Rava bonda/Savoury semolina dumplings – Baked


Rava Bonda final

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These are quick to make Appetizers. Here have used Semolina and Gramflour with chopped Onion and Coriander. These dumplings are hearty and healthy. Leftover Dosa/Idli batter can also be used but please ensure the mixture should be easy to scoop. Soimilar to the soft cookie dough consistency. If your batter becomes watery  you can use muffin trays.

Yields-12-15 bondas
Preparation time-10 minutes
Baking time-20-25 minutes

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Sunshine muffins – Whole wheat filled with Blueberry and pineapple (Sugar free, Dairy free and Egg free)


Sunshine muffins final

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Sunshine muffins are a healthy muffins for a breakfast treat. This portable sweet treat contains whole wheat flour, sunflower spread, dates molasses with fresh pineapple and blueberries. These are dairy free, eggfree & sugar free cupcakes. I just layerd fresh fruit but if desired it can be combined with sugar and then layerd for caramelisation

Sweet treats for breakfast don’t have to be dry and tasteless. Thought there is no sugar added the natural blends of sweet blueberries and pineapple and dates mollasees adds the tastey. Blue berries are loaded with Good for you antioxidants.. They make a perfect snack even for midday or anytime of the day.

Yields-8 muffins
Preparation time-15 minutes
Baking time-25 minutes

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Cucumber Jalepanos lime salsa


 

Cucumber Salsa final

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A refreshing salsa of cool cucumber, bell peppers, onion along with lemon flavour and jalapeno. Some may feel jalopeno to be hot and few like to light your mouth on fire. So if you find yourself with a dud, just add some red pepper flakes to the desired level of hotness.

This dip can be served with any flavoured rice dish (mexican) or topped on baked potatoes or with tortilla chips.

Yields-2-3 servings
Preparation time-15 minutes

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Kale Tomato brown rice bath


Kale Tomato brown rice final

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This hearty one-skillet dinner is loaded with kale, tomatoes and quick-cooking brown rice

Here the brown rice sauted in tomato puree, kale and aromatic spices. I am always on the lookout for new recipes that incorporate the vitamin-packed green, and stumbled upon this recipe for kale fried rice.

Health Benefits:

Kale improves blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering the risk of developing asthma and more.

Serves-4
Preparation time-15 minutes
Cooking time-20 minutes (excluding the cooking time of rice)

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Baked Bottle gourd Kofta/Dumplings in Walnut Tomato gravy


Dudhi Kofta final

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Bottle gourd/Lauki/Dudhi kofta curry is the tastiest dish. Here the koftas are made with grated bottle gourd, carrot, gram flour and baked until golden and then simmered in the walnut-tomato gravy. Using walnuts helps to thicken the gravy and gives a creamy texture without adding any cream or milk. However any nuts can be used alternatively and feel free to use cream/milk if desired.

This side dish can be served with Paratha/Naan/Roti (Recipe links click here).

Health Benefits:

Dudhi is considered to have medicinal value in the treatment of urinary tract infections, constipation, insomnia, fatigue and weight loss. It has been heavily used over the years in the Indian Ayurvedic medicinal system, and continues to hold an important place in Ayurveda.

Walnuts are high in protein, vitamins, omega 3 fatty acids, trace minerals, lecithin and oils. Moreover, walnuts have insignificant amounts of sodium and are cholesterol free

Yields-3-4servings
Preparation time-15 minutes
Cooking time-15 minutes
Baking time-20-25 minutes

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