Dietary fiber from fruits, as part of an overall healthy diet, helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower risk of heart disease. Fiber is important for proper bowel function. It helps reduce constipation and diverticulosis. Fiber-containing foods such as fruits help provide a feeling of fullness with fewer calories. Whole or cut-up fruits are sources of dietary fiber; fruit juices contain little or no fiber.
Veg Pitor Katli Tikka is a traditional rajasthani dish, made with veggies & besan. Serving it along with coriander or tomato dip makes it more scrumptious.
Bathua is very rich in various nutrients like proteins, vitamins like vitamin C and minerals like iron, potassium, phosphorus and calcium. Bathua is very helpful for your bone and teeth because it is rich in vitamin C. The vitamin properties also act like immune stimulator and also antioxidant.
Prepared by roasting split moong dal in oodles of ghee, it is cooked with milk/mawa, sugar, cardamom and lots of dry fruits. The rich golden hue of the moong dal and the shiny glaze of ghee topped with nuts, cardamom and saffron are a sight to behold.
Caramel Orange Custard is a deliciously flavored, the orange pairing brilliantly with the caramel.
Tandoori Onion Roti, spiced with cumin seeds, ginger, green chillies, smoky butterly flavored & made with whole wheat flour is a perfect treat for weekend brunch.
Soya chunks contain over 530 milligrams of calcium per 3.5-ounce serving. The daily recommendation for this mineral is 1,000 milligrams for men 19 to 70 and women 19 to 50. Women aged 51 and older, and men aged 71 and older should get 1,200 milligrams a day.
This Homemade Aata Biscuit is a healthy option for kids instead of the ones made with preservatives and refined flour. You can serve this as a snack or send this to school in a snack box.
The list of vitamins and minerals in tomatoes is a long one. They provide our bodies with vitamins A, K, B1,B3, B5, B6, B7 and a huge dose of vitamin C. In addition, important minerals, such as folate, iron, potassium, magnesium, chromium, choline, zinc and phosphorous, are found in tomatoes.
Cauliflower is rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, which lower oxidative stress and the presence of free radicals in our body. The important range of antioxidants found in cauliflower - including the vitamins listed above but also beta-carotene, beta-cryptoxanthin, caffeic acid, cinnamic acid, ferulic acid, quercetin, rutin and kaempferol - help reduce oxidative stress in the body.
Cabbage, promotes digestive health. It is rich in probiotics. It promotes digestive health in ways similar to yogurt and other dairy products. The lutein in cabbage contributes to vision health. Lutein (along with another antioxidant called zeaxanthin) protects the retina and the lens against the ultraviolet light.
Bananas are a highly nutritious, energy packed fruit, so including bananas in your children’s diet will help you to provide them many beneficial nutrients. Bananas are the healthiest of all fruits. The high level of antioxidants present in bananas protects your child against all kinds of chronic diseases.
This very simple and easy onion lacha pakoda is a very popular recipe which can be prepared in just 10 minutes. In Mumbai, it is known as "Kanda Bhaji". These make a good tea time companion, especially during the monsoon/winter season with a hot cup of tea.
Banana can be helpful in overcoming depression due to high levels of tryptophan, which the body converts to serotonin, the mood-elevating brain neurotransmitter. Plus, vitamin B6, magnesium helps to relax muscles.
Cauliflower contains large amounts of vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, calcium, and iron, but it also boasts an enviable dose of antioxidants and phytonutrients such as vitamin C, beta-carotene, sulforaphane, and quercetin.
Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutrient deficiencies in developed countries and a leading cause of anemia. Pairing foods that are high in vitamin C with foods that are iron-rich maximizes the body's ability to absorb iron. Mostly find it difficult to include lemon in food.
A 100 gm serving of broccoli has approximately 34 calories, making it an excellent choice to add to meal when trying to induce weight loss. Broccoli can help promote satiety due to its fiber content thus keeping you fuller for longer periods.
A product made from milk, it is used in several forms such as chunks, bhurji, fried, sauteed, barbequed, grilled, etc. Basically, paneer is an all-rounder when it comes to ways it can be eaten and tastes good almost in all these forms.
Derivatives of vitamin B thiamine, riboavin and such that are present in lobia have a very positive effect on heart health as it stimulates adequate blood ow and keeps the arteries and blood vessels in good shape to keep the heart performing properly. Just one cup of cooked black-eyed peas gives you 18 percent of your daily potassium intake as well.
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.
In our hindu religious ceremonies, No auspicious day can be complete without the frying of the bread in a kadai full of hot ghee or oil. Festival is all about celebration, togetherness be it with the family or society, immersing in our culture and yummy indulgent food! Kids enjoy festivals the most.
Pearl Millet is very powerful in controlling diabetes. Because of its high fibre content, it tends to digest slowly and release glucose at a slower rate as compared to other foods. This helps in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels for a long period of time.
Cinnamon has been proven to fight fungal, bacterial, and viral elements in foods: It’s no surprise that in the Middle Ages, when food spoilage was far more frequent due to lack of refrigeration, many recipes, both sweet and savory, were flavored with the spice.Cinnamon can be used as part of a treatment for anything from lung problems to the common cold.