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Sweet Potato Chilli

Weight loss recipes sweet potato

Sweet Potatoes....!!
They are healthy,you all know that. But they help in weight loss too..Yes.

1.Replace white rice with sweet potatoes to get the real benefits of carbohydrates.
2. Add one sweet potato to your breakfast and see the benefits.
3. Sweet potatoes contain high fiber .It has low glycemic index ,so a good carbohydrate choice for diabetics.
Sweet Potatoes are really tasty even steamed or boiled.But to make it more interesting,especially,if you have a crave for french fries,you can bake them just sprinkling olive oil,salt & pepper.
Another healthy alternative is "Sweet Potato Chilli" here is the recipe:-

This tastes great and even can be served as a healthy party item.


1.Sweet Potatoes Boiled (half cooked) - It is easy to peel off the skin when half cooked.
2. Red Chilli Powder- 2 tsp
4.Bell pepper-
5.Onion-1 no
6. All purpose Flour-1 tbsp
7.Oil- 1 tbsp

How to cook ?

Cut half cooked sweet potatoes into wedges .Coat the wedges with all the dry ingredients .No need to add water.
Shallow fry until crispy after adding bell peppers and onion .
Serve hot.

Healthy Eating !!


Indian Pudding Recipe

Bengal gram has low glycemic index and can be included under weight loss diet.
In that aspect,this recipe is a fresh option for those under weight loss regime.I am so happy to share this wonderful dessert from India.
Bengal gram pudding recipe-Low calorie dessert

Split Bengal gram(skinless)- 1 cup
Jaggery-200 g
Milk(low fat)- 1/2 cup
Coconut milk(thin)-3 cups
Thick coconut milk-1/2 cup
Cumin powder-2 tsp
For Garnish
Cashew nuts
Method Of Preparation
1.Wash and soak split bengal gram seeds for 30 minutes.
Cook it(split bengal gram(also called Chana dal in Hindi)) until its almost mushy.Use a pressure cooker for this.
2.Now in a non stick pan,add the cooked bengal gram along with melted jaggery and stir until the mixture cooks well in jaggery and starts coming out from the pan.

Once it's ready,the texture will be like the one in the picture below.
Now add in 1 cup of low fat milk and mix well.
When the mixture turns almost dry,pour in 3 cups of thin coconut milk.
Add in 2 tsp cumin powder.
Cook until the milk gets thickened.Switch off the fire.
Finally,pour 1/2 cup very thick coconut milk .Very delicious,thick pudding is ready.
In 1 tsp ghee,fry cashew nuts and raisins.Pour this on top of the pudding.Serve chilled .


Chicken Dry Fry ~Low fat

Healthy Chicken Dry Fry
Chicken-500 gm
Onion-1 big
Ginger garlic paste-1 tbsp
Coconut milk-2tbsp
Tomato sauce-1 tbsp
Oil-1-2 tsp
Curry leaves
Chilly powder-1tbsp
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tbsp
Chicken masala powder- 1tbsp
Method of Preparation
Marinate chicken with Chilly powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,salt and ginger-garlic paste.
Pour 1-2 tsp oil in a grill pan and cook this marinated chicken really well.Now add chopped onion,curry leaves and chicken masala powder.Let this fry for a while.
Now add 1-2 tbsp coconut milk and mix well.Stir continuously,after 3-4 minutes all the coconut milk will evaporate and you can find oil from the coconut milk.
Now add in 1 tbsp tomato sauce.
Now let this chicken fry in this oil.
Wallah..! Relish your taste buds with this low fat fried chicken.
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