Sprouts sandwich

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Sprouts sandwich

  • Author: Sanjana
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 pieces
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Grilling
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Are you struggling to feed your kid a nutritious snacking item or an healthy tiffin idea to pack in ???

Here is an quick, high on protein recipe to meet your growing kid protein requirements.


Ingredients

– Rolled oats: ½ cup
– Boiled moong: ½ cup
– Brown bread/Multigrain bread: 4 slices
– Ghee: 2tsp
-Cumin seeds -1/4tsp
– Garam masala powder: 1/4tsp
-Chaat masala: 1/4tsp
-Red chilli powder: 1/4tsp
-Lettuce leaves- 2 (optional)
-Green chutney for spreading (optional)
-Salt as per taste


Instructions

-In a vessel, heat 1tsp of ghee and add cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add moong sprouts boiled and sauté for 2 minutes.
-Add red chilli powder, garam masala, chaat masala and salt.
– Add rolled oats and 3 spoons of water and cook it for 2-3 minutes. Mix well and switch off the gas.
-Take 2 bread slices, apply green chutney on one side (optional). Place the lettuce leaves and spread the moong and oats mixture. Cover with another bread slice.
-Apply 1tsp of ghee on both the sandwiches and toast till golden brown.
– Cut into pieces and serve hot.


Notes

-In vegetables other than Lettuce leaves, you can use other vegetables of your choice like onion, tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumber.

– You can use a different protein source like paneer, chicken slices and tofu.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: Serves 2
  • Calories: 220kcal
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.6g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Protein: 10g

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Peanut salad

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Peanut salad

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

This chapati peanut salad or peanut chaat recipe will surely make your taste buds tingle. Its a super healthy and tasty recipe that can be made with a few key ingredients that can serve as an evening or midmorning snack or even as a salad prior to consumption of a meal. Peanuts are good sources of proteins and healthy nutrients, antioxidants, mineral and vitamins important for good health.


Ingredients

  • peanuts soaked overnight & peeled
  • 1/4 cup cucumber chopped
  • 1/4 cup Onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup carrot chopped
  • 1/4 cup tomato chopped
  • 1 tbsp coriander/ cilantro leaves chopped
  • olive oil Extra virgin
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

Instructions

Mix all the above mentioned ingredients.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 170-180 Kcal
  • Fat: 18-22g
  • Carbohydrates: 45-50g
  • Protein: 15-18g

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Nutritious Bhel

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Nutritious Bhel

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Low Calorie

Description

Are you the one who is always thinking on how to make your evening snacks healthy or a mother to an fussy eater who finds way everytime to eat fried items. Well here is for you Nutritious Bhel; a super quick, low calorie and high protein snacking option, or a post workout meal option.


Ingredients

– Corn flakes: 50g
– Moori / Murmurey /Puffed rice: 50g
– Greenwhole sprouts: 50g
– Onion : 1 medium chopped
– Tomato de-seeded : 1 big chopped
– Pomegranate: 1 cup
– Boiled potatoes : 1cup cut into small cubes

– Coriander: 30 g chopped
– Lemon Juice: 1 tsp
– Tamarind chutney: 1tbsp
– Coriander Chutney: 2tbsp
– Roasted Peanuts: 40g


Instructions

1. Add all ingredients and mix well. Serve immediately.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: Serves 5
  • Calories: 180kcal
  • Fat: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 7g

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Baked yogurt bread rolls

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Baked yogurt bread rolls

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

These easy baked yoghurt bread rolls are light and delicious. These can be a part of your weekend breakfast or even dinner options apart from being served as an evening snack option.


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Ingredients

-2 slices bread fresh
-1 tsp mustard sauce – to spread
– 1 tbsp. – toned milk
-1/2tsp carom seeds (Ajwain)

FILLING
– 1 tbsp. hung curd
– 1 tbsp. finely chopped red bell peppers deseeded or deseeded chopped tomato
– 1/2 cup finely chopped broccoli
– 1 tbsp. peas
– ½ green chili – deseeded & chopped
– 1/2tsp salt and black pepper
– 1/4tsp red chili flakes


Instructions

1) Boil 1 cup water with ½ tsp salt
2) Mash peas with the hands.
3) Put the hung curd in a bowl. Add all other ingredients of the filling to the curd.
4) Cut the sides of slice, keep it flat on a rolling board. Press, applying gentle pressure with a rolling pin so that holes of the bread close.
5) Spread ½ tsp mustard on the slice.
6) Spread a layer of filling. Roll carefully. Seal end by applying some curd. Press well.
7) Brush milk on roll. Spread some carom seeds on a plate
8) At serving time, cover a wire rack of oven with foil. Grease foil lightly. Place the rolls. Grill for about 5 minutes till edges turn little golden. Serve immediately.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: Serves 2
  • Calories: 235kcal
  • Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 90g
  • Protein: 20g

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Ragi idli

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Ragi idli

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: South Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Ragi idli is a healthy and delicious breakfast recipe from South India which is made from Ragi (Finger Millet) flour. It is also known by the name of Nachni in Maharashtra, Mandua in Hindi, Ragulu in Telugu and Kezhvargu in Tamil. It is a nutrient dense grain and is referred to as a local superfood since it is a great source of calcium, iron and essential amino acids. This Ragi idli recipe is quick to make and can be served as a breakfast, lunch or even a dinner meal with homemade chutneys/ salsa/ pickle/ raita/ curd/ vegetable sabzi or curries.


Ingredients

  • Parboiled rice-75 g
  • Urad dal-50g
  • Fenugreek-1/4 th tbsp.
  • Ragi flour-100g
  • Water-as required (for consistency)

Instructions

1. Wash and soak the rice, dal & methi seeds together for two hours. Add the required water and grind everything all together adding required salt & water. Lastly add the Ragi flour, grind for few minutes. Remove and ferment overnight or 10 hours.

2. After fermentation, batter would be doubled and sometimes overflow too. Stir well and make idlis.

3. Heat water in an idli vessel or steamer. Mix the fermented Ragi idli batter well and pour a ladle of batter into the idli moulds and place it inside the steamer or idli cooker.

4. Steam cook for 10-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre of the idli comes out clean. Once done sprinkle water and remove from the mould after 2-3 minutes.

5. Serve hot with sambhar or chutney of your choice.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 220-230Kcal
  • Fat: 10-12g
  • Carbohydrates: 40-50g
  • Protein: 20-25g

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Gond Laddoo

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Gond Laddoo

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 10-12minutes
  • Cook Time: 15minutes
  • Total Time: 27 minute
  • Category: High Energy
  • Method: Stir fry
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

Gond Laddoo, a winter special energy dense food. This helps to keep your body warm and provide extra burst of energy needed t overcome the lethargy in winters. Gond is known to boost stamina and health, helping one keep away from falling sick due to cold and cough. These laddoos help lubricate joints and are extremely powerful to reduce back pain as well as other joint pains. These are highly recommended to women post delivery to avoid aches and pains.


Ingredients

Whole wheat flour – 200g

Powdered sugar  or sugar free – 1/2 cup

Coconut oil or pure ghee – 1.5 tbsp

Gond – 30g

Almond (churned in a mixer) – 1 tbsp

Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp


Instructions

  1. Heat  Ghee or coconut oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Roast almonds and nuts of your choice until golden colour. Stir occasionally. Remove and keep aside.
  2. Ghee or Coconut oil should be medium hot to fry gond. Coarsely crush gond with the help of a rolling pin. Mix it with nuts. Keep aside in a tray.
  3. Sauté whole wheat flour stirring continuously until deep golden.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients including cardamom powder. Mix well till the temperature slightly comes down.To make laddoos, take small portions of the cooked mixture and roll in between palms to make it round in shape.
  5. Store laddoos in an air tight container, cool & dry place.

Notes

You can add chopped pistachios, walnuts or macadamia nuts along with almonds. Few strings of saffron can be added too. For better taste use coarsely grounded whole wheat flour in place of regular whole wheat flour.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8
  • Calories: 130Kcal
  • Fat: 9g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Protein: 6g

Keywords: Vegetarian, High energy balls, Post pregnancy food, Bone healthy food, Energy balls, Winter food, Winter snack, Healthy snack.

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VEGETABLE GRILLED SANDWICH

 

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VEGETABLE GRILLED SANDWICH


Description

Vegetable sandwich is a type of vegetarian sandwich consisting of a vegetable filling between bread. There are no set requirements other than the use of vegetables, and sandwiches may be toasted or untoasted. The main ingredients are a spicy green chutney spread, tomatoes, onions, cucumber, and a spicy potato filling made with chat masala or a similar spice mix. Other ingredients sometimes included are cooked beetroot and cheese. The sandwich is a popular student lunch.


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Ingredients

  • 2 bread slices (toasted)
  • Mustard sauce to spread on bread slice
  • Vegetables of your choice (slices)
  • Thin Cottage cheese slice (optional) – 1

Instructions

  1. Slightly spread mustard sauce on 1 slice of bread.
  2. Place the veggies of your choice on the bread slice.
  3. Place them in an electric griller and grill the sandwich until golden. …
  4. Cut vegetable grilled sandwich to half and serve.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 250 - 270 KCAL
  • Fat: 14 - 18 GM
  • Carbohydrates: 50 - 65 GM
  • Protein: 10 - 15 GM

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