Healthy Food

Fight With Omicron Virus with Yummy healthy foods, Help to Boost your Family immunity

Eating healthy food is one of the ways to build immunity against highly virulent and contagious Covid strains, the latest one being Omicron.

Healthy food has replaced comfort food in these pandemic times even for kids. Here are super-healthy recipes for your family and kids you must try.

Dates-sesame seeds ladoo, Healthy Food

It is energy and nutrient dense. It has a good amount of zinc, selenium, and calories. This sweet helps to increase the immunity and hemoglobin in the blood.

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 5 min
Total time: 15 min

Ingredients

  • Deseeded dates: 100gm
  • Sesame seeds: 3tbsp
  • Roasted khuskhus: 1-2tbsp
  • Cardamom: 4 green

Method

  • Dry roast sesame seeds on a low heat until they turn aromatic.
  • Cool them; add cardamoms and grind it.
  • Mash the dates.
  • Then add the sesame seeds and cardamom powder and knead it to make a soft mixture.
  • Roll this mixture into bite size balls.
  • Roll them in khus-khus
  • Serve this healthy recipe as mid-meal snacks to your little one.

Golden Milk, Healthy Food

It is Turmeric, cinnamon has antibacterial properties that will help your child to fight against cold and flu. Milk will help to improve bone strength owing to its calcium content. Jaggery helps lung health and has tiny traces of iron too.

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • Milk: 200ml
  • Almond powder: 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Cinnamon powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Cardamom powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder: 1/4 tsp
  • Jaggery powder: 1 tbsp

Method

  • Keep all the ingredients ready. Take milk in a saucepan and add all the dry ingredients to it. Mix well.
  • Heat the milk in low flame until frothy, transfer it to glass.
  • Serve your kid this healthy milk every night for sound sleep.

Bajra soup, Healthy Food

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

For curd mixture

  • 1 cup Water
  • ½ cup Curd
  • Salt, to taste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ cup bajra flour

For soup

  • 2 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup carrot, diced
  • ¼ cup green peas

Method

  • For curd mixture, combine water, curd, salt, turmeric and mix it well.
  • Dry roast the bajra flour on low flame for 5 minutes. Mix the roasted flour in the curd mixture and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.
  • Sauté sliced onion for few seconds. Add the vegetables and saute well for few minutes.
  • Add in the curd mixture and cook on slow flame for 10 minutes.
  • Serve the soup in the bowl to your little one.

Pumpkin Thalipeeth best Healthy Food

A good source of vitamin A, thiamine, zinc and carbohydrate, it boosts immunity and helps meet fiber needs.

Pumpkin thalipeeth
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups pumpkin cooked and mashed
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1.5 cup mix flour (bajara, ragi, jowar)
  • Salt as per the taste
  • 1/4 tsp clove powder just for taste

Recipe

  • Cut the pumpkin and cook it in a pressure cooker for 15 minutes till it get soft and mushy.
  • Prepare and set out the remaining ingredients, mix the flour and add clove powder.
  • Add the cooked pumpkin puree to the above mixture and knead it completely, if needed. Add around 2 tsp water.
  • With a wet finger pat the batter on the plastic or wet cloth and then, make small hole through the dough. Place a few drops of oil in each of these hole.
  • Cover and start cooking the thalipeeth on medium flame.
  • Serve the thalipeeth with tomato chutney or raitha as per your child’s choice.

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