Today I am going to share a very healthy and diet friendly recipe – Kollu/Horsegram salad. It is important and necessary for all diabetic patients to reduce the amount of carbohydrate intake, especially in the night and this protein packed salad is an excellent solution for the same. There’s an old saying கொழுத்தவனுக்கு கொள்ளு, இளைத்தவனுக்கு எள்ளு”which means if your fat eat horse gram and if your thin eat sesame seeds.  Horsegram/kollu is normally used to feed horses, but used in cooking as well. Now coming to the recipes of Kollu/horsegram -  is one type of bean that is used very little in cooking. But in TamilNadu, kollu is used to make Kollu rasam, kollu sambar, kollu thogaiyaol, kollu soup, Kollu Podi etc. Horsegram has numerous health benefits, rich in proteins (20%), high in fibre, low in calories, easy to digest and keeps us full for a long time. It is also prescribed to persons suffering from jaundice or water retention and as part of a weight loss diet. And now coming to the recipe, it is a very easy and quick fix salad can be made in less than 10 minutes. Meanwhile do check out how to make Kollu Idli Podi in the link and enjoy. Also check out other interesting and healthy Salad varieties here.

Here’s how to make Horsegram Salad/Kollu salad…



Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Cholam Dosai/Vellai Cholam Dosai/Jowar Dosai/Sorghum Dosai


Hello friends

Today, I am going to share a very healthy millet recipe – White Cholam Dosai. Do try out this lovely dosai and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out interesting and healthy Millet Recipes here.

Here’s how to make White Cholam Dosai with step by step photos…



Monday, 9 October 2017

Murungai Keerai Thanni Saaru/Drumstick Leaves Cooked with Coconut Milk/Murungai Keerai Thengai Paal Saaru

Murungai Keerai thanni is one of my favorite recipes that my mom makes very often. It is usually very difficult to make kids eat the greens, but when we make this keerai thanni and give, they will just love it.  I love the fresh murungai keerai/drumstick leaves which we get in our backyard [organic],  cook it with kazhani thanni [rice washed water] along with onions, green chilles and the final touch of adding coconut milk is just amazing. We usually make this for lunch and serve with steam cooked white rice.

In my earlier post I have shared about the health benefits of Murungai Keerai, I would love to mention it here as well. Drumstick leaves have wonderful medicinal properties. They have essential amino acids for the healthy functioning of our body. Regular consumption of drumstick leaves is highly recommended for anemic people. They are rich sources of antioxidants, proteins, potassium, vitamin A, C, B3, B2, iron and magnesium. They help in maintaining the blood sugar levels. Keeping all the health benefits in mind do try out the Murungai Keerai Thanni and post your feedback here.

Meanwhile do check out other interesting MurugaiKeerai Recipes like Drumstick LeafPowder/Murungai Keerai Powder, Murungai Keerai Soup, Murungai Keerai MuttaiPoriyal, Murungai Keerai Sambar. Do not forget to check out other interesting Vegetarian gravies here. Also do not forget to checkout Manathakkali Keerai Thanni  recipe here.

Here’s how to make Murungai Keerai Thanni with step by step photos…

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Thayir Oats/Curd Oats – Oats with Yogurt

Thayir oats is nothing but curd rice version in oats. It is one of my favourite comforting food and great to have during summer. In South India, thayir sadam is generally served at the end of the meal. It is also offered as neivedhyam in temples and distributed as prasadam to everyone. When making curd rice, we usually do not add onions, but here I have added onions for extra taste. You can very well skip the onions and make the Thayir Oats as well. Do try out this healthy Thayir oats and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Oats Recipes and other Breakfast recipes here.

Here’s how to make Thayir Oats with step by step photos…

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Masala Paratha/How to Make Masala Paratha/Masala Paratha Recipe

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Today I am going to share a very simple, tasty and tempting Masala Paratha. It is a very flavourful paratha made with different spices like cumin powder, garam masla powder, red chilli powder etc. This Masala Paratha is good all by itself, but it extremely delicious when served with a cup of Yogurt/Curd. Do try out this Masala Paratha and post your comments here. Do check out other interesting and delicious chapathis andparatha varieties here.

Here’s how to make Masala Paratha with step by step photos…

Friday, 18 November 2016

Cucumber Lassi/Salted Cucumber Lassi/Namkeen Kheera Lassi Recipe/Easy Indian Lassi Recipes/How to Make Salted Cucumber Lassi/Summer Special Recipes

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We all must have come across this healthy, light and refreshing Cucumber Lassi in all most all the North Indian restaurant menus. Lassi is an Indian yogurt drink with thick and creamy texture. Lassi can be made either sweet or savoury. Today I am going to share a savoury cucumber lassi, which is perfect body coolant and super refreshing. If you are on diet or on weight loss regimen then you should consume this cucumber lassi to improve your metabolism. Try out his lovely Cucumber Lassi and post your comments here. Meanwhile do check out other lassi’s and beverages here.

Here’s how to make Cucumber Lassi with step by step photos…

Cucumber & Tomato Salad/Weight loss Recipes/Diet Recipes/Easy and Quick Salad Recipes/Vellarikkai Thakkali Salad

We are always on the lookout of healthy and easy to make recipes. Here’s one such lovely, healthy and a wonderful salad that can be made in jiffy. This salad can be served to kids as evening snacks which is so refreshing and colorful. If you are diet conscious, then this salad is a must in your menu. Do try it out friends and post your comments. Meanwhile do check out other interesting Salad and Soup recipes I have posted earlier.

Here’s how to make Cucumber & Tomato Salad with step by step photos…

Thursday, 18 February 2016

White Pumpkin Lassi/Pumpkin Lassi with Yogurt/Vellai Poosanikkai Lassi

Hello Friends,

Today I am going to share with you all a very healthy white pumpkin drink made with buttermilk, green chillies and ginger. I came across this wonderful drink from one of my co-blogger Priya Ranjit. I am happy, I tried out this delightful white pumpkin lassi. Do try it out friends you will just love it. I suggest you to try this white pumpkin lassi during a hot day, because it is a perfect body coolant and keeps you hydrated. Meanwhile do not forget to check out other  Juice,Milkshakes & Lassi Varieties here

Here’s how to make White Pumpkin Lassi with step by step photos…

Monday, 13 July 2015

Kollu Podi/Kollu Idli Milagai Podi/Idli Milagai Podo with HorseGram – Side Dish for Idlis/Dosas/Uthappam

Today I am going to share a very healthy and Idli Milagai Podi made with Kollu/Horse gram. Horse gram/Kollu is most protein rich lentil high in rion, calcium and protein. It is low in fat content and actually helps in management of obesity, because it has the ability to attack fatty tissues. There are several recipes made with Kollu like kollu kootu, kollu rasam, kollu chutney, kollu drink/water, kollu thuvaiyal, kollu sambar, kollu sundal etc which I will be posting in the future posts. For now try out this healthy Kollu/Horse gram Podi and post your comments. Check out other Podi and Chutney Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Horse Gram/Kollu Idli Podi with step by step photos…

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Cucumber & Bell pepper Salad

Hello friends,
With not much of introduction toady I am going to share a very simple, quick and super healthy cucumber & bell pepper salad.

Here’s how to make Cucumber & Bell pepper Salad...

Friday, 18 July 2014

Grilled Eggplant Salad – North African Delight

Hello Friends,

Today I will be sharing with you all a very vibrant, colourful and exotic Grilled Eggplant salad. I came across this recipe in Master chef South Africa and fell immediately in love with it. Anything healthy, quick and easy to make, then I try it right away and believe it or not this salad is surely mind blowing.

Here’s how to make Grilled Eggplant Salad with step by step photos…

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Carrot Kosumalli/Carrot & Moong Dal Salad

Today I am going to share with you all a very simple, healthy and colourful salad/kosumalli. Kosumalli is a salad made with raw vegetables and soaked moong dal. Kosumalli is a very popular and traditional salad prepared on special festival days, weddings and meals in South India.

Here’s how to make Carrot Kosumalli with step by step photos…

Friday, 19 July 2013

Grated Moroccan Carrot Salad

This Grated Carrot Salad is a Moroccan salad, a simple, healthy, sweet and a spicy salad. Carrot is a versatile vegetable loaded with vitamins and minerals. It is an excellent source of Vitamin A, a good source of potassium and contains Vitamin C & B6 along with other minerals. The carrot has a distinctive orange color because it has high level of beta-carotene which is a strong antioxidant. So here is the grated carrot salad for a healthy living…

Here’s how to make Grated Carrot Salad with photos…


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