Foxtail(Millet)Upma…

A couple of months back while discussing about food and food ingredients the topic had suddenly turned to millets.But the one millet that caught my attention was the foxtail millet.Yes, it was the name that was intriguing. So just like anyone does the first thing I did was called Google devta, I wanted to see…

Hariyali Variyali

Variyali Sharbat is a popular beverage from Gujarat.It is made from fresh fennel seeds.This beverage is a great summer coolant apart from that it also aids in digestion. There are multiple ways in which it is made some add it cloves to it, some have it plain, so have it with a dash of khuskhus…

Raw Mango Pickle (Instant & Low Fat)

  Raw mango or kairi is a rich source of Vitamin C and fiber.It has many other vital minerals and vitamins.Its tangy to taste, widely used in many cuisines and has many health benefits.But most reciepes have either high amount of sugar/jaggery or oil especially pickles. Pickle making is a old tradition in India.For most…

Coriander mint chicken

Irratic schedules, long working hours, late dinners.How does one manage to still keep the dinner light and healthy… Here’s one of my all time favourite recipe:- Coriander-Mint chicken… Procedure- Wash and pat dry chicken breast pieces.Cut it as per preference. Use a fork and create insertion in the meat. Apply salt leave it for 5 […]

Green Tangy Tomatoes…

On my recceñt trip to the local market, I found these green beauties-The Green tomatoes.The moment I saw them I knew I had to try them out so bought a kg of these to experiment. To give a nutritional background of these, Green tomatoes are rich source of -vitamin C, beta carotene, fiber, vitamin k,…

The red drink…Therapy for the eyes and gut!!

A recent post on carrots on one of the food groups and the mention of this beverage brought back pleasant memories. During my graduation years, in one of our nutrition practicals while studying beverages I came across an intresting beverage which was not only therapy for the eyes I.e. rich in vitamin A and antioxidants…

Therapy for the eyes-Carrot Koshimbir/Salad

Carrots-The red beauties are a rich source of beta carotene,antioxidants and fiber.They are also a good source of Vitamin A, C, iron, folate, potassium etc. Here in Mumbai,we get carrots almost all round the year.But these carrots don’t really look or taste as great as the local seasonal red carrots which are available during winters….

Hara Bhara Kabab

Hara Bhara Kabab: A simple delicious dish that can be used as a snack, a starter or even as a part of the main course.It’s easy to make, high protein, high fibre, low fat dish and also rich in vital nutrients. So if you one of those fussy kids or adult at home who don’t…

Hummus…

When it comes to dips and sauces one of my all-time favorite dip is Hummus. Hummus is a well known dip from the Middle Eastern cuisine made from chickpeas. So is it really healthy? Well, that depends on a couple of factors.One, is it store bought? If it comes in a container (processed food) it…