Kitchen appliances, Pots and Pans, Uncategorized

Healthy Breakfast for an Energetic Day

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Most talked and debatable topic by Homemakers is ‘How to go about the Healthy diet.’ Unlike what you see in magazines and TV shows, healthy eating is easy.

Each person’s’ daily nutritional requirements are different. All Mothers, Fathers, Children and Grandparents can follow these simple tips. Balance is the key to a healthy diet, which means eating a wide variety of foods in the right proportions maintains a healthy body weight. Here are ideas for women seeking a balanced diet for good health.

Swap Carbs to Protein

Kick start your day by following some simple Breakfast rules.

Rule: No Skipping Breakfast!

Whatever be it, don’t skip breakfast as it sets your blood sugar level. Skipping breakfast will lead you to choose the wrong foods later in the day.

Protein boosts metabolism, reduces hunger and appetite. In other words, you end up eating less for the rest of the day by choosing Protein for Breakfast. Also, you can spread your protein intake throughout the day by eating protein with every meal.

Healthy Foods

Balanced diet isn’t complex and bland as it has been portrayed. Taste and Health go together as an additional bonus.

A protein breakfast is easy to prepare.

1. Top your morning toast with scrambled egg, a slice of shallow grilled salmon or ham and when you do have a little more time enjoy an omelette

2. Having a banana milkshake or any fruit juices with your morning portion is a quick and tasty way to start your day

3. Aim for at least two sandwiches a week. Grab interesting protein veggies such as sprouts, peas, mushroom, sweet corn, broccoli. Sandwich or Salad them once a week

4. For a healthy choice, spread Peanut butter instead of chocolate spreads

Some of the Protein-rich foods that you can consider are Egg, Milk, Cheese, Curd, Fish- Tuna & Salmon, Meat-Chicken, Peanut Butter, Nuts, Wheat, Fruits- avocado, guava, peaches, pomegranates, oranges, bananas & Vegetables.

 

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Kitchen appliances, One Touch dry and wet grinder, Pots and Pans

Relishing Malai Kofta with Potato Dumplings in Creamy Tomato Gravy

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Have you encountered Malai Kofta? India’s favorite dish is a rich union of fried potato, vegetables and cheese dumplings in a spiced tomato gravy. This all-time favorite Indian dish, tastes excellent with rice or flat bread.

Cooking time : 30 minutes

Ingredients

Kofta (Potato Veggie Dumplings)

  • 2 cups russet potatoes, peeled and chopped

  • 1/2 cup carrot, chopped

  • 1/2 cup peas, frozen

  • 2 Tbsp toasted cashews, finely chopped

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin

  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour

  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped

  • 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste

Tomato Gravy

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 tsp ginger, peeled and finely chopped

  • 1 cup onion, diced finely

  • 1 tsp chili, finely chopped

  • 1 cup tomatoes, pureed

  • 2 Tbsp cashews, toasted and ground (coffee grinder works well)

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1 cup water, or as needed

  • 1/4 tsp garam masala

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric

  • 1/4 tsp coriander, ground

  • 1/4 tsp salt, to taste

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves, chopped

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

Method

  1. Boil 4-5 glasses of water in Handi (pot pan) and add potatoes and carrots. Cook for 10-15 minutes until easily mashable with a fork. Add peas and cook 1-2 minutes more, then drain water and transfer the vegetables to a large mixing bowl to cool.

  2. On the other hand, lets start making the gravy. Get the sauce pan on work. Heat 1 Tbsp of olive oil. Add cumin seeds and cook until they begin to crackle. Add onion, ginger, and serrano chili (optional). Cook for 3-4 minutes, stir occasionally until onion begins to brown. Add tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes more. Transfer mixture to a mixer grinder and blend until smooth.

  3. Add oil and the remaining ingredients respectively to a stew pan, saving water for the end. Add as much of water as you need to make a nice gravy consistency (will continue to thicken as it cooks). Combine ingredients and stir well, let it bubble gently over low heat. If too watery, you can add additional cashew powder to thicken it.

  4. Add the rest of the ingredients to koftas, stir and a thick gravy will form. Make small sized kofta balls. Heat oil in a fry pan and place the balls a few inches apart from each other for uniform cooking. Cook until crispy on the bottom and flip over until crispy on all sides.

  1. When koftas are done, drop them in the heated gravy and serve immediately with rice or bread of your choice

Malai Kofta is undoubtedly an asset to the art of cooking. Try this ‘must have’ dish with Premier kitchen appliances.

Pots and Pans, Uncategorized

Grilled Fry Pan for a Sumptuous and Healthy Menu

Grill panNutricious cooking starts at your kitchen. Remembering the thumb rule, “Eat better, Live better”, focussing on healthier foods is essential. We talk a lot about eating healthy, nutritious foods. At the same time checking on healthy culinary appliances are equally vital.

No matter how much you love to eat healthy food, if you don’t get the taste or enough variety, healthy food easily falls into the “just another green thing category!”. One of the highest rated FAQ’s is, “Are there healthy foods that are tasty as well?”

Becoming slaves of Grilled meat, hamburgers and sandwiches are no sin. Here is a safe and easy way to stay healthy. Eat grilled meat, bacon or any seared food under the sun and stay healthy. Premier’s sassy innovation of Premier Grilled Fry Pan is the new healthy way to your man’s heart. Premier Grilled Fry Pan is an extremely versatile pan that provides you the flavor that you get on an outdoor grill.

Food specialists prefer grilled cooking as it is oil free and healthy to eat. You might wonder how can a grilled food stay tasty and healthier at the same time. The high ridges grill food with echt grill marks, elevating food from fatty drippings. Tandooris, sandwiches, vegetables or meat on Grilled fry pan takes you through a divine rollercoaster.

Ideal for the lot from cooking breakfast meats to grilling veggies and sandwiches. Premier Grilled Fry Pan has cool handles, double nonstick coats with authentic grill marks while allowing fat to drain away.

The extra thick bottom ensures uniform heat retention, helps you save energy and cook faster. Better temperature control with easy cooking and cleanup adds a feather to the cap. Performs equally good indoors and outdoors.

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Pots and Pans

Use Premier Tadka pan for tempering purposes

A tadka pan is most essential tool for everyday cooking. There always arises a necessity to saute, temper or fry some ingredients as a finishing or flavoring method in our recipes. A tadka pan serves the purpose very easily.

SS Premier Tadka pan would become an ideal companion for you in the kitchen.

Following are the key attributes of two – small and large Tadka pans –

  • 1 year warranty
  • Easy to clean
  • Aluminium Body
  • Spreads heat uniformly and cooks quickly.
  • Hard anodized.

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Hard anodized products are basically made from hardened Aluminium. They have a long life and they completely lack pores on the surface. This makes the food non-sticky even if it is burned or overcooked. It also aids in healthy cooking by avoiding abrasion of aluminium in food products.

Every curry needs tempering by spluttering mustard and curry leaves. Sometimes small products like a tadka pan would help you to cook more efficiently and quickly. Also find some of our appam pan, paniyaram pan and steamer under the  pans category in SS Premier.

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