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SNAKEGOURD PORIAL

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SNAKEGOURD PORIAL
DETAILS OF NUTRITION AND MEDICINAL VALUES OF SNAKEGOURDSnake guard contains a rich variety of nutrients, including significant levels of dietary fibres, in terms of vitamins, snake gourd possess vitamin A, B, C , manganese magnesium, calcium iron and potassium to a certain extent. Snake gourd has been used as a traditional medicine for stimulating the liver and increases urination, thereby speeding up the elimination of toxins from the body. It avoids dryness and dehydration and helps the proper functioning of the kidneys and bladder. Snake gourd has been used as a diuretic in traditional medicine for many years, as it stimulatesand increases urination, thereby speeding up the elimination of toxins from the body. It also increases the creation of fluids which helps in eliminating dryness in the skin and other parts.
Children with bowel problems have been given snakegourd to ease their discomfort and acts as a mild laxative.Its high fiber content help with bowel disorder…

BEETROOT GRAVY

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This is a quick and best combination to chappathies, parottas and pooris.


Ingredients:

Beetroot one finely grated one cup
Bellari onion finely chopped one cup
Green chillies one or two as per your choice
Curry leaves finely chopped
Ginger finely grated one tablespoon
Tomato finely chopped one cup
Garlic four pulses finely grated
Cloves two or three
fennel seeds one teaspoon
Mustard seeds one teaspoon
Cooking oil one tablespoon,
Aginomotto one pinch
Salt as u needed
Cornflour paste one tablespoon
Coriander leaves one cup finely chopped
Turmeric powder one teaspoon
Shakthi chicken masala powder two teaspoon full


Step by Step Procedure:

Heat cooking oil in a pan.
Add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter
Add fennel seeds to fry
Then Onions , Chillies, curry leaves. Saute well.
Add ginger and garlic grates. Allow to fry for a while.
Add Turmeric and shakthi chicken masala powder.
Add beetroot grates and tomato pieces together.
Saute well.
Add one cup of water and salt needed
Allow to co…