Cucumber lemonade can make your Iftaar special! Ingredients: 1 large cucumber ½ cup lemon juice 1 tsp lemon zest 6 cups water ¾ tsp salt Few ice cubes ¾ cup honey Method: Peel cucumber, make few large slices and keep aside for garnishing. Chop cucumber, add 2 cups of water in blender with cucumber pieces, honey. Blend for 3-4 minutes. Sieve drink and add remaining water in a large bowl. Add salt,lemon juice, lemon zest and stir well to combine. Sieve again if preferred.
Melon Magic to go for your Iftar table! Here is its recipe suggested by our nutritionist Shilpa Dhar! Melon Magic(Serves 4) Ingredients: 2 cups muskmelon cubes 2 cups orange segments Method: Combine the muskmelon and orange in a mixer and blend till smooth. Pour equal quantities of the juice into 4 individual glasses and top with 2 ice-cubes in each glass. Serve immediately garnished with parsley. #CODSIndia #nutrition #ramadan #roza
Fig & Cardamom delight: 8 dried figs (anjeer) ¼ tsp cardamom powder ½ cup chopped agar- agar (china grass) 2 ½ cups low fat milk 1 tbspn sugar For the garnish: saffron strands or almond powder Method: Soak the fried figs in ½ cup of water in a bowl for 1 hour Blend the dried figs in a mixer (with little water) to a smooth puree.Keep aside. Combine ¾ cup water and agar-agar in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a for 2 to 3 minutes or till the sugar dissolves completely. Keep a
The perfect star for Suhoor-Banana Oats Smoothie Ingredients: 2 tbsp oats, 1 cup low fat milk, 1 banana (peeled and cut into 4 pieces), 2 tsp honey, 1 tbspn walnuts chopped Method: •Cook oats in 1/2 cup of water and allow it to cool. It will take only 2-3 minutes •In a blender, combine cooked oats, yogurt, chopped banana, honey, ¼ cup milk and blend until smooth •Blend again with the rest of the milk •Add chopped walnutsserve chilled #CODSIndia #nutrition #Ramadan #Roza…
Paprika Chicken with quinoa tabbouleh Cook 200g quinoa in 600ml water until tender,drain and cool.Toss 1 bunch falt-leaf parsley,2tbsp mint,8 tomatoes,3 spring onions,¼cup olive oil,2tbsp lime juice,1/2tsp paprika,pinch of red chilli powder,1tsp each cumin powder and sugar with the quinoa. Add some paprika and drizzle 2tsp dressing on 100g low fat curd.Brush some oil,paprika over 4x180g chicken breast fillets.Pre-heat oven and grill for 7 minutes each side until cooked.Serve with salad and…
Delicious healthy Lassi to break your Roza! Recipe suggested by our nutritionist Shilpa Dhar. Lassi (Serves 4) Ingredients: 2 cups low fat curd 6 ice, cubed and crushed Sugarfree to taste Salt to taste Method: Use a mixer to beat the yoghurt and crushed ice until smooth While blending add in Sugarfree, salt and 1 ½ cup of cold water. Keep mixing until a layer of foams form on top. Serve cold in long glasses. #CODSIndia #ramadan #roza
Banana soy milk smoothie for the Ramadan Iftar! Here is its recipe. Ingredients: 1 ½ peeled banana cut into ½ and frozen 1 cup soy milk lite 1 cup ice cube 1 tbspn honey ½ tsp vanilla essence Method: Combine all ingredients in blender Blend until smooth Pour into 2 glasses and serve immediately. #CODSIndia #ramadan #roza
Sabza Lemonade, A highlight in your today's Iftar feast! Here is its recipe.Ingredients:1 table spoon -Sabza seeds 1 large Lemon 1 tbspn honey A pinch of salt ½ tsp Black salt(optional) Water 600 ml Method: Wash the sabja seeds and add into 1/3 cup luke warm water.Soak for 30 minutes & allow the seeds to bloom.Once you see a transparent jelly like coating over the seeds, they are ready to use.In a bowl, add lemon juice, honey, salt & black salt.Mix well.Add water and sabja seeds.Mix well.
Couscous Confetti salad: Method: In a bowl, combine ½ couscous and cups boiling water. Mix it then cover and stand up to 5 minutes. Add 3-4 green onions, 1 bell pepper, 1 carrot grated, 1-2 shredded red cabbage, parsley and ½ cup golden raisins or chopped apricots. In a small bowl, mix 1 lemon,¼ cup seasoned vinegar,1 tbspn olive oil, 1 tbspn olive curry powder and 1 ½ tspn salt. Add to salad and toss to mix. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
Heat 1 ½ cups of water with salt in a pan. Add the couscous when water boil. Switch off the stove and wait 5 minutes. Fluff couscous with fork. Heat oil in a kadai add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, chana dal, curry leaves and fry until the dal turn to light brown color. Now add the green chillies, ginger. Add salt, lemon juice, turmeric powder, mix well and switch off the stove. Now add the couscous and stir well so that all the masala is mixed. Serve it hot with bowl of sambar.