Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Oil Free Chicken Fry Recipe - Zero Oil Chicken Roast

Oil free chicken fry roast recipe. This zero oil chicken fry is cooked in coconut milk without any extra added oil. A 100% oil free chicken recipe for the health conscious. The whole process is detailed in my video including making homemade garam masala, grinding fresh masala gives a nice flavour to the chicken roast. This is one oil free chicken recipe that you can enjoy without any guilt. I know I am not consistent in posting recipes here on my blog and imagine its been 8 long years since I started this small place of mine and its always a joy to share recipes with you. I am a little more active on my Youtube channel, so feel free to check my channel "Skinny Recipes" on Youtube.

This chicken is cooked in coconut milk and roasted with freshly ground spices and can be paired with rice, roti, appam or even with puttu.

How to make oil free chicken roast

Chicken with bones (bone-in chicken): 900 gms for the garam masala: 1/2 tsp saunf 1/4 tsp jeera 1 inch cinnamon stick 1/2 tsp black peppercorns 1/2 of a star anise 1/3 of a mace 6 cardamon 1/2 tsp cloves 1/2 of a star anise a small piece of nutmeg ------ 1 sprig of curry leaves 1 1/2 inch ginger 1 garlic pod 4 green chilies (use 2 if you want less spice) 15 shallots ----- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp Kashmiri chilli powder 1 whole lemon 1 - 1 1/2 tsp salt or as needed ------ keep marinated for 15-20 mins--- 300 ml coconut milk from 1/2 coconut 2 sprigs of curry leaves


Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Almond Milk Hot Chocolate Recipe

Hot chocolate recipe, learn how to make dairy free vegan hot chocolate. This almond milk hot chocolate is easy to make if you have some soaked almonds. Soaking the almonds is highly necessary to help assimilate the nutrients. The best part is you are actually making fresh almond milk to make this hot chocolate. So, if you have allergy to dairy milk then this delicious almond milk hot chocolate is the perfect guilt free treat, plus it is sugar free!


Monday, January 22, 2018

Kerala Fish Fry - Meen Varuthathu Recipe

kerala fish fry

kerala fish fry, meen varuthathu is an everyday fish fry which is spicy and can be served with rice or as a snack. The fish is marinated in garcinia cambogia/malabar tamarind water along with the other ingredients and that make the fish super tasty.

ayakkoora/seer fish/king fish - 350 gms
kudampuli/garcinia cambogia: 2 pieces
water: 1/3 cup
Kashmiri chilli powder: 2 tbsp
salt: 1/2 tsp or as needed
turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp
coconut oil: 2 tbsp
curry leaves to garnish


Sunday, January 21, 2018

Weight Loss Salad Recipe - Sweet Potato Salad

weight loss salad

sweet potato-curd/yogurt-microgreens salad for weight loss, this oil free weight loss salad recipe is a filling low carb meal for lunch, helps to lose weight and also helps in weight management. The microgreens I used are red amaranth also known as garnet amaranth. They are high in Vitamin C, carotenoids, vitamin K, Vitamin E. Microgreens provide more nutrition than mature leaves and hence eating them raw will give the best benefits. Salads are the best way to incorporate microgreens. Sweet potatoes are high in dietary fibre and hence helps to keep you feel fuller for a longer time. They are low in sodium, and also a good source of iron, calcium, B vitamins and Vitamin C. Incorporating this amazing root vegetable in your diet will help in weight loss as it is super nutrient dense and loaded with fibre. Curd also known as dahi in Hindi is rich in Vitamin D, calcium, pottassium, Zinc - helps to strengthen bone density. Homemade curd is the best way to provide your body with gut friendly bacteria. Curd helps to reduce bloating, helps in quick weight loss, and metabolise the food you eat. INGREDIENTS: 1 Cup thick homemade curd : 2 green chilies, finely chopped 1/2 tsp pink himalayan salt or as needed 1 cup cubed sweet potatoes A handful of black grapes or any seasonal fruits of your choice 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, grated 1 tomato, chopped 1/4 tsp roasted jeera powder/cumin powder 1/4 tsp chaat masala (optional) 1/4 tsp black pepper powder 2 tsp roasted sesame seeds


Thursday, December 21, 2017

Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter In 1 Minute

chocolate peanut butter recipe

Chocolate peanut butter in 1 minute, how to make chocolate peanut butter in Indian mixie/mixer grinder. This healthy refined sugar free chocolate peanut butter is so much better than store bought one or even nutella. It has no unhealthy fats, added preservatives or even refined oil. This is an excellent guilt free healthy snack option for kids and adults alike. Peanuts are high in protein and can also be used in smoothies, oats porridges and as a spread on your breakfast toast. Hope you will try this amazing chocolate peanut butter recipe which takes just under 1 minute to make in your mixie.

Wishing you all an amazing Christmas with family and friends.


Thursday, November 30, 2017

Jackfruit Roti Recipe - How To Make Jackfruit Roti - Diabetic Roti

Jackfruit roti recipe, learn how to make jackfruit roti; a perfect whole some diabetic diet meal. Jackfruit roti is made with raw jackfruit powder and whole wheat flour. The high fibre in raw mature jackfruit will help with constipation, bloating and the low glycemic index in the jackfruit flour make it a perfect meal replacement for diabetes. The high fibre in raw jackfruit gives a feeling of fullness and satiety and thus you wont feel hungry after a meal with jackfruit. Jackfruit flour is very low in calorie when compared to rice and wheat and the low GI helps in managing blood sugar levels. Traditionally in Kerala, raw jackfruit was had as a meal with some protein based curry like a fish curry or a meat curry. Chakka kuzhachathu or chakka puzhukku is a perfect filling diabetic friendly meal.

jackfruit roti

I have made a detailed video on how to make jackfruit roti, pls do check the video to understand more.


Thursday, October 26, 2017

Jackfruit Flour For Diabetes & Weight Loss

jackfruit flour recipe

Jackfruit flour for diabetes and weight loss. Cure diabetes with raw jackfruit flour. Jackfruit flour is made from mature raw jackfruit; either sun-dried or dehydrated and ground to a find powder. Jackfruit flour is gluten free and has a lower GI rate than rice and wheat. The low GI, low calorie, and high fibre in raw mature jackfruit helps a diabetic patient feel fuller and thus avoid snacking which eventually will help in weight loss.


Sunday, October 22, 2017

Wheatgrass Juice Recipe - How To Make Wheatgrass Juice At Home

wheat grass juice

Wheatgrass juice recipe, learn how to make wheatgrass juice at home and some of its health benefits. Wheat grass juice is made with the shoots of the young wheatgrass plant and the immense health benefits of wheatgrass has made it a superfood. Having wheatgrass juice regularly will not only boost your immunity but also helps to fight free radicals, detoxify your body, helps to flushes out bad toxins, and improve overall health. The high amount of chlorophyll in wheatgrass, helps to alkalise your body preventing many diseases.

Another important aspect of wheatgrass is it helps in thyroid health, weight loss and weight management and also helps in belly fat loss. I have made a detailed video on how to make wheatgrass juice, pls check the video for more.

How to grow wheatgrass at home with and without soil


Thursday, September 21, 2017

Wheatgrass - How To Grow Wheatgrass At Home

grow wheatgrass

Wheatgrass, how to grow wheat grass at home easily without soil and with soil. Yes, I am sharing two methods to grow wheatgrass at home, with soil and without soil. Wheatgrass is a superfood which you should slowly include in your diet. Wheatgrass is the young grass of the wheat plant which can be juiced and consumed. Wheatgrass juice has high chlorophyll content and high in nutrients. Wheatgrass is the easiest and fastest variety of grass to grow. Wheatgrass contains many vital nutrients that may serve as a regenerative and protective factors in human health. It also helps to boost your energy especially for those undergoing treatments for cancer. It can prevent and help to manage many lifestyle diseases.

I am sharing 2 methods to grow wheat grass at home. The soil method and soil less method, so that you can choose which method works for you. I used an old container and filled with some soil, mixed cow dung and water and added the soaked grains. For the soil less method, I used an old sack. Pls do watch my video to understand more.

Wheat grass can be grown from soaked wheat grains and it is gluten free.


Thursday, September 14, 2017

Homemade Peanut Butter In 1 Minute - How To Make Peanut Butter In A Mixie/Mixer Grinder

peanut butter recipe

how to make homemade peanut butter in 1 minute in an Indian mixie/mixer grinder. Learn how to make oil and sugar free natural peanut butter at home. The healthy fats in peanut butter are heart healthy and making peanut butter at home is so healthy minus the unhealthy fats, preservatives and added sugar which comes along with store-bought peanut butter. Peanut butter is an excellent protein rich spread for kids lunch boxes or as a healthy snack for bachelors and college students. Sharing my version of all natural oil and sugar free peanut butter in just 1 minute in your mixie.

Peanut butter video recipe:

Peanut Butter Protein Balls/Bites:

Healthy snacks for bachelors:


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