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Magnesium Rich recipes


Last Updated : Jul 06,2018



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Magnesium Rich Recipes

Magnesium, though present in small concentration, it forms a part of every cell of our body and is involed in about 350 biochemical functions in our body. It is usually stored in the bones and is an important mineral for our body. Requirements of Magnesium per day are 350 mg/day which can be got from cereals, green leafy vegetables and nuts. Please refer table below for the sources of magnesium.

Are you Magnesium Deficient?

Millions of people suffer from Magnesium deficiency without even knowing about it. Diabetes and pregnancy are two of the most common conditions that make you prone to magnesium deficiency (1) (2). Deficiency of magnesium may cause fatigue, muscle cramps, mental problems, irregular heartbeat and osteoporosis.

If you’re magnesium deficient or want to avoid its deficiency then you must include a variety of cereals, pulses, nuts and green leafy vegetables in your diet.

5 key Functions of Magnesium

1. Formation of bones and teeth.
2. Helps in the metabolism of calcium and potassium.
3. Improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance. Having very low magnesium will result in the pancreas not secrete enough insulin to control our blood sugar.
4. Helps maintain nerve function and normal heartbeat.
5.

Performing many chemical reactions in our body.


Major food sources of magnesium are :

Green leafy vegetables Spinach (Palak), Romaine Lettuce, Broccoli, Kale
Pulses Matki, Rajma, Chawli, Moong etc.
Nuts Almonds and Walnuts
Cereals Bajra, Jowar, Ragi (Nachni), Broken Wheat (Dalia) and Whole Wheat Flour.

Some of the magnesium rich recipes are Palak Paneer which is an excellent Lunch option, Oatmeal Almond Milk with Oranges good to have in Breakfast and Jowar Kale Palak Veg, a healthy salad to carry to your office. We have a whole section on magnesium rich recipes,

Major food sources of magnesium are

Include the Magnesium Rich ingredients to assemble recipes like
Almond Bhakri, Rajma and Spinach Soup, Jowar Bajra Besan Thalipeeth and Moong Sprouts and Spring Onion Tikki.


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Recipe# 40712
28 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Everybody yearns for a treat once in a while! Here is a perfectly enjoyable snack, made keeping diabetic norms in mind. These scrumptious Moong Sprouts and Spring Onion Tikkis are made with fibre and iron-rich moong sprouts bound together by oats flour, which contains betaglucan, a unique type of so ....
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Recipe# 22796
25 Jun 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Palak or saag is one of the favourite leafy vegetables in north Indian households. They use the versatile palak in a variety of preparations such as raita, gravy and even kofta!
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Recipe# 42153
31 May 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Oatmeal Almond Milk with Oranges is not a typical breakfast. It is a meal-in-a-jar that is unbelievably easy to make but exceptionally nutritious too! All you need to do is put all the ingredients into a jar, give it a shake and stow it into the fridge. After it sits there for a few hours, i ....
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Recipe# 42308
26 Mar 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This super-duper lunch salad, loaded with the goodness of millets, veggies and greens, is bound to gain you lots of compliments and enthuse your colleagues also to make a healthy shift towards salad lunches ! An exciting medley of jowar, kale le ....
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Recipe# 42228
06 Jul 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This is surely one of the yummiest ways to enjoy fresh and crisp broccoli! Marinated with lemon juice and black pepper, and then grilled to perfection, the Grilled Broccoli has a nice texture and fabulous flavour, with spicy and tangy tones. This delicious treat is also equally healthy, being ri ....
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Recipe# 36424
21 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Um, you feel like having dosa today but no fermented batter on hand? Not to worry! Here is an easy and instant dosa prepared with buckwheat and urad dal. The twist here is that the ingredients are powdered, tempered and then mixed into a batter, which can be cooked immediately into yummy dosas. Serv ....
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Recipe# 4660
24 Apr 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Fibre, calcium, protein and loads of energy come together in a tasty roti flavoured with spring onions and green chillies! jowar pyaz ki roti is a gluten-free, cholesterol-free recipe that you can prepare even every day. You just need a spot of practice in flattening the dough with your palms, or al ....
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Recipe# 42505
31 May 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Creativity at its peak, this unique breakfast dish combines oatmeal with black raspberry and gooseberry, to get a tasty and abundantly nutritious bowlful! Gooseberries are rich in fibre and ....
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Recipe# 42464
01 Mar 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A buttery spread made of hazelnuts, this Homemade Natural Hazelnut Butter is bursting with goodness and burgeoning with flavour! From young to old, nobody can resist dabbing some on their toast, or spreading some on their rotis or loaves. The nutty and natural flavour of this butter surely adds ....
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Recipe# 37297
31 May 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
This smashingly tasty Palak Raita will steal your heart with its simple yet rustic flavour. The contrast of dark green against the light colour of curds is a treat to behold too. Just ensure that you refrigerate the raita for at least half an hour, and till serving time, so that the palak remains cr ....
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Recipe# 42406
26 Jun 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Steel-cut oats is a high-fibre product made by slicing oat grains into two or three groats each. It is healthier and more mealy than quick cooking oats, and has a really awesome mouth-feel. You can make exciting breakfast and snack options by combining st ....
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Recipe# 42403
31 May 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Steel-cut oats is a variety that’s gaining popularity of late. Here, whole grains of oats are cut into two or three groats. Hence, the name steel-cut. Since it is made from whole grains of oats, it has a mealier mouth-feel. Being rich in fibre , this
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Recipe# 42400
26 Mar 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chai Masala, with its well-balanced mix of spicy notes, is ideal to flavour many dishes, not just tea! This Strawberry Steel Cut Oats with Tea Masala is an example that proves our point. Here, the oats is perked up with chai masala and a dash of vanilla, sweetened mildly with maple syrup. With t ....
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Recipe# 42401
26 Mar 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An exquisite breakfast that is unlike anything you have tasted before, the Pumpkin Steel Cut oats combines cooked and blended red pumpkin with steel-cut oats. The recipe gets a flavourful boost from apples, a touch of nutmeg and a sprinkling of roasted sunflower seeds. The luscious texture of th ....
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