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Last Updated : Sep 24,2020

सेलेनियम रेसिपी, सेलेनियम भोजन - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Selenium recipes in Hindi)
સેલેનિયમ રેસિપી, સેલેનિયમ ખોરાક - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Selenium recipes in Gujarati)

Selenium Rich Recipes, Selenium Vegetarian Foods List

Selenium Rich Recipes, Selenium Vegetarian Foods List. Selenium is a trace mineral which regulates thyroid, fights inflammation and many other functions. Ensure that you follow our Selenium Rich Recipes to get your selenium requirements.

Barley being the richest source of selenium is a healthy option to include in your diets. Try the barley khichdi with lots of mixed vegetables. A variant is barley and moong dal khichdi recipe. The super thing is that none of these recipes have any rice added to it and hence no simple carbs added. My favourite is barley soup which soothes your sore throat or cures a bug in you.

Barley KhichdiBarley Khichdi

Broccoli is another selenium rich foodBroccoli is loaded with beta-carotene which converts to Vitamin A once it is inside the body. Vitamin A plays a critical role in maintaining healthy vision. Try this simple broccoli soup which is almost like a clear soup. Another super and easy way is to have grilled broccoli.

Grilled Broccoli RecipeGrilled Broccoli Recipe

10 Vegetarian Food Sources of Selenium 

  10 Vegetarian Food Sources of Selenium
1. Barley
2. Brazil nuts
3. Broccoli
4. Brown rice
5. Chia seeds
6. Egg
7. Flax seeds
8. Mushrooms
9. Sunflower seeds
10. Wheat

What is Selenium?
Selenium though a trace mineral, it carries myriad functions in the human body.

Top 7 functions of Selenium 

1. Acts as Antioxidant : It acts as an antioxidant and helps remove the harmful free radicals from the body which are by-products of metabolism produced in the body mainly due to smoking, alcohol, stress and pollution.

2. Builds Healthy Immune System: It aids to boost the body’s defence system against various diseases.

3. Fights Inflammation : Being a potent antioxidant it also reduces the inflammation in the body. This ensures a healthy blood flow to the heart and all parts of the body.

Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, For Endurance Athletes
Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, For Endurance Athletes

4. Regulates Thyroid Function : It has been known to have active participation in the production of thyroid hormones.

5. Prevents Cancerous Growth : It’s role in DNA repair have proven its role in preventing the growth of cancer cells.

6. Maintain Cognitive Health: Selenium’s antioxidant activity is also known to retain cognitive health, maintain healthy brain cells and reduce the risk of mental illness, especially as you age.

7. Improves fertility : It is a mineral which preserves the health of sperms in men and avoids miscarriages in women.

How much Selenium do I need?
An adult on an average needs approx.. 55 mcg of selenium per day which increases to 60 mcg / day to pregnant women and 70 mcg / day. Kids usually require 20 to 40 mcg / day.

Brown Rice Dosa, Healthy Dosa RecipeBrown Rice Dosa, Healthy Dosa Recipe

Deficiency of Selenium can cause 6 problems

  Deficiency of Selenium can cause 6 problems
1. Neurological abnormalities
2. Cardiac setback
3. Thyroid disorders
4. Skin lesions
5. Hair loss
6. Tiredness

Yummy and pretty to look at, these super tasty recipes are guaranteed to please your taste buds. Start cooking them TODAY!

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Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, for Endurance Athletes
Recipe# 41074
08 Feb 21

 by Tarla Dalal
energy chia seed drink recipe | chia seed drink for weight loss | chia seed drink with lime, honey | with 16 amazing images. energy chia seed drink recipe is actually 2 recipes given below, ....
Barley Khichdi
Recipe# 40397
05 Sep 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
barley khichdi recipe | jau khichdi | barely vegetable khichdi | healthy barley khichdi | with 20 amazing images. barley khichdi also known as
Egg Bhurji Paratha
Recipe# 42393
21 Oct 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Everybody loves bhurji – be it of paneer or egg, because of its succulent mouth-feel and spicy taste. Put your favourite bhurji into a whole wheat paratha and you get a filling and super-tasty dish! The Egg Bhurji Paratha is an all-time favourite Punjabi breakfast, which is crisp and buttery out ....
Grilled Broccoli Recipe
Recipe# 42228
12 Oct 20

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 ....
Broccoli and Bajra Snack
Recipe# 39662
25 Jul 20

by Tarla Dalal
Bajra is a storehouse of nutrients, but hardly included in the diet except perhaps as a khichdi or roti. Here is a truly delicious snack made of whole bajra and broccoli. Chopped onions, garlic and red chilli flakes impart tremendous taste to this snack, while olive oil, though used in small quantit ....
Egg Dosa, Healthy Breakfast
Recipe# 42332
02 Jun 20

by Tarla Dalal
An off-beat breakfast dish that will sweep you all off your feet! Spread dosa batter on the griddle, break and egg over it, sprinkle a little coconut and cook, to get a healthy and filling breakfast. The Egg Dosa is not only healthy but extremely tasty, with the creaminess of egg and the crunch ....
Broccoli Broth, Healthy Clear Broccoli Carrot Soup
Recipe# 4623
07 Sep 20

 by Tarla Dalal
broccoli broth | healthy veg clear broccoli carrot soup | veg broccoli carrot broth | with 12 amazing images. This Indian Broccoli Broth recipe shows you how to make a soothing
Flaxseeds Dry Chutney, South Indian Flax Seeds Podi
Recipe# 41761
20 Jan 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Dry chutney powder, usually made with dals and red chillies, just got healthier in this all-new avtar. The traditional South Indian recipe has been tweaked to incorporate flax seeds instead of dals. Some cumin seeds have also been added to the formula to ....
Whole Wheat and Vegetable Khichdi
Recipe# 5584
20 Dec 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Khichdi is one of the homeliest of dishes, which revives and comforts you after a tough day! It is easy and quick to make, yet satiating, nutritious and tasty too, which is probably what makes it popular with almost everybody. Whole Whea ....
Brown Rice Khichdi, Healthy Lentil Brown Rice Khichadi
Recipe# 42104
26 Sep 20

 by Tarla Dalal
brown rice khichdi recipe | healthy brown rice and moong dal khichdi | brown rice khichdi in pressure cooker | with 10 amazing images. Khichdi is the first and last word in
Mushroom, Bean Sprouts and Broccoli Stir-fry
Recipe# 7449
11 Oct 19

 by Tarla Dalal
An easy but fabulous preparation of mushrooms, blanched broccoli and bean sprouts sautéed with garlic, and flavoured with thyme and little red chilli sauce. It is the combination of ingredients, especially the addition of crunchy broccoli stems, which makes this recipe so fantastic. The outcom ....
Barley and Corn Salad
Recipe# 3595
15 Jul 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Here's an easy way to have a healthy accompaniment to your main course. Barley has been used to enhance the fibre content and sweet corn gives a crispy texture to the salad. The red and yellow capsicum and spring onions add colour to the dish and make it extremely appealing to the eye.
Barley and Moong Dal Khichdi
Recipe# 40115
14 Aug 20

by Tarla Dalal
Life can be tough without comforting khichdi to keep you company! One of the homeliest of meals, khichdi is satiating and soothing to the palate. Here’s an innovative twist, we have used fibre-rich barley to make this khichdi. A good replacement for rice, barley combines very well with moong d ....
Chick Pea, Mushroom and Barley Salad with Balsamic Dressing
Recipe# 36699
17 Nov 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Name the texture, name the flavour, and you are sure to find it in this exciting salad. From cucumber for a juicy crunch, and kabuli chana for a mealy touch, to barley and mushrooms for chewiness and sun-dried tomatoes for tang, this Salads features a wide assort ....
Rocket Leaves, Broccoli and Veg Work Healthy Salad
Recipe# 42297
26 Sep 20

 by Tarla Dalal
A salad is the most awesome lunch ever! It’s light, filling, nutritious, and so convenient to pack in the morning. You just need to make sure you bring lots of variety to your bowl – throw in some grains, pulses, sprouts, veggies, greens, cottag ....
Brown Rice Dosa, Healthy Dosa Recipe
Recipe# 42105
26 Sep 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Brown Rice Dosa is a delightfully crispy, golden brown dosa that tastes awesome! On the other hand, it is amazingly healthy as we have used a combination of unpolished brown rice and two dals to make this dosa. Make sure you use unpolished rice and not the regular Basmati; otherwise you will los ....
Brown Rice Neer Dosa, Without Fermentation
Recipe# 42109
07 Jun 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Neer Dosa is a special, indigenous recipe from Karnataka, which has a wonderful taste and unique texture despite being made of a plain rice batter! Yes, it might be hard to believe but the batter for these soft, thin, homely pancakes is made of just rice and salt. This gives the Neer Dosa a very ....
Brown Rice Vegetable Pulao, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 42031
27 Nov 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Pulao is one of the most famous Indian rice dishes, all over the world. A pleasant medley of spices, a colourful assortment of veggies and a sprinkling of biryani masala give the rice a ....
Broccoli Aur Paneer ki Subzi
Recipe# 4766
07 Sep 20

by Tarla Dalal
The eye-catching contrast between broccoli and paneer is sure to grab your attention as soon as you prepare the ingredients for this subzi. Indeed, the two ingredients make a snazzy pair with their complementary colours, flavours and textures. Onions, ginger, garlic and tomatoes together with ....
Brown Rice and Moong Dal Pongal, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 41655
24 Aug 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Next to idli and dosa, one can confidently say that Pongal is the next most popular South Indian breakfast. It is a tasty and filling dish with a rustic flavour marked by cumin seeds and ginger. Although it is traditionally made with white rice and moong dal, nowadays people are aware of the ben ....
Quinoa , Brown Rice, and Vegetable Salad with Balsamic Dressing
Recipe# 41558
14 Jan 20

 by Tarla Dalal
quinoa brown rice vegetable salad with balsamic dressing recipe | healthy brown rice quinoa vegetable salad | quinoa brown rice salad | how to make brown rice quinoa salad | with 15 amazing im ....
Barley Feta and Spinach Salad, Healthy Salad
Recipe# 41370
18 Jan 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Salads are a boon for health conscious people. Easy and quick to make, they are tasty and bursting with good health. A scrumptious salad like the Barley Feta and Spinach Salad is filling enough to make a healthy snack. Cooked barley is combined with feta cheese cubes, juicy greens and crunchy ve ....
Whole Wheat Bhakri
Recipe# 39637
24 Apr 20

 by Tarla Dalal
bhakri recipe | whole wheat bhakri | soft Gujarati Bhakri | with 13 amazing images. To make bhakri, combine whole wheat flour, ghee and salt in a deep bowl and knead into a firm dough using ....
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