Tuesday, 30 June 2015

10 Health Benefits of Bananas - MM Mithaiwala

Bananas have a lot of health benefits.

1. Quit smoking by eating bananas: Another amazing health benefit of banana is that it helps people who wish to quit smoking. Smokers have a high level of nicotine; minerals in banana like potassium and magnesium and vitamins B6 and B12 help in reducing nicotine.

2. Bananas increase brain power: A survey was conducted very recently among 200 students at a school in Middlesex. They were given bananas along with their normal diet for their breakfast, break and lunch.

3. Reduce menstrual pains with bananas: Do you get menstrual pains? Majority of the women folk take pills to reduce menstrual pains. Rather taking these pain killers eat a banana. Bananas are rich in vitamin B6 that helps in regulating blood glucose levels.

4. Bananas and anemia: Bananas are not only rich in potassium but also rich in iron; therefore, eating a banana increases iron and thereby high hemoglobin.

5. Eat bananas for healthy bones: What do you require for healthy bones? One requires calcium for healthy bones, am I right? Probiotic bacteria help in absorbing calcium and increasing the digestive ability.

6. Bananas reduce depression: Tryptophan acids are present in bananas and these help in reducing depression and thereby improve your mood.

7. Reduce itching of mosquito bites with bananas: What do you normally do when there is an itching or swelling due to mosquito bites? We go in for creams that reduce itching and swelling. Rather using these creams, use banana peels.

8. Bananas reduce the risk of heart diseases and blood pressure: You might be surprised to hear this health benefit of bananas; yes, bananas reduce the risk of heart diseases as well as lowers blood pressure levels.

9. Bananas regulate the bowel system: Are you suffering from constipation? The best solution to constipation is eating a banana a day.

10. Bananas help ulcer patients: Another major health benefit of bananas is their capability of fighting intestinal disorders.

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana !!

Friday, 26 June 2015

Sindhi Kadhi Recipe - M.M.Mithaiwala

Sindhi Kadhi


Oil- 5 tblsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Green chillies - to taste
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds - 1 tsp
Gram flour - 6 tblsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Mixed vegetables (carrots, ladyfinger, brinjal, drumsticks,potatoes, bottle gourd)- 2 cups/200 gms)
Curry Leaves- 5-6
Coriander leaves - 2-3 sprigs
Salt - to taste 


  • Heat oil in a deep pan.
  • Saute cumin seeds ,Chillies, hing, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves on a low flame.
  • Add gram flour and stir continuously until turns into brown
  • Add 5-6 cups water bring to a boil and stirring continuously to avoid forming lumps.
  • Add mixed vegetables into pan  Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder.
  • Mix very well and cover the pan by keeping a heavy weight on the lid, so that vegetables (specially potatoes) tenders well and a nice color of kadhi comes out.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with plain rice
Eat Right, Be Bright.

Thursday, 25 June 2015

Ramadan Special Offer - M.M.Mithaiwala

Ramadan Special Offer - M MMithaiwala

Get Special Discount Offers on Jalebi and Bhajiya During the Holy Month of Ramzan from M.M.Mithaiwala. Buy Sweets at Best Discounted Price in Mumbai.
Offer Valid till 18th July 2015.

MM Mithaiwala stocks sweets and snack of all leading Indian and international brands that include toffee, chocolates, farsan, chivda, bhakarwadi, chips and so on, supplying them at extremely competitive rates to catering companies, corporate and government canteens, railway caterers, aviation companies, film caterers and event management companies. Our  wide client base helps us order in quantities that make competitive discounts possible. We maintain multiple warehouses in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region to ensure bulk delivery at short notice at the best rates in the Mumbai market.
For more details and offers visit – www.mmmithaiwala.com

May this Ramadan bring in you the most brightest and choicest happiness and love you have ever wished for !!

Ramadan Mubarak !!

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Dal Khichdi The Most Nutritious Meal - M.M.Mithaiwala

Dal Khichdi

Khichdi is a delicious and nourishing dish of Rice, cooked with dal (moong or any other dal) ghee and spices.

Khichdi is a balance of carbohydrate and protein.Moong beans additionally are a good source of dietary fibre, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium. It has all the 10 essential amino acids, making it a complete protein. Freshly-cooked khichdi eaten with pure cow’s ghee provides the right amount of macro-nutrients, complex carbohydrate, protein and fat. Adding vegetables to it makes it a complete meal. 

As this moong dal khichdi has no spices except of turmeric it is very easy on stomach and is great for babies. Moong dal khichdi is one of the first home cook meal and perfect for monsoon treat 

During sickness this khichdi is recommended due to this nutrition rich and easily digestible properties. So moong dal khichdi is must for sick people.
khichdi is a best gluten-free wholesome meal. Hence khichdi (along with curd/yogurt) is highly recommended when you have an upset stomach or during loose motion.

The best thing about Khichdi is that it is tridoshic food, which gives a Calming and Warming effect, because Moong Dal Khichdi is Tridoshic Food, so it is suitable for all three doshas - Vata, Pitta, and Kapha.

Lastly the moong dal khichdi minus the ghee (clarified butter) is not only rich in nutrients and also a one dish meal that it is good to have if you are following weight loss program.

Eat Right, Be Bright

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Health Benefits of Pointed Gourd - M.M.Mithaiwala

Pointed Gourd (Parwal) has many health benefits which makes it nutritious. It is rich in Vitamin and calcium

Improves Digestion
Parwal is easy to digest, and the fiber rich green vegetable is good for treating gastrointestinal and liver disorders.

Lowers Cholesterol & Blood Sugar
The small round seeds of parwal benefits the health as it lowers cholesterol and blood sugar levels naturally.

Weight Loss
This is another health benefit of having parwal. It is low in calories and keeps you fuller for a long time, thus aiding weight loss.

Blood Purifier
Pointed gourd is excellent for balancing Kapha. It helps purify blood tissue and this in turn makes it a good green vegetable for skin care as well.

Skin Benefits
Parwal is rich in vitamins like Vitamin A and C, and antioxidants which makes it good for the skin.

Eat Healthy, Be Nutrition Wealthy.

Saturday, 13 June 2015

Rava Dosa Quick & Easy Recipe - M.M.Mithaiwala

Rava Dosa

A simple and delicious dosa prepared from ragi has many health benefits and helps maintaining balanced diet

·        2 cups ragi flour
·        1 cup dessicated coconut
·        1 cup curd
·        salt
·        Butter/Oil/Ghee
·        water

  1. Take the ragi flour in a bowl add the dessicated coconut to it, then add the curd and salt.
  2. Add water to the mixture and mix it well.
  3. Let the batter slightly thin than regular dosa batter and covere for 30 minutes.
  4. On a medium hot pan pour the batter and spread it slowly.
  5. Apply some butter/Oil/ghee on top. flip and cook the other side.
  6. Serve the ragi dosa with chutney.

Health Bhi Taste Bhi

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

6 Amazing Health Benefits of Cantaloupe - M.M.Mithaiwala

Cantaloupe is a delicious richly flavored fruit. Enriched with nutrients, it also offers many health benefits

1.Good for Eyesight:
As we know this fruit contains large amount of vitamin A, which is essential for maintenance of healthy mucus membrane and skin of your eye. This antioxidant keeps your eye healthy and protects from eye infections and gives you a good eye sight.

2.Good source of  Vitamins:
The fruit is an excellent source of Vitamin A,  Vitamin A is a powerful antioxidant and is essential for healthy vision. It is also required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes and skin. Consumption of natural fruits rich in vitamin A has been known to help protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.

3.Supplies Antioxidants:
It is also rich in antioxidant flavonoids such as beta-carotene, lutein, zea-xanthin and cryptoxanthin. These antioxidants have the ability to help protect cells and other structures in the body from oxygen-free radicals and hence; offer protection against colon, prostate, breast, endometrial, lung, and pancreatic cancers.
4.Offer liver Protection:
One of the properties of cantaloupe is protecting liver. Infants and children can sometimes get liver diseases such as jaundice and hepatitis. These diseases can damage liver and giving cantaloupe to your baby can help in protecting the liver.

5.Reduces Stress:
Cantaloupe is ideal to consume when you are feeling stressed and anxious. It is high in potassium that helps in normalizing the heart beat and promotes oxygen supply to the brain. Consequently, you feel focused and relaxed.

6.Skin and Hair:
Eating fruits like cantaloupe are beneficial for your hair because they contain vitamin A, a nutrient required for sebum production, which keeps hair moisturized and healthy. Vitamin A is also necessary for the growth of all bodily tissues, including skin and hair.

Stay Strong, Live long

Friday, 5 June 2015

Health Benefits of Jamun - M.M.Mithaiwala

Jamun is a delicious tropical plum-like fruit rich in vitamins and minerals. Fruit, seeds, bark and leaves of Jamun have medicinal properties

1.Treat Diabetes: The jamun fruit and jamun leaves are good for diabetes patient. Jamun reduces the symptoms of diabetes like frequent urination and thrusting. The extract of bark, seeds, and leaves are too beneficial in the treatment of diabetes.

2. Cure Liver Disorder:Jamun is known to enrich blood and also protect from liver damage. Many herbalists recommend juice of this fruit with herbs because it has antioxidants and flavonoids that play a huge role in purification of blood. Natural acids present in this fruit play a pivotal role in digestive enzyme secretion. Regular intake of jambul stimulates healthy liver function.

3.Good for Eye and Skin Health: Black plum contains good amount of vitamins like A and C as well as minerals which are very beneficial for the health of eye and skin. Its astringent property makes it able to keep oily skin fresh, smooth and acne free.

4.Prevents from Heart Disorders: Black plum contains good amount of potassium mineral which is very beneficial for keeping heart healthy and preventing for diseases like hypertension, stroke and other cardio vascular diseases.

5.Natural Blood Purifier: Its richness of iron makes it a good blood purifier as it ensures oxygenated blood supply with good amount of hemoglobin all through the body.

Eat Healthy Be Healthy!!

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Rice Kheer Recipe - M.M.Mithaiwala

A rich and creamy dessert - Rice Kheer
Basmati rice 50 grams 
Ghee - 2 tablespoon
Sugar 3-4 tablespoon
Milk - 1 litre
Almond and cashew nut

1. Wash and soak rice for 1/2 hour.
2. Drain it and keep the rice aside for sometime till it is completely dried.
3. Heat ghee in a pan. Add the rice and fry till light brown.
4. Add milk to the rice and keep stirring till the mixture thickens or reduces to 1/3rd of the orginal quantity.
5. Add sugar and mix well by partially crushing the rice.
6. Basmati kheer is very creamy and has a delightful aroma, especially when seasoned with grounded cardamom, thinly sliced almond and cashew nut. 
8. Keep in the fridge and serve chilled. It can also be served hot.
Sweet Treat