Peanut Butter : Peanut butter is a great source of mono-saturated healthy fats and good source of protein. A perfect healthy snack to have and its made with unsalted peanuts and coconut oil which is a great medium chain triglyceride. We recommend following this easy homemade peanut butter recipe which has ZERO preservatives and no hydrogenated vegetable fats.
Safeed Vatana (Raw dried white peas) : Safed vatana not only contributes 9.9 gm of protein (from ¼ cup) but when paired with any grain (like jowar flour, bajra flour, buckwheat four or whole wheat flour) also forms a source of complete protein. Safeed Vatana is rich in fibre. A fit adult needs it to keep gut healthy, diabetics need it to control sugar levels while others may need to control their cholesterol levels or weight fibre helps. If you want to increase your haemoglobin levels and / or Red Blood Cell count along with preventing anemia, add safed vatana to your list of healthy foods. See the complete benefits of safed vatana.
Tulsi leaves (Holy Basil) : Tulsi leaves are packed with antioxidants and chewing a few leaves on a empty stomach can protect against heart ailments. Also very good for diabetics.
Vegetable Stock : This is super healthy as you are making a stock from mixed vegetables which are boiled in water and then the vegetables are discarded and water (stock) retained to be used in soups and vegetables. The stock is healthy because it has small amounts of water soluble Vitamin B and Vitamin C. It has low calories, no carbs and zero fats and enhnaces the taste.
What is the alternative to Aloo Kulcha?
Yes, at tarladalal we love healthy recipes. We have created a whole wheat kulcha recipe . What we have done is replaced the plain flour with whole wheat flour and removed the aloo. It's 87 calories for Punjabi whole wheat kulcha. So diabetics, heart patients and weight loss patients can enjoy this kulcha!
What's a healthy option to spinch puri?
We suggest to opt for an Indian bread which is not deep fried. So you could have whole wheat roti, bajra roti, jowar roti. If you want to add some stuffing then jowar mooli roti, bajra cauliflower roti.