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These 10 healthy recipes are the best solution to your pregnancy cravings

1. Nourish yourself!

Pregnancy is a time when you need to take extra care of yourself as you are bringing a new life into this world. Diet plays a very vital part. What you eat will have an effect on your baby and on you as well, so accept it as a challenge by maintaining a healthy diet. There are certain must-have foods which every pregnant woman should eat. These include foods rich in calcium, vitamins, folic acid and iron.By including dishes which are rich in these foods, you are ensuring that your body and child are closer to being healthy during and after your pregnancy. But following a diet when you are actually craving for all kinds of food is rather difficult. So here is a list of scrumptious recipes that you can try and enjoy!

2. ​Crunchy Sprouts Salad

Crunchy Sprouts Salad is a simple yet super-healthy salad recipe that you can make in any season to curb those in-between food cravings. You can munch on this salad recipe as an evening snack, as it is light on stomach. Filling and nutritious, one must have this delicious salad recipe in their breakfast, as it is filling and refreshing. The nutrients present in this salad helps in controlling blood sugar levels. Try this healthy recipe for your loved ones and enjoy!

3. Potato Paneer Roti

Potato Paneer Roti is the new add on to your daily plain roti. This easy-to-make roti can be prepared within minutes using wheat flour, potato, paneer, flour, green chili, coriander leaves and seasonings. Serve this roti with any of your favorite curries, curd,pickle. Try this delectable paneer recipe.

4. Badam Kheer

A sweet and creamy textured sweet dish, Badam Kheer (Almond Kheer) is a popular and delicious North Indian dessert made with milk and smoothly grounded almonds. Almond or Badam Kheer is said to have its origins in Mughal India an indulgent delicacy. The best thing about this dish is that it is not merely loaded with empty calories but has loads of vitamins and minerals and fibre.

5. Palak Paneer

Are you a lover of North Indian cuisine? Try out this easy Palak Paneer recipe , which is the most popular paneer dish along with paneer tikka and shahi paneer. This simple recipe is prepared by cooking cottage cheese cubes in spinach puree and is best teamed with missi roti or rice. A healthy recipe, your loved ones will truly savour the taste of this delectable main-course dish.

6. Sprouts Tikki

This is an easy-to-make and yummy snack recipe which is cooked with moong bean sprouts, gram flour or besan, mint leaves, green chili, coriander leaves and a melange of spices. Enjoy these tikkis with tomato ketchup or green chutney and you can also place it in between two multi-grain bread slices and pack for lunchbox.

7. ​Masoor Dal

Masoor Dal is a popular North Indian recipe. It is a quick recipe which pairs well with chapati, naan and paratha and can also be tried with various rice dishes.

8. Jaggery Rice

Jaggery Rice or Gur Wale Chawal is an easy-to-make sweet dish that you can cook using rice, jaggery, ghee, and almonds, this dessert recipe is popular in Punjabi households too. You can also add your choice of nuts to increase the flavour.

9. Ghee Rice

It is a delicious and simple rice which is perfect for packed lunches and picnics. Mostly served with raita, Ghee Rice is an interesting lunch/dinner recipe. It is easy-to-make and would be loved by everyone.

10. ​Moong Dal with Raw Banana

Moong Dal with Raw Banana is a South Indian recipe made using a healthy combination of moong dal and banana. This side dish recipe is a variation of the popular moong dal and you can try this easy lunch or dinner recipe!

11. ​Badam Laddoo

Badam Laddoo is a very quick and easy-to-make dessert. Made with the richness of almonds, raisins and ghee, it is a delicious sweet recipe. Make these laddoos at home and serve your guests!

 

[“source-timesofindia”]