Friday, July 21, 2017

Detox Tea for cough and cold

Tulsi, Basil is good for cough and cold. 
Mint helps digestion. Ginger boosts your digestive system and also helps to fight cough and cold. 
It helps to detox your body. I find it detoxing my mind also because of the aroma and soothing effect on the body. 
It tastes so fresh and minty. Aroma makes your mind calm and peaceful. 

Ingredients 
Handful of tulsi Basil leaves तुलसी के पत्ते मुट्ठीभर
5-6 mint leaves 5-6 पुदीने के पत्ते
1 inch Ginger 1 इंच अदरक
Sweeteners of your choice.Honey, sugar, Jaggery. शहद, चीनी, गुड़
1 ½ cup Water 1 1/2 कप पानी

How to make detox Tea

English 

Konkani 





  • Clean mint, tulsi/Basil and ginger. 
    Crush it in a blender or using mortar and pestle. 
    Boil Water. Once water is boiling, add crushed mint, basil and ginger. 
    Boil it for another 2 minutes. 
    Let it sit for 5 minutes. 
    Serve with sweetners of your choice like Honey, sugar, Jaggery.



Monday, July 10, 2017

CCF Tea Weight loss and digestion

CCF tea, Cumin, Coriander and Fennel Tea is one of the simplest tea for detoxification, weight loss, and helps digestion.   It helps  to warm up your circulation and clear out water retention helps to  cleans the urinary tract and reduces water weight.

[B]How to make weight loss CCF Tea
Ingredient[/B]s
2 Glass Water  2 ग्लास पानी
1/4 tsp Coriander seeds
1/4 चम्मच धनिया
1/4 tsp cumin seeds  1/4 चम्मच जीरा
1/4 tsp fennel seeds 1/4 चम्मच सौंफ़

[B]English [/B]


Konkani




[B]Method [/B]
Boil water.
Add cumin, coriander and fennel seeds and let it boil for another 2 minutes.
Put off the gas stove, cover and let it sit for 5 minutes.
Pass through the strainer and enjoy.
Alternatively you can roast equal quantity of  Cumin, Coriander and Fennel Tea and blend to a fine powder.
Store CCF powder in an airtight container.
place 1 tsp of CCF in a tea ball in your favorite mug. Pour boiling water over the tea and let sit for 3-4 minutes. Drink with heavy meals.

Contraindications
*** Since CCF tea is a diuretic, do not drink before bed otherwise you will have to wake up to urinate. 

Monday, June 26, 2017

Weight gain dry fruits powder for babies

his 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.

Friday, June 23, 2017

How to make Quinoa Salad

How to make Quinoa Salad 

Ingredients 
1/2 cup cooked quinoa
1/2 कप क्विनोआ पकाया हुआ
1/4 cup moong sprouts 1/4 कप अंकुरित मूंग 
1/4 cups chopped cucumber 1/4 कप कटा हुआ खीरा
2 tbsp Raisins 2 बड़े चम्मच किशमिश
3-4 mint leaves 3-4 पुदीना के पत्ते
fresh turmeric or ginger ताजा हल्दी या अदरक
lemon juice नींबू का रस
1/3 tsp black pepper powder 1/3 चम्मच काली मिर्च 
पाउडर 
Salt to taste नमक स्वादानुसार

English


Konkani 




Method 

Cook Quinoa as per this recipe 
Clean and peel cucumber. Chop cucumber. 
Add moong sprouts, cucumber to quinoa. 
Chop raisins and mint leaves. Add to quinoa. 
Clean and peel turmeric. Grate and add turmeric or ginger to quinoa. 
Add black peeper, salt, lemon juice as per taste. 
Spicy, healthy, crunchy, minty salad is ready to be served. 

Monday, June 19, 2017

How to make moong dal pani for babies

Daal Pani for babies 

Ingredients 
2 tbsp Moong Dal 2 चम्मच मूंग दाल 
Water पानी
1/8 tsp Dill seeds or cumin seeds 
(optional)
1/8 चम्मच सोया बीज या जीरा

English


Konkani 


Method 

Wash moong dal in running water 2-3 times.

Soak the dal in drinking water for 2-3 hours. 
Make flavoured water by boiling water and add cumin seeds or dill seeds to release gas. 

In a pressure cooker or pot, add soaked dal,and flavoured water or plain water.
Cook until it is mushy.
Cool it down and pass through blender or sieve and mash. 
Adjust the consistency as per baby's age. 

You may add some boiled and cooled drinking water at this point to thin the consistency.

You will get smooth soup that you baby can easily have.

Use a baby-friendly spoon to feed this soup.

* New food should be introduced in a very little quantity to the baby. 
Introduce only one new food per week to the baby so you can find out f baby has any allergies or any side effects.