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Mixed Vegetable Oats Upma

Ingredients One cup of oats (200 gms) One onion (finely chopped) One tomato (finely chopped) 1/4 cup of mixed vegetables (peas, carrot, beans, capsicum and cabbage) 1/2 tsp mustard 1/2 tsp urad dal 1/2 tsp channa dal 1 or 2 red chillies Few curry leaves 1/2 tsp asafoetida 2 tsp cooking oil Salt as required […]

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Mushroom Basil Soup

  Are you  a vegeterian and think mushrooms are non-vegeterian? or Are you a non-vegeterian and eat mushrooms only because they taste like chicken or mutton? Either ways, here are some more reasons why you must go for mushrooms or go all the more for mushrooms. Button mushrooms are : Vegeterian Good for diabetics and to control high blood pressure […]

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Rajma (Kidney Beans Sundal)

Kidney beans are rich in soluble fiber and help in reducing cholesterol and blood pressure. They are a good source of folate, potassium, iron, manganese, copper and zinc. Since kidney beans have low glycemic index and fat content, those who are on diet and diabetic patients can include kidney beans in their menu often.  Ingredients One […]

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My Mother’s Favourite Dish – Peas Parantha

This year has been really special for me. After so many years, my mother travelled all the way from Bangalore to stay with me for a couple of months. She is old and weak and I am awed by her mental strength and determination to travel at this age. We get so much time to chit chat […]

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Veg Dhal

Ingredients One cup of toor dal One medium sized onion(finely chopped) One tomato (finely chopped) One cup of mixed vegetables (beans, carrot, turnip, cauliflower and peas) One green chilli (finely chopped) One tsp kasuri methi 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp asafoetida One tsp red chilli powder One tsp cooking oil One tsp lemon juice […]

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Methi Matar Ki Sabzi

Ingredients One bunch of fresh methi leaves 100 gms of green peas One medium sized onion (finely chopped) One big tomato (finely chopped) 3 or 4 flakes of garlic (finely chopped) One green chilli One tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder One tsp garam masala powder 1/2 tsp jeera Cooking oil as required […]

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Oats Soup

Ingredients (one serving) One and half table spoon oats 6 flakes of garlic (finely chopped) Half cup of  skimmed milk 1/2 tsp pepper powder 1/2 tsp ghee Salt to taste Method Grind oats coarsely and keep it aside. In a kadai put half tsp ghee. Add chopped garlic and fry till it turns brown. Remove […]

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Dia Rice Pulav

You are an ardent rice-eater? You are a diabetic? Unhappy that you have to forego portions of rice from your daily meal? If your answer is yes to all the above questions, I guarantee you are going to love the vegetable pulav recipe here.  Don’t worry, the rice I have used for this recipe is called Dia […]

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Have You Thought of Cauliflower Flakes as a Substitute for Rice?

This whole blogging activity has got me touch with lots of healthy food-lovers across the globe. Many readers come up with useful tips and suggestions, that has inspired me to research further and try out new stuff. Recently one of my readers, Betty suggested cauliflower flakes as a good substitute for rice. Since cauliflower has […]

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Green Soup

Ingredients One cup of palak leaves One cup of drumstick leaves One medium sized onion One tomato One small piece of ginger 3or4 flakes of garlic 1/2 tsp pepper powder One cardamom One clove One small piece of cinnamon 1/2 tsp fennel seeds One Bay leaf Salt as required Method In a piece of white […]

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Sprouted Black Gram Gravy

Ingredients One cup of sprouted Black gram One onion (finely chopped) One tomato (finely chopped) One tsp ginger garlic paste Half tsp turmeric powder Half tsp red chilli powder Half tsp daniya powder Half tsp jeera One small piece of cinnamon One tsp cooking oil Half tsp ghee Salt as required Few coriander leaves Method […]

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Oats Kheer

Kheer is one sweet dish which all relish a lot. People use a variety of ingredients such as rice, moong daal and vermicilli to make Kheer. I tried making this Kheer using oats to suit the diabetics. Hope you enjoy this recipe. Ingredients One small cup of oats One cup of soya milk 2to 3 tsp sugar […]

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Oats Dosa

Ingredients One cup of oats Quarter cup of rice flour 1/2 tsp ghee 1/2 tsp pepper jeera powder (grind coarsely) Salt as required Cooking oil for making dosa Method Soak oats for 15 minutes. Grind oats into fine paste. Add rice flour and salt to the ground oats In a small  frying pan, heat ghee […]

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Sprouted Green Gram Pesarattu with Tomato Chutney

Pesarattu is the traditional breakfast dish in Andhra cuisine.  I tried this recipe using unpolished rice and sprouts to suit the diabetics. Sprouting makes the dish easily digestible as it is rich in protein and fiber. Hope you enjoy the recipe. Ingredients One cup of sprouted green gram Half cup of unpolished rice One small […]

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Gongura(Red Sorrel Leaves) Dal

Red Sorrel(Gongura) leaves are the most popular greens in Andhra region. These leaves are sour in taste and have lot of medicinal values. These leaves and flowers have a cooling effect and act as an appetizer. They are very useful in relieving symptoms of fever. You can use these leaves to treat jaundice. The juice extracted from these leaves […]

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