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Mint and Indian gooseberry (Amla) dip/spread

Amla Mint dip1


This is spread/dip/chutney prepared using amla,mint and coriander leaves. Here the taste of Amla dominates much and you can adjust the quantity as per taste. This can be served as a dip for idly, dosa/crepes and can be used as a spread for sandwich/burgers as it is a healthy alternative to creamy dip/spreads. It can even be used in chaats.

Health Benefits:

Amla is rich in Vitamin C, enhances immunity; reduces inflammation and good for the skin too

Yields: 1cup
Preparation time: 10 minutes

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Fruit and nuts yogurt salad/raita/dip

Fruit and nut salad


The simplicity of fresh fruit, dry nuts with plain yogurt makes so refreshing on a hot summer day. More than the salad this can be a great accompaniment and this makes a great snack that you can dig in whenever you crave for some healthy dessert.

Serving nuts with yogurt and fruits adds fat to your diet to help you feel satisfied. Nuts contain healthy unsaturated fat as well as omega-3 fatty acids, which fight cardiovascular disease. Eating nuts also helps with weight management and combats type 2 diabetes. Walnuts are a particularly rich source of omega-3 fatty acids while almonds provide fiber

Yields: 3-4servings
Preparation time: 10-15minutes

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