Aamla dhania chutney/ Gooseberry Cilantro dip

In my previous recipe post, I have already shared the medical benefits of gooseberry or the aamla. In this post, I take an opportunity to add some light on the benefits of coriander or cilantro ( as known in European countries). Cold chills and smogs can be experienced in many parts of the globe. It…

Aamla Kuchcha / Gooseberry grated pickles

Winter is commencing!! Cold and cough has entered most of our houses. You could easily hear the loud sneezing or coughing sounds of your neighbors during early morning hours. This is the best time to introduce the highly beneficial Gooseberries or aamla in your daily diet. These are the richest source of vitamin C, vitamin…

Apple Orange juice

BOGO (Buy one get one) is the term that we all die to hear whenever it comes to pizzas, clothing or our favourite stuffs. Why not try this for a good cause then? Here is a simple recipe to give you a double benefit both in terms of taste and health. A simple orange juice…

Paalak Daal/ Spinach and yellow split gram soup

Popeye chose this green leaf over other foods as this super food gave him super energy, strength and power. Spinach is a super food loaded with tons of nutrients in a low calorie package. They help in improving blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering…

Moong daal aur dalia ki khichdi/Moong beans and broken wheat khichdi

This is a healthy preparation made especially for pregnant ladies and infants.As both the moong daal/beans and dalia/broken wheat are individually very healthy,I  prepared a khichdi and thought of sharing the recipe. Benefits of dalia: Dalia improves digestion Dalia is high in protein but low in calories Dalia or cracked wheat helps reduce weight Dalia…

Tandoori Ajwain Prawns/Tandoori Carom Shrimps

As its summer,the best time to have barbecues at home.And what can be the best other than the delicious tandoori ajwain prawns.To add a  goodness of health and taste,I have added ajwain or carom seeds in my barbecue book today. Though we all are aware,still sharing few of the multi-benefits of ajwain or carom seeds…

Dahi ke kebab- Yoghurt kebab

Dahi ke kebab is a unique combination of soft and creamy delicacy.It melts in your mouth leaving behind the various flavours. A delicious healthy and protein rich snack item served with green chutneys.This is an all-time favourite snack amongst vegetarians. Preparation Time:5 minutes Cooking Time:20 minutes Serving:8 kebabs Ingredients: 4 cups Greek yoghurt 1 tsp…

Sattu satrangi – Roasted gram flour savoury juice

Sattu is toasted gram flour used extensively in many parts of India.It is a nutritious indigenous drink and has cooling effect on the body as well. It is widely used in many sweet and savoury dishes. Sattu is also known as “Desi Horlicks” in the state of Bihar. Being from Bihar,I have been drinking this…

Fruity Lollies

When the heat is scorching and you don’t feel like eating anything,fruit lollies find their ways. A worry-free lolly packed with goodness.Almost everyone, be it a kid or an adult gets to enjoy this flavoured,healthy and tasty lollies.Made with no added sugars,no added preservatives and no added colourant,its a full proof healthy dose to beat…

Mango Mania

Slurrpppp!!!!!!!!!!!!Its mango season again.As the temperature is increasing,there’s a thirst for healthy and tasty smoothies to keep us coooooooool. What else can be in the menu other than the yummy mango.I wait for the mango season like crazy.Mangoes are the best when I count for fruits.We can have them in any forms- tangy dips,mango jellies,mango…

Butternut Squash and carrot soup

Butternut squash soup is a thick soup,rich in flavours.This makes a complete dinner for me. It is used as a vegetable that can be roasted, toasted,puréed,mashed and used in casseroles, breads, and muffins.The fruit is prepared by removing the skin, stalk, and seeds. One of the most common ways to prepare butternut squash is roasting. To…

Coriander and Mint Chutney

Coriander and pudina(mint) chutney are the best when it comes to kebabs or tandoori snacks,samosas,Indian chaats,veg sandwiches,stuffed parathas etc.A very delicious and tangy in taste,this dip acts as an add-on with almost all the starters,veg or non-veg.Some people enjoy their idlis and vadas with these dips.Personally,I love them with my khichdi. For me,they are a…