Sannas

SOAKING: 2 HOURS
COOK: 20 MINS
LEVEL: EASY
SERVES: 2 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

-1 cup brown rice (To be washed and soaked overnight)

-2 tbsp poha/ beaten rice (optional)

-1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds

-2 tsp active yeast

-4 to 5 tbsp fresh coconut (grated)

Directions:

Step 1

Grind soaked rice, poha (beaten rice), fenugreek seeds, grated coconut with little water into a thick batter. (Thicker than than idli batter)

Step 2

Dissolve yeast in 2-3 tsp of warm water and mix it with the batter. Let it ferment for 2 hours.

Step 3

Add salt and mix it gently. Pour the batter into idli moulds and steam for 10-15 minutes. Make sure to just fill less than 1/2 the mould as the bater rises up quite a bit.

Step 4

Serve along with coconut chutney or any Goan gravy accompaniments.

Health Benefits:

Brown rice is comparatively a whole grain than the usual white rice. It is packed with fiber and promotes fullness. It can also help in lowering down the cholesterol levels. Fenugreek seeds adds on to the fiber content of the recipe.



Recipe Created By Team Thrive

One of Thrive’s biggest focus to teach anyone how to harness the healing power of food. In order to this, we have been creating innovative and delicious recipes that are filling, tasty and full of healing benefits. This one is just one of those recipes.

Brown Rice Peas Pulav

PREP: 15 MINS
COOK: 15 MINS
LEVEL: EASY
SERVES: 4 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

-1cup brown rice

-1/2 cup green peas

-1/2 cup onions

-1 inch ginger

-Handful of coriander leaves

-Green chillies (accodring to spiciness needed)

-1 piece of cinnamon

-2 to 4 cloves

-1 small bay leaf

-Salt to taste

Directions:

Step 1

In a pan, saute onion, coriander, grated ginger, green chillies. Allow it to cool and grind them into a fine paste.

Step 2

In a pressure cooker, add cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf and saute until the colour changes to golden brown.

Step 3

Add the paste to the spices and cook until the raw smell goes.

Step 4

Add green peas to the mixture along with washed rice, salt and enough water for the rice to be cooked. Put the lid and pressure cook upto 2 whistles. Serve warm.

Health Benefits:

Recipes made using rice are considered to be the safest from all the plant toxins and antinutrients. This recipe is a tasty twist with the addition of spices and vegetables.



Recipe Created By Team Thrive

One of Thrive’s biggest focus to teach anyone how to harness the healing power of food. In order to this, we have been creating innovative and delicious recipes that are filling, tasty and full of healing benefits. This one is just one of those recipes.

Quinoa Tomato Bhat

PREP: 5MINS
COOK: 20 MINS
LEVEL: EASY
SERVES: 2 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

-1/2 cup quinoa

-1 cup tomato puree

-1/2 cup onions

-2 to 3 glarlic cloves

-1/4 tsp turmeric powder

-2 tsp sambhar powder

-1 tsp mustard seeds

-Handful of curry leaves

-Green chillies slite according to spice wanted

-Salt as needed

Directions:

Step 1

Cook quinoa and keep aside. Heat a container, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add curry leaves, onion, garlic. Add little salt and saute until onion turn translucent.

Step 2

Blend 3 ripe tomatoes and keep aside. Add the blended tomato puree and all seasoning powders. Cook until the rawness of the tomato goes and it beocmes a thick gravy.

Step 3

Once the tomato puree is cooked and is tihck, add in the cooked quinoa and mix it well. Serve warm.

Health Benefits:

Quinoa is an excellent protein rich grain which is also a rich source of fiber. Tomato is an intersting tasty addition to the meal with its antioxidant capacity. This recipe is very easily prepared and a good oil free option for lunch/dinner.



Recipe Created By Team Thrive

One of Thrive’s biggest focus to teach anyone how to harness the healing power of food. In order to this, we have been creating innovative and delicious recipes that are filling, tasty and full of healing benefits. This one is just one of those recipes. 

 

Moong dal Khichdi

PREP: 20 MINS
COOK: 45 MINS
LEVEL: EASY
SERVES: 2 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

-1/2 moong dal                            

-1/2 brown rice                              

-1 small onion                                      

-1 medium tomato                                  

-1/2 inch piece ginger                                   

-1 green chillies                          

-1 tsp cumin powder                       

-1/4 tsp turmeric powder                      

-1 pinch asafoetida (hing)                     

-3 and 1/2 cups water                                     

-Salt to taste

Directions:

Step 1

In a thick bottomed steel pressure cooker dry roast jeera add onions and caramelize slightly. Then add green chillies, ginger, turmeric powder, asafoetida,and tomatoes cook till tomatoes soften.

Step 2

Add rice, moong dal, water and salt close the lid and allow to pressure for 5- 6 whistles .

Step 3

Check the consistency of khichadi, add water and boil if needed.

Health Benefits:

Moong dal is packed with proteins and it is also high in fiber. It is gut friendly as it is easy to digest. Brown rice is a good source of riboflavin, potassium, calcium and manganese. It also contains phenols and flavonoids that act as antioxidants and help to protect the body against oxidative stress. Both together reduce the risk of heart disease, lower cholesterol, regulate blood sugar.

 



Recipe Created By Shalini

Shalini is a leadership and life skills coach. Her main objective of coming to ThriveFNC was to get a healthy lifestyle which would help her get positive mentally and physically. The biggest challenge she faced was definitly letting go of some of her favorite foods which contained gluten and soya as she had eaten them since a very young age. She started researching a lot of alternatives and also started baking which helped her come up with amazing recipes. She says, "The most important thing I learnt thru Thrive is knowing how to cook daily foods in a more healthy way and also that following a healthy lifestyle will make your life better and happier."

Millets-Dal Palak

PREP: 10 MINS
COOK: 25 MINS
LEVEL: EASY
SERVES: 3 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

-1/4 cup masoor dal

-1/4 cup moong dal

-2 cups spinach (chopped)

-1 green chillies

-1 tsp cumin seed

-1/4 tsp asafoetida

-1 tsp red chilli powder

-1 cup millets

Directions:

Step 1

Cook millets with 2 cups of water and keep aside.

Step 2

Pressure cook the dals with turmeric powder  and asafoetida for 5-6 whistles.

Step 3

Mash the dals and keep aside. Heat a stainless steel or ceramic pan dry roast cumin seeds add chopped green chillies, spinach, red chilli powder and saute for a few minutes until the spinach is soft.

Step 4

Add the mashed dals mix well to get a thick consistency add salt to taste. You can add more water to adjust consistency. Serve with cooked millet.

Health Benefits:

This helps to reduce cholesterol levels as they have high levels of soluble fiber. It  is a  great source of folate and magnesium. It  helps to keep your heart healthy. It helps to prevent constipation and digestive disorders such as IBS and diverticulosis. It also helps to stabilize blood sugar.  Millets have the ability to protect the heart, prevent insulin resistance, improve digestive system, boost immune system, improve the health of the respiratory system, detoxify the body and  increase energy levels. 

 



Recipe Created By Shalini

Shalini is a leadership and life skills coach. Her main objective of coming to ThriveFNC was to get a healthy lifestyle which would help her get positive mentally and physically. The biggest challenge she faced was definitly letting go of some of her favorite foods which contained gluten and soya as she had eaten them since a very young age. She started researching a lot of alternatives and also started baking which helped her come up with amazing recipes. She says, "The most important thing I learnt thru Thrive is knowing how to cook daily foods in a more healthy way and also that following a healthy lifestyle will make your life better and happier."

Chole

PREP: 15 MINS
COOK: 30 MINS
LEVEL: EASY
SERVES: 3 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

-1 and 1/2 cups chole            

-1 tomato

-1 green chillies

-1 inch piece ginger

-1 tsp cumin seeds

-1 tsp besan

- 1 and 1/2 tsp turmeric

-1 tsp coriander powder

-2 tbsp amchur powder

Salt to taste

Directions:

Step 1

Soak the chole overnight pressure cook until they are soft and keep aside. 

Step 2

Grind tomatoes, ginger, green chillies together and keep aside.

Step 3

Heat a ceramic kadhai add cumin seeds and wait for it to sizzle add besan and roast until brown. Add tomato mixture, turmeric powder, coriander powder, amchur powder, salt and mix well and add water as required.

Step 4

Add chole mix well and cook covered for 5 to 10 mins stirring intermittently. Serve with brown rice or millet rotis.

Health Benefits:

This meal is a good source of vitamins, minerals and proteins. It helps to regulate blood sugar, helps to maintain bone health and strength it is a good source of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese,  zinc, Vit K and selenium. It helps to reduce inflammation and lower cholesterol. 

 



Recipe Created By Shalini

Shalini is a leadership and life skills coach. Her main objective of coming to ThriveFNC was to get a healthy lifestyle which would help her get positive mentally and physically. The biggest challenge she faced was definitly letting go of some of her favorite foods which contained gluten and soya as she had eaten them since a very young age. She started researching a lot of alternatives and also started baking which helped her come up with amazing recipes. She says, "The most important thing I learnt thru Thrive is knowing how to cook daily foods in a more healthy way and also that following a healthy lifestyle will make your life better and happier."

Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

PREP: 15 MINS
COOK: 20 MINS
LEVEL: MEDIUM
SERVES: 2 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

To Be Blended Into A Smooth Yellow Curry Paste (using 5 Tbsp Of Water)

-1 tbsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera)

 

-1 tbsp roasted coriander (dhania) seeds

 

-1/4 cup chopped lemon grass (Infuse it while preparing rice)

 

-1/2 tbsp grated ginger (adrak)

 

-3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies, broken into pieces

 

-1 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun)

 

-1/4 cup onion cubes

 

-1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

 

-Salt to taste

 

Other Ingredients

 

-1. 5 cup cubed pineapple (Use fresh, not canned)

 

-3 cups cooked brown rice

 

-1/2 tsp oil

 

-3/4 cup chopped onions

 

-1/2 cup coconut milk

 

-2 tbsp roasted cashewnuts (kaju)

 

-Salt to taste

Directions:

Step 1

Heat oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the onions, garlic, ginger and sauté on a medium flame till onion turns translucent and ginger garlic loses its raw flavor. 

Step 2

Add the prepared yellow curry paste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Serve hot.

Health Benefits:

This recipe contains a mix of spices which are considered to be a powerhouse of antioxidants and flavours. Pineapple gives a mild flavour to the whole dish along with its antioxidant, digestive and respiratory benefits.



Recipe Created By Swati Bagaria

Swati Bagaria manages a hospital for a living and is mom to two beautiful boys. She came to Thrive to lose the few extra kgs she had gained through pregnancy and to resolve some recurring skin issues that used to bother her. Not only did she lose weight, she felt more active and could work tirelessly through the day and her skin literally started glowing. Her biggest challenge was adapting to the protocol while living a really large joint family. Her creative ability took over and she came up with the most amazing Thrive cuisine that was not just healthy but super delicious for the entire famly. This is just one of them.

Instant Dosa

PREP: 5 MINS
COOK: 10MINS
LEVEL: EASY
SERVES: 2 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

-Oats 1cup

-Ragi flour 2 tbsp

-Spinach  20 leaves

Directions:

Step 1

Blend all the ingredients together in a blender.

Step 2

Add a little water while blending to make a smooth dosa batter

Step 3

Add salt to taste. Make dosas and serve with flaxseed/ tomato chutney or oil-free potato bhaji

Health Benefits:

Oats are excellent sources of fiber and Ragi is a cereal which has the highest levels of Calcium. Spinach is a good source of Vitamin A, K, Magnesium and Iron. This recipe makes for a good snack as well as lunch/dinner option.



Recipe Created By Team Thrive

One of Thrive’s biggest focus to teach anyone how to harness the healing power of food. In order to this, we have been creating innovative and delicious recipes that are filling, tasty and full of healing benefits. This one is just one of those recipes. 

 

Gluten Free Chapati/ Tortilla

PREP: 10 MINS
COOK: 5 MINS
LEVEL: EASY
SERVES: 4 PEOPLE

Ingredients:

- Organic Quinoa Flour:          1/2 cup

- Gluten Free Oat Flour:         1/2 cup

- Tapioca flour/starch:            1 tbsp

- Himalayan Pink Salt:            to taste

Directions:

Step 1

Mix the flours with salt, add water and knead into a soft dough. Once kneaded well, divide into 4 balls.

 

Step 2

With a rolling pin, roll out a thin chapati/ tortilla (you could use some quinoa flour/ oat flour to prevent it from sticking) 

 

Step 3

Roast on both sides on a well heated cast iron or ceramic pan. Serve hot with veggies and dal.

 

Health Benefits:

Quinoa is high in fiber and also high in protein. It contains all essential amino acids. It contains the highly beneficial plant flavonoids like Quercetin and Kaempferol besides which it is gluten free.  Oats are are rich in vitamins and minerals. They are a great source of antioxidants. Oats also have soluble fiber which helps to reduce cholesterol and regulate blood sugar. Oats are great to provide relief from constipation.



Recipe Created By Team Thrive

One of Thrive’s biggest focus to teach anyone how to harness the healing power of food. In order to this, we have been creating innovative and delicious recipes that are filling, tasty and full of healing benefits. This one is just one of those recipes.

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