Shakarkandi Rabdi is a perfect sweet to enjoy on any festival/winter day. It’s a gluten free or no grain kheer so can be eaten in vrat also.
Buckwheat is a powerhouse of nutrients. Being gluten free, it can be an excellent substitute for wheat, rye, barley and oats. It has a high content of fiber and protein, and significant amounts of iron and magnesium.
Cucumbers are rich in Vitamin K, which helps transport calcium to bones. Just one unpeeled cucumber contains about 22% of your daily recommended intake, so feel free to add cucumber in yours recipes. Cucumber & Curd combination is so great as it helps you feel fuller until your next meal.
Potato Barfi is the best dessert to have during the vrat/upvas and also for those people who wants to have some meetha in morning during fast.
Potato is a good source of vitamin C which helps strengthens the immune system, acts as an antioxidant.
Potato Cashew Curry is an effortless and delicious comfort & royal food with a loads of nutrition.
Peanut Potatoes is a quick, easy to make and tasty recipe. Adding roasted peanuts to the boiled potatoes is a great way to add a bit of crunch. Peanuts are an especially good source of healthful fats, protein, and fiber. They also contain plenty of potassium, phosphorous, magnesium, and B vitamins.
Peanuts are rich in Biotin. It is a beneficial nutrient for your physiological well-being. Biotin is involved in dozens of enzymatic reactions in the body, including processes that regulate the expression of your genes.
Papayas are considered as a "hot food", meaning that they produce heat in the body. This excessive production of heat in the body is thought to stimulate the estrogen hormone, inducing periods in the females. Hence, papayas can be beneficial in handling difficult menses.
Arbi has good nutrients like Calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, folate and fiber but make sure to eat it in moderate amount only.
Lotus seeds (Makhana) are low in cholesterol, saturated fat and sodium. They are an extremely good source of manganese, potassium, magnesium, thiamin, protein and phosphorus. 100 grams of lotus seed will give you 350 calories, which means about 65 grams of carbs, 18 grams protein, and 1.9 to 2.5 grams of fat.
Tapioca (Sabudana) is a good source of protein, which helps with muscle building, healing and strengthening. So vegetarians, turn to sabudana for your daily protein intake.
The health benefit of sabudana is its ability to strengthen bones and maintain flexibility at the same time. Calcium, iron and vitamin K in tapioca make it that food which keeps you charged up and free of fatigue even after rigorous activities.
Tapioca is a good source of protein which helps with muscle building, healing and strengthening. So vegetarians, turn to sabudana for your daily protein intake.
Sago has large amounts of protein that can help muscle growth and allow strengthening. Besides, it has proteins that can boost the healing process and other cellular functioning.
100gm of dry tapioca (Sabudana) pearls contain about 20 mg of calcium. While that is not a lot, it certainly helps you meet your daily calcium requirement quickly. Calcium is not just needed for the development of bones and teeth but it also helps in maintaining heart rhythms and muscle contractions along with aiding in brain signalling and blood clotting.
Sabudana have calcium, magnesium and iron. All these minerals help in the creation of bone tissues which strengthens bone mineral density, prevents arthritis and osteoporosis. The presence of folate and vitamin B6 in sabudana aid in the proper development of the foetus and prevent the occurrence of neural tube defects in infants.
Sabudana Pancake made with soaked sago & grated potato gives you an instant energy and are most suitable for breakfast at the time of fasting. It contains a good amount of dietary fibre that will keep you full for a whole day during fasting.
Sabudana Namkeen is a convenient form of snack to enjoy tea/coffee specially when you are an working person. Loaded with peanuts, kadi pata and coconuts, its full of nutrition. You can make it in one day before the fasting day and enjoy it with morning tea.
Sabudana Bhel, A Tasty Healthy Fasting Snack is a perfect snack to enjoy at the tea time. You can fry sago a day earlier & store in an airtight container. Just mix fried sago, vrat salt, pepper, chopped tomato/potato/pomegranate seeds & lemon juice to enjoy this yummy bhel.
This flour is used to prepare foods for religious festivals, including Navratri. It is an allowed food during fasting days because it is not made of grain.
Samak Dosa is generally eat in Navaratri Fast. In Navratri diet Samak Chaval is a good replacement for rice eaters. It is not a cereal but a fruit. It is the seed of a grass (EchinochloaColonum) which frequently grows amongst the rice paddy.
Spinach Hummus made with real and healthy ingredients is an incredible spread. Enjoy it with baked chips or use it as a spread on sandwiches/rolls.
Paneer Bhurji is a great dish to start your day. Enjoy it a as a spread on toasted bread slice or with parathas or make a roll with this stuffing.
Semolina is low in calories and has no cholesterol. Include semolina in your weight loss diet plan, get the benefits of fiber that aid in weight loss. Semolina is high in protein and fiber, both of which slow digestion and increase feelings of fullness between meals.
Butterly, creamy, richness along with the various nuts, spices and fats, a sweetish white gravy Mughlai Paneer is a unique flavored royal dish.
Capsicums contain many nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants that help protect our cells and boost our immunity. Roasted Capsicum Chutney can be eaten with pkora, paratha and sandwiches.
Korma, also called as Kurma is an aromatic gravy or sauce based dish that is popular in India as well as in Central Asia. Korma is a specialty from the Mughlai cuisine. It tastes equally good with malabar paratha and rice.
This is a simple recipe with brinjal and spices but will taste so good that you l love it with any food.
Bananas are packed with fiber, prebiotics, and probiotics, all of which help with digestion. Unripe bananas are one of the best foods for friendly and good bacteria. These bacteria live in the intestines, and when you consume green bananas, you will be able to achieve a healthier digestive tract and stomach.
Moong Methi Sabzi is a powerful source of vegetarian protein. It is rich in Vitamin A, B, C and E and also in many minerals including iron, calcium, and potassium. Both moong daal and methi leaves are low in fat and high in fibre. A 1-cup serving of cooked moong dal has less than 1 gram of total fat, over 14 grams of protein and 15.4 grams of dietary fibre. A 1-cup serving contains 212 calories.
Now you don't need to worry about gaining weight with all those chips that you consume while sitting in front of the TV! These homemade baked apple chips are healthy snacks to replace your favorite bag of potato chips.
A simple delicious winter recipe that is full of nutrients to do wonder to yours body. This dish is so rich in fiber hence helps you in loosing weight loss by keeping you full for longer time.
Himachal Panchkuti Khichdi is rich in protein, fiber and low in fat. This meal is packed with fiber and other key nutrients, such as iron, magnesium, folate, and potassium
Quinoa Bean Salad is one of the most iron rich food we can eat. Iron keeps red blood cells healthy and is the basis of hemoglobin formation. Iron carries oxygen from one cell to another and supplies oxygen to our muscles. If you are one suffering from low energy level, body aches or hair fall issue then you must start eating this salad in your breakfast.
This curry can be made in about 30 minutes with pretty basic ingredients. Like most of the coconut based curries, this curry also goes well with some steamed rice.
Calcium is a significant factor when it comes to bone development in the growing children. The high calcium and iron content is useful for the bone growth and overall development of the children. Apart from calcium, Ragi is a great natural source of iron too; therefore, if child suffers from low levels of hemoglobin or anemia, it is advisable to include ragi in his or her diet. Replace the nutrition supplement medicine with a healthy ragi food.
Try this Spinach Oats Dhokla Recipe. It is a yummy way to sneak more spinach into normal idli made of sooji. Just one cup of cooked spinach contains more than 6 milligrams of iron. That may not seem like a lot, but the National Institute of Health suggests at least 19 milligrams per day for adult men and at least 17 milligrams for adult women.
This meal is considered a superfood because of the loads of nutrients and low-calorie that it posses. Vitamin A content found in these two ingredients is said to strengthen the entry points in the human body such as respiratory, intestinal tracts and mucus membranes.
Spinach Khichri includes a wide range of vitamins and minerals, as well as dietary fiber, protein, and fatty acids which are essential for the overall body including a healthy digestive tract.
Spinach idli is a way to avoid the boredom of eating normal plain idli. Spinach idli is highly rich in protein, light and a healthy dish. It is really a good option for breakfast.
Rajma Palak is filled with a good dosage of nutritious as they contain lots of proteins, vitamins, carbohydrates, and minerals.
Enjoy this Guava Chutney as a spread on sandwiches/roll or with pakodas. It tastes equally so good. It goes pretty well with any kind of Indian meals.
This dish made with green peas and coconut is high on fibre and protein making it an ideal vegetable to enjoy in this winter season. The huge amount of fibre content in green peas is beneficial in lowering total cholesterol and have a positive effect on overall health.
Cabbage Carrot Peanut Salad is packed with lots of nutrition and offer benefits toward improving health and well-being. Eat them as a snack or with a meal whenever you like with little worry about calories added.
Mushrooms are rich in Vitamin B that is vital for turning food (carbohydrates) into fuel (glucose), which the body burns to produce energy. They also help the body metabolize fats and protein. Mushrooms contain loads of vitamin B2 (riboflavin) and vitamin B3 (niacin).
Chettinad Potato Recipe is a simple and tasty south Indian potato fry recipe. These delicious potatoes fry makes for a delicious and an easy potato side dish with mustard seeds & curry leaves flavor.
Enjoy these Aloo stuffed karela with parathas in the morning. Even kids will start eating karela because of the potato stuffing.
A most popular simple recipe made in the region of Uttar Pradesh. The wealth of nutrients in Kala Chana and nenua is beneficial in boosting the immune system, promote muscle mass, regulates diabetes and enhance hair, skin health.
Quinoa Rice is rich in all essential nutrients like potassium, magnesium, zinc and iron. Being rich in insoluble fiber, it helps increase the feeling of fullness, keeping you fuller for longer and aiding in weight loss.
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