My best 3 healthy recipes (contest entry)

3 months ago

Hello steemians!!!
Today, I would like to thank @cryptokraze for giving us the opportunity to showcase our talent in this contest.

As the title says, i will be posting 3 on my healthy recipes here with benefits.

Mushroom Soup

Benefits

  • Great source of vitamin D
  • Boosts immunity system
  • Great source of antioxidants
  • Boosts metabolism

Recipe

Ingredients (4 servings)
Thickly sliced mushrooms – 2½ cups
Finely chopped mushrooms – ½ cup
Chopped onions – ½ cup
Maida(All purpose flour) – 2 tsp
Low fat milk – 1 cup
Oil – 1 tsp
Water – 3 cups
Salt – to taste
Black pepper – to taste

Method
Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté for 1 minute. Sprinkle a little water if the onions start burning.
Add maida and thickly sliced mushrooms and fry for another 3-4 minutes.
Add milk and stir continuously till no lumps remain. Allow to cook.
When cooked, puree till smooth. Add water, finely chopped mushrooms, salt and pepper.
Simmer for another 3 to 4 minutes. Serve hot.

Tulsamrit

Tulsamrit is a tasty & healthy drink made from tulsi (basil), jaggery and lemon.

Benefits

  • It helps in curing cold, cough, headache, acidity related problems.
  • It is also good for digestion and also increases body’s resistance levels.

Recipe

Ingredients(7-8 glasses)
Basil (Tulsi) Leaves – 50-60 leaves
Jaggery (Gur) – ⅓ cups
Water – 3 cups
Green Cardamom – 4-5
Lemon Juice – 3 tbsp
Ice Cubes

Method
In a mixer add tulsi leaves, cardamom and lemon juice to make a fine paste. Keep aside.
In a pan add water and jaggery in it. After first boil reduce the heat and as the jaggery starts dissolving turn off the gas and stir for 5-6 mins, so as to dissolve the jaggery.
When the jaggery water turns lukewarm, add the tulsi paste to it. Stir well and leave aside for 2 hours.
Strain the mixture. Tasty tulsamrit concentrate is now ready.
In a glass add ice cubes and add tulsamrit and water in 1:1 ratio.
Garnish with basil leaves and serve.
Enjoy cool tulsamrit to boost your immunity.
Can be stored up-to 15-20 days if kept in the fridge.

Broccoli Soup

Benefits

  • It is a great source of vitamins K and C.
  • Rich in potassium.
  • Helps cuts and wounds heal
  • Helps in absorption of iron
  • Nice source of antioxidants
  • Protects body from the damage of free radicals.

Recipe

Ingredients(4-5 servings)
Brocolli – 1 cup(florets)
Water – 5 cups
Olive oil – 1 tsp
Onion – ½ cup (thin slices)
Garlic – ¼ tsp
Carrots – ½ cup (thin slices)
Pasta – 1½ tbsp
Corn Flour – 2tbsp (mixed in 4 tbsp water)
Black pepper – ¼ tsp
Salt – to taste

Method
Heat olive oil in a pan, add onion, garlic, carrots and saute for 3-4 minutes.
Add Broccoli, pasta, water, cornflour, salt and bring it to a boil, then cook on low flame for 8-10 mins.
If pasta is still not cooked keep for another 2-3 minutes.
Add pepper to it and mix well. Serve hot.

Shopping plan

(Required for contest)
No specific plan is needed.
Everything is available easily and can be bought from a vegetable and spices store near you.
And everything is cheap and not costly.

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All recipes are taken from my own food blog http://www.nidhirecipes.com (can be proved)

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Very good recipe ma'm.. Thanks for sharing.. Keep it up..

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Thanks. Keep following :)

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i think ill give a try to broccoli soup ! upped and followed !

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Cool. Do tell me how it was

Welcome to steemit @nidhisrecipes I'm following you now - thanks for being here and sharing! 😃

I enjoy eating healthy - esp vegetable soups and hot stir-fry cooking!

good post steem