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8 ways: How to give a healthy twist to your diet in 2015

Celebrity chef and cookbook author Nita Mehta suggests tips to make your daily meals tastier and healthier. (As told to Parmita Uniyal)

Celebrity chef and cookbook author Nita Mehta suggests tips to make your daily meals tastier and healthier.

Oats: Having 3 tsp (20 gms) of Oats in breakfast is a very healthy option. But more than this portion is not advised. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

How about Broccoli-Aloo sabzi: Broccoli is very nutritious. To give it a desi touch so that it becomes more palatable, temper it with zeera, onion and ginger. Also add Aloo to the preparation. Make it like Aloo-Gobhi. (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Including green vegetables smartly: If you are planning to make Aloo-Matar tonight, add few leaves of Methi(fenugreek) to the veggie. It will not only add to the taste but also nutrition.

Add fruits in sprouts: Take your regular sprouts. Boil them. Apart from the regular lemon juice and onion, you can also add pomegranate seeds to make it more healthier and a complete meal.

Add soya granuels in Aloo-matar: While making aloo-matar, you can add Soya granuels. It will not only add to the consistency of the dish but also up its protein quotient.

A green twist to Kadhi: While making Kadhi Pakora, add Spinach leaves in the besan to give the Kadhi a healthy twist. A deadly combination of health and taste.

Bitter Gourd Chutney: Grate Bitter gourd and grate it. For tempering you can use zeera. Add aam-choor, lemon juice and your healthy chutney is ready.

Lauki ki chutney: Add boiled and grated lauki (bottle gourd) in your regular pudhine (Mint) chutney. Lauki will not have a taste of its own, but it will add to the nutrition quotient of the chutney.