Shakarkandi also known as sweet potato is widely used in variety of dishes. It is a seasonal vegetable which is usually available in the cold months of the year. You can also find them in summers at a cold store. Shakarkandi as the name suggests has a sweet taste to it. It can be used in variety of dishes or can be had as it is in a chat.
You can boil or bake shakargandi. It is as soft as a boiled potato but its taste it is quite different from it. Shakarkandi ki chaat. Dry fruits ke saath is very popular during … Continue reading
Navratri is a joyous festival devoted to Durga worship. The word Navratri means nine nights and as the names suggest this festival is celebrated for nine days. Most of the people fast during the festival and worship nine different forms of Shakti/devi. The tenth day of the festival is known as Dusherra or Vijyadashmi. It is a major festival that is celebrated with great devotion and … Continue reading
Making chocolates at home can indeed be a fun experience. Almost every home nowadays has a microwave, which has made the process even easier. The best part about making chocolates at home is that you can customize them as you like. You can use fruit essence in them along with lots of healthy dry fruits to make them as per your liking; moreover, different molds can be used to give them any shape depending on the occasion they are meant for.
Now most people would question, “Why make dry fruit chocolates at home when you can go out and get a gift-wrapped … Continue reading
Dry fruits and chocolates are a velvety, crunchy and yummy combination. They are rich in antioxidants. Besides adding greater flavor to the chocolate, dry fruits build upon the nutritional value as they are a great source of fiber, vitamins and carbohydrates. Chocolate is known for stimulating the cardio-vascular system; reduce blood pressure and endorphin production, which gives a feeling of pleasure. It is considered an aphrodisiac due to the pleasure one gets on its consumption. Dry fruits also act as a great source of instant energy required for daily functioning.
High blood pressure or hypertension is a medical condition, which results in elevated levels of blood pressure in the arteries. Heart has to work harder than normal to circulate the blood. It is very crucial to control high blood pressure, especially in older ages. High blood pressure does not show any indications but can easily increase the chances of killer diseases like heart attack, kidney failure, heart failure, cognitive decline, aneurysms of the arteries, peripheral arterial disease, stroke, etc.
Even moderated elevation in arterial blood pressure can be associated with a shorter life span. Lifestyle and dietary changes can help … Continue reading
Asthma is a respiratory disease, which is characterized by constricted airways that result in breathing difficulties. It is normally triggered by an allergic response because of an allergen that causes the lungs and the airways to be clogged and inflamed with excess mucus.
Dried figs are known to have a positive effect on respiration. Figs are a highly nutritious food and contain almost no fat. They are abundant in natural sugar, which makes them taste delicious. When compared to fresh figs, dried figs have a greater amount of proteins, fibres and minerals. Moreover, they have 360% more calcium, 350% more … Continue reading
Anemia is a deficiency, which happens due to low hemoglobin levels within the blood, which is due to less intake of iron. It mostly happens in women. The symptoms of this disease may vary from shortness of breath to fatigue or dizziness and many more.
With the help of this article, we are trying to give away the list of dry fruits that are rich in iron and can help in improving the hemoglobin levels within the blood.
Raisin – Grape is a very rich source of iron. Raisins which are the … Continue reading
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