Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day and should be nutritious and help fuel the body. Breakfast is the first meal of the day, breaking the overnight fasting period. It help replenish your supply of glucose to boost your energy levels and alertness. It also provides essential nutrients required for good health. Indian cuisine has a plethora of breakfast dishes that can be cooked quickly.
Dudhi, also known as lauki or bottle gourd, features in many dishes across many Indian cuisines. It is used to make both sweet and savoury dishes. But as an everyday sabzi or curry, it rarely incites excitement amongst family members which is unfortunate as dudhi/lauki is an extremely nutritious vegetable. Along with dudhi, this recipe also uses chana dal which is full of protein and many other nutrients, which lets people enjoy chana dal benefits.
It’s mango season and that means mango-based sweets, desserts and beverages. But have you ever tried a mango chicken curry? Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana has put together this lip smacking Chicken Mangowala recipe that’s tangy, sweet and spicy all at the same time. Give it a go!
Ambe dal is the perfect recipe for the hot summer months. Made with chana dal, grated raw mango and a tempering of spices, this refreshing Maharashtrian dish is sure to be a hit in any home. If you want to try your hand at this dish, why not start with this yummy version by Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana?
We all know radish has a robust nutritional profile, but we overlook the nutritional value of radish (mooli) leaves. Most recipes incorporate the radish bulbs and the leaves are left to be discarded. This smart, tasty muli ki sabzi recipe by Raksha ki Rasoi will ensure you never waste those nutrient-rich greens again.
Arbi or taro root is a starchy vegetable, rich in fibre and essential nutrients. What’s more, its potato-like texture and mild sweet flavour make it a versatile and delicious addition to any menu. If you’re looking for a great way to incorporate this vegetable into your diet, try this arbi masala sabzi recipe by Raksha ki Rasoi.
Arbi is a good source of protein, containing about 11% in dry weight. It is rich in vitamins B6, E and C, and minerals like manganese, potassium and copper. Arbi contains a number of polyphenols, including quercetin which helps fight free radical damage and possesses anticancer properties. It also contains a good amount of fibre and resistant starch which promotes the growth of healthy gut bacteria and boosts digestive system health through the production of short-chain fatty acids. The combination of resistant starch and fibre makes taro root a good carbohydrate option, especially for people with diabetes as it slows the digestion and helps reduce blood sugar spikes post meals. It is also believed to reduce cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease. It may help in building immunity owing to its good vitamin C content.
While the timeless version of kabuli chana (chickpeas) as chhole bhature shines in the limelight, there are many more versions of this high protein ingredient that are equally tasty and satiating. This recipe consists of simple ingredient and uses no onion or garlic either. Minimal ingredients ensure that the inherent taste of each ingredient stays intact while enhancing the overall taste of dish. Niramish Chana Masala is an authentic Bengali culinary creation of blogger Someshukla on her channel ‘Simple and Sizzling Recipes.’ It can be served with hot luchi (puri) or rice.
Pakoras are one of the most favourite snacks in India. Each household has its own favourite recipe and possibly a twist on this classic food item! These crispy fritters can be made using many different key ingredients, some popular favourites include onions, potatoes, paneer, tomato, chilli pepper, spinach etc., the list can go on and on. Along with these vegetarian options, chicken, egg, and fish pakoras are also popular options.
Paneer Tikka is one appetizer that features on almost every menu of Punjabi and Mughlai restaurants. Traditionally cooked in a tandoor, paneer tikka is cubes of cottage cheese marinated in hung curd mixed with tons of spices. The process of making paneer tikka is quite simple but lack of an oven or tandoor is often the main reason why many home cooks don’t attempt to make it. An easy solution to this is to use a tawa or a grilling pan on a stove top to cook paneer tikka at home.