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5 Healthy Recipes that one can easily make at home, anytime!

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In the time of Coronavirus pandemic, keeping oneself healthy and fit has become the chief concern of every age group.

Surely in every health drink advertisement you see now a days, talks about how we can boost our metabolism and immunity to fight the virus. But most of us have become sick and tired of eating the same home-made food every single day.

We all know that protein, vitamins and minerals rich foods provide us the best nutrition to our body and also help elevate our immunity level. Thus, we bring you the top-notch healthy recipes which not only will cater to your nutritional requirements but will also be mouth-smacking at the same time. These are also very easy and quick to make.

1.     Sweet Green Peas Pancakes

This is the perfect breakfast recipe that all the kids at home will absolutely love. We all are aware that kids prefer easting tasty breakfast so this is a perfect one that can be made without any hassle and is extremely protein and fibre rich.


·        Sweet green peas

·        Moong dal (Petite Yellow Lentils)

·        Salt

·        Peanut oil/Sesame oil/Sunflower oil

·        Ginger

Procedure: Make a smooth batter of green peas and moong dal and mix them thoroughly. Add salt to your preference and finely grated ginger. Heat the pan and brush a minimum amount of peanut oil then pour a cup of the batter. Cover the pan with a lid and let it cook for 3-4 minutes. Serve it with ketchup or green coriander chutney as you desire.

Sweet Green Peas Pancakes

(Photo by Buona Papa)

2.   Matki-Jowar Paratha

This combination is perfect for anyone who is on a diet or is on a strict diet due to diabetes or other health issues. Matki dal (moth beans) has high antioxidant levels. It is a rich source of magnesium, fiber, and potassium helping control blood pressure. It is also considered to lower cholesterol levels. Jowar improves digestion and boosts immunity and is absolutely gluten-free.


·        Matki dal (moth bean)

·        Jowar

·        Wholewheat flour

·        Salt

·        Sunflower oil (or any other)

Procedure: Boil Matki dal and make a paste of it and knead it with jowar flour and whole wheat flour with salt and lukewarm water. Heat the pan and brush a little amount of oil and shallow fry it till it turns brown. Serve it with chutney or Raita as you may like.

Matki-Jowar Paratha

(Photo from Veg Recipe of India)


3.    Mixed-Mushroom Brown Bread Sandwich

This can be your favorite evening snack dish which is absolutely filling, tasteful and satisfying. Mushrooms are a rich, low-calorie source of fiber, protein, and antioxidants. The preparation also requires carrots, beans, onions which are enriched with proteins and vitamins. The sandwich brown bread and butter also provides an adequate amount of carbohydrates and fats catering to your energy requirements.


·        Sandwich brown bread slices

·        Mushroom

·        Carrots

·        Beans

·        Capsicum

·        Onions

·        Corn

·        Salt

·        Butter

·        Coriander

Procedure: Chop and boil all the vegetables and mushrooms for just 5-7 minutes. Sauté them in a pan with little butter and salt (and chili, not necessary) for 5 minutes. Take the sandwich bread and insert all the vegetables within two slides and grill it.

It is a go-to food for whoever is in a hurry and needs instant energy.

Mixed-Mushroom brown bread Sandwich

(Photo from Plattershare)

4.   Methi Toor Daal

As we all know the unlimited nutritional benefits of methi thus making it one of the healthiest preparation that can be served in lunch or dinner. Methi reduces the risk of diabetes, heart diseases, and blood pressure, aids in weight loss, and reduces inflammation. On the other hand, toor dal or arhar dal is a rich source of protein, carbohydrates and fibre. The entire dish is a powerhouse of zinc, iron and protein.


·        Methi

·        Toor dal

·        Turmeric powder

·        Cumin seeds

·        Oil/ghee

·        Onion

·        Ginger

·        Garlic

·        Green Chilies, Red chilies

·        Tomato

Procedure: Boil Toor dal in a pressure cooker with the required amount of turmeric depending amount the quantity of dal you want to cook. Let it cook in medium flame till 8-10 whistles. Mash the dal and keep it aside. Then, in a pan, pour 3-4 tablespoons of oil/ghee and add cumin seeds and allow them to splatter.

Add a medium-sized chopped onion, 1 tablespoon of chopped garlic, and green chilies according to your taste. Then add 1-2 red chilies and sauté the mixture until onion becomes translucent. Then add 1 large chopped tomato. You can also add red chili powder, cayenne pepper, and a pinch of asafetida or hing (optional).

Chop methi leaves finely and add it to the pan and mix it until oil releases from the sides of the pan.

Finally, add the cooked toor daal and add 2 cups of water and salt as per taste. Stir the dal for 7-8 minutes and serve it hot in a bowl with chapatti or rice.

Methi- Toor Dal

(Photo from Diabetes India)


5. The Classic Lassi with a Twist!

What can be more satisfying than a glass of lassi in hot sweaty summer right?

Yogurt improves immunity and digestion and cools your stomach. Oranges enriched with Vitamin C boosts immunity and fight against germs.


·        Yogurt

·        Orange Pulp

·        Ice cubes

·        Cold Water

·        Sugar

·        Black salt

Procedure: Grind and mix curd and orange pulp, black salt, sugar and mix them. Add cold water and mix it with the curd paste and serve it in a glass with ice cubes. You may serve it with slides of oranges and mint on top.

Classic Orange Lassi

(Photo from Pinterest)

A healthy lifestyle

(Photo from Hosbeg)

So it is a good idea to switch from online food ordering to homemade healthy recipes. It is high time that we prioritize health and start getting into a habit of healthy eating.

So which one of these are you going to try first?

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