Fruit Salad


 

In such health conscious world today, fruits are most real, authentic and trustworthy resource. Fruits are not important just because of their naturality or because of their color but for their unique nutrition profile that helps human body free from diseases and keep it healthy. Today i am going to share an easy peasy healthy fruit salad recipe. Fruit salad is one of those things you can literally just throw together and it will taste good. Fruits options are endless and just as delicious, so you can add or remove fruits as your taste in this recipe…so lets get prepare..

Ingredients

2 cups bite sized fruit pieces or thin sliced
1/3 tea spoon black salt
1/3 tea spoon chat masala
1 table spoon lime juice
Some fresh mint leaves

Instructions

1. Add all fruits, spices, lime juice and mint leaves together in a large bowl.

2. Gently toss with a spatula then let sit in the refrigerator for at least 10 minutes or serve immediately if using bananas and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Now enjoy this healthy summer treat with your family..😊

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Greek Yogurt Parfait


Greek Yogurt Parfait


So here comes the perfect recipe for this summer – Greek yogurt contains a high quantity of probiotic bacteria, which is essential for the wellbeing of your natural flora.

It is completely a healthy combo pack for our body, it is high in protein, calcium, magnesium and as well vitamin D, which helps for stay healthy during the hot summer period. It’s always complicated to find somethings that is so tasty and still healthy… So my todays recipe is a combo pack of health and taste too.


This is one of the perfect and healthy dessert during summers. I have used granola honey oats and fresh mixed berries for this dessert, you can use any flavour of granola and fruits according to your taste.

These all things keeps you energetic and feel full for whole day. So lets enjoy the summer with this healthy Parfait.


Ingredients

1 cup plain Greek yogurt
150 grams mixed berries
1 table spoon pure honey
1/2 cup honey granola
Half banana (sliced)

Instructions

1. Firstly wash the berries and take two glasses for Parfait.

2. Layer yogurt, granola, berries, honey and banana in a glass.

3. Alternate layers of granola and fruits with yogurt until glasses are filled to the top.

Serve delicious Greek Yogurt Parfait immediately to keep granola crunchy and tasteful.

Healthy Veg Sizzler


#Kids special

There are so many options to prepare vegetable sizzler and with lot of positive inspiration, today i am going to share a very healthy recipe of Sizzler. Considering the development of kids, base of my recipe is kids only however best suitable for any age group. In this recipe, i am using lot of vegetables, wheat bulgur and home made tomato sauce including spices also.

Ingredients
1/2 cup bulgur wheat (daliya)
50 gram brocoli(chopped)
70 gram cottage cheese
1/4 cup colored capsicum (chopped)
20 gram beans(chopped)
50 gram corn (frozen)
1/2 cup tomato puree
1/2 tea spoon oregano
1/2 tea spoon black pepper powder
2 table spoon butter
50 gram fresh coriander leaves (chopped)
2 green chillies (chopped)
1/4 tea spoon cumin seeds
1/2 tea spoon white vinegar
1/4 tea spoon red pepper powder
Salt as to taste

Instructions

1. Heat a pan on medium flame, add bulgur wheat into it and roast it dry until it turns light pink in color.

2. Now take a deep pan and boil 1 and half cup of water in it.

3. Now add bulgur wheat into boiling water, then cover and cook it until you felt it is cooked.

4. Now add 1 tea spoon butter in a non stick pan and add colored capsicum into it and saute about 4 to 5 minutes. Likewise prepare all vegetables and paneer slices.

5. Now heat a pan add 1 tablespoon butter in it. Then add cumin seeds and chopped onion in it and saute until it becomes light pink in colour.

6. Then add ginger paste and saute it about 2 to 3 minutes. Meanwhile heat the sizzler plate.

7. Now add some mix vegetables in it, add salt and black pepper powder in it and mix well. Then add boiled bulgur wheat into it. Mix all well and turn off the flame.

8. Now heat a pan add 1 tea spoon butter in it, then add fresh tomato puree, salt, black pepper, oregano and chilli flakes into it. Mix well all together. Cook it about 3 to 4 minutes.

9. On the low flame, line the iron plate with cabbage leaves.

10. Keep prepared vegetables and bulgur wheat on it, and then place the hot sizzler plate on the wooden base. Sprinkle prepared tomato sauce over it.

11. Put the prepared bulgur wheat in it. Then prepared vegetables, sprinkle prepared tomato sauce over it and serve immediately.

Flavoured Almond Milk


When it comes to being healthy, there are few selected things comes in mind and Milk is one of them.

It is the best source of calcium for all age groups. Sometimes kids or included adults are not like to drink plain milk, that time flavoured milk is a best choice to go ahead with. There are so many options of flavoured milk like chocolate, strawberry, vanilla and all, almond flavoured milk is also one of them. But it is more than flavoured milk because its made by almond and almonds are among the world’s best sources of vitamin E, it contain lots of healthy fats, fiber, protein and magnesium as well. So this flavored milk is a perfect combo of health pack.

The best time to have this drink is a breakfast time or it is the best option during fasting because it keeps your body energetic full day.

Ingredients

25 almonds
1/8 tea spoon saffron
2 green cardamom (crushed)
500ml milk
Sugar as to taste

Instructions

1. To prepare this healthy milk, first we need to wash and soak the almonds overnight or atleast 7 hours.

2. Now drain the excess water and peel the skin of almonds (meanwhile boil the milk in a thick bottomed pan).

3. Now add peeled almonds into the blending jar and with the help of little water make a smooth paste of it.

4. Add this paste into the boiling milk and let it simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.

5. Now add sugar, saffron and crushed cardamom in it and mix well. And let it simmer another one minute.

6. Now turn off the flame.


Super healthy Almond Milk is ready now.You can serve this milk hot or cold as your choice.

Gooseberry and chilli pickle


Gooseberry and chilli pickle (Amla mirch Achar)

Today i am going to share a very healthy and tasty pickle recipe. This is Gooseberry chilli mix pickle – Gooseberry is also known as Amla in hindi. Amla is a natural source of many minerals and vitamins. These berries are famous in all over the world for their benefits and they are now exported to many countries.

There are multiple ways of adding it to our diet, like murabba, pickle, amla powder, dried amla and many more items. And in this recipe i am sharing a tangy pickle made from Amla and to make it more spicy, i am using chilli in it.

Ingredients
300 gram gooseberries
100 gram green chillies
1.5 table spoon coriander powder
1.5 table spoon fennel (coarsely grounded)
1.5 tea spoon mustard seeds (coarsely grounded)
1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder
1/4 tea spoon asafoetida
2 table spoon mustard oil
Salt to taste

Instructions

1. To prepare pickle, first wash the gooseberries and chillies separately.

2. Now boil half cup of water in a thick bottomed pan.

3. Add washed gooseberries in it, cover the pan with lid and simmer them for about 4 to 5 minutes.

4. Now turn off the flame and keep it aside for cooling.

5. Meanwhile cut the green chillies as your desire shape.

6. Now open the pan and drain the excess water from it.(don’t throw this water as it is very healthy, you can use it in curry, daal or as you want).

7. Now take a plate and keep gooseberries in it. Gently press the boiled gooseberry to separate the wedges and remove seeds as well.

8. Heat oil in a pan on medium flame, add all spices and saute them for a minute.

9. Now add amla pieces, prepared green chillies, asafoetida and salt in it. Mix all well together.

10. Cover and simmer for about 2 minutes. Then turn off the flame.
Amla chilli pickle is ready. You can serve this healthy pickle with poori, paratha, roti rice or as your choice.

Note… Don’t over cook the gooseberries.You can use this pickle up to one week.

 

Bottle Gourd Treat


Best for kids and diabetic patients.

Bottle Gourd Treat is a wonderful nutritious breakfast Recipe and in fact recipe got a lot to add in life. Lauki or bottle gourd is a very common Indian vegetable and healthy too.

As we know that most of the people not like to eat lauki and especially kids, that why i make this recipe and this is the solution of your lauki phobia. In this recipe i served lauki appam with lauki rayta, and trust me this is too yummy in taste, and you must try to evaluate. This recipe is also good for diabetic patient and perfect idea for kids tiffin.

Ingredients

350 gram bottle gourd
1 cup oats
1 table spoon semolina
2 table spoon yogurt (fatfree)
1 small onion (finely chopped)
50 gram fresh coriander (chopped)
2 green chillies (finely chopped)
Salt to taste
Red pepper powder as to taste
1/4 tea spoon roasted cumin powder
1/2 tea spoon chat masala
Pinch of asafoetida
1/3 tea spoon baking powder
1 table spoon lemon juice
1 table spoon canola oil
Water as needed

1. To prepare this dish firstly, peel and grate lauki, and then steam it for about 10 to 12 minutes.

2. Now grind the oats and convert into powder.

3. Take a big bowl add oats powder in it, and then add semolina, yogurt, onion, green chillies, coriander, chat masala, salt, red pepper, asafotida, steamed bottle gourd in it and mix this mixture well.

4. Now add water and remember the consistency of this batter should be similar to idly batter. Cover and set aside for 15 to 20 minutes.

5. After 20 minutes, add baking powder and lemon juice in it and mix well. Then heat a non-stick appam pan and apply little bit oil on it.

6. Pour spoonful of the batter in 3/4 of the appam cavity.

7. Allow to cook this batter for 2 to 3 minutes on medium flame.

8. These appams are very soft so flipping must be accurate and proper. Turn each appam with the help of a wooden skewer.

9. Cook them until they turns golden from both sides.

Now bottle gourd appams are ready, serve them with bottle gourd rayta and enjoy this healthy treat with your family.

Spinach And Sprouts Dhokla


Spinach and Sprouts both are nutritious and the healthiest food for our body.

Always healthy diet plans are incomplete without them because they contains fewer calories compared to other sancks or meal and keep us energetic full of day.

And my todays recipe related to both of them, it is very healthy snacks recipe. You can have this dish as a morning breakfast or as a evening snack, this is perfect for both. So lets get started to make this yummiest and healthiest dish today.

Ingredients

200 gram fresh palak leaves
300 gram sprouted whole green gram /moong daal
2 green chillies (chopped)
2 table spoon chickpea flour
2 tea spoon oil
1 tea spoon sesame seeds
5 to 6 curry leaves
1/2 tea spoon baking soda
1/3 tea spoon asafoetida
Salt to taste

Instructions

1. To prepare dhokla firslty we need to grind the spinach, sprouts, green chillies and water together until it becomes smooth.

2. Now take a big bowl and add this mixture into it. (Meanwhile prepare steamer for steaming the dhokla)

3. Now add chickpea flour, salt, asafoetida and mix well. Make it a smooth better add water if needed.

4. Now grease the tin and if steamer is ready that moment add baking soda in the better and mix well.

5. Now tranfer this mixture into greased tin and set this tin into steamer.

6. Cook this better into steamer for about 12 to 15 minutes.

7. When dhokla is ready heat oil in tadka pan, add sesame seeds and curry leaves in it and saute for a second.

8. Pour this tempering over the dhokla and now cut it into your desire shape.

Now the healthy spinach and sprouts dhokla is ready to be served.

Enjoy this yummiest dhokla with your favorite chatni…Enjoy!😊