No "one a day", switch to a healthy treat everyday.
Know What You Eat:
Nutritionally, water chestnuts are a good source of potassium and fiber, low in sodium, and fat is virtually non-existent but is high in carbohydrates, one can easily replace them with low carb bamboo shoots.
Carrots: good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Iron, Potassium and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin K and Manganese.
Green /Red Pepper: This diet-friendly treat has no fat, cholesterol or sodium and is excellent source of vit Cvery few carbohydrates.
Zucchini: A favored jewel of the summer is good source of Thiamin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid, very good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin A, C,B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper and Manganese.
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 6-8 mins
Serves : 3
1/2 C Diced Paneer / Tofu
4 C Mix Vegetables (Carrot,Brocolli,Zucchini,Cauliflower, Water Chestnuts,Bell peppers, Yellow Corn,Baby Corn) Washed & Diced in similar pieces.
1 Tbsp (EVOO) Olive Oil
3 tsp Sesame Seeds
1 tsp Dried Coriander Pwd
1 tsp Turmeric Pwd (optional)
3 tsp Taco Seasoning Mix
1 tsp red chilli flakes (optional)
Salt to taste
1. Heat oil in large non- stick skillet / kadhai.
2. Add all the vegetables, now add sesame seeds & toss it well, then add all the seasonings except salt. Put the flame on high and cook it for 5 - 6 mins for that crunch needed in this recipe, you can cook more if desired.
3. Add salt.
4. Mix it very well. Serve Hot. I would just eat them alone.....Works great as a side dish with Plain Rice / Indian flat bread / or with any other main course.