Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Health Tips

If you follow these in your daily life, You will live a healthy and happy life.

  • Eat a balanced and varied diet.
  • You should consume foods within the basic food groups (cereals, fruits, vegetables, dairy, and meat), but choose foods that are low in saturated and Trans fats, cholesterol, added sugars, and salt. Choose lean meats and poultry and incorporate more fish, beans, peas, nuts and seeds for added protein sources.
  • Based on a 2,000 calorie diet, you should consume fats sparingly (less than 3 servings of high fat foods per day). Consume the following on a daily basis:
    • 5 servings of fruits and vegetables. These foods are high on vitamins and minerals
    • 4 or more servings of whole grain foods (wheat, jowar, bajra, makki and ragi etc.). These foods are high on fiber
    • 3 servings of high-quality protein (lean meats, beans, nuts, seeds). These foods also contain lots of available calcium and other essential vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids.
    • 3 servings of low fat milk or dairy products.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Health Benefits of Badam

Badam the other name is Almond is a very good snack and it will give you many health benefits. It contain tryptophan, phosphorus, manganese, vitamin E, riboflavin and protein. If you eat it with the skin it is very beneficial. Almonds are good for Heart and fights cholesterol, makes your bones strong, helps to control your weight, fight against cancer, and also good skin and hair. Almonds contain potassium, iron and manganese facilitate in circulating blood and it lower blood pressure.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Recipe Palak Paneer

• Palak big bundle – 1 no 
• Paneer – 400 gram 
• Onion – 1 no 
• Tomato – 1 no 
• Green chilli– 2 no 
• Garlic cloves – 4 no 
• Small piece of Ginger 
• Corn flour – 1 tea spoon 
• Ghee – 1 tea spoon 
• Salt – as per your taste  

Method of preparation: 
Clean, wash and cut palak. Then cook for 5-7minutes in a vessel with water, covering it with a lid; Strain off water from palak, and grind it to a fine paste.Meanwhile, chop onions, garlic cloves, and a piece of ginger. Grind them together, with some water, to form a consistent paste. Take oil in a pan with medium flame, let it warm a little, then put the onion, ginger, and garlic paste and fry it till it gets brownish white (from white). Add half teaspoon garam masala, coriander powder, red chilly powder, and pinch of salt and sugar (according to your taste). Stir it as it gets brownish. Then add palak paste to it along with a little water, and stir as it cooks. Pour 2-3 tbsp of fresh curds, about 30-40ml milk, and 2 tbsp cream. Slice panner into small cubes, soak in water for couple of mitutes, and fry it in another pan to light golden brown color in oil. Then add it to palak. Stir for couple of minutes, and turn off the flame. Palak Paneer is ready!