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how to make health mix at home /sathumavu kanji powder

how to make health mix at home /sathumavu kanji powder

how to make health mix at home /sathumaavu kanji powderHealthy wealthy food is our basic need in our day today life without any age barrier.Most of the time we mothers are unable to tackle their food preferences.Having sathu maavu at home is the best option.Its better to know how to make health mix at home than buying it from stores.Some two years back I was discussing about this sathumavu powder with my friend Priya who makes it often.She gave a very long list of ingredients about 33 items but she said she does not make Continue reading

how to do ragi malt powder/drink recipe

how to do ragi malt powder/drink recipe

how to do ragi malt powder/drink recipeA most promising ingredient to mention in diets for diabetics is “Ragi”!many health articles shows that there is a proven reversibility of abnormalities related to diabetes(tested only in animals according to a medical article that I have read) with having regular intake of ragi/nachni/kezhvaragu.But it needs no testing its a more traditional authentic ingredient that anyone can have from infant to old age for sure of-course its a most significant weaning ingredient in South India. Continue reading

recipe for millet /mixed millet venpongal

recipe for millet /mixed millet venpongal

recipe for millet /mixed millet venpongalThese magical millet’s in any form gives fullness to our tummies because of the fibre’y goodness in there!so our hunger pangs are much delayed.Millets have become prominent these days and to kick-start our daily day energetically nowadays we use millet’s in many forms as morning breakfast or dinner!!even for lunch. Continue reading

Thinaiarisi upma/gluten free millet/foxtail millet upma

Thinaiarisi upma/gluten free millet/fox-tail millet upma

foxtailmillet upmaThese pre-historic gluten free millet have a resurgence nowadays and it’s need is so inevitable for our healthy lifestyle.It has high amount of fibre which indirectly indicates it is one of the top low-glycemic foods that should be added to our list.Millet’s should be introduced to children from their young age where they get to know the real value of this high energy food and follow the same in future. Continue reading

How to make Ragi mudde/Ragi kali/Ragi sankatti

How to make Ragi mudde/Ragi kali/Ragi sankatti

how- to-make-ragimuddeThis Ragi mudde has a bland taste and goes well with sambar and non veg gravies.My mother says that she use to have it with honey when Kali is still warm,made by my grandmother.All of us must incorporate these millet’s in our diet so that both elders and children will lead a healthy life style.After stirring the kali some pressure cook the kali but according to me this step is not needed because in our family this Ragimudde is done only in this way (authentic way). Other methods that are done came into practice only in recent days(after pressure cooker came into use). Continue reading