Traditional Indian Thali: A Wholesome Option

Traditional Indian Thali: A Wholesome Option

The Indian Thali is a carefully-fashioned food experience that focuses on - the 5 senses, your GI tract, the chef’s gastronomic skill, unique recipes and exceptional company! In a single meal, you will enjoy a wide selection of distinctive and delectable dishes. The thali promises to be more than just a cultural journey - it guarantees you a complete wholesome meal.
Are you getting enough protein?

Are you getting enough protein?

What is Protein? The term “Protein” comes from the Greek word “Proteus” meaning of “prime importance.” Protein is believed to be of such vital significance that life may be impossible without it.
Adding Vitamin B To Your Diet

Adding Vitamin B To Your Diet

Vitamins are diverse organic compounds that are essential for optimal functioning of the body, maintenance of health and protection from diseases. They themselves do not provide energy, although some vitamins are important for energy production. 
5 Must-Have Pulses in Your Pantry

5 Must-Have Pulses in Your Pantry

Pulses are the most convenient and affordable source of protein. With pulses, you don’t need much prep time to whip up a healthy and wholesome meal. The Dietary Guidelines for Indians have identified protein-energy malnutrition as a common nutrition-related problem in India and many other developing countries. These guidelines have also identified pulses among the most recommended food types that should be consumed on a daily basis. 
Rajma – why pregnant women should eat kidney beans

Rajma – why pregnant women should eat kidney beans

Having a baby on board can cause immense stress, worry and anxiety, especially when it concerns caring for your body for 9 months. To-be moms are extremely particular about making healthy food choices for themselves as well as for the baby. 
Rajma: Get creative with this protein-rich bean

Rajma: Get creative with this protein-rich bean

Rajma chawal is on everyone’s list of favourite comfort foods. But there’s so much more to this protein-rich pulse than the standard rajma chawal. The red kidney bean or rajma is rich in plant-based protein, dietary fibre and antioxidants. The fibre in rajma moderates blood sugar levels and is good for colon health. It is also a good source of essential minerals and vitamins like molybdenum, calcium, iron and manganese, potassium and folate.
Rajma chaawal: A protein-rich classic

Rajma chaawal: A protein-rich classic

Rajma or red kidney beans are native to Central America and Mexico. It has come a long way from its western origins, to become a staple in Indian cuisine. Rajma chawal or rajma curry with boiled rice is one of the simplest and yet most popular dishes made with this protein rich pulse, and it’s well loved by people across the country.
Kidney Beans Done Innovatively

Kidney Beans Done Innovatively

Kidney beans are a good source of plant-based protein, making them an ideal addition to the vegetarian and vegan diets. They contain proteins that can reduce the digestion of starches (carbs), which may aid weight loss. Rajma also has minerals, vitamins, fibre, antioxidants as well as other unique plant-based compounds. The high content of complex carbohydrates and dietary fibre in kidney beans lowers cholesterol levels in the blood. These beans are also a good choice for people with type-2 diabetes as they help stabilize blood sugar.

Rajma in an International avatar

Rajma in an International avatar

Bonny Shah 07 January 2020 This article is authored by Bonny Shah. Bonny is a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Diabetes Educator. ...