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Senior Citizen Quick recipes
Last Updated : Dec 19,2017
Many elderly face the daily challenge of preparing food in the kitchen. It can be an exhausting and daunting task to decide what to cook and to prepare dishes that are ready within no time.
In this section, we have tried to include recipes which can be prepared within 10-20 minutes so that your time and energy is saved.
We have tried to include recipes that are easy to chew and swallow so that it becomes beneficial for those who have dental problems.
· Try out these yummy smoothie recipes which are prepared from fresh fruits such as papaya, avocado, apple, mango and pineapple. Try smoothies like Blueberry Orange and Yoghurt Smoothie and Avocado Spinach Pear Smoothie
These khichdi's can be prepared in no time. They are soft so that you won't have trouble chewing and super delicious. Try Bajra Khichdi
· Breakfast and snacks which are easy to chew and digest is often a challenge for elderly people. For them we have recipes like Chola Dal Dhokla and Maharashtrian Pitla
Lemon Rice Recipe ( Microwave) by Tarla Dalal
Lemon Rice is an all-time favourite rice preparation in South India, where it is made on a regular basis for lunch or dinner, offered as prasad to devotees at temples, served as part of a wedding spread, and carried frequently in the dabba to work or school.
With a holistic flavour that combin ....
Beet Treat, Carrot Beet and Apple Juice by Tarla Dalal
Kick start your day with this energy boosting treat. Rich in flavour and nutrients, it satisfies aesthetic as well as nutritional demands.
The Beet Treat is high in carbohydrates as it contains beetroot, which is the richest source of natural sugars. Apples give this juice good body thus making ....
03 Sep 18
Anjeer and Mixed Nut Barfi by Tarla Dalal
A barfi in one minute, and that too a super-healthy one? Here you go! The Anjeer and Mix Nut Barfi, as the name suggests combines iron-rich and flavourful ingredients like figs, nuts and sesame seeds. A teaspoon of ghee together with saffron and cardamom imparts a rich and magical aroma to this quic ....
27 Mar 18
Low Calorie Spinach Soup by Tarla Dalal
You will thoroughly enjoy this nutrient-dense, easy-to-prepare spinach soup. Cooking it with low-fat milk gives it a lovely emerald green colour, which together with the aroma of sautéed onions and garlic, makes this soup irresistible! This soup is especially recommended for all the weight-conscious ....
Green Pea Parathas ( Delicious Diabetic Recipes) by Tarla Dalal
Parathas are sustaining and wholesome. Puréed green peas are combined with whole wheat flour to make this delicious paratha dough. Both whole wheat flour and green peas are rich in fibre, which aids in controlling blood sugar levels. Each paratha being cooked in ¼ teaspoon of oil is absolutely healt ....
Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa by Tarla Dalal
Everybody loves to savour the traditional flavours of homemade mithais. If it includes a dose of good health, then it becomes all the more desirable and enjoyable, without guilt!
Here is an easy way to make tasty, low-calorie gajar halwa, which is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. With the rich ....
Avocado Spinach Pear Smoothie, Healthy Smoothie by Tarla Dalal
This a jolly good way to enjoy your avocados! A smashing combo of avocadoes with spinach, pear and apples, this smoothie has a well-balanced flavour and a nice, creamy mouth-feel.
It is filling and tasty and sure to go down well with all age groups. Make sure you use ripe avocadoes to make the A ....
Carrot Soup, Gajar Soup Recipe by Tarla Dalal
This mildly-flavoured zero oil
Carrot Soup is an ideal start to a light dinner. Carrots have a large amount of vitamin A, an excellent antioxidant that cleanses your body of free-radicals.
Prepared with low-fat milk, this soup features surprisingl ....
Chola Dal Dhokla, Diabetic Friendly Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Chola Dal is a valuable addition to your kitchen pantry, as it is rich in nutrients and can be used to make healthy snacks like this.
Here, we have combined chola dal with greens like spinach, fenugreek leaves and dill to make quick, easy and super-tasty dhoklas.
Apart from the characteristi ....
20 Apr 16
Maharashtrian Pitla, Pitla Recipe, Besan Pitla Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Pitla is a popular accompaniment that Maharashtrians never tire of having! Once you try it, you will want to have it too, as often as possible. Made with minimal and commonly available ingredients, the Besan Pitla is a quick and easy accompaniment that goes well with ric ....
Mint and Onion Chutney by Tarla Dalal
Onions impart sweetness while lemon juice perks up the flavour of this piquant chutney.
Mint and coriander provide vitamin A and C, making this an ideal accompaniment for your favourite snacks like Buckwheat Pancakes
Bajra Khichdi ( Protein and Iron Rich Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
This is a traditional Rajasthani recipe that we discovered is an excellent source of protein, iron, folic acid and fibre. Its creamy consistency and mild flavours make it a good recipe to have especially in the preconception period and first trimester. But I’m sure you will enjoy it all through your ....
Subzi Ka Korma by Tarla Dalal
Subzi ka korma is a mildly-flavoured dry preparation of mixed vegetables. While you can go with any vegetables for this, i have chosen common vegetables so that the korma can comfortably accompany even rich rotis or puris.
Radish Nachni Roti by Tarla Dalal
An unusual but extremely nutritious roti made with a combination of ragi and wheat flours reinforced with low carbohydrate radish and its greens. The sharp and slightly bitter taste of the radish greens adds great value to the Radish Nachni Roti, further enhanced with sesame and roasted cumin seeds, ....
Doodhi Subzi ( Bottle Gourd Vegetable) by Tarla Dalal
Doodhi is a very tasty and versatile veggie, which absorbs the flavours that it is cooked with. Unfortunately, many people tend to think that doodhi is bland.
Here is a lip-smacking recipe that will change your mind. Supported by an apt combination of spice powders and pastes, bottle gourd mor ....
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