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Murmura Poha Recipe

  Murmura poha aka puffed rice poha recipe, learn how to make puffed rice poha. An instant 15 mins breakfast recipe for busy people especially for hostel students and working women. This murmura recipe is easy to make and ideal to include in weight loss diet, thyroid and pcos diet as I am using unrefined murmura hence it has more fibre. Plus using murmura made from traditional varieties of rice is always ideal for better nutrient absorption. I like to use traditional varieties of rice and related products in my recipes which is very less processed as I always feel I am more satiated after the meal. Its the fibre content which helps to keep me fuller for a longer time. I also like to throw in some nuts and seeds to make it more protein rich. Ingredients: 2 cups murmura (made from mappila samba rice) 1 to 1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil (wood pressed) 3 tbsp raw peanuts 2 tbsp roasted chana dal 1/2 tsp jeera 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 inch ginger 4 garlic cloves 1 onion, chopped 1 green chilli, ch

Tofu Bhurji Recipe

  Tofu Bhurji also known as scrambled tofu is a vegan version of egg bhurji with subtle Indian flavours which you can easily make at home. Tofu is a good source of plant protein and when scrambled it serves as quick side dish for roti or as a filling for sandwich. Ingredients: 2 tsp wood pressed oil 1/2 tsp jeera 1 onion, chopped 1/2 inch ginger 1 green chilli 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder 1/2 tsp jeera powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tomato A splash of water 1 tsp pink himalayan salt 150 gms tofu 1 capsicum coriander leaves

Date Bark Recipe

Date bark recipe, date bark is an easy to make healthy snack to include in your weight loss diet. It's easy to make and does not require any cooking or baking. You just make a layer of dates and top it with the rest of the ingredients and freeze for 30 mins. You could call it as a lazy man's healthy snack. Its that easy.  The taste is similar to that of snicker bar but of course healthy and only 5 ingredients. The best thing about homemade goodies is that you know what's going into the ingredients, which for me is something valuable.  I always try to source high quality ingredients in my recipes because I like to enjoy what I make without any guilt. The recipes I share also is enjoyed by my family and I created Skinny Recipes because I wanted to skin out all the unhealthy fats, processed ingredients etc. So, I take an extra effort to source high quality ingredients....its a very personal choice of mine.  If you are looking for easier ways to make peanut butter I have alread

Palak Rice Recipe

  Palak rice aka spinach rice is a quick and easy, healthy meal for lunch or for dinner. I used cold and refrigerated rice as its a good source of resistant starch. Resistant starch not only helps in good gut health but also helps in weight loss, diabetics and much more. Do try to watch my previous videos on the health benefits of resistant starch. I used thooyamalli rice in this recipe which is a traditional rice variety which has the most b vitamins however, you can use any variety of rice which you have at hand in this recipe. To enhance the nutrients of the spinach I am also using lemon juice, try not to skip it. Ingredients: 1 cup roughly chopped spinach 1/8 cup water 1 tbsp ground nut oil (wood pressed) 1/2 tsp saunf 1/2 tsp jeera whole spices - mace, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves 8 garlic cloves 1/2 inch ginger, chopped 1 onion 4 green chilies, slit 1 tsp pink himalayan salt curry leaves 2 cups cooked rice (i used thooyamalli rice) juice of half a lemon -- Serve hot with dal or any

Jowar Poha Recipe

  Jowar poha made with channa and jowar flakes is a quick and easy 15 min dinner recipe, its high in protein and fibre. To make it more fibre rich I used fresh palak leaves puree which gives an added green colour. The channa gives added protein and fibre, ideal vegetarian meal for those looking for gluten free meal options. Millet poha is excellent to use as a filling meal and will help to keep you feel fuller for a longer time. Jowar is also known as sorghum and it is a highly nutritious millet and is completely gluten free. Those looking for quick fix dinner, can easily make this meal in just under 15 mins.  Ingredients: 1.5 cups of jowar flakes 2 handful palak leaves (spinach) 1/4 cup water 2 tsp groundnut oil (wood pressed) 1/2 tsp jeera (cumin seeds) Whole spices: black peppercorns, mace, cinnamon, cardamoms, cloves 1 onion, chopped 1/2 inch ginger, chopped 3-4 garlic cloves, chopped 2 green chilies, chopped 1 tsp pink himalayan salt 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 cup boiled chana (chi

Palak Chole Recipe

  palak chole recipe is a quick and easy, healthy side dish for roti or for rice. Spinach and chickpeas combination will make a nutrient dense, protein and fibre rich side dish. Its vegetarian and vegan. Its super easy to make if you have some boiled chana (chickpeas at hand). Ingredients: 1 green chilli 1/4 cup water 1 tsp pink himalayan salt juice of half a lemon 1 cup palak leaves 1 tbsp groundnut oil (wood pressed) 1 tsp jeera 7-8 garlic cloves 1 inch ginger 1 onion, chopped 1 cup boiled chana (chickpeas) 1/2 tsp pink himalayan salt 1/2 tsp jeera powder 1/2 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp amchur powder lemon juice

Easy Banana Bread Recipe

  banana bread recipe, how to make easy banana bread. Banana bread is easy to make and to make it more healthy, I used emmer wheat also known as khapli wheat, its an ancient variety of wheat which has a weak gluten molecule, its less processed has more fibre. Banana bread recipe with emmer wheat is a must for those opting out of whole wheat flour. Since I used very ripe bananas it did help to reduce the amount of khandasari sugar. Recipes using whole wheat flour can be a little denser than the ones made using maida or refined flour, but since I used khapli wheat and because emmer wheat has very less gluten when compared to modern wheat the bread does not rise much, but it is soft and spongy and you can enjoy the bread especially if you have allergy to whole wheat. Pls watch my previous videos on khapli wheat to understand more about this amazing traditional wheat variety So, if you have some over ripe bananas sitting on the kitchen counter, then grab your blender and whip up this easy