Spicy Ragi / kezvaragu/ Nachni porridge

Ragi porridge we can make in different ways. I always prefer spicy version. This porridge is diabetic friendly and excellent option for weight loss. Today I am going to give you the basic recipe in which you can add your own spices, buttermilk, rasam, sambar, chutney etc. You can have this porridge without adding any…

Healthy soup without oil/ butter

Today I am going to give you a healthy soup recipe without adding butter, ghee or oil. I used yellow pumpkin, onions,garlic,tomato and carrots. We can take this soup for dinner with some salads. It will take 10 minutes to make this. Let us see how to make this. Preparation time approx 5 to 10…

Long beans channa fry.

Long beans is a low calorie vegetable and hence can be consumed by those on weight loss. It has vitamin A and vitamin c. Being a green vegetable, it is rich in antioxidants, thus plays an important role in fighting cancer. It is rich in protein also. Channa daal will not make you fat because…

Oats vegetable upuma

Oats have many health benefits. These include weight loss, lower blood sugar levels, and a reduced risk of heart disease. Oats dishes makes you fuller for longer time. Thus it’s good for weight loss . Today I tried oats upuma loaded with lot of vegetables. You can add greens or any vegetable of your choice….

Airfried Roasted Chick peas.

The high Fibre and protein content in chickpeas promotes weight loss. They keep you fuller for longer time. I always love to have some snack with my evening tea. I tried roasted Chick peas in airfryer. Without any guilt we can have this. I used only 1 tsp olive oil to make this. Let us…

Ridgegourd curry/Peerkingai kadasal.

Ridge gourd or peerkingai in tamil has many health benefits. It promotes weight loss, enhances vision ,relieves constipation, remedies anemia etc. With in few minutes we can make this curry in pressure cooker. It goes well with all kind of tiffin varities, roti,puri, rice etc. Let us see how to make this easy kadasal.kadasal means…

Instant Quinoa oats Idly

Idly is one of the popular breakfast items . I tried quinoa oats Idly for breakfast. Quinoa helps to reduce cholesterol,blood sugar levels, lowering risk of diabetes and heart diseases. We can make this idly instantly no need of soaking and fermenting. I have not added oil to make this idly. . We can eat…

Ragi/ Finger millet Aappam

Ragi or finger millet is one of the most nutritious and healthy cereals. Ragi is a whole grain that is gluten-free. It is packed with Calcium,good carbs,amino acids and vitamin D. It is good for diabetes and weight loss. We can make variety of dishes with ragi or finger millet or naachni in Hindi .I…

Peanuts and shallots chutney

We love to have variety of chutneys for Idly, dosa, aappam, kozhukkattai, upuma,pongal etc. Peanuts and shallots are healthy option for any variety of dosa and Idly. I have used raw peanuts here. We can use without skin also. With in 10 minutes we can make this spicy yummy,healthy chutney. Let us see how to…

Foxtail millet kozhukkattai.

Foxtail millet or thinai in tamil is gluten-free. It has many health benefits. It’s good for weight loss,lowers cholesterol and good for heart. I am using millet all most daily . Today I tried foxtail millet kozhukkattai which is a steamed dish. Same method you can use any millet of your choice. Let us see…

Broccoli koottu

Broccoli is rich in vitamin C, K and calcium. I have made koottu with broccoli adding moong daal. We can have this rice, roti, dosa etc. It will take 15 to 20 minutes only to make this no onion garlic curry. Let us see how to make this easy dish. Preparation time approx. 20 minutes….

Jowar flour/ Idiyappam or string hopper.

Jowar flour is Cholam in tamil . It’s a gluten free millet which is high in protein and fiber. Jowar is one ofthe healthy millet for weight loss. It makes you full for longer time. Today I made idiyappam which is a steamed food. You can make any side dish like sothi, black channa curry…