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Oats Carrot Payasam

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Indian desserts are a treat to taste buds and undoubtedly an indispensable part of any festival or celebration - loaded with sweetness and enriched with goodness of milk, nuts, etc. Talking of indian desserts only brings water in my mouth. The very first image which comes to my mind when we say dessert is a big bowl of rice kheer or payasam cooked in milk loaded with heartful of dry fruits. yummm.....

While in North its kheer made up of rice cooked in milk, in south its popular as Payasam or payasa , be it rice or vermicelli cooked in coconut milk and jaggery. In south there's varities to prepare the payasam or payasa but in North india all sweets or desserts are mainly of dairy products. Myself being north indian also uses milk more and today's recipe is also inspired by south though I have used milk inplace of coconut milk. With a twist I have cooked oats n carrots in milk and the outcome was commendable. Since I used more of milk the dessert came out as payasam , if we red…

Overnight Oats Weightloss Breakfast recipe

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Big cities like Mumbai where life runs like a marathon race we hardly get time for ourselves. Most of the time either goes in travelling or in resting (after a tiring week). And in all of this suffers our health. Yes, we dont pay attention to our well being and result - obesity, body aches, weakness and other lifestyle diseases.
I realised my ignorance towards my health after I was hit by thyroid in my first pregnancy and since then I struggled hard to shed off the fats and weight I had put on. I had been more cautious now what I eat, When I eat and how much I eat. besides diet exercise plays the very important role in maintaining our weight. 
This recipe will be a saviour to those who are short of time in morning and needs a quick breakfast yet healthy. Starting your day with fruits, milk and oats. Wow ! Try this recipe, its tummy filling and you dont feel hungry till lunch. The choice of fruits is entirely yours. I used pomegranate seeds and oranges and they were sweet enough to av…

Sprouts Dhokla

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Sprouts my energetic start for the day, high in protiens and low in carbs. A wonderful healthy breakfast to get indulge in. Sprouts can be of any pulses and all are healthiest, be it brown moth dal, whole moong dal, or whole masoor dal, etc. I generally prefer Whole green moong daal over other as its easy to digest and less gaseous.

I generally include sprouts in my meal atleast twice a week in any form, sprouts dhokla, tikki, salads, chaat or even add to soups. You may love to try my other sprouts recipes as well - Sprouts tikki, Sprouts currySprouts Dosa, Sprouts Chaat,  Since I am little allergic to raw sprouts I prefer using steamed sprouts in my recipes. Never overcook them as nutritive value gets finished. Always steam little for use. Those who like crunchy raw sprouts and are able to digest it , can use it direct.

Ingredients
3/4 cup oats
3/4 cup semolina / suji
1/2 cup curd
1 cup water approx
Green chilli ginger paste 1 tsp
Salt 1 tsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Moong sprouts 1/2 cup
Chop…