Sehjan or drumstick or munga is a vegetable with Indian origin and incredible amount of nutritional and health benefits.
One of the best ways of incorporating soybean or soy in our daily diet is in the form of soybean milk or soy milk. Lower in calories and richer in nutrients, soybean milk or soy milk is a great substitute for cow milk or dairy milk.
Soyabean Halwa is a delicious dessert and a smart way to use soy food to fulfill the daily protein requirement of the body. This protein rich dessert dish is made primarily from soyabean seeds, milk and ghee which are readily available in most household.
Beetroot is widely known for its medicinal benefits of boosting the immune system and producing new blood cells. Besides, the amount of vitamiins and minerals are abundant. This dish of beetroot rice incorporated all the goodness of this amazing vegetables. Its easy recipe makes it a great lunch box dish.
Indian Gooseberry or the Amla is widely known for its abundant medicinal benefits and its property to provide immunity against diseases. Amla jam goes well with bread, rusks, roti, poori, parathas etc and can be incorporated easily in a regular meals.
Since ancient times, people have been using Flax seeds in roasted and grinded powder form in chutney, laddu, parathas, salads, raita, or oats meal.
Flax seeds also known as Linseeds or Alasi or Teesi. This tiny seed is packed with micronutrients, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and healthy cholesterol that help fight several ailments such as, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, hot flashes.
Drumsticks are also known as shehjan or munga in hindi. They are a storehouse of vitamins, minerals, dietary fibres, proteins and carbs. Its leaves and flowers are also used to prepare soups and curries because of their high iron content.
Oats are known to be rich in dietary fibres, vitamins and minerals, and oats idli is delicious form of including this wholesome grain in our regular diet.
Ghugni is a famous street food in Assam, Bengal, Bihar and Odisha. Making ghugni with sprouted black chickpeas (ankurit kala chana) is yet another recipe of serving the healthy sprouts as a delicious and mouth-watering dish.
Sprouted chana and moong sprouts have ample amount of protein and calcium. But many people do not like to eat the sprouts alone. This recipe of chana and moong sprouts chaat is a delicious way to serve the healthy sprouts.
Pitha is a spicy dish made from rice flour and spice bengal gram, eaten generally for breakfast or snack with tea. This dish has its origin in Bangladesh and is a favorite cuisine in the North-eastern region of India.
Idli Sambhar is a tempting and healthy South Indian dish. Rich in protein and carbohydrates this dish is a famous breakfast and dinner option.
Sweet-n-spicy in taste, the Mishti Doi or Sweet Curd sandwich is loved by people of all ages. Make these sandwiches for kids lunch-box or for breakfast, people will enjoy it till the last bite.
Paalak Ka Saag or Spinach Curry is a fresh, highly nutritious and highly delicious curry dish, that goes well with plain roti, paratha, naan or kulcha. It is rich in iron and fibre and extremely healthy.
Just one serving of the Falafel Sandwich is enough to kick-start your day and will keep you full for a long time. It is a delicious way to get more chickpeas on the menu. A bundle of nutrients and energy, packed between 2 slices of fresh bread makes up for a great tasty breakfast.
A tasty Bihari dish that scales high on health meter as well as in taste is Parwal Ka Chokha. Loaded with nutrition, the recipe is completely zero oil and has a spicy & tangy taste.
Pitha or Phara or Fara or peetha is a spicy dish generally prepared using made from rice flour and spiced Bengal gram, and eaten for breakfast or snack with tea. Lakshmi Recipes presents a new and tasty variation of the traditional phara or pitha by stuffing the rice flour balls with even more nutritious and colorful green peas.
Packed full of green goodness, French beans offer up a multitude of nutritional benefits. Also, they are low in calories and contain no saturated fat. French Beans are a fantastic source of vital nutrients. They make up a healthy dish for lunch and dinner.
Eating raw sprouts may seem boring, but how about preparing tasty and crispy moong sprouts chilla. Moong Sprout Chilla is a protein rich dish, that can be made easily for breakfast or snacks.
Quinoa Kheer or Quinoa Pudding is one appetizing, delicious and extremely healthy dish that will pamper your sweet tooth and leave you guilt-free. It is really easy to make and has a heavenly taste.
Fenugreek Leaves or Methi is eaten in various forms throughout the nation. One such healthy form is Methi Ka Saag, which is a tasty, yet healthy for everyone, specially people with diabetes.
Bihari Baingan Bharta or Bihari Chokha is a dish that is traditionally served with Sattu Ki Litti. Both these dishes go hand in hand complementing the taste of each other. This procedure of making Baingan Bharta helps in preserving the nutrients of the ingredients and the smoky flavor of roasted brinjals adds to its taste.
Methi Ke Parathe are among the healthy and easy to make dishes during winters. Prepared using ghee, these parathas are a combination of protein, healthy fast and essential carbs.
Sehjan or shehjan or drumstick or munga has incredible amount of nutritional and health benefits. Including drumsticks in your diet is a natural route to healthy life. They can be eaten as a Shehjan Ki Sabji curry dish or in combination with highly proteinacious mixed dal.
Singhade Ke Atte Ke Mini-Parathe are a tasty snack item prepared specially during fasts and vrats in India. Singhada have been widely used in Unani and Ayurvedic medicines since ages. It is an ideal food for old age, kids and during fasting.
The Buckwheat Flour or Kuttu Ka Atta is famous in India for preparing special meals during vrats and fastings and vrat ki thali. Kuttu Ke Atte Ke Mini-Parathe taste just yum with curd and can also be served with aloo-tamatar curry.
An extremely healthy Quinoa Pulao dish for all the fitness lovers, made using quinoa, fresh vegetables and very little oil. Quinoa is completely gluten free and hence good for liver ailments, muscle spasms, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure osteoporosis and migraines.
Rawa Dosa is a tasty and healthier variation of the famous Dosa from the South-Idnia. You do not need to ferment the batter overnight. It can be made instantly by allowing the batter to rest only for 20-30 minutes. It tastes good with Hari Chutney or Peanuts Chutnay or Nariyal ki chutney and Sambhar.
Dal Ki Dulhan or Dal Pithi or Dal Dhokli is a wholesome mean that is extremely healthy and filling. This dish does not require any side dish to accompany it. This dish serves as a beautiful combination of required carbs, fibre and protein.