Sesame seeds Laddu / Til ladoo / Ellu unde simple yet healthy, nutritious, and delicious sweet. Sesame seeds are rich source of calcium, iron, niacin and copper. This is a very healthy alternative treat to our kids.
Sweet potato Nutrition Facts:
Major health benefits are derived from its high content Vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 helps in reducing homocysteine and thereby helps in reducing the risk of heart disease. This resource from Harvard provides great details about Vitamin B’s.
Sweet potatoes can be eaten raw. Since these contain oxalates, people with a known history of kidney/gallbladder ailments/urinary tract stones may have to consult their doctor about the amount they can consume.
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How to make sweet potato yogurt dip recipe? Here it is. Quick and simple.
Majjige HuLi is a very popular dish in karnataka. Ash gourd/boodugumbala kaayi/Winter melon is a low calorie vegetable, ideal for diabetes and is good for weight loss. Its alkaline nature neutralizes acid in the stomach and helps to cure peptic ulcers. Drinking the ash gourd juice on an empty stomach helps to reduce the peptic ulcer. Here is the recipe for Ash gourd majjige HuLi.
Almond Chutney is very simple to prepare, it is packed with the great nutritional benefits of Almonds and gives a good nutty flavor if used as dip’s for vegetables or as a salad dressing.
Nutrition and health benefits of Almonds
Almond (Badam) acts as a very good substitute for coconut. If you are a vegan, Almonds fill in most for the milk’s nutrition. Almonds contain lot of protein, calcium and vitamin B complex. It is very rich in Vitamin A, riboflavin and niacin (increases HDL and reduces triglycerides). Here is a great informational link that details the nutrition and health benefits of Almonds. Also, this is a great article about why soaking of nuts are beneficial. “Soaking Nuts” from The Nourishing Gourmet. …