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The word “panchmel” means a combination of five ingredients. This is a very popular, delicious, healthy and authentic vegetable dish from Rajasthan. It can be served with chapati/roti (phulka) or rice. Continue Reading »
Vegetables, smoky-sweet from the grill and zingy with lime juice, transform simple cheesy tortillas into something sublime. Other fresh, seasonal, vegetables, such as eggplant or fennel, would make a lovely addition to the line-up here. Serve these veggie delights and delight your friends when you have them over. They will love it and these Smoke Veggie Quesadillas do make for a change in the regular appetizers. Continue Reading »
This summer fruit salad recipe is made out of four different types of melons, scented with crushed mint and tossed in a sweet honey dressing made with canola oil. So, give this healthy salad recipe a try. Continue Reading »
A seasonal salad of oranges, apples, guava, sweet potato, goose berries and pine nuts in orange juice and canola oil dressing. This light fruit chaat uses local fruit, is low in salt and can be enjoyed at any time of the day. The canola oil in this recipe does not interfere in the citrus burst of the oranges as it is neutral in taste. Continue Reading »
Every tasty snack need not always be calorie rich and fat laden. In today’s recipe feature, the chef gives us a step- by-step guide on how to prepare this low-fat version of the Rajma Kebab. With a few Indian spices and minimal oil usage, the chef prepares these healthy yet delicious kebabs. Continue Reading »
Being on a health kick does not mean that you need to deprive yourself of sweets and mithais. Instead, try this healthy, mouth-watering lauki aur gulkand burfi recipe, shared with us by Executive Chef, Ashis Rout from Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon. Continue Reading »
This minty vegetable and oats soup is a quick and light meal. As it is fibre rich too, it can keep you satiated for a long time. So if you’ve been looking out for the perfect low calorie meal, try this easy to make minty vegetable and oats soup. In the recipe below, the Chef provides you with a step-by-step guide to prepare this healthy low calorie soup. Continue Reading »
Your favourite festival is here! Holi brings so much cheer and happiness that the fun and frolic are nearly unmatched. Throw in vivid colours, time with family and friends, and you have the perfect recipe for joy and contentment. But festivals are also a time when we overindulge in unhealthy eating and drinking - something that can set your entire healthy lifestyle back by a few months. Why not do something different for this Holi? Why not celebrate it with colourful and healthy food that's both delicious and nutritious? Here are some recipes that'll help you do just that... Continue Reading »
We are more or less familiar with the rules of healthy eating. But no matter what, sometimes, we are either strapped for time to pack ourselves a healthy snack, or are limited by the choices we have in our office canteens or refrigerators. So we give you a list of 20 healthy snacks that will satisfy those evening stomach growls instantly, while being filling, healthy and nutritious. View Slideshow »
Many see chicken curries as an indulgence that they may only enjoy once in a while due to the oil and cream involved. However, while popular preparations of chicken curries might be unhealthy and fattening, it is possible to prepare a healthy and nutritious chicken curry. Remove the skin, trim the fat, and what you have left is a good source of lean white meat that is low in fat and cholesterol. Add nutritious ingredients like carrots, sweet potatoes, yogurt, tomatoes and curry leaves, and you're left with an even healthier chicken curry. Continue Reading »
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