పచ్చి పెసర పచ్చడి: Pacchi Pesara Pacchadi- Split green gram chutney

Serves: Five. Preparation time: 5 minutes. But soaking takes 1 hour. 



Ingredients:
1 Cup Yellow (split and dehusked) Green gram dal (Dhuli moong dal, Pesara pappu)
4 Dry Red Chillies
1 Tsp Salt
1 level Tsp Cumin seeds
2 pinches Asafoetida
1 Tsp Lemon juice

Method:
1. Soak the Pesara pappu in water for one hour. Add enough water to immerse the pulse. 
2. Grinding: Grind the soaked Pesara pappu, Salt, red chillies, cumin seeds and Asafoetida into a smooth paste. Do not add water, the moisture from within the soaked pulses is enough. 
3. Squeeze 1 Tsp juice of Lemon over it and mix in properly. 


Precautions:
1. Lemon juice turns bitter if squeezed and left exposed. Hence, squeeze the lemon fresh over the Pacchadi.
2. Adjust salt and red chilli to taste.

Culture & Health:
This very-easy-to-prepare pacchadi is made fresh in small batches just for immediate consumption. It is rich in protein, has no oil at all, very good for health. The fresh lemon squeezed over it provides vitamins and phytochemicals. Can be prepared in a jiffy if you have the soaked pulse ready. It doesn’t use the stove/heating at all, all ingredients are raw, hence the name “Pacchi pesara pacchadi“.
A close cousin of this pacchadi is ‘Vada pappu‘ (whole soaked pesara pappu with salt, red chilli) which is usually served as a prashadam especially on Rama Navami.

Variations:

Dry roast the Pesara pappu instead of soaking it. Also dry roast the red chillies & Cumin seeds and grind with salt, asafoetida & water, the recipe is similar to Kandi pacchadi. It can be eaten plain as ‘Pesara pacchadi‘. Alternatively, add roasted Eggplant to this to make Vankaaya-Pesara Pacchadi.

Trivia:
This Pacchi pesara pacchadi recipe is courtesy Manju pinni, it is a regular item on the Chivukula family menu.

అరటి పెసల కూర: Arati Pesalu Kura: Plantain with Mung bean

Serving for 2 persons

INGREDIENTS:

Raw Banana ………1 big
Little oil………………
Green Gram dal…….1/4 cup
Red Chilly……………………2
Black Gram dal………………1 tsp.
Mustard………………………..1 tsp
Cumin seeds…………………..1 tsp.
salt for taste

Method:

1.Peel Banana and cut into small pieces.
2.Soak Green gram dal in little water.
3.Keep sauce pan on heat, put oil.
4. When it is hot, add chilly pieces, black gram dal, mustard, cumin seeds.
5.The seeds start fluttering, add the cut banana.
6.Put salt, turmeric,and sprinkle little water then close the lid.
7.When the veg. is soft, add the soaked dal.
8.Keep it for some time to cook and put off the stove.
9. Now the banana kura is ready to eat.

.It is tasty when eaten hot and with hot rice adding ghee.

E-Cigarettes Can Help ???

In India, the authors estimated that “inside just a few years maybe 10 per cent of people who smoke might change to vaping. If that occurred, near 11 million individuals would expertise a mess of advantages, together with a considerable discount within the danger of demise from tobacco-related illnesses.”

“Assuming that almost all of those that change are below 40, the common enhance in life expectancy could possibly be round eight years, leading to a complete saving of round 90 million life-years,” the paper mentioned.

Regardless of claims to providing quite a few well being advantages when in comparison with smoking, vaping has remained controversial as well being consultants are but to come back on one web page regrading these advantages, leading to extreme laws in some international locations and even bans on such merchandise.

If broadly adopted, excessively restrictive regulation of vape merchandise will drive up prices, scale back alternative, and undermine competitors and innovation, the researchers famous.

In India, a number of states have already imposed bans on the sale of vape merchandisesuccessfully denying people who smoke a life-saving expertise, the research authors mentioned.

The researchers famous that the world physique has been hostile to the well being advantages of harm-reduction merchandise like vaping, focusing as a substitute solely on getting people who smoke to stop totally.

 

Sugars..Heart Disease Risk In Kids

Does your toddler have a bigger appetite for drinks with added sugar such as soda, fruit-flavored and sports drinks, than fresh fruits and green vegetables?

Be warned, as children between the age of two-to-18 consuming more than six teaspoons of added sugars a day — equivalent to about 100 calories or 25 grams of added sugars — may be at an increased risk of obesity and elevated blood pressure that are key factors for developing heart disease.

 

Kidney Disease’s Double in India

Doctors said that change in way of life is the main reason behind the rising kidney illnesses. “Lesser fluid consumption, smoking, extra consumption of medicines and medicines and salt consumption are the explanations contributing to the rising persistent kidney illnesses.

Healthy way of life in kids to fight preventable kidney injury which will embrace acute kidney damage.
Issue in gaining weight for the kid and poor development, frequent physique aches, urination issue or longer time in urinating, swollen face, legs, ankles whereas getting up within the morning are a couple of signs of kidney issues.

An excessive amount of of sodium can result in hypertension, so chopping down on salt consumption is healthier. About 1.5 to 2.three grams day by day is the prescribed quantity of salt consumption. Wholesome fluid consumption is important for kids, particularly water, to keep away from kidney issues.