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Oats Apple Pie (Dessert Special)

Prep Time: 5-10 minServings: 1
Energy : 200kcalCarbohydrate : 37gProtein : 5gFat : 2.5g

Ingredients
Water : 1 Cup
Old-Fashioned oats : 1/2 Cup
Salt : 1 Dash
Splenda Brown Sugar Blend : 2 tsp
Chopped Apple : 1 tbsp
Cinnamon : 1 Dash
Method
  • Stovetop Directions

  • Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan.
  • Stir in oats and salt.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat 5 minutes.
  • Microwave Directions

  • Combine water, oats, and salt in a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Cover tightly with heavy-duty plastic wrap.
  • Fold back a small edge to allow steam to escape.
  • Microwave on HIGH 2 1/2 to 3 minutes.
  • Stir well.

Pithala (Maharashtrian delight)

Pithla is rich in proteins and with bhakri or chapati it makes a complete food. Gram flour (besan) has lots of nutritional benefits - it is rich in proteins but it also contains amylase – a slowly digested starch that helps you to feel full longer. With pitla, serve lots of salads like cucumber, tomatoes, radish, onion to increase the nutritional value of meal. Homemade pitla calories are less as compared to the restaurant one, so you can enjoy it without worry. You can also add green vegetables like palak (spinach), methi, ghol bhaji (kulfa / pig-weed) or chival bhaji in pithla to make it healthier. Tomatoes can also be added to pitla.

Prep Time: 5-10 minServings: 1
Energy : 182calCarbohydrate : 20gProtein : 6gFat : 9g

Ingredients
Besan : 1 Cup
Oil : 3 tsp
Water : 4 Cups
Green Chilies : 4 Nos
Garlic : 4 Cloves
Onion : 1
Mustard Seeds : 1 tsp
Cumin : 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Coriander : 1 Spring
Method
  • First take besan and add water, then make it into a smooth paste.
  • Heat oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and onion, sauté until the onion becomes translucent.
  • Add turmeric powder and garlic and green chilli paste, fry for a minute.
  • Add besan paste, mix and keep on adding small amount of water until you get the right consistency.
  • Add salt and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Can be eaten with roti or rice.