Ragi Puli Upma

Cooks in : 20 min Serves: 2 people

This is an heirloom recipe of Tamilnadu. Traditionally this dish is made with sour buttermilk  and rice flour. It can be served either for breakfast or as evening snack. As the Upma is well spiced, it does not need any side dish. Ragi is rich in calcium and iron, has a high fibre content, reduces blood cholesterol and also regulates blood sugar levels.
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Seeralam

Cooks in : 30 min Serves: 2 people

Seeralam is an age old recipe of Tamilnadu. It can be called as Dhokla of South, made using lentils and rice. It is a protein rich dish as the main ingredients are lentils. This dish keeps us full for a long time and best suited for diabetic people. I replaced rice with millet and added a lot of greens to make this dish even more healthy.
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Sprouted Methi Paratha

Cooks in : 20 min Serves: 2 people

Soaked fenugreek seeds are excellent for health, these are even more beneficial if we sprout them. It can be consumed on an empty stomach. This will help relieve acidity. It is excellent for regulating blood sugar. For those who battle high cholesterol, soaked or sprouted fenugreek seeds will help in lowering the levels.

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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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