Category Archives: Side dish

3 Bean Sambar/Stew – 650th Post

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Hearty, healthy, stew/sambhar  may just be the perfect dish. And given the amount of nutrients a single bowl contains — including a hefty dose of fiber and protein. We especially love the earthy flavors  give the dish and the hit of metabolism-spice that comes from the garlic crushed red pepper. This soup/stew/sambhar is bound to become a regular part of your dinner rotation.

Health Benefits:

Beans are a super healthy, super versatile and super affordable food. Beans are high in antioxidants, fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper and zinc. Eating beans regularly may decrease the risk of diabetes, heart disease, colorectal cancer and helps with weight management. Beans are hearty, helping you feel full so you will tend to eat less.

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes (excluding the cooking time of soya)

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Roasted eggplant/aubergine slices

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This is such an easy one to try, not much preparation, really tasty.  The aubergine slices can also be cooked in oven/grill.

Roasted eggplant is a great starter,side dish it’s both delicious and beautiful. And there is no need to tell you what an excellent and healthy appetizer, these roasted Eggplant are! You can even serve them as side dish. You have to try them next time you are having a barbecue or friends over

Preparation time-15 minutes
Cooking time-15 minutes (per batch)

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