Panankalkandu Samai Kesari

For the second day of BM#66, Diabetic Sweets I have a Kesari made with Samai and Panankalkandu. Little Millet or Samai is a healthy option to indulge when you want to make a Kesari or a rice version. Palm Sugar makes a great substitute for White Sugar. Glycemic Index, (GI) of Palm Sugar is 41.  I […]

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Moong Dal and Peas Dhokla ~ Oil Free Breakfast Recipes

For the second day of BM#43, week 1 under Dhokla, I made this delicious and beautiful looking peas Dhokla with Moong dal. Though the recipe says you should soak the split moong dal for 4 hrs, this split dal actually gets very soft even with 30 mins. So when you want to have a quick […]

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Chana Dal Dhokla ~ Healthy Snack Recipes

We are starting the BM#43, week 1 and I will be doing all Dhoklas. The idea for this came when I came across a huge collection of Dhokla recipes stored away and decided I should at least make use of those recipes.  I wanted to make sure these Dhokla recipes help people plan their breakfast […]

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Oats Ven Pongal ~ Diabetic Diet

For the third day of cooking healthy dishes for a particular diet program, where I had selected to do Diabetes Diet, I finally decided to make this Pongal with Oats and Moong dal. These ingredients are normally advised when we try to arrive at menu for a diabetic diet and I decided I could make […]

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