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Vitamin B3 Niacin recipes
Last Updated : Dec 01,2018
What is Vitamin B3, Niacin?
Vitamin B3 or Niacin is a water-soluble vitamin which include both nicotinic acid and nicotinamide. It has many robust health benefits. It works in close association with vitamin B1 (thiamine) and vitamin B2 (riboflavin) in cell metabolism and helps in energy synthesis.
7 Benefits of Vitamin B3, Niacin
1. Helps in cell metabolism and helps in energy synthesis.
2. Brain functioning and improving mental health
3. Healthy skin formation and thus preventing wrinkles and skin diseases
4. Maintaining healthy nervous system
5. Treating high blood cholesterol levels
6. Reducing high blood pressure
7. Treating diabetes
Want to include them in your diet? Try making these ingredients a must add-on to your diet.
Foods rich in Vitamin B3, Niacin
A nutritious diet which comprises of variety of whole cereals, pulses and healthy nuts doesn’t lead vitamin B3 deficiency. However in extreme cases the deficiency is termed as Pellagra. Symptoms of vitamin B3 deficiency include fatigue, weakness, skin problems, diarrhea and sometimes depression.
Make the utmost benefit of our tried and tested recipes shared herewith to ensure your daily intake of vitamin B3.
A word of caution! Since vitamin B3 is a water soluble vitamin, when cooking with grains, pulses and dals, do not wash them too many times. This would result in loss of vitamin B3 in the drained out water.
Peanut Chikki by Tarla Dalal
Think chikki, and peanut is the first option that comes to mind! Indeed, the combination of peanuts and jaggery, prepared in a crisp and exciting form, is a time-tested and ever-popular snack, which has won the hearts of Indians and others. Here is a detailed step-by-step recipe that shows you how t ....
04 Jan 19
Bajra Roti by Tarla Dalal
Though bajra is grown only in certain parts of Rajasthan, bajra rotis are relished all over the state. Thickly rolled bajra rotis are cooked over "kanda" (cow dung cakes) in the villages. That is the authentic way of preparing them because it imparts a smoked flavour to the rotis. But here’s a tava ....
Oatmeal Almond Milk with Apples, Healthy Vegan Breakfast by Tarla Dalal
The Oatmeal Almond Milk with Apples is as easy as easy can be. Can you think of anything simpler than adding all the ingredients to a jar, mixing and refrigerating?
Well, that’s all it takes to make this healthy vegan breakfast. You need to refrigerate it for 4 hours at least, but can comfortabl ....
04 Dec 18
Almond Sheera by Tarla Dalal
Almond, an age-old brain food is here to do wonders for your child. It is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, protein and iron... nutrients that boost brain power. Make it often to keep your kids mentally agile!
Spicy Garlic Hummus by Tarla Dalal
Hummus is an ever-popular Mediterranean dip made of chick peas, garlic, olive oil and other ingredients.
This is a spicy variant of the same, spiked up with red chilli paste. Curd gives the Spicy Garlic Hummus a creamy texture and tangy flavour, which complements the other ingredients beautifull ....
16 May 10
Bajra Onion Muthia, Bajra Onion Kadhai Muthia by Tarla Dalal
While muthias can be prepared in varied methods ranging from baking and deep-frying to steaming, you will find that cooking them in a kadhai is not only convenient but also gives them a richer flavour and wonderful texture. Here we show you how to make amazing Bajra Onion Muthias using a non-stick k ....
07 Jul 12
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 ....
Almond Berry and Coconut Cake, For Fitness and Weight Loss by Tarla Dalal
The Almond, Berry and Coconut Cake is a dashing treat for the palate, with its melt-in-the-mouth texture and splendid flavour. This unique cake is made with almond flour, coconut, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and honey, unlike run-of-the-mill cakes that are made with maida and sugar.
Your body ....
Oatmeal Almond Milk with Oranges, Healthy Breakfast 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 ....
31 May 18
Palak Khichdi by Tarla Dalal
This mouth-watering khichdi makes a complete meal with just a cup of curds and a papad because it is so self-contained in terms of flavours. From garlicky and tangy to mildly spicy, this delicious Palak Khichdi has everything you would love to have in a one-dish meal .With greens, rice and dal, it i ....
Pyazi, Healthy Bengali Snack by Tarla Dalal
Feeling glum on a monsoon
day? Set it right with mouth-watering Pyazi! A traditional Bengali
snack, the Pyazi is deep-fried onion bhajiya with a touch of kalanji.
This recipe here comes with a
Vegan Amaranth Almond Milk and Apple Porridge by Tarla Dalal
When a recipe is satiating, tasty and healthy too, you don’t have to think twice before making it. Well, this Vegan Amaranth Almond Milk and Apple Porridge is just that!
A touch of cinnamon and maple syrup give it an awesome flavour, while ingredients like apple and wholegrain amaranth give it a ....
Vegetable Broth with Yeast Marmite, Vitamin Broth by Tarla Dalal
Time to warm your soul and rejuvenate your body with this wholesome, vitamin-loaded Vegetable Broth with Yeast Marmite.
A delight to behold and a pleasure to sip on, this healthy broth is chock-full of nutrients from assorted veggies. The yeast extract gives a nice taste and vitamin B to the bro ....
Saffron Cardamom Almond Milk, Healthy Vegan Breakfast Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Almond milk is healthy, no doubt, and several commercial brands are available, but none will be as tasty as this! Easy to make and much more cost-efficient than commercial brands, this Saffron Cardamom Almond Milk has a heavenly flavour, thanks to the use of perfect desi spices like cardamom and saf ....
17 Jan 19
Bajra, Carrot and Onion Uttapa by Tarla Dalal
With humble origins as a simple, homely breakfast in South India, the uttappa has now become famous all over the world, because it lends itself to so much innovation. Here is yet another variant, made with whole bajra and its flour. Vegetables like carrots and onions lend a nice crunch to this sumpt ....
17 Jan 19
Almond Honey Cinnamon Milk, Healthy Vegan Breakfast Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Elegantly flavoured and pleasing to the palate, this Almond Honey Cinnamon Milk is a glassful of goodness!
It is easy and cost-effective, yet tasty and brimming with nutrients. After several trials, we have arrived at the perfect blend of ingredients, so we suggest you go with it without any mod ....
Almond Bhakri, Gluten Free Almond Bhakri by Tarla Dalal
For many, the aroma of bhakri cooking on the tawa is reminiscent of home-cooked food! Here, we introduce you to a totally off-beat Almond Bhakri. As you will surmise from the name, the Almond Bhakri is quite a rich treat, but it is healthy and gluten-free too, so anybody can go for it.
Peanut Ladoo Recipe, Indian Festival Dessert by Tarla Dalal
This is an easy, no-fuss recipe to make an unbelievably tasty Peanut Ladoo – just what you need to satisfy your sweet tooth when it craves for something with a rustic charm!
The rich, nutty flavour of coarsely crushed peanuts sweetened with sugar is accentuated by the aroma of ghee and the mild ....
11 Nov 08
Groundnut Tikkis by Tarla Dalal
Here is a unique tikki made with crunchy peanuts and vibrant spinach held together by whole wheat flour and besan. This tasty snack is loaded with vitamin B3, which is required for producing and utilising energy from the food that you eat.
With just a dash of lemon juice and green chillies to ....
Almond Coconut Bars, No Bake by Tarla Dalal
These delicious snack bars, made with roasted almonds and dry grated coconut are so tasty that you will feel a deep sense of joy when you bite into them.
The best part is that they do not even require any baking, so you can make them quickly and easily at home and carry them to work or when you ....
Healthy Peanut Almond Milk Oatmeal, for Breakfast by Tarla Dalal
An amazingly easy breakfast, which is so tasty that it will help you begin your day on a chirpy note.
To make the Healthy Peanut Almond Milk Oatmeal, you just need to combine oats, peanut butter, chia seeds and other yummy ingredients with almond milk, and refrigerate the mixture till serving.
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