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ROASTED FOXNUT SALAD / MAKHANA SALAD

 

It’s Monday !!!!!!!! I am back with another quick healthy and yummy recipe this week. Today’s recipe is a low calorie recipe without any fancy dressing.It can be whipped within 10 mins .It is light and filling at the same time.Low calorie recipes are good for weight watchers. Always consult a professional nutrition who can advise you as per your body conditions. When we are not hungry we prefer to have something light. This recipe comes to my rescue.

For 180th #Foodiemonday #Bloghop theme #LowCalorieFood my humble contribution is this simple and delicious Roasted foxnut salad.This theme was suggested by fellow blogger Sujata roy who blogs at https://batterupwithsujata.wordpress.com. Check out some wonderful low calorie recipes from my fellow bloggers too.

Recipe for Roasted foxnut salad/ Makhana Salad:

Ingredients:

1 Cup Makhana / Foxnut

1/2 Green Bell Pepper finely chopped

1/2 Carrot finely Chopped

1 Japanese Cucumber finely chopped

1/2 Tsp Jeera / Cumin

1/4 Tsp Red Chilli Powder

Salt to Taste

Juice of 1/2 lemon

1/2 Tsp Coarse Pepper powder

1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Coriander

Method:

Take  a wide bottom pan. Add 1/4 tsp oil. Add jeera /Cumin .Once it splutters add the foxnut or makhana. Now add chilli powder and salt to taste and roast on low flame for about 3-4 minutes.Once done switch off the flame.

In a wide bowl add finely chopped Japanese cucumber, Green bell pepper ,carrots and coriander. Sprinkle salt , coarse pepper powder and lemon juice. Mix with a spatula. Add the roasted foxnut just before serving so that  foxnut is nice and crisp.

Enjoy this simple low calorie salad anytime !!!!!!

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ICED GINGER LEMON TEA

 

Hola!!!

The weather has been hot and humid in my part of the world.I am basically a tea lover and like to have tea anytime. I am back with another wonderful recipe ICED Ginger Lemon Tea which tastes awesome and can be enjoyed anytime.

This tea keeps you refreshed with the goodness of lemon ,ginger and honey.This combination  of flavors is one of the best.

My contribution for 153rd #Foodiemonday #Bloghop  # TypesofTea is this simple Iced Ginger lemon Tea.

Recipe for Iced Ginger Lemon Tea:

Ingredients:

1/2 Litre of Water

3  Tea Bags

Handful of Mint Leaves

2 Inch Ginger crushed

4 Tsp Honey

Juice of 1/2 Lemon

Extra slices of lemon and mint to serve

Method:

Boil water in a Sauce Pan along with crushed ginger. Once the water starts to boil add the tea bags and switch off the flame. Leave the tea bags until the water is  lukewarm. Now remove the tea bags, stir in lemon juice and honey. Muddle some mint leaves and add it to the tea.You can refrigerate it until you serve.

Add some ice cubes to the chilled tea,lemon slices and mint leaves and serve!!!!!!

Enjoy the goodness of this tea at the comfort of your home!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!