Journal of Obesity and Metabolic Research

CULINARY CUES
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 69-

Culinary Cues


Shefali Dharia 
 Chief Dietitian, Center for Metabolic Surgery, Mumbai, India

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Shefali Dharia
Chief Dietitian, Center for Metabolic Surgery, Mumbai
India




How to cite this article:
Dharia S. Culinary Cues.J Obes Metab Res 2014;1:69-69


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Dharia S. Culinary Cues. J Obes Metab Res [serial online] 2014 [cited 2020 Jun 6 ];1:69-69
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Masala Thuli

Serving size: 4

Ingredients:

1 cup Thuli (broken wheat)

¼ cup moong dal (yellow lentil)

1 tbsp oats

1 cup carrots, French beans, peas, cauliflower)

1 onion (finely chopped)

1 green pepper (capsicum, finely chopped)

4 flakes garlic (minced or into paste)

3-4 curry leaves

¼ tsp mustard seeds

Hing (asafoetida) - a pinch

2 tsp oil

Salt, red chili powder, turmeric, dhania-jeera (cumin) powder to taste

Coriander leaves/Cilantro (finely chopped)

Method:

Clean and soak thuli and moong dal for ΍ hr. Keep aside.

In a pan, take oil. Add mustard seeds, hing and curry leaves. Saute onion, garlic, followed by green pepper. Add other vegetables and sautι for a while. Add washed dal, thuli & oats. Add 3 cups water, and other spices. Cover and pressure cook or until tender. Sprinkle coriander/cilantro leaves while serving. This dish can be served with curd/yogurt.

Cold Bite

Serving Size: 4

Ingredients:

2 cups hung curds/Greek yogurt (made from low fat milk)

Artificial sweetener (to taste)

Bran cereal (ground into powder)

3-4 Dates (blended into paste)

Vanilla essence (few drops)

Pineapple, papaya (paw paw), pears (cubed)

Almonds, walnuts, raisins (Roasted and chopped)

Method:

Chill all ingredients.

Mix bran, date paste and vanilla extract. Make dough like mixture.

In a large glass bowl, spread the dough mix. Press tight to the bottom of the bowl and set in the refrigerator for at least 2-3 hr.

Spread mixed fruit over the cereal layer.

After layering spread the curd (sweetened with artificial sweetener).

Sprinkle toasted and tasty nuts. Cover and refrigerate for some time. Serve chilled.