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Methi leaf (fenugreek leaf) Dosa

Any green leafy vegetable is a good source of iron and vitamin C, calcium and potassium…Methi leaves are no exception…A good way to have leafy vegetable is by adding to your daily breakfast like dosa or chapati…When mixed with dough the taste becomes more palatable..This dosa is not the traditional Udupi dosa…just had some methi leaves and made my own version of the dish…

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Kozhukkatta in coconut milk

This dish I made during Vinayak Chathurthi The same dish I made during Ganesh Chathurthi..But there I used milk and sugar instead of coconut milk and jaggery…here I used palm sugar to make it more healthier..A guilt-free dessert that can be enjoyed without your conscience pricking…

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Chikku(sapota) Pudding

An evergreen tropical fruit bearing tree…Its benefits are umpteen…Less expensive and can be had without much pinch in your pocket…A delicious sweet fruit…It is known as sapota or sapodilla in English..Usually we have it just scooping out the flesh and having it..even that is delicious…Then this time thought of making pudding…and it was very tasty..It did not set very well…lack of enough gelatin…next time will make it all right…

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Sun-dried Bitter gourd fry

As the name suggests the bittterest vegetable possible…Most people have an aversion to this vegetable mainly bcz of its bitter taste…Its nutritional value is enormous…Mainly it is the main source of plant insulin and reduces the ill effects of diabetes if you consume raw as juice…But when you dry it in the sun, then fry, the bitterness practically nullifies and becomes very tasty…In fact you start loving this vegetable…A good combination with rice.

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Sunday Breakfast (curd vada and idly)

Sundays, people take it lightly and go with the least effort breakfast…bread and egg, oats or cornflakes…we make it a little elaborate…try to make pooris, chappathis, or pathiri which are tasty and little time consuming and caloriewise on the higher side…After all, at least one day be indulgent…Balance days do a little bit dieting to make up for the achieved calories. Curd is heavenly, and very good in reducing heat related ailments…it cools your digestive system and is number one in reducing the damage made by heat…Include curd everyday in your diet. This recipe I have posted before…Since it is…

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