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Avocado Dip (Mexican Guacamole)

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Hey, it’s snack time!!!! I always (to a certain extend) have tried to add some healthy recipes here .But snacking is real fun, and healthy snacking is good for our body also. Only thing is that, we should try to keep a time for snacking. Avocado is Mexican in origin and packed with mono saturated fat.Avocado  speeds up metabolism and thus helps to loose weight. Monounsaturated fats help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol while also boosting HDL (good) cholesterol. This recipe is also called Guacamole. You can serve this with Nachos/Tortilla corn chips. Ingredients Avocado – 2 numbers

Lime juice - 2 tsp

Jalapeno - 2 numbers Salt- to taste Onion- ½ medium sized Cilantro – 1-2 tablespoon Method In a bowl, scoop out Avocado pulp; Mix lime juice and make it a smooth paste. Add in finely chopped Onion, Jalapeno peppers, cilantro and salt. Make it a smooth mix…

Soy Chunks Curry

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Here is a simple recipe using Meal maker or Soya Chunks. Is Soy healthy? It’s a topic of debate today. In my opinion, we can take it once in a while, not making it part of our every day diet. This fact applies to Tofu or any other Soy product. Soy has good Protein content in it. Let’s enjoy a simple and delicious curry, which can be served with any kind of Bread. Shall we start? Ingredients
Soya chunks – 1 cup
Onion - 1 big
Tomato - 1 Big
Ginger-Garlic paste- 1 tsp
Cardamom and cinnamon – powdered 2 tsp
Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
Red chilly powder- 2 tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tbsp
Tomato sauce – 1 tsp
Cilantro – To taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Salt - To taste
Method of preparation
Wash Soy chunks and soak it in cold water for 15 minutes. Squeeze the water off .
Boil a cup of water with a pinch …