Eat without worry

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | NAMRATA SRIVASTAVA
Published Apr 6, 2017, 12:29 am IST
Updated Apr 6, 2017, 12:30 am IST
Here are a few metabolism boosting recipes to keep you fit and active.
Egg salad
 Egg salad

Here are a few metabolism boosting recipes to keep you fit and active.

Egg salad

 

Ingredient:

4 eggs, boiled
2 onions, finely chopped
4 green chillies, finely chopped
1 tsp jeera powder
Salt to taste
1 tsp lemon juice

Method:

Cut the eggs in half and remove the yellow from all the eggs and set the egg whites aside. Mix the onions, green chillies, jeera powder and salt with the egg yolks. Now stuff this mixture into the eggs whites. Top it with some lemon juice and serve.

Lobia meat balls

Ingredient:

½ cup keema
½ cup lobia, soaked and grounded
1 onion, chopped
4 green chillies, chopped
1 tbsp coriander, finely chopped
½ tsp garam masala powder
½ tsp chilli powder
Salt to taste
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp ginger, finely chopped
1 tsp garlic, finely chopped
1 egg, beaten
Oil for deep frying

Method:

In a bowl, mix all the ingredients thoroughly except the oil. Heat the oil in a pan. Make small round balls with the mixture and deep fry till brown in colour. Serve hot with green chutney.

Green garelu

Ingredient:

1 cup black gram dal, soaked overnight
2 bunches spinach, boiled and mashed
4 green chillies, finely chopped
½ tsp jeera
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying

Method:

Grind the soaked black gram dal to a thick consistency. Now add the spinach, jeera, green chillies and salt to taste. Make small balls with the mixture and keep it aside.

Superfood berry Phalsa drink

Ingredient:

1 cup phalsa berries
2 cups coconut water
2 tbsp honey
Few ice cubes  

Method:

Crush berries in a blender along with coconut water. Strain and mix in honey. Add ice cubes before serving. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the balls till golden brown in colour. Serve hot with peanut chutney.

Lentil Hummus

Ingredient:

1 cup whole masoor dal, cooked
1 cup carrot, grated
4 cloves of garlic
½ cup slightly roasted sesame seeds powder
2 tbsp cold pressed olive oil
2 tbsp red chilli
Salt to taste

Method:

Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and pulse, so that the mixture has some texture. Do not make a smooth paste. You can serve the hummus as a dip for cut vegetables or as a spread on toast or roll into a chapatti to make a healthy dish.

Pesarattu Egg roll

Ingredient:

1 cup green moong dal, soaked and grounded
1 egg
Salt to taste
1 tomato, chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp coriander, chopped
1 tsp green chilli, chopped
2 tbsp oil

Method:

To the moong dal add cumin, salt, chopped coriander and chopped chilles. Mix well. Spread the mixture on a hot tawa. Add some oil on the edges and fry it like a parantha. Break an egg on it and add tomatoes and onions. Fry over medium heat.

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