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2 September, 2017

Red Lentil Salad

Red Lentil Salad
Comments : 18 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, For the Tiffin Box, Healthy food, Kid Friendly, legumes, Lowfat, Protein Rich Food, Salad, Salad, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Soup on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Red lentils salad is something that I have tried just twice and I am hooked. Tasty and yet simple to make, use ingredients in your pantry and get a protein packed a healthy vegetarian salad. Eat lentils as, lentils help in lowering cholesterol and hence you will end up with a healthier heart. Since lentils have
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27 September, 2016

Ridge Gourd and Masoor Dal Vegetable

Ridge Gourd and Masoor Dal Vegetable
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Curry, Daal or Lentils, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Lowfat, Masoor Daal-Orange Daal, Meal, Moong Daal-Yellow Lentils, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Ridge Gourd and Masoor Dal Vegetable also Turai Aur Masoor Dal Sabji is a powerhouse of the goodness of healthy vegetable and a healthy legume. Tastes very good with chapatti or roti but will taste just as good with rice too. Steamed rice and homemade ghee, papad and pickle…. I am in heaven, Comfort food. Today
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15 September, 2016

Low-Fat Broccoli Salad

Low-Fat Broccoli Salad
Comments : 1 Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Boiled, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Lowfat, Salad, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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When I made this Low-fat Broccoli Salad I did not expect anyone to like it. In fact, I was thinking there will be a lot of leftovers was I surprised when I saw the bowl clean in the evening. I don’t know why I was surprised. We do love salads as a meal, snack as
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13 September, 2016

Bottle Gourd and Ridge Gourd Soup |Lauki aur Turai Ka Soup

Bottle Gourd and Ridge Gourd Soup |Lauki aur Turai Ka Soup
Posted in : Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Lowfat, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Soup on by : ArchanaPotdar
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This soup of Bottle Gourd, Ridge Gourd and Daal Soup. Surprised well so am I. I could not believe that I can get a delicious soup from these vegetables and is white in colour. The images I had seen were vibrant green. This rainy season it was pouring and I was making soup from bottle
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9 September, 2016

Healthy and Tasty Quinoa Uppittu

Healthy and Tasty Quinoa Uppittu
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Breakfast, Diabetics Friendly Foods, For the Tiffin Box, Healthy food, Lowfat, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Making this healthy and tasty Quinoa Uppittu is amazingly easy. Quinoa does not need treatment like rava or sooji, there is no roasting involved here. So this becomes a fast food but a healthy one. Just right for the Simple and healthy Vegetarian Food in Old age theme that I am running this #Cooking Carnival. So
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8 September, 2016

Healthy Sprouts Cutlets

Healthy Sprouts Cutlets
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Lowfat, Shallow Fried, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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I was forced to make these sprouts cutlets. I do not know what happened but I picked up a packet of what the shopkeeper called mixed cereals but was actually mixed legumes. Now when life gives you lemons make lemonade. I decided to first make the regular usal(shocked that this recipe is not there), or
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25 June, 2016

Beat the Heat with Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup

Beat the Heat with Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup
Comments : 7 Posted in : Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Cook Book Series, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Drinks, Healthy food, Kid Friendly, Lowfat, Martha Stewart, No Cook, Soup, Summer, Summer Cooler, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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It was a chance that I saw this Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup thankfully with the temperatures soaring we all wanted a chilled drink. The kids are not too keen on plain buttermilk or majgi! I was not keen on store bought drinks. A search on google I ended up on Martha Stewart’s site.  My fridge
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18 June, 2016

Dodkyhe Bhat/Ridge Gourd Rice

Dodkyhe Bhat/Ridge Gourd Rice
Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Buttermilk, Chillies, Coconut, Coriander, Coriander Seeds/Dhania, For the Tiffin Box, Green chilli, Healthy food, Herbs, Indian Cuisine, Jeera/Cumin Seeds, Kid Friendly, Lowfat, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Meal, Milk & Milk Products, Rice, Rice the Versatile Cereal and Its Uses, Ridge gourd/Hirikai/ Ghosal, Ruchira, Tiffin box ideas, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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One amazingly delicious meal with the healthiest vegetable was Dodkyhe Bhat /Ridge Gourd Rice !!! Ridge gourd or Turai in Hindi is also known as Luffa acutangula, turiya, heerakai, dodka, Sponge gourd or Chinese Okra. Ridge Gourd is a dark green and ridged vegetable. The outside ridged gourd is white spongy pulp inside the seeds are
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17 June, 2016

Zatpat Vegetarin Pulao with Minimum Vegetables

Posted in : Baby Corn, Bachelor Recipes, Bay leaf /tej Patta, Blogging Marathon, Carrots, Chillies, Coriander, For the Tiffin Box, Garlic, Ginger, Green chilli, Healthy food, Herbs, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Lowfat, Meal, Oils, Quick Meals, Rice, Rice barn, Rice the Versatile Cereal and Its Uses, Spices, Star Anise, Tiffin box ideas, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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This was one of the toughest themes for me. For one, all the recipes I wanted to make need you to eat them immediately and the girls are holidaying. So it has to be something that can be eaten cold if at all  they eat and finish.  This was a mish-mash recipe I came up
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24 March, 2016

Fresh Green Peas Pulao/ Mattar Pulao

Comments : 13 Posted in : Bay leaf /tej Patta, Blogging Marathon, Cinnamon, Cloves, For the Tiffin Box, Ghee, Green chilli, Healthy food, Kid Friendly, Lowfat, Meal, Milk & Milk Products, North Indian Cuisine, Peas, Quick Meals, Rice, Rice the Versatile Cereal and Its Uses, Tiffin box ideas on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Winter means delicious cauliflower, juicy carrots and, of course, fresh green peas. Green Peas can be used to make Mutter Paneer, Peas Palak, Green Peas Stir Fry, Peas and Tofu Pulao, Peas And Cauliflower Pull Apart, and delicious Green Peas Kheer yes green peas can also be made into a kheer that is an Indian
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