Tomato Dates Chutney

Whether it is for Festivals, birthdays, religious functions or potlucks, no spread can ever be complete without this Indian style tomato dates chutney. This chutney gets its aroma from the spices and fresh tomatoes, plum, succulent dates, jaggery, raisins and ground and roasted cumin.

It is eaten as the transition between savoury and dessert, it is a spicy, hot and sweet palate cleanser. This chutney not only does wonders for your taste buds but also for your health. Dates are rich in iron, which can help in treating anaemia. It also has a good amount of minerals and vitamins and … Continue reading

Dry Fruits for Cancer Disease

Dry fruits have the same effects as the fresh ones against cancer. Dry fruits like dried prunes, raisins, figs and dates can help in inhibiting the growth and development of certain cancers. It is beneficial for cancer patients to have some dry fruits in their diet every day.

Some of these Dry Fruits are:

FigsFigs: They are known for having derivative of benzaldehyde, which is effective in shrinking tumours. Apart from this, figs are rich in vitamin A and C, magnesium, calcium and potassium; which helps in weight control.


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Dry Fruit and Fruit Shakes

Milk shakes must be an essential part of your daily diet. The ingredients of these shakes help us by providing the required daily intake of the essential nutrients, thus helping us prevent many deficiency diseases. These shakes are a healthier alternative to your evening snacks. For those conscious of their health and their diet, mentioned below are recipes for milk shakes which are bound to keep you healthy while keeping your calorie intake to a bare minimum.

Honey and Dry Fruit Milkshake:


Badam Milkshake Recipes – Mango, Oats and Dates

Mango Almond Milkshake is one of the favorite health drinks consumed in India during the summers. It is the best way to recharge your body. Very rarely would you come across a person who does not like mangoes or mango almond milkshake. While making this milkshake it is best to be choosy about the kind of mangoes being used. Try to avoid mangoes with a lot of fibre content and go for the juicier ones. Sweeter the mangoes, lesser is the amount of sugar required and healthier is the milkshake.

Roasted Almonds

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Badam Milkshake Recipes – Dates and Pista

Almond milkshakes were once commonly consumed in the Middle East and the Europe. They are known for their nutritional benefits apart from the creamy texture and the nutty taste. They are an extremely rich source of fibre, protein, magnesium, vitamin E, manganese, selenium, potassium, zinc, phosphorus, iron, calcium and tryptophan. They also contain flavonoids, which prove to be beneficial when it comes to lowering the level of bad cholesterol.

Apart from their nutritional value, almonds also contain powerful antioxidants, which help in making our immune system stronger while inhibiting the growth of the free radicals. It is also known that … Continue reading

Dry Fruit and Fruit Milkshakes

Milk shakes are one of the best and healthiest ways of beating the summer heat. They provide you with all the necessary nutrients in sufficient quantities while keeping the calories to a bare minimum, making it an essential part of your diet regimen. An average fresh fruit milk shake can be made even healthier by adding lots and lots of dry fruits. They not only provide you with sufficient quantities of dietary fibres but also several nutrients, which otherwise are not present in the fresh fruits. Here we tell you how to make some delicious milk shake using fresh fruits … Continue reading

Badam Milkshake Recipes

Badam (Almond) milkshakes are healthier than regular milkshakes since they contain more minerals and vitamins. It is easy to make several types of badam milkshakes at home.

Badam milk is rich in proteins, which helps in improving body growth making it a perfect health drink after workouts. It got a good amount of vitamin E, Selenium, Magnesium, Zinc, Calcium, Potassium, Iron and Phosphorus. For those who wish to lose weight, it is the perfect choice since it is almost fat free. Moreover, badam milk has low saturated fats and cholesterol, but it contains some amount of omega-3 fatty acids, which … Continue reading

Popular Dry Fruit Dishes

Dry fruits are not mere delicacies but rich source of nutrients as well. This is the precise reason which makes them an essential part of any diet regimen. Even a handful of these is enough to give you the daily dosage of required nutrients. There are several different dry fruits that can add flavour and nutrition to your dishes. Here we will learn about some popular dry fruit dishes.

Several varieties of dry fruits are available like cashews, almonds, figs, dates, raisins, walnuts, hazelnuts, etc. Anjeer barfi is a popular dish that uses Anjeer or figs as the main ingredient as well as other dry fruits like almonds, cashew nuts … Continue reading