Parwal Aloo Curry is famous dish ,mostly prepared in northeast part of India. Due to its great taste, it always finds its place during parties or any special occasional. We can prepare this dish in various ways like Parwal with Yogurt , Parwal fry etc.. My favorite is curry one as we can have it with chapati or rice both.
Delicious Parwal Aloo Curry is ready to serve with chapatti and rice.
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Health problems pose a risk in our life and it could happen at any stage of life. The main cause of early life diseases are the way we live our life these days; unhealthy eating, smoking, drinking and less of physical works are few of them. Our lifestyle has the highest impact on our health. Diseases such as obesity, heart problems and diabetes are few lifestyle diseases and according to a survey, certain lifestyle factors may lead to early onset of memory problems irrespective of person’s age. Brain boosting foods can help us tackle such issues.
The food you eat play an important role in keeping your brain healthy and can improve specific mental tasks, such as memory and concentration. Your brain is a big deal for you. You can help support your brain health and boost your alertness, memory and mood by strategically choosing your diet plan including these 10 brain boosting foods in your diet.
You might have felt fatigue, dizziness, loss of memory and brain fog. It could be due to free radicals produced by different biological processes. These free radicals can damage our brain cells. Blueberries provide antioxidants that can scavenge these free radicals that might damage your brain cells and helps in proper functioning of brain. Now you know why blueberries are classified under “super foods”.
A very common food item on almost every breakfast table. The bright yellow yolk inside the white albumen of egg is rich in choline and vitamin B. Choline helps in formation of acetylcholine which is a neurotransmitter (a chemical necessary for transmission of nerve impulses). Thus helps in maintaining memory and communication among brain cells.
Have you ever thought about how does your brain looks alike. Yes it looks like a walnut and to no surprise, eating it improves your brain power. Walnuts are rich in DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) which is an omega 3 fatty acid that is the primary structural component of your brain. Thus it protects brain health and prevent early age related dementia.
It has two nutrients that helps brain in its proper functioning the first one you are already aware of is choline as mentioned earlier and the second one is vitamin K. Vitamin K sharpens your memory and keeps dementia away in older peoples and up to some extent Alzheimer’s disease too. Now you know why it is included in brain boosting foods.
Who doesn’t love chocolates? But you will love it more when you will get to know that they are one of the richest source of antioxidants that protect your brain cells from oxidizing and thus from damaging by free radicals. Dark chocolate is also rich in flavanol which helps in reducing memory loss in adults.
As vehicles needs fuel to run, like wise our brain cells also need fuel to function properly and brain can get its fuel from coconut oil. Medium chain triglycerides present in coconut oil breakdown into ketons which acts as brain fuel. It may help to some extent in dementia. Hence it is included in brain boosting foods.
Omega 3 fatty acids in the form of EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid) occur naturally in oily fishes. DHA and EPA both act as structural component of human brain that keeps brain healthy and evades chances of memory loss and has incredible impact on depression. EPA and DHA is very important for normal brain functioning and development throughout life.
“Spice for life” yes you heard it right till now you have known turmeric as a coloring and flavoring agent in foods but here is why it is called spice for one’s life. A compound curcumin found in turmeric has an immense therapeutic use. It acts as an antioxidant, anti inflammatory and anti proliferative. It plays a vital role in curing brain tumors, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s diseases.
Due to its benefits to brain health they are called “super seeds”. They not only contain omega 3 fatty acids which maintain brain health but also contains high amount of magnesium nutrient which provides calming effects to the brains. It helps in preventing dementia that occurred at an early age of life. Pumpkin seeds also contain vitamin E and antioxidants like carotenoids.
They are rich in monosaturated fats which promote good inflow of blood to brain cells thus enhancing its functionality. Promoting blood inflow leads to highly functioning brain. It is also packed with amino acid and antioxidants which helps to reduce blood pressure. It is also good for nervous system to help relief stress .
To sum up, we can say that in our busy live schedule, we should take out a few moments for our body. Try going out and run, jog, meditate, exercise and sweat out for body’s proper functioning. Wisely select your diet along with healthy lifestyle. We may consider these 10 brain boosting foods to sharpen our brain and boost the brain power
About Author: This is a guest post by Deepti Singh, M. Sc. (Food Microbiology and Toxicology)
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Palak Paneer is healthy and popular Indian Veg recipe. If you don’t like spinach then you should try this yummy recipe and you will start loving it. It is a blend of health and taste, simply made with cottage cheese in pureed palak and other spices.
Your Palak Paneer is ready to serve. Enjoy it with roti/ Indian bread or steamed rice.
You can also fry paneer cubes before adding to the gravy.
Instead of yogurt, Fresh cream or cashew (kaju) paste can also be used for gravy.
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“Are you feeling hungry? Yes but …Ooops You don’t have much time to cook but still want to eat something healthy and filling. ” Whenever I face such situation , I remember my favourite dish poha, a quick , easy and healthy recipe. Poha or Pauwa Bataka is a popular Maharashtrian and Gujarati dish usually served in breakfast or snacks. It is made of flattened rice and kid’s favorite lunch box recipe which is quick and easy to make recipe. Usually onion, flattened rice and potato are major ingredients. If you want it to be more nutritious, add few more vegetables to poha. Let’s start with the quick steps to make colorful poha.
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Who says that egg plant is a boring vegetable? After eating baingan aloo bharta , we get addicted to the taste of eggplant:) . Baingan Aloo bharta is very tasty and quick recipe. It is a famous dish of north India but loved across the country.
To get the real taste of baingan aloo bharta, we need to choose the right baigan for bharta. Usually the round , medium sized baigan is best suited for baigan bharta.
Taste would be great when the baigan is roasted in open gas. Micro-oven cooked baigan could be easy to cook but taste would not be best.
Serve with Indian bread/ Roti/Chappati or as a side with Rice and sambar.
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Potato and Capsicum makes a great combination. We have a lot more variety of potato and capsicum recipes e.g. stuffed capsicum with potato filling, Potato Capsicum fry or as Potato Capsicum curry. Aloo Shimla Mirch or Potato capsicum/ Potato Green Bell pepper curry is vegetarian delight tossed with onion and tomato along with an array of Indian spices.
Your Potato capsicum curry is ready to get served with naan or chapati.
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When I think about Chhole Masala, I start craving for this spicy and yummy dish. I think this is an evergreen dish that can fit in all time menu breakfast ,lunch and dinner. Chana Masala is combined with various main course items like Chhole bhature (OMG don’t remind me so tempting yummy), Chhole chawal (Chick pea curry with rice) or Chhole roti (a healthy choice:)). Hence we also call it party dish. Cholle Masala always finds its place any kind of party specially in North India. But it doesn’t mean that it is not famous in other parts of the country:)
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Punjabi chole is ready to serve with roti, paratha or rice.
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According to U.S Department of Agriculture, potatoes are the fourth most consumed crop in the world behind rice, wheat and corn. It is a very versatile vegetable which can be used in variety of dishes. There are hundreds of innovative and healthy ways to make potato dishes. This Aloo fry or Potato fry is one of those simple, quick and easy recipe to go for lunch and dinner option.
If you are looking for other dishes you can also try aloo matar, aloo paratha, aloo gobi, aloo tikki, potato sandwich, potato capsicum.
Boil 3 medium size potato in a pressure cooker to 1 whistle on medium flame. Peel the potatoes and cut it into pieces as shown below.
Your Boiled Potato fry is ready to go with Roti/chapati (Indian bread) or Puri or as a side with dal-rice or sambar-rice.
Spinach is one of the healthiest vegetables with high fiber, various vitamins & minerals. The best way to consume greens is to eat it raw. But some people, especially kids don’t like the natural taste of spinach. If you want to add some flavor before eating spinach , then simply Sauteed Spinach is a quick recipe, easy to cook without losing its nutritional value.
Now your sauteed spinach is ready. You can serve it as sides or take it with Indian bread/Roti.
Spinach loses it volume by three- quarter after cooking so remember not to add salt in the beginning. Add it after the volume is reduced or as per instruction above.
Aloo Paratha is one of the most famous food of north India. In my experience, it is one of the few foods which is preferred by all age groups. Though it is usually preferred during breakfast, people enjoy it in lunch and dinner too. It is very simple and easy to make recipe, lets quickly go through the ingredients and steps to make aloo paratha.
Now your yummy Aloo paratha is ready for serving, enjoy it with curd, pickle or your favorite sauce.
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