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Express recipe: How to make Pizza Packets

Stuffed with mozzarella cheese and sweet corn, this makes for a perfect breakfast. Pizza Packets can even be packed for lunch. Ingredients For Dough 2 cup refined flour 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp dry active yeast 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt For Pizza stuffing Grated mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup pizza sauce 1/4 cup beans (finely chopped) 1 capsicum (sliced thinly lengthwise) 1/4 cup sweet corn 1/2 cup cabbage 1/4 tsp black pepper powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp olive oil   Method * Take refined flour in a…

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Express recipe: How to make Besan Nariyal Barfi

If you have a sweet tooth, here’s a recipe that might interest you. The Besan Nariyal Barfi can be easily prepared at home. So what are you waiting for? INGREDIENTS 100 grams Gram flour – 1 cup 100 grams Coconut powder – 1 cup 225 grams Sugar – 1 cup 1/2 cup Milk 125 grams ghee – 1/2 cup 2-3 tbsp cashews 1 tbsp Pistachios 4-5 pieces Cardamom METHOD For making besan coconut barfi, heat ghee in a wok. Add besan in ghee and cook on medium flame. Stir constantly…

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You’re Doing it Wrong: Why Spinach and Lime Juice Make the Perfect Pair

For years, we’ve been told that palak-paneer is a healthy, wholesome dish with the goodness of spinach which is rich in iron and cottage cheese which is full of calcium. Turns out it may not be the case.The science of food combinations is tricky but it is worth understanding. Simply put, the secret to healthy eating lies in pairing the right foods together that facilitate the absorption of all the nutrients. According to Ayurveda, if you pair your foods wrongly, it may lead to disrupt the balanced of doshas in your body and lead…

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The Many Benefits of Rye That Make it Healthier Than Wheat and Barley

Rye is a grass that is closely associated with wheatand barley and yet is superior to the two. It is an extremely versatile grain. Also known as secale cereal, rye is a grain from Russia, and was dominantly grown there, but now is available all across the world. It is a powerhouse of antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. It is intriguing to observe that such a tiny seed could be loaded with so many benefits. Importantly, it is full of the good carbohydrates that can make you feel fuller than wheat or barley and promote…

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How to Make Roomali Roti at Home

For years unknown, different types of rotis have made way to the Indian households so as to enjoy distinct cuisines from different regions across the country. One of the rotis that have a special place in our hearts is Roomali Roti, which has always been one of the best accompaniments with tandoor delicacies. You don’t need a lot of ingredients, but the process of making a Roomali Roti is definitely an art. If you get this art right, you will end up eating one of the best rotis anytime you want. Read on as we…

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You can make your bones live after you

Rahul Sharma (name changed) teaches at Delhi University today thanks to a bone donor. He had lost a part of his thigh bone to cancer, and when the metal replacement became infected eight years later his only hope was a bone graft as he could not buy another implant for Rs 5 lakh. Sharma was lucky the bone bank at AIIMS–India’s first–had bone tissue when he needed it. In its 18-year existence the bank has got only 32 donations, and none at all in the past two years.The number of…

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