Salad corners in Jayanagar

Gorging on delicious but high calorie junk food no doubt gives pleasure to our taste buds, but along with it comes guilt and weight; guilt of having indulged on so much fat and so many calories. The result is crash diets and skipping dinners, which are believed to be extremely unhealthy.

Natural ice cream made out of fruit pulp

It is a myth that healthy food cannot be tasty. You will realise this when you visit Nature Nest, a food joint in Jayanagar. This place offers a variety of fruit salads, vegetable salads, vegetable soups, vegetable sprouts, ice creams made only out of fruit pulps and tender coconut water in 18 different flavours. The prices range from Rs 25 to Rs 65 which can be considered reasonable.

Nature Nest is six months old with two outlets, one in Jayanagar and the other in Rajajinagar. The most sought after and unique dish here is ‘Hareera’, a sweet dish made of ragi, wheat and dry fruits. "Hareera is a very tasty and healthy dish, an energy booster, helps in weight control and is good for anaemic patients", says Manikandan, 25, Assistant Manager.

"We do not use oil and sugar, we use honey instead of sugar in everything prepared here. Honey is considered healthier than sugar and has lower calories," says Kiran Kumar, 22, one of the employees at the restaurant.

Nature Nest opens at 6 am and closes by 11 pm; home delivery is available for those in the radius of 3 kms. Special 10% discount is given for students.

#26/1, 27th cross, Yediyur, opposite Bajaj Showroom, 6th block Jayanagar. Ph: 9008264641

Natural ice cream made out of fruit pulp

Another comparable place in Jayanagar is Pure and Natural. This food joint specialises in hot and cold salads, fruit and vegetable juices, sandwiches and mocktails. Beans sprout salad – sprouts and vegetables with French dressing, corn and mushroom salad mixed in vinaigrette dressing, fruit chaat – a mixture of different fruits, pineapple chaat, honalulu – a vegetable salad, vegetables in yogurt are some of the must tryouts here. Healthy juices like carrot beetroot juice priced at Rs 45, carrot beetroot with ginger, fresh tomato juice, spinach with a hint of mint juice are always on demand.

There are about 32 different types of salad (both hot and cold) and the price ranges from Rs 30 to Rs 75. The ambience is bright and youthful, and can be called as an ideal hang out for friends and college students. It is a perfect place for health freaks and calorie conscious people.

Address: #260/79, 7th Block, 2nd main, Jayanagar Ph: 080-26633304

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Similar Story

Lung spaces you can drive to

If on a Sunday morning you want to spend your day with your dear ones away from the noisy city, do you have options other than Cubbon Park and Lalbagh?There are quite a few and not far from the city too.Shankaraa foundation on Kanakapura road is one such. It is an ideal get away if arts and culture excites you. Shankaraa foundation promotes intercultural interactions and provides platform and facilitates as a bridge between art and art lovers. It claims to be ‘a greenscape, dotted with timeless sculptures and an open- hearted space that promotes and propagates India's heritage.'There are…

Similar Story

Street food trend: Dosa fusion

For some, it's a nostalgia of their cities and for some others, it's just something new to try. Prerna Soni, a professional who shifted to Bangalore recently, says, "I discovered these dosa stalls providing a wide range of dosas. I like them since the taste and flavours remind me of my hometown." Variety of ingredients used in Dosas. Pic: Anisha Nair Nikhil Banerjee, a software engineer in Koramangala, says, "I love the taste of it. And (I like it) more so, because it is quick, fresh and healthy. It is pocket-friendly and filling at the same time. And most importantly,…