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3 Recipes For Your Mum-to-be Period

Now that you are mum-to be you should take care of what you are eating and in what amount, if earlier you were not taking a proper diet then now it becomes more essential to include food rich in minerals, vitamins, proteins, calcium and so forth. At this time, what you eat is more important than the amount, so, you should take a diet rich in nutriment and limit down the junk foods. Lets discuss some recipes which are rich in nutrients and in taste as well.


1.Sprouted whole green gram (moong) and black eyed beans (chawli) chat


  • ½ cup soaked and boiled black-eyed beans (chawli)
  • ¼ cup sprouted green gram ( hari moong)
  • ½ cup boiled, peeled and finely diced potatoes
  • ¼ cup finely chopped cabbage
  • ¼ cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ cup finely chopped spring onions
  • ½ tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • ¼ tsp red chilli powder
  • salt to taste

Take a bowl and mix all the given ingredients and serve immediately.


2. Split Bengal Gram and Spinach Curry (Palak chana dal)


  • ½ cup soaked and drained split bengal gram (chana dal)
  • ¾ cup washed and finely chopped spinach (Palak)
  • ½ finely chopped onions
  • 1 finely chopped green chilli
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds (Rai)
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • ¼ tsp asafoetida (Hing)
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste


Take a pressure cooker, add split bengal gram, spinach, turmeric and 1 cup water cook for 3 whistles. Now take a pan, heat oil in it and add asafoetida, cumin and mustard seeds temper it for 25-30 seconds then add onions in it cook it for 2-3 mins then add salt and chilli in it and cook again for 2 mins, meanwhile if onions starts sticking on the pan add little water in it. Now add the boiled bengal gram and spinach in it, cook for 2 more mins and then its ready to eat.


3. Groundnut Tikkis


  • ½ cup bengal gram flour (besan)
  • Cup whole wheat flour (gyehu ka atta)
  • ½ cup roasted and powdered peanuts (mungfali)
  • ½ cup washed and finely chopped spinach
  • 3 finely chopped chillies
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 1 tsp ginger & garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp hot oil
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • oil for shallow fry
  • salt to taste


Take a bowl, mix all the ingredients given above and make a soft dough and if required add little water in it. Now divide the the dough in 10 equal parts and make ball of each part and then press (give it a tikki shape), then shallow fry it on non-stick tawa.



  • 1 ½  cup whole wheat boiled pasta (oiled with 1tsp olive oil)
  • ½  tsp olive oil
  • ½ cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • ½ cup chopped vegetables of your choice
  • ½ cup low fat milk
  • 1 tsp refined flour
  • 1 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp pasta herbs
  • salt to taste


For sauce

Take a non-stick pan, heat the oil in it add garlic and onions, saute it for 1 min now add vegetables, salt and pasta herbs and cook it for 5-7 mins. Take another pan heat 1 tsp of olive oil then add ¼ tsp garlic, refined flour and salt, cook it for 1 min then add milk in it, now stir it for 2 mins till the mixtures thickens up. Now assemble cooked vegetables and pasta in this sauce, sprinkle black pepper and pasta herbs again

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