Healthy Recipes To Keep You Healthy

We all eat food in different restaurants and like to visit several places to taste different kinds of cuisines. But, we rarely find healthy food every where. We can cook healthy food at home and yet be healthy. I am giving you few recipes that will give you the taste just like any street food and at the same time keep you healthy.

Let’s Have A Look At The First Recipe

1. Minced Chicken In Spinach Sauce Wrap

Minced Chicken In Spinach Sauce Wrap

Preparation Time: 25 Minutes
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes
Serves: 5

Ingredients:

Minced chicken – 1 bowl (250 grams approximately)
Ginger, garlic, green chilli, coriander paste – 3 teaspoons
Onion paste – 200 grams (4 medium size)
Blanched spinach paste – 200 grams
Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
Cumin powder – 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
Cumin Seeds – half teaspoon
Salt to taste
Water – 1 to 2 cups
Cooking oil – 2-3 tablespoons
Wheat flour – half cup
Flour – 1 cup
Chopped onions – 3 medium size
Mayonnaise Sauce – 2 to 3 tablespoons

Method Of Preparation:

Step 1

First, let’s pre-cook the minced chicken. Add 2 teaspoons of oil in a pan and add half teaspoon of turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon ginger, garlic, green chilli, coriander paste and minced chicken in it. Saute and add about 1-2 tablespoons of water. Cook it for 5 minutes with a lid on it. Then remove from flame.

Step 2

Now. let’s cook the minced chicken with spinach sauce. We need to first blanch the spinach leaves. Once, it is blanched grind it until it is a fine paste. To make the minced chicken in spinach sauce, pre-heat the pan and add about 1 and half tablespoon of oil. Then add half teaspoon of cumin seeds, 2 teaspoons of ginger, garlic, green chilli, coriander paste and onion paste. Saute well and add turmeric, cumin and coriander powder. Saute and now add the pre-cooked minced chicken. Mix it properly and then add the spinach paste. Add some salt to taste. Now, add about 1 cup of water and cook for
5-10 minutes with a lid and make it a slightly dry mixture so that it’s easy to wrap. Once it is done remove from flame.

Step 3

Now, let’s make the dough in order to prepare the wraps. We need to add 1 cup normal flour and half a cup wheat flour in a bowl. Then add salt to taste and about 1 tablespoon oil in it. Mix well and add water to make the dough. Prepare a soft dough and make small balls in order to prepare the wraps. Then, make thin wraps with the help of dry flour just like a roll is made. once, it is done, heat the pan and half cook on both the sides. Then add about half teaspoon of oil on both sides and cook it properly. Remove from flame and place about 1 tablespoon of chicken mixture in the middle of the wrap.
Top it with chopped onions, mayonnaise sauce and wrap it. Similarly, make all the wraps of the remaining dough. Serve hot with tomato sauce if required.

Spinach is a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, magnesium, manganese, iron and folate, vitamins B, riboflavin and vitamin B6, vitamin E, calcium, potassium, and dietary fiber.

Chicken is a rich source of energy, fats, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins and minerals.

Wheat flour is contains carbohydrates, vitamins, fats and fatty acids, minerals, proteins and amino acids.

So, this recipe certainly gives you all the nutrients to keep you healthy.

2. Sprouts Cottage Cheese Cutlet

Sprouts Cottage Cheese Cutlet

Preparation Time: 30 Minutes
Cooking Time: 35 Minutes
Serves: 5

Ingredients:

Mixed Sprouts (as per availability) – 200 grams
Cottage Cheese – 150 grams
Boiled mashed Potatoes – 5 to 6 large size
Corn Flour – half cup
Ginger, garlic, green chilli, coriander paste – 2 teaspoons
Cumin powder – 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Cooking oil – 5 tablespoons

Method Of Preparation:

Step 1

Firstly, we need to make the mixture to fill in the cutlet. We need to cook the mixed sprouts for about 5-10 minutes. Then, we need to coarsely grind it once it reaches room temperature. Crush the cottage cheese and finely mince it. Add the sprouts and crushed cottage cheese in a bowl. Then, add ginger, garlic, green chilli, coriander paste to it. Add cumin and coriander powder. Add salt to taste. Mix it well and keep it aside.

Step 2

Now, we need to prepare the outer cover for the cutlet. Add some salt in the boiled mashed potatoes. Now, take a small amount of mashed potato and spread it to make the cutlet. Add a small portion of the sprouts mixture onto the potato layer and close all the ends firmly in order to make the cutlet. Similarly, make all the cutlets.

Step 3

Pre-heat the pan and add oil. Now, shallow fry all the cutlets at medium flame. Serve it hot with tomato sauce.

Sprouts are rich in digestible energy, vitamins, minerals, amino acids, proteins, and phytochemicals.

Cottage cheese contains fats, carbohydrates, proteins. It also contains sodium, calcium, and cholesterol.

Potatoes is a rich source of energy and carbohydrates. It also contains fat, proteins, vitamins and minerals.

This recipe can be a great and healthy snack to eat at anytime of the day.

3. Multi-Grain Porridge

Multi-Grain Porridge

Preparation Time: 0 Minute
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Serves: 2

Ingredients:

Milk – 250 ml
Sugar – 3 teaspoons
Oats – 1 tablespoon
Multi-grain flour – 1 tablespoon
Chocolate Sauce – 1 tablespoon

Method Of Preparation:

Step 1

Put the milk to boil in a pan. Then, add sugar in it. Once it is boiled add oats, multi-grain flour and cook it well for about 10 minutes. Add chocolate sauce to it, mix well and serve it hot.

Milk, as we all know is a rich source of calcium and energy. It also contains carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, proteins and fat.

Oats are an excellent source of thiamine, iron, and dietary fiber. Multigrain is generally mixture of different types of grains that includes Wheat, Rye, Barley, Maize, Millets, Sorghum, etc. All these grains are rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates that helps you to be healthy.

Chocolate includes cocoa solids that are a source of flavonoids and alkaloids, such as theobromine, phenethylamine and caffeine. It also contains other nutrients like proteins, calcium, fats, added sugar and vitamins.

This recipe can help to kick start a day, needs very less time to prepare and give loads of energy to your body.

We eat to be healthy, so let’s eat healthy food. I hope you all have liked my recipes.
References: en.wikipedia.org, www.nutritionvalue.org, www.ilsi-india.org

shweta_karangutkar

I am a management professional with over 5 years experience in service industry.



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