1. In a mixing bowl, add roasted pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds and Sunflower seeds. 2. Roast the flax seeds, peanuts, cardamom, oats and dessicated coconut separately and grind them coarsely using a mixer. Add this in the bowl. 3. Chop the dates and add them in the mixing bowl along with whole raisins. 4. Melt the jaggery cubes with one cup of water and let it boil for 5 minutes. 5. Finally, pour this syrup into the bowl and mix well. Take a small amount of this mixture and shape into balls.
Tip: This can be enjoyed with a banana and/or a glass of milk for a complete power pack breakfast or a pre/post workout snack.
1. Place the kidney beans and corn in a bowl 2. Chop the onion, bell pepper and tomatoes, then add them in the bowl along with the olives and mix the ingredients using a spoon. 3. Pour the dressing over the salad and bon apetit!
For the dressing: Add all the ingredients in a non-metallic container and stir well to obtain a uniform mixture.
This quick and easy recipe made within 15 minutes can be served with toast bread or chapathi.
Boiled kidney beans - 2 cups Cooked corn - 1 cup Red onion - 1 Bell pepper - 1 Tomatoes - 2 Sliced olives - 1/4 cups Green chilli - 2 (optional)
1. Chop all the vegetables and set aside. 2. In a pot, place the ghee and add all the whole spices to roast for a while. Later on, add the mint leaves. 3. Add the chopped onions, ginger garlic paste, tomatoes and all the vegetables one after the other, stirring consistently in between each added ingredient for better results. 4. Add the chick peas and mix it well. 5. Add 1/2 cup water and let the mixture cook for a bit. 6. Add all the masala powders along with salt and saute for 5 minutes. 7. Add the barnyard millet into the pot and pour 8 cups of water. Finally, cover the pot with a lid and let it cook for 15 to 20 minutes.
This nutritious meal is best served with raita for a family of 4 to enjoy!
Barnyard Millet - 2 cups Boiled chick peas - 1 cup Onions - 2 (medium) Tomatoes - 3 Carrots - 3 Capsicum -1 Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp Ghee - 2 tbsp Cinnamon -1 inch stick Cloves - 3 Bay leaves - 2 Star anis - 1 Chilli powder - 2 tsp Coriander powder - 2 tsp Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp Garam masala - 1 tsp Mint leaves - handful Salt - to taste