Sunday, March 5, 2017

Healthy Idly Dosa Podi Varieties - Green Gram / Black Gram / Horse Gram

Got bored with usual Idly Podi with Deskinned Urd Dhall ? Here are some healthy variations that I made using Horse Gram, Flax Seeds (Which I have posted here already), Whole Black Gram and Green Gram (??, Yes, you heard it right. Whole Green Gram which is a huge hit with my family and kids will sure love it).
Try these all healthy options and let me know your feed backs. Would love to hear.

Flax Seeds: 

Flax seeds are miraculous seeds with innumerable medicinal properties. They were originally used in Austrian Medicine and now it is slowly catching attention owing to the health benefits that it offers. It has lot of minerals and loaded with fibre. It has less Carbs and gluten free too. It promotes healthy Skin and Hair. It lowers Cholesterol and aids in Weight Loss. It has good amounts of antioxidants which acts as anti ageing and hormone balancing agent.

Green Gram: 

Green Gram is a high source of nutrients including: manganese, potassium, magnesium, folate, copper, zinc and various B vitamins.
They are high in protein, resistant starch and dietary fiber.Lowers Blood Pressure and helps with Weight control.

Black Gram:

Black gram has protein, fat, and carbohydrates which is required by our body. It is one of the richest sources of proteins and Vitamin B. It is also good for women as it has iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium which makes it a healthy pulse. It is rich in fibre which makes it easy to digest and benefits the health as it is good for the heart. Consumption of Black gram helps to reduce cholesterol and improves cardiovascular health.

Horse Gram: 

The health benefits of this Pulse is in numerous...It is proven to have anti bacterial, anti fungal, anti oxidant properties.It is rich in protein, iron and calcium. It aids in Weight Loss and a great cure for cough and cold. It has less Lipid and Sodium content which is ideal for Obesity and Diabetic patients. By including this in our diet we can keep us Young and Vibrant

Happy Cooking :) 

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