Thursday, January 11, 2007

Methi seeds Salad

The 'Methi Seeds Salad' helps to overcome ailments like diabetes , hairloss etc., This salad should be consumed in empty stomach twice a week.
Ingredients Required
(serves 2)
Methi Sprouts - four table spoons
lemon juice - one table spoon
Salt - to taste
Finely chopped Onions, carrots, cucumber - 4 table spoons
Finely chopped Corriander leaves - 1 tablespoon

Gently blend all the said ingredients in a salad bowl and serve at room temperature.

Monday, January 08, 2007

Plantain Pith Juice

Ingredients Required:
Serves 1
Plantain Pith - 100 gms
Lemon Juice - 1 Table spoon
Salt to taste.
Water - 50 ml.
Clean and cut the plantain pith into slices. Blend the sliced plantain pith with water in a mixer.
strain the juice into a container add salt and lemon juice.
This juice should be consumed immediately on preparation. It has no shelf life. Plantian Pith juice helps
reduce the fat accumulated in the tummy and also is said to be a good medicine for kidney stones.

Plantain Pith Salad

'Plantian Pith' is the edible part of the stem of the banana tree. Plantain Pith is rich in fiber content and helps reduce the excess fat accumulated in the body. Regular consumption helps reduce the tummy. This salad can be served at room temperature.
Ingredients Required:
(Serves 2)
Plantain Pith -100 gms
Lemon Juice - 3 Table spoons
Asfotedia / Mustard seeds - For Seasoning
Green chillies - 1 finely chopped
Oil -1 tea spoon
Salt -1 Tea spoon.
Cut the plantain pith into one inch long thin pieces and put them in a bowl of water else it would start turning brown. Drain the water completely and transfer it to the salad bowl. Add lemon juice and salt and toss the contents gently. Take a frying pan and add oil and once the oil is hot add asfotedia and mustard seeds and finely chopped chillies. Once the mustard starts to crackle remove the pan from the stove and after a minute add the seasoning to the salad and toss the contents.