Cook the eggplant over a direct flame or under a grill till dark on the outside and cooked inside. Alternatively, put the eggplant in the oven till it begins to shrink. Cut open and scoop out the flesh leaving behind the skin. Chop fine or blend in a blender. Mix in the garlic, salt, lemon juice, onion, tomato, pepper, parsley and sesame seeds. Variation You can also add other vegetables like capsicum, scallions. To know more, please visithttps://sharan-india.org/healthy-recipes/
We all know how beneficial is to have sweet potato, sweet potatoes it is loaded with vitamins and minerals as it is a seasonal vegetable it becomes all the healthier and beneficial and reaps the benefits this season. With high fibre content, it helps in digestion and relieves constipation. Even for women specifically who are fasting this should be part of your diet as it helps in relieving GUT issues.
Peel off the cabbage leaves one by one, keeping them whole. Boil water in a large pot. Turn off the heat and dip the leaves in the water and leave them for a few minutes. Wash and grate the carrots and beets. Mix all these ingredients and add salt and ginger chilli paste to taste. Flatten the cabbage leaves and cut off any hard stems. Spread the carrot beetroot mixture over the cabbage leaves and roll tightly. Cut into 2-inch pieces and serve. To know more, please visithttps://sharan-india.org/healthy-recipes/
Soak the beans overnight and let them cook till they are well done, or cook in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles depending on the cooker. When the beans are cool mix with the other ingredients and let them stand a while before serving to let the herbs blend their flavours in. To know more, please visithttps://sharan-india.org/healthy-recipes/ Image courtesy for title pic: www.thehungrybites.com
Press the garbanzo beans between your fingers or a fork to flatten them, avoid smashing them. Add the other ingredients. Mix well. Garnish with parsley and serve. To know more, please visithttps://sharan-india.org/healthy-recipes/
Eating seasonal veggies is a great way to get the best of taste and nutrition that nature meant for us! But we often find ourselves struggling to find ways of incorporating certain vegetables, like turnip. Try making this simple turnip salad and enjoy!
Eating with the season is a simple way to incorporate both, variety and nutrition into your diet. Also, seasonal vegetables are inexpensive and easily available. Reach out for cabbage, when in season and combine with simple ingredients to make a yummy raw salad.
Patra/patrode/ Aluvadi is a very common dish in western India made by smearing a spice paste of rice and lentils on taro leaves or arbi ke patte and steamed. It is then tossed in tempering with oil. Consuming greens in raw form is always a challenge. Now we can have an excellent raw patra, equally delectable made of raw spinach leaves. It's unbelievably tasty and succulent.
Simply and quick-to-do salad! Great way to incorporate raw carrots and radish in your intake. Make the most of these modest veggies when in season. Seasonal vegetables are not only easy on the pocket but also taste the best and provide ample nutrition.
Potatoes are often associated with and avoided for their high carbohydrate value. But, then potatoes are rich in fiber, potassium and Vitamins. Make this simple and tasty salad at home and relish it at any time during the day.
Salads are healthy but are often considered as boring and lacking variety. Experiment with different colours and textures of veggies to get a new variant of your salad! This simple, yet nutritious red cabbage salad along with other ingredients makes up for a meal that is high in fiber, good fats, minerals and vitamins. Enjoy this wholesome salad!
Sweet potato or shakarkandi in Hindi, is a popular food in India especially in winters. Check out how the humble sweet potato transforms into a lip smacking chaat, when combined with the classic khatti meethi imli chutney! Nature for sure created ample flavours and tastes to satisfy our taste buds in a healthy way!
Increasing your daily consumption of raw greens is great way to use nature's wisdom to ensure health for yourself and your loved ones. Sounds like an uphill task, especially if you have kids around - isn't it! Salad dressings are certainly a great way to add some creaminess, texture and flavour to your greens and makes the salad kid-friendly as well. This quick to-do, homemade avocado dressing adds the goodness of avocados minus the preservatives, chemicals and colours added in the commercially available options.
While most us are familiar with eating raw carrots, but doesn't it sometimes get boring to have just the carrot sticks for salad! Well! Here's how to make eating carrots interesting and more fun! All you need is some grated carrot and grated coconut along with basic tempering ingredients. Its that easy and take just about 15 minutes to do! So this weekend, get your favourite salad bowl out and put together some grated carrots topped with this quick tempering to get a delicious salad! You may want to skip your meal!
While it is very common to find peanuts as a snack in roasted or cooked form, having soaked peanuts in raw form helps to get the most out of its nutrition. Try out this scrumptious raw peanut chat and serve it up at your next party. Tasty, filling and healthy.