Ragi Smoothie

Cooks in : 20 min Serves: 2 people

Smoothie is a thick and creamy beverage made from raw fruits and vegetables. There are various versions of smoothies. Sometimes oats and dairy products like milk, curd, are added. For this recipe, I have used Ragi flour, almond milk, fruits and vegetable. Ragi is rich in Calcium  iron and fibre. A perfect blend of carbs, protein, fibre and micro nutrients. It was quite filling and tastes so good! The basic recipe was shared by one of the follower of this website, Mrs.Sakshi Kamath. I improvised it to make it more healthy and suit our taste. 
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Vendhaya Idli

Cooks in : 20 min Serves: 2 people

Fenugreek or Methi seeds are very commonly used in Indian cuisine. Its health benefits are amazing! It balances cholesterol, soothes upset stomach, reduces mensural cramps and maintains liver and kidney health. Its high fibre content helps in slow release of sugar and thus helps diabetic people. This Vendhaya Idli is an age old recipe made with idli rice and fenugreek seeds. Even without the addition of any lentil, the fenugreek seeds give soft fluffy texture to the idlis. I used millet instead of rice for this recipe and got excellent idlis which my family enjoyed it with peanut chutney!

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Black Chana Dosa

Cooks in : 20 min Serves: 2 people

Kala Chana or Indian Chickpeas are a good source of antioxidants which will promote heart health and reduce the risk of heart diseases. Fibre will control the cholesterol levels which also promote cardiovascular health. It has ample amount of iron and is a good source of protein. When combined with millets the health benefits increase and keeps us full for a long time. 
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Peanut Dosa

Cooks in : 20 min Serves: 2 people

Peanut dosa is a special delicacy in some parts of Tamilnadu. Peanuts are a good source of protein and low in carbs. Their rich fibre content and low GI makes them diabetic friendly. Combining them with whole sorghum/jowar which is high in fibre makes the dish even more healthy. 
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