This festival is celebrated with great pomp and enthusiasm within India and amongst Indians abroad. The entire family gets ready to perform puja in the morning and sweets are distributed among friends and neighbours. In short, this festival bridges all gaps in society and transcends barriers. It brings peace and a feeling of harmony.
While this festival of love cannot be complete without sweets and some lovely delicacies, it is time to give a healthy twist to the yummy, lip-smacking recipes. Celebrate the festival with happiness and make sure that you do not compromise on your health.
This tasty yet healthy paneer recipe gives you a fantastic dose of protein and calcium. Not just that, the crunchy bell peppers provide you with Vitamin A, Vitamin C, folate and a punch of antioxidants.For the recipe, click here.
Nutrition Value (Per satay): 43 Kcal, 3.1g protein, 4.5g carbohydrate, 1.9g fat
2. Green Coriander Rice
Try this yummy and filling recipe on the eve of Raksha Bandhan and I am sure all your family members would relish it. This brown rice recipe is loaded with fiber, minerals like magnesium and phosphorus, and vitamins like B6 and niacin. Not just that, you get a dash of protein and the crunchy capsicum would provide you with antioxidants like Vitamin C. Don't give this recipe a miss, it's a sure winner.For the recipe, click here.
Nutritive Value (per one serving): 116 Kcal, 2g protein, 11.8g carbohydrates, 6.5g fat
3. Mixed Sprouts Corn ChaatCraving for a chaat? Then do not forget to try this lovely sprouts chaat recipe. Loaded with proteins, Vitamin K, Dietary fiber, Vitamin C, and Folate, this recipe is not only a good alternative to the usual chaat but is a storehouse of nutrients too.For the recipe, click here.
Nutritive Value (per serving): 120 Kcal, 5.1g protein, 22.8g carbohydrate, 0.7g fat
For the recipe, click here.
Nutritive Value (per serving): 154 Kcal, 6.4g protein, 13.5g carbohydrates, 8.1g fat
About the Author:
Huda Shaikh is a clinical nutritionist and dietician and the Director and Founder at NurtriBond (NutriBond- Bondage to good health). She has closely worked with people suffering from various health issues. She believes that in order to stay healthy, it is important to have a proper balance between a good diet and regular exercise. Passionate about eating right, her love for cooking has helped her in designing healthy recipes too. Get in touch with her on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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