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Fresh Green Chickpeas (Hara Channa)

Fresh Green Chickpeas (Hara Channa)

Fresh Green Chickpeas (Hara Channa) Fresh green chickpeas are the winter food that tastes super good, Popular seasonal treat of India. Also Known as Fresh Green Chickpeas,garbanzo beans, choliya, hara Channa, in Mumbai, these are known as Harbara. They are tender, juicy…

Green Food Week

Green Food Week

Green Food Week Green colour for detoxification What they contain: Green foods get their color from a pigment called chlorophyll,they high amounts of Vitamin K,lutein and zeaxanthin, phytochemicals such as indoles and glucosinolates and iron, potassium. Why you should eat…

Culinary uses of Sesame seeds (til)

Culinary uses of Sesame seeds (til)

Culinary uses of Sesame seeds (til) Sesame seeds have delicate nutty flavor. Their flavor indeed becomes more pronounced once they are gently roasted under low flame just for few minutes. -Use it as the traditional seasoning to enrich the taste…

Sprouted Bajra khichdi

Sprouted Bajra khichdi

SPROUTED BAJRA KHICHDI Enjoy this steaming hot khichdi in such a chilly weather. Even I tried this for first time. High fibre content helps in weight loss, controlling cholesterol, triglyceride. This khichdi is an easy recipe. It is a one-dish…

Bajra the warming cereal

Bajra the warming cereal

Bajra is known as pearl millet, black millet and green millet. In Indian languages, pearl millet is bajra (Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and Bengali), bajri (Rajasthani, Gujarati and Marathi), sajje (Kannada), kambu (Tamil), kambam (Malayalam) and sajjalu in Telugu. Bajra is…

Nuts and oilseeds to keep you warm in winters

Nuts and oilseeds to keep you warm in winters

Nuts and oilseeds to keep you warm in winter Nuts and oilseeds: Almonds, walnuts, cashewnuts, raisins, apricots, peanuts, black and white sesame seeds and flax seeds are nutrition-packed for cold days. They are rich in heart-healthy fats, fiber, magnesium and…

Herbs, spices and condiments to keep you warm in winter

Herbs, spices and condiments to keep you warm in winter

Herbs, spices and condiments to keep you warm in winter. Herbs, spices and condiments: incorporate ginger, garlic, cinnamon, pepper, clove, methi seeds, saffron, turmeric and cloves into one’s daily diet. Besides generating heat, spices like cinnamon, ginger, tur meric, garlic,…