Rajasthani Gatta Subji

Rajasthani gatta subji is one of the few preparations which is rich in proteins. Made up from besan and tempered with ghee making this not only delicious but very nutritious too. Besan is good source of not only protein but minerals also , plus Ghee has fat known as CLA – conjugated linoleic Acid, which has property to mobilize the stored fat from the body and utilize for energy making it a fat burner. Don’t forget Ghee is the one who makes your brain work smoother, so add a dash of ghee over your meal and enjoy the goodness. Lets see how to make the authentic rajasthani Gatta .

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Turmeric – The Antiseptic Food

Native to india and Pakistan, and other south Asiatic tropical regions, Turmeric is known as Golden spice. As old as harrapan civilization aroud 3000 b.c.  turmreric has its place in our kitchen. Its not just give bright yellow colour to curries, but also works wonders inside the body, it is great blood purifier, anti viral, anti septic, anti bacterial and beautifying agent. Its has wide variety of uses, in the kitchen as condiment to dying agent for fabrics, herbal agent in cosmetic, medicines to preservative. Lets know the turmeric better.

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Maharashtra Cha Varan

Varan is an authentic maharashtrian dish, its basically plain tur dal having tempered with Ghee. It contains almost all the amino acid our body needs for good skin, good hair, and the ones who moves your fat from its stores. And yes have your ghee here, the CLA – conjugated linoleic Acid – the kind of essential fat will help the fats to be used for energy and not to be stored. Bright yellow colour of turmeric not just makes the dal palatable but also removes toxins and kills germs inside the digestive tract.  Mash the rice, add dal , add extra dash of ghee and your little toothless baby will love it.

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Tomato Masala Rice

Rice is one of the most versatile food. Available in almost everywhere on the earth. It is not just  very light for digestion but very good source of vitamin B1 – Thiamine too.  We have so many misconception prevailing about rice. Be it for Diabetes or for weight gain. Culprit is us for over processing the rice and/or consume it at wrong times.  Rice while extra polished to make it whiter and shinier will definitely lost its nutrients and fiber, plus while cooking we wash it 4-5 times and discard the water in which they are cooked leaving the rice with almost no nutrient. The best way to have it is – have the single polished or hand polished rice and along with vegetables, this will not only give satiety but also nutrition.  You can use your left over rice to make very delicious medium spicy dish and that too very quick. Continue reading “Tomato Masala Rice”

Flax seeds – the protective food

One of the oldest crop on this world – flax has not just got one of the best nutritional profile , but also many uses other than culinary, like the fabric Linen is made from the flax flowers and fibres, fishing rods, tennis rackets, chairs, bicycle parts are made from flax.  Even the waste product of this crop is used in insulation boards. But the most important product of this crop is the seeds, coming in the brown and the golden variety this seeds can give competition to all exotic nuts and oils for the heart friendly omega 3 content. Lets see how it can nurture us.

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