Recipes of JNI Kitchen

Garlic Schezwan Sauce

 Calories – 30 Kcals                  Serves – 4 no

Ingredients

  • Tomato puree: l cup
  • Garlic: l tsp
  • Ginger: l tsp
  • Tomato sauce: l tbsp
  • Vinegar: 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli paste: 1 tbsp (red chillies soaked in warm water and ground to a fine paste)
  • Celery: few
  • Salt: to taste
  • Oil

Method

  1. Add oil in a pan and sauté ginger and garlic.
  2. Add celery leaves, tomato puree, tomato sauce, vinegar, chilli paste, mix well and simmer for few minutes.

Whole Wheat Pasta /noodles

Calories  – 75 Kcals                      Serves  – 4 Nos

Ingredients

  • Whole wheat – 500gm
  • Salt to taste
  • Water – 250 ml

Method:

  1. Mix together whole wheat flour and salt in a medium bowl, or on a clean board.
  2. Make a hollow in the center, and add water mixing quickly with a fork until the dough is wet enough to come together.
  3. Knead on a lightly floured surface until the dough is stiff and elastic.
  4. Roll out ‘dough by hand with a rolling pin, or use a pasta/noodles machine to achieve the desired thickness of noodles/pasta.
  5. Cut into desired width and shapes.
  6. Steam the pasta/ noodles for 15 minutes. Allow the pasta/noodles to air dry for at least one day.
  7. Store in an air tight container.

Mexican Noodles/Pasta

 Calories – 120 Kcals                  Serves – 4 Nos

Ingredients:

  • Whole wheat noodles 1 cup
  • Vegetable steamed 1 cup
  • Rajma ½ cup (steamed)
  • Onion 1 no
  • Garlic 4 no
  • Peanuts (crushed) 2 tsp
  • Tomato sauce: 2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1/2tsp
  • Soya sauce 1 tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Oil 1 tsp

Method:

  • Noodles Pasta: Take water and boil till bubbles start coming, then add little oil, now add the noodles.
  • When noodles are getting cooked add lemon grass and salt during boiling for flavor.
  • Add the cooked noodles with above ingredients to it. Sauté well.
  • Add crushed peanut and the vegetables, Sauté gently and serve hot.

Okra With Babycorn

Calories – 80Kcals                   Serves – 4 Nos

Ingredients:

  • Okra 200 gm
  • Baby com 100 gm
  • Tomatoes 2 no
  • Onion 1 no
  • Onion seeds ¼ tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 no
  • Shredded garlic2 tsp
  • Fennel seeds ¼ tsp
  • Mustard seeds ¼ tsp
  • Coriander leaves 2 tsp
  • Lemon juice 1 stp
  • Oil 2 tsp

Method:

  • Add oil in a pan, sauté onion, onion seeds, fennel seeds and mustard seeds.
  • Add shredded garlic, green chillies, red chilly powder and tomatoes.
  • To this add baked bhindi and baby corn marinated with red chilli powder and tomatoes and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add coriander leaves and lemon juice.

Probiotics

Probiotics are live microorganisms (in most cases, bacteria) that are similar to beneficial microorganisms found in the human gut. They are also called “friendly bacteria” or “good bacteria.” Probiotics are available mainly in the form of dietary supplements and foods. One widely used definition, developed by the WorId Health Organization is that probiotics are “live microorganisms, which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host.”

Foods containing probiotics are yogurt, fermented and unfermented milk, miso, tempeh, and many juices and soy beverages. In probiotic foods and supplements, the bacteria may have been present originally or added during preparation.

Most probiotics are bacteria similar to those naturally found in human guts, especially in those of breastfed infants. Most often, the bacteria come from two groups, Lactobacillus or Bifidobacterium.

The digestive tract of an adult human being contains about 100 trillion micro organisms. This highly complex micro flora exists as a delicate balance of beneficial and potentially harmful organisms. Under certain conditions such as stress, extensive travelling and antibiotic treatment, the balance of this natural eco system can be upset. During these periods the number of beneficial organisms declines and harmful organisms increases, which often results in stomach problems such as diarrhea and constipation. This unbalanced micro flora can in turn affect the other bodily functions including the immune system.

Benefits:

  • There are several health benefits of probiotics. They are useful in:
  • Infectious diarrhea, Irritable bowel syndrome, colitis and colon cancer.
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (e.g., ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease).
  • Infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a bacterium that causes ulcers.
  • Tooth decay and periodontal disease.
  • Vaginal infections.
  • Skin infection and lactose intolerance.
  • Lowering cholesterol and blood pressure.
  • Improving immune function and preventing infections.
  • Antibiotic-associated diarrhea, reducing inflammation.
  • Improving mineral absorption.
  • Preventing harmful bacterial growth under stress.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome.

In view of the benefits, include probiotic foods in your daily diet without fail. Checkout Jindal Naturecure Institute for more information about Naturopathy.