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Falafel Recipe

healthy breakfast,falafel

Another simple recipe for weight loss ....

The word Falafel means fritters itself or sandwich filled with it.
Falafel is common not only in Middle East,but also in Greece,Iraq,Egypt,Sudan,Yemen etc.
You can make it very easily and can serve with Pita bread and Hummus, along with any vegetables.

This snack is made with Chick peas, so it’s really low in fat and high in Protein and fiber.
Chick pea contains no Cholesterol.
Key nutrients are Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin C, Thiamine, Pantothenic acid, Vitamin B and Folate.

Falafel is often recommended for use in weight control programs.
Here ,I have given the full dinner/Breakfast combo recipe.
For Hummus recipe,please click on the pic.

healthy arabic food

Chick Pea or Garbanzo beans- 1 cup
Onion-1 large
Garlic- 1 clove
Flour-2 tsp
Pepper-1/2 tsp
Method of Preparation
Soak Chick peas or Garbanzo beans overnight.
Combine the  ingredients in a food processor. Make it a coarse paste.No need to boil the chick peas.

Form the mixture into small balls, about the size of a Lemon. Slightly flatten.

Fry in 1 tbsp  oil until golden brown (5-7 minutes).
Serve hot with Cucumbers or Lettuce.
You can even fill Falafel in a burger bun if you like instead of Pita bread.
Arabic Bread,Pita Bread ,Falafel

Falafel;Healthy Arabic Food

Serve hot.

Eat Healthy...Live Healthy...


Oats Balls

Oats Balls are delicious and diabetic friendly.Oat meal contains good amount of dietary fiber .They say that a bowl of oats in the morning lower cholesterol.So here is an anytime snack with oatmeal. Diabetic patients should use minimum (less than 1/4 cup)Jaggery. Jaggery is a substitute for sugar but only taken occasionally.

Oatmeal-2 cups
Jaggery-grated -1/2 cup
Coconut-1/4 cup
Cardamom powder-1 tsp
Method of Preparation
In a pan,.fry oat meal until crispy.Add in coconut,jaggery and cardamom powder.
Mix well.Let the jaggery melt a bit.Now when its still warm,make balls .
Delicious Oat meal Balls can be eaten as breakfast or tea time snack.


Green Beans (French Beans) Recipe

Green Beans shallow fried with Gram flour .

Green beans is a common ingredient in almost all vegetarian dishes;
Today's recipe is a bit different from what we make normally,at home .Tried to make it  less oily,less spicy and so healthy. You can serve it with plain rice or bread.
Green Beans or French Beans are low in calories and packed with nutrients.
It is rich in dietary fiber, has excellent levels of Vitamin A.
Try to select tender beans .It contains healthy amounts of minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, and potassium, which are very essential for body metabolism.
This is a simple recipe, which can be made in 5 minutes.
1. Green Beans (French Beans) - Cut it into small pieces or longitudinally
2. Paprika (can also use red chili powder) - as needed
3. Salt - to taste
4. Gram flour or Chick pea flour (Besan) - 1 tbsp
5. Oil - 1 tbsp
Method of preparation
Steam the vegetable  after adding salt and sprinkling some water until it gets cooked.
Now Cool it and then mix in Paprika powder .Now coat this beans with flour and mix well.
Shallow fry in 1 tbsp oil. Make sure the flour has cooked well in oil.
Finally sprinkle some Chaat Masala if you prefer.
Tasty and healthy veg side dish is ready in 5 minutes.
A change from normal beans recipes.
Trust me it's so tasty ,even without any accompaniments.

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