Potato Pancakes



(makes 8-10 pancakes / time – 30 minutes)
What we need to make Potato Pancake ?
4 raw potatoes (peeled and shredded), 4 boiled potatoes (peeled and shredded), salt to taste, 2 tablespoon all-purpose-flour, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder, 1/2 teaspoon mixed herbs (oregano, basil, thyme, parsley, garlic, chilli flakes), 1/2 cup milk, coriander leaves for garnish, oil or butter for brushing.
Making Potato Pancake…

  1. In a large bowl, stir together potatoes, flour, salt and pepper, mixed herbs and milk.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil/butter over medium high heat. Drop large spoonfuls of the potato batter into the skillet and flatten cakes slightly with a spatula.
  3. Cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves, butter and serve hot with chilli garlic chutney.

10 Health Benefits from Eating Tomatoes


10 Health Benefits from Eating Tomatoes

1. Tomatoes are good for your skin.
Tomatoes contain a high level of lycopene, which is a substance that is used in some of the more pricy facial leansers that are available for purchase over-the-counter. If you want to try tomatoes for skin care, you need to start with about eight to twelve tomatoes. Peel the tomatoes and then place the skin on your face with inside of the tomato touching your skin. Leave the tomatoes on your face for a minimum of ten minutes, then wash. Your face will feel clean and shiny. Some redness may occur, but should fade with time.

2. Tomatoes help prevent several types of cancer.
A number of studies have been conducted that indicate that the high levels of lycopene in tomatoes works to reduce your chances of developing prostate, colorectal and stomach cancer. Lycopene is a natural antioxidant that works effectively to slow the growth of cancerous cells. Cooked tomatoes produce even more lycopene, so go ahead and cook up a batch of your mom’s famous tomato soup.

3. Tomatoes help maintain strong bones.
Tomatoes contain a considerable amount of calcium and Vitamin K. Both of these nutrients are essential in strengthening and performing minor repairs on the bones as well as the bone tissue.

4. Tomatoes help repair damage caused by smoking.
No, eating tomatoes is not the most recent fad to help you quit smoking. However, tomatoes can reduce the amount of damaged done to your body by smoking cigarettes. Tomatoes contain coumaric acid and chlorogenic acid that work to protect the body from carcinogens that are produced from cigarette smoke.

5. Tomatoes provide essential antioxidants.
Tomatoes contain a great deal of Vitamin A and Vitamin C. This is primarily because these vitamins and beta-carotene work as antioxidants to neutralize harmful free radicals in the blood. Free radicals in the blood stream are dangerous because it may lead to cell damage. Remember, the redder the tomato you eat is, the more beta-carotene it contains. In addition, you also want to keep in mind that cooking destroys the Vitamin C, so for these benefits, the tomatoes need to be eaten raw.

6. Tomatoes are good for your heart.
Because of the Vitamin B and potassium in tomatoes, they are effective in reducing cholesterol levels and lowering blood pressure. Therefore, by including tomatoes in your regular balanced diet you can effectively prevent heart attacks, strokes as well as many other heart related problems that may threaten your life.

7. Tomatoes are good for your hair.
The Vitamin A in tomatoes works perfectly to keep your hair shiny and strong. In addition, it also does wonders for your eyes, skin, bones and teeth.

8. Tomatoes are good for your kidneys.
Adding tomatoes without seeds to your diet has been proven in some studies to reduce the risk of kidney stones.

9. Tomatoes are good for your eyes. The Vitamin A found in tomatoes is fantastic for improving your vision. In addition, eating tomatoes is one of the best foods to eat to prevent the development of night blindness.

10. Tomatoes are good for diabetics.
Tomatoes are packed full of the valuable mineral known as chromium. It works effectively to help diabetics keep their blood sugar levels under better control.
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Sabudana (Sago) Pancakes With Curd Potato Chutney



(makes 6-8 pancakes / time – 30 minutes)
What we need to make Sabudana Pancake ?
1 cup sago (sabudana), 1 cup Potato (boiled & mashed), 4 tablespoon peanut (mungfali dana) roasted & grinded, 1 teaspoon cumin (zeera) powder, 2 tablespoon green chillies (finely chopped), 1 tablespoon ginger (adrak) (grated), 2 tablespoon water caltrop (singhara) flour, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 teaspoon black pepper powder, salt to taste, oil for brushing.
What we need to make Curd Potato Chutney ?
1 cup potato (boiled & cut into small cubes), 1 cup hung yogurt (curd), 1/2 teaspoon black paper powder, 2 green chilies (finely chopped), 1 teaspoon cumin (zeera) seeds, 5-6 curry leaves, salt to taste, 1 tablespoon coriander leaves (finely chopped), 1 tablespoon oil.
Making Sabudana Pancake…

  1. Wash the sabudana and soak it in 2 cups of water for 6 to 8 hours.
  2. Take a bowl, mix the sabudana along with all the other ingredients except oil and knead lightly to form a soft dough (add water if needed).
  3. Divide the dough into 8 equal parts, meanwhile heat a pan/tawa and greece it with little oil.
  4. To make the pancakes there are two-three ways to do it :
      Method 1: Take one dough ball at a time and place it on a greased plastic sheet, you can grease the plastic sheet with oil or water. Dip hand in a bowl of water, gently press down ball with hand and make pancake, carefully lift the plastic sheet flip pancake in another hand and gently place it on tawa.

      Method 2: Take one dough ball and place it in middle of plastic sheet, cover it with another plastic sheet and roll it using a rolling pin, carefully lift the plastic sheet flip pancake in another hand and gently place it on tawa.

      Method 3: With wet hands take a portion of the sabudana mixture and spread it on the tawa as thinly as possible.
  5. Put some oil around the pancake, flip over when the underside is light golden and cook till the other side is cooked equally golden.
  6. Serve hot with curd potato chutney.
Making Curd Potato Chutney…

  1. Beat the yoghurt till smooth, add salt, black paper powder and green chilies.
  2. Add potato cubes and stir gently, so that potato pieces do not break up.
  3. heat oil in a small frying pan, add cumin seeds in it stir for 3-4 seconds then add curry leaves, turn off the flame.
  4. Add this into curd mixture and mix well, garnish with coriander leaves.

Roasted Coconut Chutney


Roasted Coconut Chutney

What we need to make Roasted Coconut Chutney ?
5-6 cloves of garlic, 5-6 dry red chilies, 1 cup grated coconut, 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, 1 tablespoon dried mango powder (amchoor), salt to taste, 1 teaspoon sugar powder.
Making Roasted Coconut Chutney…

  1. Peel the garlic cloves.
  2. Heat the pan, dry roast the coconut in low heat for few minutes. The coconut should change into brown colour gradually.
  3. Remove the coconut into a plate and let it cool.
  4. Dry roast the red chilies, cumin seeds and garlic in the same pan for few minutes and let them cool.
  5. Now you can make a smooth paste of all the above ingredients with amchoor powder, sugar and required salt.

Roasted Garlic Chutney


Roasted Garlic Chutney

What we need to make Roasted Garlic Chutney ?
1 bulb of garlic, 5-6 dry red chilies, 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, 1 teaspoon sesame (tila) seeds, 1 tablespoon dried mango powder (amchoor), salt to taste, 1 teaspoon sugar powder, 1 tablespoon oil.
Making Roasted Garlic Chutney…

  1. Peel the garlic cloves.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan, roast the garlic cloves in low heat for few minutes. The garlic should change into golden brown colour gradually.
  3. Remove the garlic cloves into a plate and let it cool.
  4. Remove the oil from the pan and dry roast the red chilies, cumin seeds, sesame seeds in the same pan and let them cool.
  5. Now you can make a smooth paste of all the above ingredients with amchoor powder, sugar and required salt.

Health Benefits of Aloe Vera


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Lemon a day keeps Cancer away


The surprising benefits of lemon!

Lemon (Citrus) is a miraculous product to kill cancer cells. It is 10,000 times stronger than chemotherapy.

You can eat the fruit in different ways: you can eat the pulp, juice press, prepare drinks, sorbets, pastries, etc…

It is credited with many virtues, but the most interesting is the effect it produces on cysts and tumors. This plant is a proven remedy against cancers of all types. Some say it is very useful in all variants of cancer.

Just cut 2-3 thin slices of lemon in a cup/container and add drinking water which will become “alkaline water”. Drink it for the whole day, just by adding drinking water.

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Benefits of Garlic


One clove of garlic contains vitamins A,B and C, selenium, iodine,potassium, iron,calcium, zinc and magnesium. This strong anti-oxidant herb also help decrease blood pressure and cholesterol, removing heavy metals from the body. Raw Garlic is the best way to take it, to have the benefits.
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Clean Your Kidneys In Rs. 1.00 OR Even Less

Dhaniyaa Juice Years pass by and our kidneys are filtering the blood by removing salt, poison and any unwanted entering our body. With time, the salt accumulates and this needs to undergo cleaning treatments and how are we going to overcome this?

It is very easy, first take a bunch of parsley (MALLI Leaves) KOTHIMBIR (DHANIYA)and wash it clean
Then cut it in small pieces and put it in a pot and pour clean water and boil it for ten minutes and let it cool down and then filter it and pour in a clean bottle and keep it inside refrigerator to cool.

Drink one glass daily and you will notice all salt and other accumulated poison coming out of your kidney by urination also you will be able to notice the difference which you never felt before.

Parsley is known as best cleaning treatment for kidneys and it is natural!

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Gobhi Plain


(for 2 – 3 persons / time – 15 minutes)
What we need to make Gobhi Plain ?
1 medium sized gobhi (Cauliflower) (cut into small florets), 1 tablespoon mustard seeds (raa-e), 1/2 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) powder, 2 teaspoon red chili (lal mirch) powder (or to taste), 1 tablespoon oil, coriander (dhaniya) leaves for garnishing, salt to taste.
Making Gobhi Plain…

  1. Take a pan, put it on medium flame and add 1 tblspoon oil in it.
  2. Add mustard seeds, when seeds crackle then add chili powder and turmeric powder, cook for a minute.
  3. Add gobhi and salt to it, mix well and cook for 10 minutes or until gobhi is cooked (stir occasionally and keep covered).
  4. Transfer it in a serving dish and garnish with coriander leaves then serve with roti.

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