IRON RICH FOODS

Today’s post is a collection of foods rich in iron along with recipes.The Iron in food is classified into two types namely Heme and Non-Heme.Meat,poultry and fish contains heme iron and dry fruits,vegetables,fruits and grains/cereals contains non-heme iron.Heme iron absorption is generally higher than non-heme iron foods.To enable increased absorption,always combine IRON and Vitamin C rich foods. Combining Calcium and Iron will reduce iron absorption.Hence it is better to avoid it. Continue reading “IRON RICH FOODS”

VADA CURRY

Vada Curry is a very flavorful and yummy combination with Set dosa,idly and dosa. This recipe is so special to me because it is MIL’s recipe and my husband’s preparation.Yeah -You read it right.A guest post from my BELOVED BEST HALF. We just love the combo of “SET DOSA & VADA CURRY”. I planned to post this as a guest recipe when I complete 200 posts.But somehow it got delayed and I am doing it only now and finally it is out as WOMEN’S DAY SPECIAL. Continue reading “VADA CURRY”

RED POHA UPMA|VEGETABLE AVAL UPMA|FLATTENED/BEATEN RICE UPMA

Red poha/flattened rice/aval/beaten rice is one of the quickest and healthiest ingredient which can be a part of your snack/breakfast/dinner. Mom and grandmother makes many varieties out of poha. Red poha halwa/red poha sweet pongal was one such recipe and now it is a 15 minute quick and healthy breakfast. This can be an excellent finger food .This will just melt in mouth as I have used thin variety. You can also use thick and white ones.

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