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Karela Kadhi

Kadhi is a popular North Indian dish, made with besan and dahi as the main ingredients along with various spices and pakodas dipped in it. There are many versions of the Kadhi but here’s how you can add a healthy twist to regular kadhi with  Karela. What you will need : 1/4 cup finely chopped bitter gourd (karela) 1 cup low-fat …

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Pulses Pulao

Ingredients 1/2 cup matki (moth beans) sprouts 1/2 cup boiled moong (whole green gram)sprouts 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 tsp oil 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) 1/2 cup finely chopped onions 1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun) 1 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak) a pinch turmeric powder (haldi) 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes 3 tbsp finely chopped capsicum 1 tsp pav bhaji masala Method 1.Heat the oil in a non-stick broad pan and add …

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Grilled Chicken with Red Pepper Sauce

You’ll need 4 pieces boneless chicken breasts beaten thin 1-tablespoon Worchester sauce 1-tablespoon red Chilli sauce 1-tablespoon red wine vinegar Salt and pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 5 cloves garlic minced For the sauce 2 red capsicums coarsely chopped 1 onion finely chopped 2 cloves garlic finely chopped Salt and pepper 8 basil leaves 1-tablespoon olive oil 1-teaspoon oregano Milk …

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Karela Methi Dana Kadhi

What all you’ll need  4-5 medium sized Karelas ½ cup onions, chopped 1 cup curd 2 tablespoons gram flour 1 teaspoon ginger-green chilli paste ½ tsp methi dana seeds ½ tsp jeera Salt to taste and extra for prepping the karela How to cook  Peel the Karelas and rub with salt and leave overnight or at least 3-4 hours. Squeeze …

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Ajwain Chicken

Not butter chicken or roasted chicken. It’s time to enjoy some ajwain chicken. Ingredients:  Ajwain Salt Chicken Black pepper Water Ginger garlic paste Coriander leaves chopped Red chilli flakes Ghee Yogurt Carom powder Start cooking:  Mix chicken in carom powder and yogurt. Add some ginger garlic paste to this mix and salt. Top the mix with some chilli flakes. Marinate …

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Garlic Methi

Ingredients: Green cut methi Half garlic Elephant foot ( suran) Salt and pepper Chili flakes Method: Wash and cut the methi. Peel and chop the garlic Wash and cut the suran. Now boil this suran in salt and turmeric. Heat a non stick pan and brush oil over it. Add chopped garlic and chili flakes. As the garlic turns slightly …

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Roast Chicken with Veggies

Figuring out what to eat can be tough as a diabetic. But this does not mean you cannot enjoy food you like. Just a few preparation and ingredient adjustments can help keep blood sugar in control and taste intact. P.S. Consume in moderation. Keep a glucometer handy and check before and after meal sugar levels. This way you would know …

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Thotakura (Amarnath) Curd Curry

Ingredients Thotakura (amarnath leaves) -1 cup Onion green chili paste-2 spoon Salt-2 spoon Garlic-10 Besan flour-3 spoons Curd-1 cup Method First of all boil curry leaves in water and salt. Once boiled,drain the water and put it on stove.  Add cut onions and chili paste. Next add garlic.  Mix curd into this prep on low flame and slowly add in …

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Makhana Matar Masala

In India, Lotus seeds are commonly referred to as Makhana. People consume it during their fasts or even use it as an ingredient in Indian cuisines or sweet dishes. However  not many people know that it is a recommended dietary supplement as it is a healthy protein and helps prevent heart diseases. Being low in GI makes, it can be …

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Oats Idli

Ingredients 2 Cups Oats 1 Tbsp Oil 1 tsp Mustard Seeds 1 tsp Chana Dal 1 tsp Urad Dal 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder 1 Green Chilli 1 Cup Carrot , finely chopped 1/2 Cup Coriander Leaves , chopped A pinch of Salt 1/2 tsp Salt 2 Cups Curd A pinch of Fruit Salt Method Take 2 cups of oats in …

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