Throughout the day we eat various types of foods among which we eat two major meals the first one is at lunch and the second one is at dinner. These two major meals should be healthy, tasty, nutritious and pocket friendly so that these foods will satisfy our mind and taste, will supply nutrition to our body, will not add further calorie or weight to our body and in addition must not create pressure in our pocket. Homemade foods are always good as they are made of fresh and good products.
At our lunch, we basically eat carbohydrate. Rice is a great source of carbohydrate and pea rice is a nourishing food for all.
To make this food you need 1cup good quality rice, ½ cup peas, salt, sugar, ½ teaspoon cumin seeds, black pepper corn powder,1 tablespoon olive oil, coriander leaves.
Boil water and add rice to it. Make perfectly boiled rice that is not too hard or too soft. Soak peas in very hot water for 5-6 minutes and then strain the water.
In a pan add olive oil. Make it slightly hot. Add cumin seeds. Let them pop. Then pour the cumin olive oil on rice. Add salt to taste, pinch of sugar and 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper corn powder. Mix well all these ingredients with the rice.
Nutritional Value of Pea Rice:
Rice is a good Source of carbohydrate which gives you instant energy and it is needed if you need physical energy in a good amount. Moreover, pea is very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. It is a good source of protein, vitamin, niacin , vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, phosphorous and copper.
Yummy Healthy Egg Recipes:
This food is a great side plate.
To make this plate you will need 2 eggs, 1 tomato, I tablespoon cumin seeds powder,1 teaspoon onion paste and ½ teaspoon ginger paste, turmeric powder, mustard oil, salt and sugar. Green chili. Cut boiled egg into two pieces vertically. In a pan add 1 tablespoon mustard oil.
When it is hot add chopped tomato and onion paste. Fry them well. Add cumin powder. Pinch of turmeric, pinch of sugar and salt to taste. Add ½ cup water and let the whole thing boil. Add egg pieces in the boiling gravy. When the gravy is almost dry remove it from oven and add green chili. Serve it with rice or bread.
Nutritional Value of Egg:
Egg is a good source of vitamin B12, protein and selenium. But, as this food is high in saturated fat and cholesterol people with high weight, high pressure and high cholesterol, should stay away from this dish.
To make this dish you are needed 1 bunch spinach, 8-10 diced paneer, turmeric, onion, garlic, tomato, dry fenugreek leaves, fresh coriander leaves, green chili, mustard oil, butter, salt and sugar.
Wash spinach leaves properly and blanch them. Add them in a grinder and make a smooth green paste with it. Soak diced paneer in warm salty water for 10-12 minutes and then strain the water. Chop tomato and coriander leaves. Make paste of onion and garlic.
In a pan add 2 tablespoons mustard oil and add everything and cook for 5-6 minutes.
Nutritional Value of Spinach and Paneer:
Spinach is a good source of niacin, zinc, dietary fiber, protein, vitamin a, vitamin C, vitamin E, folate, riboflavin, iron, magnesium, potassium, and many more things. Paneer or Homemade cottage cheese is a good source of calcium, phosphorous, protein, vitamin B12 and many more things.
These foods are not at all difficult to make and easy to eat. They are very beneficial as they are home made and made with fresh home products. As they are dry, you can easily carry them at your workplace if you want. Eat them and Stay Healthy.