A popular sambar from the world of Chettinad cuisine, this lamb bone kuzhambu is delicious and healthy, especially for lactating mothers as it will increase the production of milk for the baby. Serve with hot rice. Ingredients: Mutton Bones – 250 gms Toor Dal – 1/4 cup Potatoes – 3 […]
Pregnancy and Postnatal
Postnatal (Latin for ‘after birth’, from post meaning “after” and natalis meaning “of birth”) is the period beginning immediately after the birth of a child and extending for about six weeks.
Gone are the days when ladies would take off a month or so to come back to normal routine, after a delivery. Strict diet, (though rich in its content, in fact extremely rich), with equally strict physical regime and rest would bring the lady back to houselife healthy and glowing and with all the stamina to look after her own little fortress with its members.
A delicious and healthy South Indian adai variety. Perfect for breakfast, evening snack or dinner. Ingredients: Parboiled Rice – 1 1/2 cups Toor Dal – 1/3 cup Chana Dal (Bengal Gram Dal) – 1/3 cup Urad Dal – 1/3 cup Garlic – 2 to 3 cloves Ginger – a small […]
Drumstick leaves are often used to make sambars, keerai or boiled in water and given to lactating mothers. Rich in nutritional and medicinal value, drumstick leaves are a good source of protein, calcium, Vitamins A, B and C, iron and other minerals. This powder is best served with hot rice […]
Rich in Iron, this is very good for pregnant women. Ingredients: Wheat Flour – 200 gms Seedless Dates – 10 Butter – 2 tsp Salt – a pinch Method: 1. Grind the dates to a smooth paste. 2. Add the wheat flour to a bowl and add the dates paste. […]
Pirandai/Perandai (Cissus quadrangularis) is commonly known as Veldt Grape or Devil’s Backbone and is part of the grape family. It is rich in Vitamin C, Iron, Magnesium and Calcium. Generally given to new mothers and toddlers, it is good for the bones and has been used as a medical plant for centuries. Ingredients: […]
A nutritious powder given to new mothers.
This is given to new mothers for regaining good health.
Hari Pav Bhaji