Chana Dal : Vegetarian Protein

Its very healthy to get your nutrients from multiple sources. You Need: Chana Dal : Soaked overnight. Sweet Potato : Peeled and cut into thin rings. Green Chilly, slit. Coconut Oil. Chopped Spinach. Salt. Heat coconut oil and when its hot add the green chilies. Spread out the sweet potato rings. Let them brown forContinue reading “Chana Dal : Vegetarian Protein”

Chow Chow: Less than 10 gms Carbs

One of the biggest issues with a low carb diet is to figure out how to eat just a vegetable. You Need: One Chow Chow (Chayote), peeled, de-seeded and cut into very thin strips. Butter, a tablespoon. Garlic Powder. Freshly Ground Pepper, a heaped teaspoon. Melt butter in a non-stick pan. Spread out the chowContinue reading “Chow Chow: Less than 10 gms Carbs”

Barley-Pumpkin Risotto

A simple barley meal. You Need: 100 grams of barley. Washed and soaked in water for about half an hour. 100 grams of Pumpkin, chopped into small pieces. Olive oil. Garlic Powder. Chilly Powder. Salt. Vegetable stock, about half a liter. A tablespoon or two of any combination of dry roasted spices. Any fresh greenContinue reading “Barley-Pumpkin Risotto”

Peas with Paneer

A very simple take on the classic Mattar Paneer. You Need: Paneer, 200 grams, grated and what you could not grate..just smash it up. Peas, 200 grams. Either frozen or fresh. Onion, finely chopped. Bell pepper, finely chopped. Its optional but makes the dish very colorful. Cumin seeds, a teaspoon. Turmeric, Chilly Powder, Coriander powderContinue reading “Peas with Paneer”

Broccoli Pasta

Easy way to liven up a pasta dinner. You Need: A head of Broccoli, grated. Two tablespoons of butter. A teaspoon of flour. Approximately 100 ml of whole milk. A cheese slice. Seasoning of your choice. Chilly flakes. Freshly ground pepper. Pasta cooked in salted water as per instructions on its pack. Save a littleContinue reading “Broccoli Pasta”

Cheesy Spaghetti

Weekday dinners need to be fun and quick. You Need: Spaghetti. Mushrooms about 200 grams, cut into small pieces. Yellow or Red Capsicum, cut into small pieces. Oregano seasoning as per your preference. Butter about 2 tablespoons. Flour, a heaped teaspoon. A cup of milk at room temperature. As much processed cheese as you like.Continue reading “Cheesy Spaghetti”