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November 7th

New Recipe- Mangaudi Papad ki Subji

  • Mangaudi Papad ki Subji

    Today I am sharing a very popular Rajashthani delicacy, mangaudi papad ki subji. I have learned this recipe from a very dear friend. Once she invited us for a Rajasthani special lunch party. Everything she cooked was a traditional Rajasthani preparation. She had also made a special dessert, Malpua . We all loved the food. Everything she had cooked was Vaishnav - means without onion and garlic. I asked her the recipe of mangadi papad ki sabji and tried at home.... read more...


October 23rd

New Recipe- Dahi Aloo | Potatoes in yogurt

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    Dahi Aloo | Potatoes in yogurt

    Dahi ke aloo/ potatoes in yogurt/curd is a yummy preparation, goes with any Indian breads. Dahi aloo is also a perfect dish for fasting. Yogurt is a good coolant and helps in the digestion of kuttu and singhara delicacies as they are hot in tendency. Dahi (दही) is a Hindi word for yogurt or curd. It is one of the best sources of calcium and is also rich in protein. In India, in many households yogurt is made fresh everyday.... read more...



New Recipe- Moringa with coconut

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    Moringa with Coconut

    This is Moriga Leaves preparation with coconut. Moringa is a very popular plant belong to family Moringaceae. The same plant produces drumsticks, the pods which are also commonly known as Sahjan in Hindi. Moringa is rich in various vitamins, protein, Iron and many other minerals. Moringa leaves have a strong smell so I decided to add some nuts and coconut to make it milder.... read more...

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    Brown rice vs White rice

    What is brown rice? Any ordinary rice which has a brown hull is called as brown rice. In order to make white rice this hull is removed from the grain. This process is known as polishing the rice. Usually, in the American market, Basmati brown rice is more popular, but there are many varieties.... read more...

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    Turmeric benefits and usages

    Turmeric (botanical name Curcuma) is a member of the Zingiberaceae family, like ginger. It is a tropical perennial rhizome and can be grown easily in your home garden in warm summers. Turmeric is called as Haldi in Hindi and its medicinal properties are mentioned at several places in ancient Ayurvedic texts. The key compound in turmeric is curcumin which is... read more...

Healthy Food for Diabetics | Diabetes recipes

Dear Readers,

Diabetes is a disease characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from a reduced ability of the body to produce and/or use insulin. This disease can be kept under control by healthy living and good eating habits. On this page, I am outlining some good eating practices and recipes that I have gathered over the years.

In the last few months I have received a lot of queries about diabetic diets. I have replied to many of my readers by mail, but it is time to write in the site about this worldwide problem. Usually doctors make a healthy meal food chart for their diabetic patients. Diabetics are asked to cut on carbohydrates, sugar, refined food etc in their daily diets. Doctors also often suggest that diabetics should eat 5-6 small portions of food, rather than 3 big meals.

Some healthy recipes for diabetics

  •  dal chawal roti sabji

    Balanced and healthy daily North Indian food platter

    Dal chawal, roti, and sabji is a perfect, healthy, balanced, delicious, 600 calories meal. This vegetarian food platter is a staple in North India. It has a combination of protein, carbohydrate, vitamin, minerals etc. In North India most families have a similar food platter in one of their meals. This lunch platter which usually consists of - a variety of dal(lentil/beans)... read more...

Some popular and useful articles on Chezshuchi

Dear readers, growing vegetables at home is becoming popular these days. There are plenty of reasons as to why people like to grow things in their own garden....Some people worry about the use of chemicals/ pesticides in vegetables and fruits, while others like to be close to nature, and find it relaxing to work in the garden. Some enthusiasts also grow rare and hard to find vegetables.... Whatever may be your reasons for thinking about growing your own vegetables; it should be fun for you, and not a chore...

Enjoy Gardening,
Shuchi

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