3 Simple and healthy mum food recipes by Shilpa Shetty


by Udita Saklani

Expert 01For all you busy moms out there – looking for new, healthy and simple food recipes for themselves and their little ones. Here are 3 awesome recipes to try out this Fall season

As mothers, we are always in the habit of ignoring ourselves. While we tend to take good care of our homes and the people around us but we often tend to forget ourselves. Ignoring our hair and skin is still secondary, but women go to a whole new level when they ignore their health by sometimes not eating healthy stuff. We always want our kids to eat healthily and stay fit, so why not good take good care of ourselves? After all, charity begins at one’s own self. Presenting some easy and healthy recipes by none other than Shilpa Shetty. And when it comes from the fit lady herself, you can be rest assured.

1. Oats Chills

  • Servings: 2-4
  • Difficulty: easy
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We all know oats are highly nutritious and are rich in anti-oxidants. They are gluten-free and help in lowering cholesterol levels. While having oats with milk or with veggies is the usual thing, let’s make something interesting with them. Incorporating oats in chilla will make them more nutritious and filling as well.

Ingredients

Buttermilk; Ginger Paste; Chaat Masala; Pepper; Coriander Powder; Red Chilli Powder; Coriander; Green Chilli; Butter; Salt to taste.

Procedure:

Dry roast a cup of oats for roughly 4-5 minutes until they become slightly brownish in color. Don’t over roast them. Now after the oats have cooled down, transfer them into a mixer and blend it to form a powder. Now add a bowl of buttermilk; 1 Tbsp. ginger paste, green chili, 1/4 Tbsp pepper,1/2 Tbsp coriander powder; 1/2 Tbsp red chili powder, salt as per taste. Now blend all the ingredients. Now heat a pan and oil it. Now spread this liquid mix onto the pan and then cover it for a good 3-4 minutes. After that flip it over and let it cook on the other side. Your oats chilla is ready.

2. Quinoa with Steamed Chicken and Aspargus

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Quinoa is one of the foods which is picking up in quite a lot of kitchen these days. It is high in protein content and provides the body essential fibres.

Ingredients:

3 tbsp. garlic; Olive Oil; Asparagus; 1 Bowl steamed chicken; Red chili powder; Chopped red chilly; Black Vinegar; Soya Sauce; Parsley; Roasted flax seeds.

Procedure:

Heat oil in a pan. Add garlic to it and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add chopped asparagus to it and cook until it becomes slightly brown. When the garlic starts changing color add steamed chicken to it. Now add 1.5 tsp red chili powder and chopped red chili. Add some water so that the chicken does not dry up. Now in another kadhai add 2 cups of boiled quinoa and mix the ingredients to it. Now add 1/2 tsp vinegar to this. Next, add 1 tsp soya sauce to it. Since quinoa was already boiled you need not overcook it. Finish it by adding salt parsley and pepper. Top it with roasted flax seeds for the perfect and nutritious breakfast.

3. Chatpata Sweet Potato

  • Servings: 2-4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene). They are also a very good source of vitamin C, manganese, copper, pantothenic acid and vitamin B6. Make this tea time snacker which is high on nutrition content.

Ingredients:

Olive oil; 2 Boiled sweet potato; Black Pepper; Salt; Chaat Masala; Lemon; Pomegranate for garnish.

Procedure:

Heat oil in a pan and add boiled potatoes to it. Sauté them a bit until it starts changing its color. Now add 1/2 tsp black pepper and 1/4 tsp salt to this. Add 1/2 tsp chaat masala to it. Now the potatoes are cooked. Transfer it for plating. Add lemon juice and garnish it by adding pomegranate pearls.

 

 

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