How seniors can ring in the New Year with healthy dishes: recipes curated by premium retirement homes in Bangalore

January 25, 2023


Categories : Premium retirement homes in Bangalore | Senior Health Tips


Whether you are throwing a house party for friends and family or staying up late to watch the clock tick 12, you will need delicious food to welcome the New Year. As one of the premium retirement homes in Bangalore, we share with you some healthy recipes so that you ring in the New Year on a healthier note: 

Recipe 1: Watermelon lemonade 


  • 1 large or 2 small watermelons
  • 250 ml fresh lemon juice 
  • 100 gm sugar
  • 1l bottle of soda water (optional) 
  • 1 lime, cut into slices
  • Chopped mint
  • Crushed ice

How to make it?  

Put the chopped pieces of watermelon into the blender and run them till there are no chunks left. Sieve the juice into a mixing bowl or jar. Then add lemon juice and sugar and give it a stir. Add soda, if you like your fruit punch to be crispy. Add ice cubes and mint leaves. 

Recipe 2: Chickpea salad 


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt as per taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups of cooked chickpeas 
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved 
  • 2 cucumbers, chopped 
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese 
  • ¼ cup fresh mint

In a large mixing bowl, mix olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and black pepper. Then add the cooked chickpeas, tomatoes, and cucumbers. Transfer to a serving platter and then add feta cheese and garnish with mint. 

Recipe 3: Zero oil pulao


  • 2 cups Basmati rice 
  • 400 ml milk 
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder 
  • 4 tbsp raisins and cashew nuts 
  • 1 cup grated carrot and chopped French beans
  • 1 cup of cauliflower florets 
  • 2 green chilies slit 
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 1 cinnamon stick (medium size)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 to 3 cloves 
  • 5 to 6 black peppercorns
  • Chopped coriander leaves

How to make it?  

Wash the rice and soak it for 30 minutes in water. Heat milk in the pressure cooker and add the whole spices. Let them boil. Add chopped vegetables and green chilies. Add salt as per your taste. Put a pinch of turmeric powder. Add raisins and cashew nuts. Add soaked rice to the pressure cooker. For one cup of rice, add 2 cups of water. Close the pressure cooker’s lid and cook it for one whistle. Garnish with coriander leaves before serving. 

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