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Last Updated : Nov 26,2019



ऐसिडिटी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Acidity recipes in Hindi)
એસિડિટીન થાચ એના માટેની રેસિપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Acidity recipes in Gujarati)

Acidity Recipes, Heartburn, Gerd Recipes to control acidity

acidity recipes, recipes to control acidity, Indian acidity recipes. We show you which foods are good to control your acidity and what are the casues of acidity. Enjoy our collection of recipes to control acidity which you must follow to leave a healthy life style. For those who suffer from acidity look at all the details below. 

What's Acidity?
Acidity is a form of indigestion in which there is accumulation of acid leading to a burning sensation in the stomach and the digestive tract. The stomach periodically produces acid to aid digestion. It is when we don't eat at regular intervals or are excessively stressed the stomach produces more acids which harms our body.

Jowar Roti
Jowar Roti

Our acidity is measured by our pH level which ranges from 0 to 14. The lower the pH level the more acidic your body feels. A 7 pH is a neutral level of, while its always better to keep your body slightly alkaline at a pH of 7.35 to 7.45. When your alkaline you will always feel better. It’s like a high and you only realise this when you shift from acidic to alkaline. This has to be done all day as the body’s pH level keeps shifting. Fortunately the kidney controls most of the body pH levels. But still, we highly recommend staying alkaline as it has numerous health benefits. Remember that acids are released from the stomach every 3 to 4 hours to breakdown the food we eat. So its always good to eat regular small meals otherwise the acids will attack the lining of the stomach to create acidity.

Lemon Grass and Mint Tea
Lemon Grass and Mint Tea

6 causes of Acidity?
'Hurry, worry and curry', in other words: eating in haste, stress and spicy foods are the primary causes of acidity. Besides these, given below are some of the other causes for acidity.

  What causes Acidity?
1. Irregular Meals
2. Excessive consumption of oily and spicy foods
3. Stress
4. Over eating especially before going to bed
5. Bad posture after meals
6. Excessive alcohol consumption

Are you a victim to acidity? Find out here....
Yes, you might be, if you have the following symptoms....

  Symptoms of Acidity
1. Burning sensation in the digestive tract
2. Headache
3. Sour burps
4. Dizziness due to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels)

Food Guide for Acidity
Listed below is the list of acidic and alkaline foods, which will help to make your food choices very simple. These foods are classified on the basis of their acidic or alkaline nature, however there are certain foods that are acidic in nature but on digestion form alkali in our body and do not cause or aggravate acidity.

Homemade Almond Butter, for Weight Loss and Athletes
Homemade Almond Butter, for Weight Loss and Athletes

So if you suffer from acidity quite often try to avoid or restrict acidic foods (as given in the table below) whereas alkaline foods can be eaten freely. Although these foods are classified for you to make wise choices, the reaction of each food is very individualistic and vary from person to person hence pick up foods that suit you the best and help you keep away from acidity.

Food Groups Acidic Alkaline
Cereals Cereals like wheat•, rice•, dry corn etc and their flour, their products like bread, pasta, noodles, vermicelli, poha•, rawa•, oats•, brown rice•, buckwheat•• and ragi(nachni)••. Jowar, and bajra.
Pulses & Legumes All dals• and pulses• especially tuvar dal•, soyabeans• and its products like milk, granules, chunks etc., chana dal flour (besan) etc. All sprouts.
Milk and milk products Cheese, paneer, mayonnaise, butter and cream. Milk* chilled), curds*, ice creams* and milkshakes*.
Vegetables Asparagus tips (white) and cooked spinach. Green leafy vegetables like raw spinach, fenugreek, amaranth etc. lettuce, asparagus greens, cabbage, brinjal, ladies fingers, mushrooms, green peas, cucumber, onions, potatoes, carrots, pumpkin, radish, tomatoes, broccoli etc.
Fruits Plums, olives, prunes, lemon**, oranges**, pineapple**, sweet limes**, processed fruit juices, canned fruits. All other fruits like bananas, mangoes, grapes, apples, berries, figs, papaya, peaches, watermelon, chickoo, pear, muskmelon etc.
Nuts and Oilseeds Dry coconut, walnuts, peanuts, and cashewnuts. Almonds, dry figs, dry dates, raisins, apricots and fresh coconut.
Miscellaneous Tea, coffee, alcohol, vinegar, aerated beverages, spicy and fried foods, pickles, chocolate, MSG (Mono Sodium Glutamate), margarine, fermented foods like idlis, dosas, dhoklas etc, confectionary, mithai, sugar, artificial sweeteners, non-veg foods, eggs and other processed foods. Ginger tea, herbal tea, honey and cinnamon.

• These foods are acidic in nature but are an important part of our daily diet and are nutritious too, hence do not avoid them totally. These foods may react differently for each one of us, hence eat them in moderation and combine with other alkaline foods e.g. mix rice (acidic) with lots of vegetables (alkaline), have chapati (acidic) with sprouts (alkaline) etc. With time find out which foods, and in what quantity from this category suits your body constitution.

•• This food is difficult to classify as acidic or alkaline hence have it only if it suits you.

* These foods are considered to be neutral, however their reactions are individualistic. Hence have them in the amounts that suit you.

** These fruits are acidic in nature but on digestion they turn alkaline and thus do not cause acidity. However if you already have acidity, its excess consumption may aggravate it, so have them in the amounts that suit you.

Enjoy our acidity recipes and other acidity articles below. 

Acidity Breakfast and Snacks
Acidity Dals & Kadhis
Acidity Drinks
Acidity Rotis & Parathas
Acidity Salads
Acidity Soups
Acidity Subzis
Acidity Rice, Pulao & Khichdi
Aids Hiv Diet


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Fresh Herbal Tea, Tulsi, Mint and Ginger Drink For The Common Cold
Recipe# 4215
22 Jan 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
This herb packed and honey combed hot drink is just perfect to perk up your spirits when you are down with fever. While the benefits of tulsi and ginger in relieving congestion and soothing the respiratory system are well known, few know that vitamin C rich mint also helps in relieving cold and ....
Saffron Cardamom Almond Milk, Healthy Vegan Breakfast Recipe
Recipe# 42187
01 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Almond milk is healthy, no doubt, and several commercial brands are available, but none will be as tasty as this! Easy to make and much more cost-efficient than commercial brands, this Saffron Cardamom Almond Milk has a heavenly flavour, thanks to the use of perfect desi spices like cardamom and saf ....
Almond Honey Cinnamon Milk, Healthy Vegan Breakfast Recipe
Recipe# 42189
17 Jan 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Elegantly flavoured and pleasing to the palate, this Almond Honey Cinnamon Milk is a glassful of goodness! It is easy and cost-effective, yet tasty and brimming with nutrients. After several trials, we have arrived at the perfect blend of ingredients, so we suggest you go with it without any mod ....
Homemade Almond Milk Made with Soaked Almonds
Recipe# 42192
17 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This wholesome almond milk made with soaked, unpeeled almonds is easy to make and also cost-effective compared to commercial brands. We trialled different methods before arriving at this awesome one, which gives a good taste and consistency. Don’t peel the soaked almonds. Just blend them with a ....
Jowar Bhakri, Healthy Jowar Bhakri
Recipe# 40619
08 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Flours of millets like jowar add a rustic touch to bhakris. The homely aroma that emanates from the kitchen when you cook a Jowar Bhakri itself will give you a very content and comforting feel. Here we have combined jowar flour with a little whole wheat flour to make the rotis easier to roll a ....
Coconut Water with Coconut Meat
Recipe# 40496
26 Nov 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
coconut water with coconut meat | coconut water with malai | benefits of coconut water | nariyal ka paani with malai | with 14 amazing images. Coconut water with coconut ....
Lettuce, Tomato and Cucumber Salad with Basil Dressing
Recipe# 4643
04 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Vitamin C rich veggies like lettuce, capsicum,tomatoes and cucumber tossed together with an Italian basil dressing. But dress this salad just before serving to prevent the loss of vitamin C due to exposure of air.
Bajra Peas Roti, Low Acidity Recipe
Recipe# 22359
14 Nov 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here is one more Indian bread made using bajra flour. This innovative recipe combines the stomach-friendly flour with boiled and mashed green peas, to get a roti that tastes and feels great. A good amount of coriander is used in this recipe, to get a peppy flavour, which is heightened by adding ....
Methi Koftas in Kadhi, Veg Methi Kofta Curry
Recipe# 22373
22 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Easy to make but superlatively delicious, this kadhi plays perfect host to delectable, non-fried, methi-flavoured koftas. These unique koftas are made with flours of multiple grains, perked up with lemon juice and ginger-green chilli paste. The koftas are steamed and not deep-fried, so they will ....
Potato Bajra Pancake
Recipe# 22350
22 Feb 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a delicious, tummy-friendly pancake made of grated potatoes and bajra flour, perked up with onions, coriander and other lovely ingredients. Interestingly, this combination of ingredients also works against the tummy acids, keeping them under control. Just make sure you don’t rush when co ....
Onion Thyme Soup
Recipe# 1775
08 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Onion is a popular flavour and texture enhancer in varied dishes, ranging from soups to subzis. However, in this unique soup, this low-fat, cholesterol fighting ingredient plays a key role together with dried thyme! A generous dose of spring onions imparts a fabulous taste as well as some colour to ....
Watermelon and Coconut Water Drink
Recipe# 41752
22 Feb 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The innovative combination of watermelon and coconut water gives you a refreshing drink, which tickles the palate and seems to rejuvenate every cell in the body! Watermelon is a cooling fruit, which is made even better by the addition of coconut water, which is effective in balancing the stomach ....
Ayran, Turkish Yoghurt Drink, Lebanese Curd Drink
Recipe# 22614
04 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ayran is a rejuvenating yoghurt-based drink, very popular in the Middle Eastern Regions, especially Lebanon and Syria. You will be surprised to see that milk and yoghurt are combined with garlic to make Ayran. However, the proportion of ingredients is such that it gives this drink a very soothi ....
Cucumber Bean Sprouts and Apple Salad
Recipe# 22345
22 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A fun-packed and flavour-packed salad that is also bursting with good health, the Cucumber Bean Sprouts and Apple Salad is a worthy addition to your diet. While cucumber gives a nice juiciness to the salad, bean sprouts give an exciting crunch and apple lends a fruity twist. Bean sprouts are ful ....
Palak Raita with Onions and Tomatoes
Recipe# 41222
07 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Palak Raita with Onions and Tomatoes is a vibrant gastronomic treat, that is visually very appealing too. The bowl features a splash of colours like green and red, and a burst of flavours from black salt, onions and tomatoes. The raita is so simple to make, yet tastes very refreshing. It has ....
Ginger Tea, Ginger Tea for Cold and Anti-inflammatory
Recipe# 41432
08 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A soothing drink with the refreshing flavour of ginger, the Ginger Tea is sure to warm your soul and make you feel better. Ginger has been traditionally used for its anti-inflammatory properties. From treating stomach upsets to certain types of cancer
Ginger Cinnamon Tea
Recipe# 41753
22 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Very, very refreshing, this Ginger Cinnamon Tea is sure to put you back on the right track on a busy day! Ginger is said to improve digestion and relieve hyperacidity. It helps stimulate saliva and so helps to remove acids. Sipping on ginger water half an hour before meals helps to prevent acidi ....
Fresh Mint and Lemon Tea
Recipe# 41750
08 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is something refreshing to sip on, to refresh and rejuvenate your senses! Tea is said to cause acidity and worsen acid reflux, so people with acidity are often confused about what beverage to opt for, during morning and evening tea times. Fresh Mint and Lemon Tea is a herby and healthy drin ....
Curd Brown Rice
Recipe# 41747
22 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Curd is probiotic and said to calm the stomach acids. We have made the classic South Indian curd rice using brown rice instead of white rice, as it is better for those suffering from acidity. A tempering of mustard seeds and urad dal adds flavour and cru ....
Apple Chickoo Salad with Muskmelon Dressing
Recipe# 41743
29 Jul 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An unusual combination of fruits dressed in a pleasant muskmelon dressing makes this a fabulous salad. Apple and chickoo have contrasting flavours and textures, which complement each other beautifully. The dressing combines the soothing flavour and pleasing colour of muskmelon with the josh of r ....
Vegetable Salad with Lemony Apple Dressing
Recipe# 41744
22 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A splash of colours and a blast of flavours, all in a stomach-friendly form! This Vegetable Salad with Lemony Apple Dressing is indeed a wonder worth experiencing. Bright and colourful veggies ranging from purple cabbage to carrot and capsicum give you a variety of flavours and textures, while a ....
Mint Drink
Recipe# 40437
04 Jul 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Sip on this drink before or after meals to tame down the stomach acids! While regular Mint Juice is also good for acidity, this version of the Mint Drink that is made of mint leaves cooked with salt, has a richer flavour that is appealing to the taste buds. Plus, preparing it this way also ....
Onion Raita, Pyaz ka Raita
Recipe# 41402
07 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This is a must-know, must-try recipe even for those who have just started out on the path of cooking! Onion Raita, a delectable combination of onions and curds spiced gently with green chillies and cumin seeds powder, is a fabulous combination for just about any Indian dish, be it a
Methi Jowar Muthia
Recipe# 22356
22 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a scrumptious snack made of healthy jowar flour, which is sure to make you drool. Jowar is a healthy cereal for those with acidity, and here it is used to make tasty, steamed muthias. The muthias are then flavoured with a tempering that includes fennel seeds, cumin and asafoetida, which ....
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 on 13 Mar 18 04:45 PM


Thanks alot.... U have helped me alot
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Tarla Dalal    We are very happy to know you have loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !!
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14 Mar 18 08:49 AM
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 on 22 Dec 17 06:39 PM


Super for acidity
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words...
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23 Dec 17 08:31 AM
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 on 19 Dec 17 09:39 PM


I have a questioned questioned how to make Chapati? Indian shapati
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Tarla Dalal    Below is the link.. https://www.tarladalal.com/Chapatis-7608r
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20 Dec 17 09:07 AM