Ingredientes and benefits

Indian cooking ingredients and their benefits

We do our best to use fresh and healthy ingredients in our diet solution.
The following are some examples.

Fresh ingredients

Garlic: Contains anticancer, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, immunoprotective, anticoagulant and antidiabetic properties. Scientifically, garlic plays an important role in our body, mainly in the prevention of infections and inflammatory processes, including diabetes and cancer.

Onion: Onion is a source of fiber, vitamins and minerals, it is a very old food that is known as "vegetable insulin" for its ability to reduce blood sugar as well as numerous diuretic and antiseptic properties.

Ginger: considered a superfood, it is acclaimed for its anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidant effects, necessary to alleviate digestive problems and flu, it contains vitamin B6 and B12, vitamin C, K and D, magnesium, iron and calcium.

Eggplant: Eggplants are rich in fiber and antioxidants, it also contains other vitamins and minerals such as potassium, beta-carotene and magnesium. It is recommended to normalize the levels of cholesterol in the blood, for heart health and to prevent age-related aspects of mental decline.

Cabbage: Cabbage contains minerals and vitamins such as potassium, vitamin C and beta-carotene, it is high in fiber and antioxidants. It is known for its purifying effects on the skin and for stimulating the growth of healthy hair and nails as it promotes the production of keratin. Helps cleanse the blood by removing bacteria and toxins from the body.

Zucchini: this vegetable is high in vitamin A, E, B and C, and vitamins of group B, carotenoids and is composed mostly of water, has a very low caloric content, which makes it perfect for weight control and that reduces appetite and provides fiber, favoring the intestinal flora.

Mushrooms: These mushrooms contain Selenium, which helps fight cancer cells and prevent the development of tumors, its richness also lives in its large amount of B vitamins, potassium and iron.

Chile Serrano: This chili provides six times more vitamin C than an orange, it contains a large amount of beta-carotene and antioxidants which we can see in its intense green color, it helps to maintain the functions of the cardiovascular and immune system and to keep the skin and eyes healthy. .

Cauliflower: Contains minerals such as potassium and calcium and, to a lesser extent, magnesium, vitamin C, folic acid and niacin, improves cognitive functions and helps the transit of food through the intestines.

Broccoli: Eating broccoli is excellent for keeping bones healthy and strong, given its content of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and zinc. Its nutrients, such as zeaxanthin and beta-carotene and vitamin A, these properties make broccoli a protector of eye and brain health.

Spinach: Spinach is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals such as folic acid, iron and vitamin C, if you want a better absorption of its properties it is recommended to accompany them with citrus fruits, pepper, parsley and other foods rich in vitamin C. Yes you prefer Take advantage of its minerals choose to consume them stewed, if instead you want to take advantage of their vitamin value it is better to consume them raw.

Potatoes: Potatoes are a good source of complex carbohydrates, which do not raise blood sugar in a sudden way, and are absorbed in a slower way, giving work to our metabolism, and give us energy for long periods of time and It also provides us with group B vitamins.

Peppers: They are almost four times richer in vitamin C than oranges, it protects the life, the digestive system and our heart, helps us eliminate toxins from the body and contains antioxidants that delay cellular aging.

Tomatoes: This noble food provides us with vitamins A, C, B6, folic acid and thiamine, as well as some minerals, they take care of our eyesight, our skin, digestion and enhance the absorption of other nutrients.

Herbs

Coriander: Coriander is a powerful ally to lower cholesterol thanks to the acids it contains, such as linoleic acid. Also, vitamin C, K and A.

Fenugreek: It is a plant that is a hormonal balancer, improves rest and sleep, has group B vitamins, calcium, iron and magnesium.

Mint: This herb, apart from its delicious aroma, contains nutrients with decongestant, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, it has fiber, minerals such as potassium and calcium, as well as vitamins A, B, C and D. It has been used in natural medicine for centuries.

Rosemary: This plant has minerals in large quantities such as magnesium, potassium, zinc and iron. It is used in the cosmetic industry for its benefits on the skin and among its medicinal uses it is used to complement treatments against rheumatism, anemia and against the flu.

Basil: It ista herb infuses its delicious flavor and aroma to each dish in which it is used, it is incredible for stomach upset, spasms, nausea and whet your appetite.

Curry leaf: It is a very resistant plant, it contains a great nutritional value, since it has fiber, iron, protein, magnesium and phosphorus among others, it protects the skin due to its high content of vitamin E, it also protects the intestines and the stomach.

Oregano: Oregano is a natural digestive, it is a carminative and expectorant, it promotes blood circulation, it is also good for the skin and pressure. They contain vitamins and minerals, mainly vitamin K and magnesium.

Parsley: It is an herb that has incredible bioactive compounds that help us prevent UTIs and anemia, has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities, contains vitamins A, C and E and is highly detoxifying.

Spices

Turmeric: This spice has been of great nutritional importance, since its benefits against cancer are still being studied, it is native to southeast India, it contains curcumin, to which its benefits for our health are attributed, especially when taken with enhancing agents such as black pepper.

Cumin: It is a very good ally for the digestion of heavy foods, it is a natural antispasmodic and helps improve digestion and is a diuretic food.

Black pepper: This pepper is the perfect companion of turmeric for magnifying its properties, by itself it has antioxidant and antibacterial properties, increases the absorption of other nutrients and improves blood sugar levels.

Nutmeg: Accentuates flavors in many recipes, contains essential vitamins and minerals such as phosphorus and iron.

Curry powder: Curry powder is not a single spice, but a mixture of several, the most common is yellow whose base is turmeric, as well as its separate ingredients, this mixture has properties that benefit our health and our system immune, promote heart health, are anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer.

Cayenne pepper: It is a source of vitamin A, E and carotenoids, it is excellent to fight infections and protect the lungs and urinary tract, as well as astaxanthin which is the most powerful antioxidant studied so far.

Anise: Used for cooking as well as for medicinal purposes. It favors our digestive, nervous and respiratory systems, mainly it has sedative and anti-inflammatory properties, thanks to its vitamins and minerals such as iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium and potassium.

Mustard seeds: They are used as a spice and have the power to maintain and restore health, in addition to their flavors, they provide vitamin C, B9, folate, phosphorus, potassium, calcium and selenium. It is rich in oils and fats which help us protect the skin and the digestive system.

Black cumin: In addition to the delicious flavor that this spice provides to our dishes, its properties are allies against anxiety and stress. They promote healing and rheumatism pain thanks to its anti-inflammatory power. All of the above is thanks to its nutrients such as omega 3,6,7 and 9 fatty acids as well as thymoquinone, vitamins A, B and C, as well as amino acids

Cardamom: Its aroma and flavor are unique and intense, it contains essential oils so that our body functions correctly, it has a series of properties that keep us active and alert, it favors the absorption of nutrients in the intestine and it is an excellent diuretic. All this thanks to its content of B vitamins, iron, magnesium and potassium.

Lentils and Beans

Mung dal: They are beans with a very high nutritional value, low in fat and high in fiber, they contain an incredible amount of protein. They are especially good for skin care, bone care, and weight regulation due to their very low calorie content.

Masoor dal: Also known as red lentil, it is considered a superfood, it contains nutrients that promote intestinal health, it is high in vitamin B and iron. It helps us build and regain muscle mass, prevents anemia and favors our nervous system.

Chori dal red: They are soft beans, with a strong and sweet flavor with a super creamy texture. High in iron, folic acid, phosphorus and potassium.

Black-eyed beans: Their high protein content makes them an excellent option for vegan or vegetarian dishes, they also provide us with iron, folate and potassium.

Black chickpeas: They contain a great vitamin value B, C, E, K and J, in addition to being rich in minerals such as magnesium, sodium, phosphorus, potassium and selenium, they are a very important source of energy and fiber. They are satiating, so they help us stay satisfied longer.

White chickpeas: These chickpeas are high in fiber, vitamin B6 and vitamin C. They help us reduce blood cholesterol levels by promoting heart health, they also favor

 

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