Methiche Varan ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )

Methiche Varan ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )

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It is right to be concerned about shedding your pregnancy weight after delivery, but you surely do not have to worry about losing variety or flavour in the foods you have! Methiche Varan is a perfect example. An authentic Maharashtrian dal reverberating with all the flavours that the desi palate yearns for, this low-cal dish is loaded with methi leaves, rich in fibre, folic acid, vitamin A and iron. Replacing sugar with jaggery not only enhances the taste but also reinforces the iron content. This fibre-loaded dish will appease your craving and hunger, while also helping you regain your waist-line.

Methiche Varan ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy ) recipe - How to make Methiche Varan ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings
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  1. Combine the dal, turmeric powder, salt and 3 cups of hot water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Whisk the dal well using a hand blender. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the ghee in a small non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  5. Add the cooked and whisked dal, fenugreek leaves, jaggery, chilli powder, green chilli paste, garlic paste and little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  7. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy109 cal
Protein6.3 g
Carbohydrates17.7 g
Fiber2.9 g
Fat1.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium11.4 mg


Methiche Varan ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
 on 23 May 16 04:12 PM

Yummy!!... This dal goes well with any kind of roti... Serve koshimbir or what we commonly call it as kachumber and your meal is ready.
Methiche Varan ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
 on 02 May 16 07:05 AM

Thanks for the nutritious and tasty recipe for weight loss. Very easy and good in taste.
Tarla Dalal
02 May 16 03:01 PM
   Hi Vidya, we are delighted you loved the Methiche Varan recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
Tarla Dalal
03 May 16 08:51 AM
   Hi Vidya, great to know you have liked the recipe.. Do keep trying more recipes and give your feedback..
Methiche Varan ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
 on 03 Jan 15 02:50 PM

Famous Maharastrian recipe made healthy by adding fenugreek leaves...made in very little oil and sugar has been replaced by jaggery which gives equally grt taste...