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Vegan Sandwich Recipe - Beetroot Sandwich

  Beetroot sandwich recipe is a filling sandwich, ideal as meal for breakfast, lunch, dinner in your weightloss journey.  This vegan sandwich has subtle Indian spices and a total winner if you love the goodness of beets. I make my own sandwich bread and has stopped buying bakery bread since many years and this sandwich was enjoyed by my son. It is filling and super healthy. You need to try this no fuss super easy veg sandwich. I used my roti tawa to toast the sandwich and I also prefer to keep a heavy skillet on top as this will help in even toasting and sealing the filling. If you have not tried this method, pls do try. Ingredients: (green chutney) 2 sprigs of curry leaves 1 salted or fresh amla 1 greeen chilli 2-3 tbsp pottukadala or roasted gram dal 1/4 inch ginger 2-3 cloves of garlic handful of shallots juice of half a lemon 1/4 tsp turmeric and black pepper powder 1/3 tsp roasted jeera powder 1/2 tsp amchur powder pink himalayan salt as needed handful of coriander leaves (along w

Millet Granola Recipe

  Millet granola recipe, how to make millet granola with jowar flakes (jowar poha). Jowar also known as sorghum is a highly nutritious millet and it is completely gluten free. Its rich in fibre and low in glycemic index and helps to keep you feel satiated for a longer time. Thus its ideal as healthy snack for the whole family. To make the granola, I am using sprouted jowar poha, sprouting millets helps in better nutrient absorption and in better digestion. As a sweetener, I am using kakvi also known as liquid jaggery. Instead of kakvi, you can use maple syrup, dates syrup, palm jaggery syrup...any liquid sweetener of your choice will be ideal. The liquid jaggery will help to coat the jowar flakes thus giving the granola a subtle sweetness. You may note that I used very little liquid jaggery and very little wood pressed coconut oil.  For those who are looking for stovetop granola, I have already shared how to make granola without an oven, pls check the video below. Granola can be enjoye

Moong Dal Toast Recipe - How To Make Moong Dal Toast

  Moong dal toast recipe, how to make moong dal toast, moong bread toast is rich in protein and fiber and will help to keep you feel fuller for a longer time. Thus its an ideal meal/snack in your weight loss journey. It's also ideal as a quick snack for kids. When including dal in your diet, always remember to soak it for a longer time at least 2-3 hours of soaking is always ideal to help release the phytic acid content in the dal. Which in turn will help to prevent digestive issues like gas, bloating... phytates also prevents nutrient absorption. If you have noticed having digestive issues when consuming dals, you may need to soak it for a longer time, like maybe overnight soaking. If you are making for kids you can spread the moong dal batter on both sides of the bread to make it more protein and fibre rich. Using a cast iron tawa will help in better iron absorption. So try to use cast iron when making the toast. With regards to vegetables, you can use any seasonal veggies of you

Ragi Puttu Recipe - Kerala Style

  Ragi puttu recipe is an excellent healthy millet based breakfast for diabetic diet, this diabetic friendly ragi puttu and is a highly nutritious meal in your weight loss diet, can be enjoyed as a healthy and fibre rich meal. Ragi puttu recipe is a healthy millet based breakfast without wheat flour or rice flour. I am sharing how to make ragi puttu in an easy way. Puttu is a traditional cuisine of South India, especially Kerala and traditionally rice flour is used to make puttu. Puttu is healthy as it is a steamed food. Including millets in your meals takes your meals to the next level. This ragi puttu can be easily made at home and I am sharing my Amma's tips to make it super soft. It can be enjoyed as a diabetic friendly meal or as a healthy meal in your weight loss journey. This steamed delicacy is a popular breakfast dish. I am using sprouted ragi flour in this recipe and I am giving time tested tips so that your ragi puttu becomes soft and smooth just like mine did. It's

Mango Mojito - How To Make Mango Mojito Without Sugar

  mango mojito is a popular summer drink and in this recipe I made mango mojito without refined sugar or soda. This healthy version of mango mojito is easy to make at home and a refreshing summer cooler. Ingredients: 1 tsp basil seeds 1/2 tsp jaggery 1 mango 1/2 lemon mint leaves ice cubes water as needed