Hesaru Bele or moong dal salad or kosambari, is traditionally prepared on festivals days in Karnataka. It is a healthy salad which is high in protein and fiber, and can be included in the everyday meal.
Ragi Ambali is one of the extremely nutritious and easier to digest breakfast. It takes just couple of minutes to prepare. Health benefits of Ragi Ambali: Ragi is rich in calcium, iron and fiber. It also contains phytochemicals, which aids in slowing down the digestion process. Ragi's high levels of niacin help in increasing HDL cholesterol while lowering Triglycerides. If you are preparing for toddlers you can add more ghee to it. Adding buttermilk to Ambali increases it nutritional value and tastes good too. Please make sure to add the buttermilk once the ambli becomes warm, otherwise it curdles.
Ghee is our age old ayurvedic medicine and taste enhancer, and its high heat cooking ability makes it the perfect oil substitute.
It has fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K. Ghee helps with digestion, ulcers, and constipation. Ghee promotes healthy skin and eyes. It also promotes learning and memory retention. Ghee is very important during the early development of brain in children.
Aids in absorption of vitamins and minerals from other foods.
Rich in antioxidants.
To know more about the benefits of ghee read this article (virtues of ghee) by Dr.Shivashankar
Dosa / Dose is the popular common breakfast item in typical south Indian Kitchen. It is prepared using many different ways and with different ingredients. Here we have the recipe of one of the varieties of dosas which is neer dosa, using rice. It is typical Malnad and coastal region breakfast. Neer Dosa is basically rice dosa. Since the batter is very thin, like water, it is called Neeru Dosa – neeru meaning water in Kannada. The good thing about this dosa is that there is no need to ferment the batter.