MILLET RAAB

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Millet Raab - Immunity Boosting Recipe by Nobesity

Raab is a warm healthy drink perfect for winter as well as summer known as a remedy to strengthen the immune system. 

Ingredients :

1/4 cup ragi flour (finger millet flour)

1 cup water

1 cup buttermilk

To temper:

1 tsp oil

1/4 tsp mustard seeds

1/4 tsp jeera

2 nos red chillies (broken)

A small sprig of curry leaves

Method:

In a pan add ragi flour. Roast it for 2 mins, no need for the color to change and all. Now add water.

Whisk it well so that there are no lumps. Now start cooking, cook in low flame. First it will start to thicken here and there so keep stirring to avoid lumps. Use a whisk.

Cook until it forms a thick pudding like consistency. See it will look shiny like this. Switch off.

When it starts to thicken switch to a laddle and keep stirring. Keep cooking low flame and keep stirring continuously.

Prepare buttermilk by mixing water with curd, make a thin buttermilk. Transfer the ragi mixture to a mixing bowl and let it to cool completely. Then add buttermilk to it.

Whisk it well. Adjust consistency according to your preference. We like ours a bit thin.

Get ready with the tempering ingredients. Heat oil in a tadka pan and add the tadka ingredients, let it crackle. Now transfer it to the porridge.

Add salt and mix well. Serve as such or you can strain and serve.

Note :  You can increase or decrease the level of spices according to your taste buds.

Variations :  Use any millet flour or wheat flour. 

Dry coconut flakes can be used.

MAGIC TEA

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MAGIC TEA IMMUNITY BOOSTING RECIPE - NOBESITY

In this weather many people suffer from respiratory issues – cough and cold. There is a magic tea…which helps in lung clearance.

Ingredients:

Ginger (1/2 inch)

Cinnamon (1stick)

Tulsi (2-3 leaves)

Oregano 

Jeera (cumin)

Saunf

Ajwain (1/2tspoon),

Kali Mirch (2-3),

Elachi (2)

 

Method: 

Add the above ingredients to a vessel with 2 cups of water

Boil it for 10 minutes and then simmer it & drink it (Can also add honey or jaggery). Everybody can drink it for good lung health.

GOLDEN MILK

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GOLDEN MILK– IMMUNITY BOOSTING RECIPE BY NOBESITY

Turmeric is a traditional Indian recipe. Turmeric is known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidants properties.

INGREDIENTS :-
1. 20-25 – Almonds (soaked for 2-3 hours)
2. 2-3 – dates (soaked overnight)
3. 1/4 tsp – cinnamon powder
4. 1-inch piece of ginger
5. 1 tsp turmeric powder
6. 1 cup Water to blend
6. 1 cup boiling water

METHOD :-
In the blender, add Almonds, dates and all the spices. Add 1 cup of water and blend. Move it into the bowl and add 1 cup boiling water. Serve it hot.

Serves 2
Variations :-
You can also add cardamom powder, black pepper powder or fennel powder for taste.

CHATPATA SPROUTS ON CRISPY POTATO

Chatpata Sprouts On Crispy Potato - Immunity Boosting Recipe By Nobesity
INGREDIENTS :-
1. ½ cup boiled mix sprouts
2. 1 tsp chilli powder
3. 1 tsp chaat masala
4. 1 tsp cumin (jeera) seeds powder
5. 2 tsp lemon juice
6. Salt to taste
OTHER INGREDIENTS :-
1. 2 boiled potatoes, peeled and thickly sliced
2. Green chutney
3. ½ tsp sweet chutney (sugar free)
4. ½ katori whisked curd
5. 1 tsp Oil for greasing and cooking

METHOD :-
Heat a non-stick tava, grease with oil and place the potatoes on it and cook on a medium flame till both the sides are golden brown in colour.
Place the potatoes on a plate, put 1 tbsp mixed sprouts and spread 1 tsp green chutney, 1 tsp sweet chutney and ½ tbsp curd on each potato slice.
Sprinkle little chilli powder on top and serve.

IMMUNE BOOSTER DIET MENU

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IMMUNE BOOSTER DIET MENU BY NOBESITY
TRADITIONAL IMMUNE BOOSTER FOODS:-
1. Amla
2. Tender neem leaves
3. Kadha
4. Ginger tulsi
5. Black pepper
6.Turmeric milk
FRUITS:-
1. Lemon
2. Orange
3. Sweet lime
4. Pine apple
5. Kiwi
6. Papaya
7. Guava
8. Fresh berries
VEGETABLES:-
1. Carrots/beets
2. Spinach /palak
3. Cabbage
4. Cauliflower
5. Broccoli
6. Egg plant/brinjal
7. Capsicum
NUTS:-
1. Almond
2. Walnut
OTHERS:-
1. Green tea
2. Lemon
3. Garlic & Ginger
4. Turmeric
Days Early Morning Break Fast Mid Morning Lunch Evening Snacks Dinner Bed Time
Monday Ginger tea Toasted brown bread with beans Orange juice + pepper 1 multigrain roti/ 1 bowl rice+ 1 bowl dal+ 1 green veg + 1/2 bowl curd Tomato soup Khichdi + kadhi + green eg Halidi milk
Tuesday Lemon pepper tea Museli + low fat milk Watermelon + mind juice + lemon 1/2 bajra / jower roti + green veg + salad Beet carrot ginger and turmeric soup Multigrain + veg handvo + green chutney Cinnamon milk
Wednesday Ashwagandha tea Oats + low fat milk Buttermilk + mint 1 bowl fada khichdi + veg raita Lemon + coriander soup Rawa idly-2+1 bowl sambhar Ginger milk
Thrusday Tulsi tea Boiled channa + moong Abc juice {apple+beet+carrot} Kathol veg + 1 multigrain roti+curd-1 bowl Doodhi + mint soup Channa flour muthiya Haldi + ginger milk
Friday Mint tea Veg upma + sambhar Green juice {palak+mint+cucumber} Bajra khichdi + curd Mix veg soup Veg fada khichdi+cucumber raita Milk + haldi
Saturday Lemon ginger tea Bajra ni raab Cucumber raita Mix bean veg +rice +green chuny curd Palak tomato soup Mix dal khichdi + kadhi + green veg Tulsi milk
Sunday Turmeric tea Palak moong dhokla Lemon water + mint + pink salt Veg paneer pulav + mix veg raita Any green soup/herbal tea Moong dal/besan chilla grated veg + curd Tulsi +ginger milk

NOTE:-

LIQUIDS:- 2.5 to 3 liters/day(plain water, coconut water, green tea, freshly homemade vitamin c juices, milk &buttermilk}

Please try to include the above mentioned immunity boosting foods in your daily diet.

SAUNTH PAK BALL – IMMUNITY BOOSTING RECIPE

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Saunth Pak Balls - Immunity Boosting Recipe Nobesity

The Immunity Boosting Recipes Series by Nobesity

Saunth Pak balls (makes 5 balls)

Ginger is well known for treating many digestive and respiratory ailments. It is excellent for common cold, cough and seasonal flu.

Ingredients :

2 tbsp – Bajra flour (pearl millet flour)

2 tsp – saunth powder (dry ginger powder)

3-4 – big mejdoul dates

1/4 tsp – cardamom powder

1/8 tsp – nutmeg powder

1 tbsp – crushed pistachios

Method :

Dry roast bajra flour till it gives roasted aroma. Let it cool. Wash and dry the dates. Mash it nicely. Mix saunth powder and roasted bajra flour. Add cardamom and nutmeg powder. Add mashed dates and mix it well. Make small balls and roll it in crushed pistachios. Enjoy!

Variations :

Amaranth or wheat or jowar or ragi flour can be used instead of bajra flour.

Note :

You can increase the amount of saunth if you like spicy ginger flavor.

Almond Milk Thandai

Almond milk thandai Diet Recipe-Nobesity

Nutrient value:

Calorie – 214

Protein – 4

Fat – 7 (Healthy fat)

Ingredients:

12 Almonds soaked overnight

2 Dates (soaked, if hard) to taste

Elaichi powder

Freshly ground black pepper

Saffron strands (optional)

Few pistas chopped for garnish (optional)

Method:

Add the almonds into a blender with a little water and blend till you get a thick paste.

Put in the deseeded dates and elaichi powder.

Add ice, If required.

And blend again.

Garnish with a little freshly ground pepper, pistas and saffron if using.

Cool and serve.

POST BARIATRIC PROTEIN RICH RECIPE

Channa Dal & Cabbage Tikki-Diet Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup soaked and drained channa dal

1/2 cup finely chopped cabbage

1 tbsp chopped green chillies

2 tbsp finely chpped mint leaves

A pinch of turmeric powder

1.5 tsp jeera powder

2 tbsp low fat curds

1/4 cup esan

Salt to taste

1 tsp oil for cooking

Method:

Combine the channa dal, green chillies and 2 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend in a mixer to a coarse paste. Transfer the paste into a bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well. Divide the mixture into equal portions and keep aside. Heat a non-stick tava and grease it using little oil. Shape a portion of the mixture into a flat round Tikki and immediately cook it on the tava on a slow flame using little bit oil, till it turns golden brown in color from both the sides. Serve hot with green chutney.

Nutritive Value (1 Tikki):

Calories : 60 kcal

Protein : 4 gms

Fat : 2 gms

Carbohydrates : 5.7 gms

OatMeal Pumpkin Pancake

Diet Recipe-Oatmeal pumpkin pancake-Nobesity

This recipe makes 4 pancakes. Each pancake provides an estimated 9 g protein, 3 g carbs, and 2 gms fat.

Ingredients:

Pancake

1 cup oats

1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder

1 cup grated pumpkin

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 egg

2 tbsp unsweetened almond milk

Topping:

1/2 cup 0% fat, plain Greek yogurt
2 packets natural sweetener Ex: Truvia
1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Mix dry ingredients together: oats, protein powder, grated pumpkin, cinnamon and baking powder.

2. Add egg and mix together well. Add unsweet almond milk and mix batter together until smooth.

3. Add to pre-heated griddle pan and let cook until slightly bubbly on top. Flip and cook about 30 seconds longer.

4. Serve with light cool whip or plain Greek yogurt with pumpkin pie spice and sweetener.

HEALTHY AMLA RECIPE FOR IMPROVING SKIN AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY

AMLA RECIPE FOR IMPROVING SKIN AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY

Amla is not only the source of vitamin C, but it also helps in digestion. According to Ayurveda it’s beneficial for both body and mind.

You can fry the Amla in a normal way and have it with the meals as pickle chutney.

Ingredients:

Amla – 250 gm

Green chili – 100 gm

Oil – 2 ½ tablespoon

Asafetida – 2 pinch

Cumin seed – 1 small spoon

Carom seed – 1 small spoon

Turmeric Powder – half small spoon

Fennel seed powder – 1 ½ small spoon

Coriander seed powder – 1 small spoon

Red chili powder – ¼ small spoon

Salt – As per taste (Little more than one small spoon)

Method of preparation:

Wash and cut the Amla and remove their seed. Wash and cut green chili.

Put oil in the frying pan and heat it. Put asafetida, cumin seed and carom seed in the hot oil. After frying add turmeric powder, coriander seed powder and Fennel seed powder to the frying pan. Fry the mixture for one minute. Now mix Amla, green chili, red chili powder and salt in the mixture. Stir and fry the Amla for 2 to 3 minutes. Now cover the frying pan and let it be on low flame for 5 to 6 minutes.

Open the cover and stir the Amla. Now break one of them and if it’s still hard, cover them again and let the frying pan be on low flame for another 2 to 3 minutes. Your Amla Fry is ready.

Take out the Amla fry in a bowl. You can have these Amla fry to 10 to 12 days. Do take amla fry along with your meals, they also increase the taste of the meals