A can of fruit can be transformed into a special fruit salad with very little effort. Here, lychees are enhanced with ginger and the zest and juice of fresh lime for a tropical flavour, then tossed with crisp apple, oranges and black grapes from the fruit bowl.
Colourful and packed with flavours, this thick, flat omelette, called a tortilla in Spanish, tastes good served at any temperature. The classic recipe contains only potatoes, onions and eggs, but this version has extra vegetables and ham added. Serve with a leafy green salad.
This is an easy dal to make on a vegetarian night. It tastes good with rice and is my favourite Indian food! I look forward to my Tuesdays dal chawaal nights!
This is my favourite family recipe! My kids don't eat channa daal so I cheat and mush up the entire contents in a mxie or with a hand blender so they don't know the difference! I make a whole pressure cooker of it and take it to work as a soup. It tastes good with either rice or roti as well.
A vegetarian soup lover's delight - here's a twist to the same old dal!
I loved crunchy, spicy fried roti with a cup full of cool raita. Great for when you have rotis left over.
Peanut chutney powder is called Shenga Hindi in North Karnataka. You can sprinkle this powder on curries, rice or dosas.
A quick and easy blend of spinach, olive oil, ripe tomatoes and oranges, tossed with herbs of choice. Great with noodles, fish, chicken or whenever you want to eat healthy. I enjoy it most when my little grandson helps me make it.
According to Ayurveda, lauki (bottle gourd) is very good for the body, it can reverse the effects of aging and it's specially very good for liver. It's low cal and so, it also helps to reduce obesity. Enjoy this recipe!
Beets boiled under tender, then tossed with a lovely garlic vinaigrette and served on a bed of lettuce or mixed salad leaves. A simple, elegant, flavourful salad for your next party.
Different colours and varieties of tomatoes tossed with a garlic vinaigrette, served on a bed of lettuce with pumpkin and sunflower seeds sprinkled on top. Yum!
Say goodbye to fattening ice cream and hello to this rich, super low fat, intensely flavourful sorbet. Served with chopped fruits on the side.
Pass the coke and serve this healthy, fruity water at your next brunch. It looks great and tastes even better! If you don't have oranges, you can use lemons or limes instead.
I used edible colours for this raita to celebrate the day at home with friends. Great with a simple dish of chawal. Happy Aug 15!
One serving equals 96 calories,
7 g fat (1 g saturated fat),
25 mg sodium,
8 g carbohydrate,
2 g fiber,
2 g protein.
Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
This dish can be served as salad and very nutritious as the vegetables are semi cooked in less oil. It takes few minutes to make and serve.
it's a veg version of cheesecake without the added calories of condense milk , cream or eggs. plus with a twist of saffron flavour.
This is a chilled nutritious drink especially for dieters, and for the terrible summers.
Here's a delicious dessert for the whole family. I've used sugar substitutes for diabetics. You can adjust the sugar according to taste.