Karwari Kashaya

Healthy drink to have in the morning with all good spices. Karwari Kashaya is tasty and healthy.

How to make Kashaya powder

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coriander seed
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek

To make kashaya  drink Karwari Kashaya

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Sugar (optional)
  • 1 tsp Kashaya powder

Method

  • keep a bowl on medium heat , boil 1/2 cup water ,add 1/2 cup milk , 1 tsp sugar, 1 tsp kashaya powder when it boils and stir.
  • Boil for 2 minutes,Strain it using tea strainer. Serve hot.

 

Healthy Vegan Pancake

Healthy pancakes can be served during breakfast or lunch. It is loaded with proteins and good carbs.


Ingredients 
1 cup rice
1/4 cup urad dal
1 tbsp chana dal
1 tsp fenugreek/methi seeds
1 tsp Cumin/jeera seeds
Salt
pinch of turmeric
Oil/Ghee/ Vegan Butter
Water

Method: 
Soak rice, urad dal, chana dal in 3 cups of water for 6-7 hours
Clean and soak cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds in water.
After 6-7 hours grind everything to fine paste.
Keep pan on medium heat
Smear ghee, butter or oil on pan
Put 2 ladles and spread evenly. Make it thin if you want crispy.
Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes
When dosa leaves the sides it is done
Flip it and cook for another 2 minutes on other side.
Sprinkle jaggery when it is hot so it will be melted.
You can serve with vegetables, sambhar, dal, etc.

Vegan Cucumber Cake

Vegan Egg less cake with no baking soda is healthy snack for kidz. Cucumbers are an excellent source of vitamin K and molybdenum. They are also a very good source of the pantothenic acid. They are also a good source of copper, potassium, manganese, vitamin C, phosphorus, magnesium, biotin and vitamin B1. They also contain the important nail health-promoting mineral silica.

Ingredients
1 Cup Semolina/Idli Rawa 1 कप सूजी / इडली रवा
3/4 cup Jaggery or Sugar 3/4 कप गूड या चीनी
1 cup Cucumber grated 1 कप ककड़ी कद्दूकस
1/4 tsp cardamom powder 1/4 टीस्पून इलायची पाउडर
2 tbsp chopped dry fruits 2 बड़े चम्मच कटा हुआ सुखा मेवा
1/4 tsp Salt 1/4 चम्मच नमक
1 tsp ghee/ butter 1 चम्मच घी /बटर

English Version

Hindi Version

Method:
Clean, peel cucumber and grate.
Mix cucumber and all the ingredients except semolina.
Take ghee in a pan and roast semolina for 3-4 minutes on medium heat.
Add semolina to cucmber, jaggery mix.
Mix it well, cover and keep it aside for 30-45 minutes.
After 45 minutes you can add little bit of water to get the right consistency.
Preheat oven, grease pan with ghee or butter.
Add cucumber mix in to the pan and bake at 350 degree f for 30-45 minutes.
Serve warm with tea or Milk.
Alternatively you can grease pan and steam the cake for 45 minutes.

Oats Paneer Cutlets

Oats are heart healthy. Adding vegetables to the cutlets make it more nutritious. We are shallow frying with little oil. Healthy, tasty and quick snack for kids.

How to make healthy oats paneer cutlets

Ingredients 
1 cup quick cooking rolled oats कप जई
¼ cup chopped spinach, cilantro, mint ¼ कप कटा हुआ पालक, धनिया, पुदीना
1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese) 1/2 कप पनीर
1/4 cup grated carrot 1/4 कप गाजर
1/2 cup boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes 1/2 कप उबला हुआ और मैश्ड आलू
1 tbsp crushed ginger, garlic, green chillies, curry leaves 1 चम्मच कुचल अदरक, लहसुन, हरी मिर्च, करी पत्ते
1 tspn roasted cumin seed powder चम्मच जीरा पाउडर
2 tsp lemon juice 2 चम्मच नींबू का रस
1 tsp red chilli powder 1 चम्मच लाल मिर्च पाउडर
Oil for frying फ्राइंग के लिए तेल

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Hindi

Method
Boil Potatoes, peel and mash.
Take oats and add 2 tbsp. of hot water, mix and keep aside.
Grate paneer
Chop rest of the vegetables
Combine all the ingredients; you can use little water to make the right consistency
Roll into cutlets of desired size.
Heat a tava (griddle) and grease it using little oil.
Place each cutlet on the griddle.
Cook each cutlet, till they turn golden brown in color from both the sides
Serve with tomato sauce or green chutney.

* You can replace potatoes with boiled and mashed raw banana or sweet potato.

How to make oats for babies

Oats with blueberries and dates

How to make oats with fruits for babies

Ingredients
2 tbsp oats 2 बड़े चम्मच ओट्स
7-8 blueberries 7-8 ब्लूबेरी
1 date chopped 1 खजूर
pinch of cinnamon दालचीनी चुटकी भर
½ cup water 1/2 कप पानी
English

 

Method
Clean blueberries and mash with fork.
Keep water for boiling and add oats, dates.
Let it cook for 5-6 minutes.
Add blueberries and cook for another 2 minutes.
Let it cool down.
You can mash with masher or blend it to form puree.

Oats Fig Porridge

Oats Fig Porridge is full of fiber, iron, calcium and other nutrients. Good for babies who has constipation issues.
Ingredients
1/4 cup oats (ओट्स)
2 Figs (अंजीर)
1 cup water

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Hindi

Tips
You can also use powdered oats
You can also cook oats with milk instead of water.

Dry fruits powder for weight gain

This is my mothers recipe. I use it for my baby so it takes care of her daily dry fruits servings.
This can be used in mill, porridge, desserts, baking to make your meal healthy.

Ingredients 
1/4 cup cashews 1/4 कप काजू
1/4 cup Almonds 1/4 कप बादाम
1/4 cup Pistachios 1/4 कप पिस्ता
¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
¼ चम्मच हल्दी पाउडर
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
1/4 टीस्पून इलायची पाउडर

English

 

Hindi

How to make dry fruit powder 
Make sure all the dry fruits are clean.
Peel off the skin from pistachios.
Dry roast all the dry fruits on a very low flame for 3-4 minutes.
Cool down.
Add turmeric and cardamom and blend it.
You can store this powder in an airtight container for 2-3 weeks at room temperature.

Tips
Use unsalted nuts.
Make sure you pulse the powder in blender for few seconds and then let it cool down before pulsing second time.
If you keep on blender for a long time, it will create heat and you will end up with dry fruit butter instead of powder.

Anjeer Fig MilkShake

Ingredients
7 Figs (अंजीर)
10 Almonds (बादाम)
Milk (दूध) 1 Glass

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Hindi

Method
Soak Fig/Anjeer and almonds in water for 3-4 hours.
Peel off the almond skin.
Add little bit of milk to anjeer/fig and almonds and make a smooth paste.
Add rest of the milk and blend it.
Fig has natural sugars but if you like you can add dates, honey or sugar as per taste.

 

Eggless Oats Banana Pancake

Healthy, fluffy, truly delightful Oats and Banana Pancakes for your baby or toddlers breakfast, works best. Oats is a fiber rich food; and combine with banana gives added nutrients. Healthy and yummy breakfast oats banana pancakes.

Ingredients
1 Cup Oats crushed
1 ripe Banana
1 cup Milk
Ghee or butter

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Hindi

 

Method

  1. Take one banana in a clean bowl and smash it well using fork.
  2. Add Oats Powder
  3. Add milk little by little as required and bring it to a pancake batter consistency.
  4. At this time you can add cinnamon or cardamom powder too.
  5. You can add dates, jaggery for sweetness.
  6. On a hot tawa add a spoonful of batter and spread it. Add ghee or butter as required.
  7. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  8. Flip it and cook both sides.

Release constipation with sooji ka halwa

Sooji ka halwa with banana is good to release constipation in kids.
Ingredients
2 tbsp semolina (सूजी)
1 tsp Ghee or butter (घी)
1/3 tsp cardamom powder( इलायची पाउडर)
1 cup Milk ( दूध)
1 Banana (केला)

 

English

 

Method
Take ghee in a pan and add semoilina.
Keep on stirring for 3-4 minutes on low flame.
Add little bit of hot water and keep stirring to avoid forming lumps.
Add milk and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add mashed banana and cardamom powder.
You can add sweeteners of your choice like dates, sugar or jaggery.
Adjust the consistency as per taste

Banana Strawberry smoothie

Banana Strawberry smoothie

Ingredients
1 Banana 1 केला
5 Strawberries 5 स्ट्रॉबेरी
2 Dates 2 खजूर
1/2 cup Yogurt 1/2 कप दही
5 Almonds 5 बादाम
1/4 tsp Cinnamon powder 1/4 चम्मच दालचीनी पाउडर (optional)
1/4 tsp Flaxseeds 1/4 चम्मच अलसी
2 tbsp. walnuts 2 tbsp अखरोट
1/2 Orange 1/2 नारंगी

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Hindi

Method
Chop Banana, clean strawberry. Add all the ingredients in the blender and blend it. You can add few ice cubes during summer season.
Serve this cold.