Fast foods

 
Last Updated: Saturday 04 July 2015

This is the season of pujas, festivities and fasts. People must stay away from cereals while fasting. Here's a variety of delicacies that can make fasting delightful.

First Food
Amaranth -- once the poor man's grain, today an expensive health food
 
 
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Author:  Vibha Varshney
Nutrient-rich water chestnuts need only a culinary imagination
 
 
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The modest makhana is what you need to keep the doctor away
 
 
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Author:  Maureen Nandini Mitra
Buckwheat gives Sikkimese a healthy alternative to wheat
 
 
PHOTOGRAPHS: APARNA PALLAVI
Author:  Aparna Pallavi
Sahyadri tribals eat buckwheat to stay fit

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