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Deepika

Just learning what it means to deal with diabetes type II in the family.  There's so much to know.
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Fortified Chapatti -- My daily Indian flatbread by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Bread, made of whole grains, is an essential part of an Indian diabetic diet. Often, it is necessary to shun rice because of its carbohydrate-rich composition, which can ... Read on »
Fruity Raita by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Summer is here in full force and temperatures here, where I live, have soared to 41 degrees Celsius during the peak of the day. I could never take the Indian summer heat. ... Read on »
Garlicky Ash-gourd Soup by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ash gourd or winter melon or wax gourd or white pumpkin, call it what you will, is pretty common in South India but now I find them here a lot too. They require the warme ... Read on »
Gobi Alu in Oatmeal Gravy by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well, the dish is really my version of alu gobi. Since I've reduced the amount of potato used, I've given precedence to the cauliflower in the dish name. :-D Potatoes ... Read on »
Green Apple Pie by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I've always had this yearning to bake. I've known no-one in my family who has done so, and so have no background experience whatsoever on this particular art. Baking ofte ... Read on »
Grilled Bean Sandwich by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I think I mentioned it before ... I love grilled sandwiches. The stuffings can be varied in a million ways if only one is ready to apply one's imagination. Using nutriti ... Read on »
Herb Mania: Fenugreek -- Methi Rice by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Redchilliesis hosting the Herb Mania: Fenugreek Event for this month.Fenugreek is an ingredient that is very common in my kitchen. We love the flavor of it. It is also b ... Read on »
Home-Baked Pizza with a Spinach Theme by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I've grown up on pizzas. I remember our weekend visits to Pizza Hut,when I was a young child,with their red-and-white checkercloth and cool family jugs of Coke served up ... Read on »
Home-made Cottage Cheese by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Paneer is a great way to use up leftover milk. We have our milk regularly delivered each morning and sometimes our consumption does not keep up with the supply and we end up ... Read on »
Homegrown Spinach in Coconut Yoghurt Gravy by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Over the past several weeks, in this little town of ours, there's been a developing problem that has now blown out of all proportions -- that of regular and scientific ga ... Read on »
Homemade Seasoned Ragi Sevai (Finger Millet Noodles) by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Like I mentioned before, ragi is one grain I never did have this in my diet as a child. (at least as far as I can remember). I suppose the varied preferences of our fami ... Read on »
In Search of the Best Rice by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating For some years now, I was constantly in search of the right rice grain for my kitchen. Generally, rice is shunned for being a carbohydrate and white rice is considered th ... Read on »
KCCK - A New Veggie in my Kitchen by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well, I didn't quite mean to keep you in suspense, but I did feel rather mischievous when I typed out the title to this post. The vegetable in question is kohlrabi. I've ... Read on »
Kokum Rasam by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Kokum ( Garcinia indica ) was only a recent introduction for me. A couple of years ago, I had my first taste of it as a juice at a Corn Club outlet. I don't particularly ... Read on »
Kokum Rasam by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Kokum (Garcinia indica) was only a recent introduction for me. A couple of years ago, I had my first taste of it as a juice at a Corn Club outlet. I don't particularly sav ... Read on »
Lime-Flavored Rice Sevai by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I make a lot of light nutritious food at home that are easily digested, such as the dosa recipes that I've posted on my blog as well as a few more, and honestly I am usual ... Read on »
Low-Fat Grilled Cauliflower Sandwich by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The problem with dietary restrictions is that one's options in cooking and eating are rather limited.Being a vegetarian restricts choices to the vegetable kingdom. Being ... Read on »
Malai Methi Mutter by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well, let me be honest; when I started out with this dish, it wasn't keeping the triple M end-product in mind. It so happened that I had a batch of sprouted green peas wit ... Read on »
Mango Muffins by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We've had our first few rains of this monsoon season and the glaring light of the summer sun has been extinguished for now. There is something very clean about the scent o ... Read on »
March 12th -- World Kidney Day by Deepika Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today, March 12th, is being celebrated as World Kidney Day. The kidneys -- each person has two of them located just in front of and on either side of the spinal column -- ... Read on »