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Last Updated : Dec 23,2017
A dinner cooked in minutes and with basic ingredients? Yes it’s possible. From nutritious rotis to subzis to one dish meal – all can be made with minimal effort is less time.
Fragrant lentil preparation, Palak Masoor Dal, to low calorie Cauliflower Paneer Subzi and Hara Bhara Khumbh are a few options to opt for on days when you feel lazy to cook an elaborate meal but yet yearn for something flavourful. You can pair it with a plain roti or paratha, but remember the major portion size should be a big bowl of subzi. Also remember to not brush the roti or paratha with too much ghee or butter.
On days you are too tight on time, try one dish meal options like Chana Dal Pancakes or Oats Khichdi.
The secret behind making these quick recipes is to stock your pantry with healthy ingredients and keep all the recipes handy on weekends when you have some time on hand.
These nutritious quick treats are a guaranteed to please your taste buds and certainly a treat for your heart.
Chana Dal Pancakes by Tarla Dalal
It has been recently discovered that chana dal is a very beneficial pulse for diabetics as it helps in the utilization of sugar effectively causing a slow rise in blood sugar levels because of its low glycemic index. This recipe makes use of soaked chana dal mixed with vitamin rich vegetables and ....
13 Aug 18
31 May 18
Low Salt Green Pea and Basil Soup, Low Salt Recipe by Tarla Dalal
The sweet, earthy flavour of green peas meets the herby accents of basil in this awe-inspiring recipe. We have retained the high fibre content of green peas in this soup by not straining it.
This, along with the restricted use of salt, makes this soup good for those with high blood pressure. Alt ....
17 Aug 18
Methi Pitla ( Healthy Subzi) by Tarla Dalal
Methi Pitla is a simple yet tasty Maharashtrian delicacy that can be rustled up in a jiffy to enrich your diet with iron, folic acid and zinc too. Zinc plays an important role in maintaining your immunity levels, and also lends a stunning glow to your skin. Just make sure you serve the Pitla immedia ....
Tomato Pachadi, How To Make Tomato Pachadi by Tarla Dalal
The tanginess of tomato and the blandness of fresh curds combine well to cast a soothing spell on the diner.
Take care to use fresh, thick curds for this recipe as the pachadi is likely to become watery otherwise, as the juice of the tomatoes also mixes in with it.
Also do try other pachadi r ....
23 Sep 13
Oriental Vegetable Curry Or How To Make Oriental Vegetable Curry Recipe by Tarla Dalal
The famous Thai coconut curry is tweaked to suit the desi palate by adding a coriander-based onion paste and a tongue-tingling spice powder. The flavour and aroma of the paste intensifies when sautéed, enhanced even further by the addition of the dry spice powder. Coconut milk imparts a mellowness, ....
26 Mar 18
Guacamole, Mexican Avocado Dip by Tarla Dalal
A flavourful and healthy avocado-based dip, Guacamole originated in Mexico but has now become popular all over the world not just as a dip but also as a salad dressing and sandwich topping. Ensure you take ripe avocados to avoid a raw taste that displeases the taste buds!
Once you have made th ....
05 Apr 18
Quick Paneer Subzi by Tarla Dalal
A delectable blend of flavours and textures makes this Quick Paneer Subzi a great hit! This Jain recipe features cottage cheese cubes, capsicum and tomatoes perked up with a simple yet aromatic powder of coriander and red chillies. Apart from the fact that this lip-smacking subzi uses minimal ingred ....
Cucumber and Carrot Curd Brown Rice, Low Salt Recipe by Tarla Dalal
On a busy day, a simple bowl of curd rice can come to your rescue by satiating your tummy and keeping you fit! We have enhanced the health quotient of this simple South Indian
recipe by making it using brown rice rather than white rice.
A few low-sodium ....
08 Feb 16
Warm Lemon Water with Turmeric, Anti Inflammatory and Good for Cold by Tarla Dalal
With so much stress, pollution and junk food surrounding our lives, everybody is looking for methods to detox our body. Here is an easy and quick way to detox yourself early in the morning.
Have it first thing in the morning and let turmeric and lemon work their magic. Turmeric powder (haldi), w ....
Oats Khichdi by Tarla Dalal
A garlic-infused khichdi that is sure to draw you to the table! With fibre-rich oats and protein-rich moong dal, this low-glycemic index meal is ideal for weight watchers too. Interestingly, this easy-to-make Oats Khichdi makes use of minimal ingredients, as garlic and green chillies do the flavouri ....
Cauliflower Paneer Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Both cauliflower and paneer are sober ingredients, with similar colour and blandness, and so you might not have thought of combining them in one subzi. However, the Cauliflower Paneer Subzi turns out to be a true winner! The duo absorbs the flavours of the spice powders and tomato pulp quite well, r ....
Cucumber Pachadi, South Indian Cucumber Raita by Tarla Dalal
A semi-spicy cucumber raita made in a typical South Indian
style, with sautéed onions, green chillies and an aromatic tempering. This is not an everyday raita but a special one, with tongue-tickling flavours and ingredients of assorted textures.
Oats and Cabbage Roti by Tarla Dalal
Treat your heart and palate to a delectable meal of Oats and Cabbage Roti with low-fat curds, and hear a happy tick in response to it!
Scrumptious to the core, these satiating rotis are made with a unique dough of whole wheat flour, oats and cabbage perked up with sesame seeds and spice powder ....
23 Aug 11
Palak Masoor Dal by Tarla Dalal
A fragrant spinach and lentil preparation made without the use of any calorie-laden ingredients. Enjoy this dal with phulkas or parathas made on a non-stick pan by only brushing the parathas with oil and not adding extra oil to cook them. Do remember not to overcook this dal as the spinach tends to ....
Chinese Vegetable Clear Soup by Tarla Dalal
Everybody loves Vegetable Clear Soup. Here we present the Chinese
version, a vibrant recipe that is quite a contrast to the soothing Continental way of making this soup.
Right from the choice of veggies like broccoli and bean sprouts, which are typically Or ....
Hara Bhara Khumbh by Tarla Dalal
Vibrant spinach and chewy mushrooms form a tasty and healthy team! Spinach cooked with perky ginger, green chillies and pungent garlic forms the tingly tangy base for this preparation to which fresh mushrooms are added at the end. This is a nutritious low-cal recipe that helps balance cholesterol le ....
Crunchy Vegetable Pickle ( Zero Oil Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Crisp vegetable pieces in chilli, mustard and brine (salt solution). Choose any combination of fresh winter vegetables for this pickle and finely chop them. The vegetables are then immersed in a salt solution and left aside for a day. This is done to reduce the water content of vegetables, which imp ....
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