Kitchen – cure for all

Do you know that each and every ingredients whether spices, vegetables, fruits etc available in a kitchen got there own medicinal uses? Do you know different food items can cure different illnesses? Let’s find out together.

YES it’s true that every ingredient in kitchen is a remedy for one or other health issues. Whether we talk about hot turmeric milk to boost our immunity or we talk about applying turmeric on skin for beauty benefits. Every ingredient is having it’s own value. If we talk about fruits almost everyone of us know about various benefits from helping in heart issue(apple and papaya) to cancer(dragon fruit) , from curing diabetes (java plum and it’s leaves) to increasing haemoglobin (pomegranate and beetroot) or platelets (Kiwifruit). From treating insomnia (2 bananas at night) to anti ageing, eye health and aiding digestion (papaya) there are several more. And who doesn’t know greatness of vegetables specially those of green vegetables.

Other than fruits and vegetables spices and herbs have great health benefits like Cinnamon to Lower Blood Sugar. Turmeric to Fight Inflammation. Ginger to Relieve Nausea. Garlic to Boost Heart Health. Cayenne to Ease Pain and many more.

Beauty benefits are also very prominent of these ingredients. Rice water for a glowing skin, rose water as a toner, aloe vera gel for treating pimples and softening hairs. Egg for hairs and also providing protein. Honey and rose water for a flawless skin. There are a huge number of home remedies available on Internet. So next time you know what to do for a better skin other than cosmetic applications.

Small beauty tip – Take 1 spoon coffee powder, 2 spoon gram flour, 2 spoon curd and 3-4 drops of lemon juice (fresh) mix these without lumps and apply for 20 min. See the magic. And do let me know your views in comments or you can mail me too! Thanks love Fantasy foods

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The red hot Maggi

Almost every one is a fan of Maggi in some or the other way. It is the beloved food for the hostel students in India. There are many different recipes for making Maggi. Let’s try this new one to completely change the taste of Maggi.

For all spicy food lovers here is the recipe for you all. Let’s see

Ingredients : 1 packet of Maggi, 1 packet of smith and jones pasta masala, 2-3 finely chopped cloves of garlic, 1 small green chilli chopped, 1 small sized chopped onion, 1 finely chopped tomato (medium size), 1 teaspoon of red chilli powder, 1&1/2 teaspoon of coriander powder, 1/4th teaspoon of turmeric powder, salt according to taste, water, 3 tablespoon vegetable oil.

Let’s get started with procedure :- Add vegetable oil (you can use other oil as well) in a pan and heat it till the oil is ready. Add finely chopped garlic, onion and green chilli to it on a medium flame. Cook them till the onions become golden in colour. Now take a small bowl add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, and salt in it and add half cup of water to it. Now mix it well without any lumps and add the spice mixture to the pan having the vegetables. Stir it well and increase the flame. Let the spice mixture cook well (till it form web or net like structure), add half cup of water to it to ensure the mixture doesn’t burn. Now add Maggi masala packet (present in Maggi packet), and Smith and Jones pasta masala to it. Stir it well and in case of excess density add a cup of water to it. Now add finely chopped tomato to it and let it set for a while. Take another pan and add 3-4 cups of water to it let it boil then add Maggi cake(crushed or direct depends on your choice) in it. Boil the Maggi cake in the water till it is 75% ready. Now drain the water and add the 75% cooked Maggi noodles to the pan with the gravy. Now mix it well and cook it for another 2-3 minutes till the Maggi noodles are ready. Serve this extremely spicy and delicious Maggi and enjoy it with your favourite beverage.

Do comment and tell me your experience with “The red hot Maggi” with love Fantasy Foods