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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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Methiwali Dal
Recipe# 5577
15 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This dal serves a dual purpose it's extremely good for people with heart ailments along with diabetes as methi helps to control blood sugar levels. I have added ginger and garlic to this dal which gives the perfect spice effect and helps to avoid the need of oil-laden pickles. Serve hot with Stuffed ....
Nourishing Lettuce Soup
Recipe# 22344
22 Feb 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This unusual yet delicious combination of lettuce and onions is sure to become a firm favourite, however avoid this soup if milk doesn't suit you. Lettuce is an alkaline vegetable. If you don't like it in the form salads, try your hand on this soup. With the use of very few ingredients, this eas ....
Muskmelon and Mint Juice
Recipe# 39017
29 Jul 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Vitamin a-rich muskmelon and mint leaves combine beautifully in this wholesome juice. High levels of antioxidants and immunity-boosting elements make it ideal for kids and adults alike.
Fruit and Vegetable Salad with Apple Dressing
Recipe# 7443
12 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No dish could be so easy to prepare, yet so exciting! An innovative combination of fruits and vegetables, and a smooth dressing of apple and lemon juice give this salad a stimulating blend of flavours, hues and textures. The Fruit and Vegetable Salad with Apple Dressing is rich in iron, which mainta ....
Beetroot and Dill Salad ( Low Cholesterol Recipe)
Recipe# 5275
17 Nov 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Two unusual ingredients, beetroot and dill, complement each other in this salad. Sprouted methi seeds add to the vitamin c, b complex, iron and calcium content and help keep the heart healthy.
Potato and Onion Soup
Recipe# 22343
22 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Simple to taste and easy to cook. There are no spices used to help you prevent acidity, however herbs add the necessary taste and flavour.
Lettuce, Bean Sprouts and Broccoli Salad
Recipe# 3533
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Earthy broccoli florets, iceberg lettuce and crispy celery stalks in combination with bean sprouts provide a wonderful array of flavours to delight the palate and also provide a wealth of nutrients. The puréed melon adds volume to the dressing making it creamier and of a coating consistency to flavo ....
Ginger Hopper, Carrot Apple and Ginger Juice
Recipe# 6221
26 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Carrots and apples flavoured with ginger makes a juice with a difference. A glass a day each morning will keep heart problems at bay. Apples contain pectin (which helps to lower the cholesterol levels) and antioxidants (that help to get rid of the free radicals lurking in our bodies which would ....
Clear Soup with Babycorn, Mushrooms and Carrot
Recipe# 301
08 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Clear Soup with Baby Corn, Mushrooms and Carrot is a convenient soup that you can prepare quickly and easily if you have vegetable stock on hand. All you need to do is sauté some crunchy and colourful veggies with green chillies for spice, add vegetable stock, season it, and serve it hot with so ....
Bajra, Methi and Paneer Parathas
Recipe# 3495
26 Jun 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Nutritious bajra and methi rotis stuffed with delicately spiced mixture of paneer and tomatoes. Both bajra and methi are iron rich with a wealth of fibre too. Paneer is a rich source of protein and calcium. Preferably, use fresh home-made paneer made with low calorie milk. If you wish, do no ....
Mixed Sprouts Salad
Recipe# 7444
12 Apr 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
This is an unusual salad, in which mixed sprouts combine with tomatoes, radish, fenugreek leaves and chopped coriander, to provide an appreciable mix of nutrients that help balance your blood sugar levels. The Mixed Sprouts Salad is further enhanced with a tempering, which helps to boost the flavour ....
Minty Green Peas and Cabbage Paratha
Recipe# 22360
22 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Staying fit is mainly about understanding your body and eating foods that suit it. Consuming the right ingredients can be quite exciting if you add them to tasty foods. Mint, for example, is a great acidity reliever. Fresh mint juice had early in the morning can do wonders, but you can also cons ....
Pudina Raita
Recipe# 30923
06 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The use of curds is an integral part of Punjabi cuisine. Some form of curds are usually served with a meal, be it plain curds or a raita. A raita is basicall ....
Mixed Dal
Recipe# 22370
22 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This recipe proves the fact that dal can be super tasty without being spicy. A mixture of three dals is perked up with tomatoes, onions and other ingredients, which give it a fabulous flavour. Since spicy meals trigger and aggravate Acidity , this Mixed Dal u ....
Spring Onion Stuffed Oats Paratha
Recipe# 5578
23 Aug 11

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by Tarla Dalal
Using a combination of wheat flour and oats adds to the nutrient value of these parathas while retaining their wonderful texture and flavour. Adding a spring onion filling to the creation helps disguise the raw taste of oats making this dish appeal to everybody in the family. Serve the Sprin ....
Cauliflower Methi Roti, Healthy Gobi Methi Roti, Heart Friendly
Recipe# 5285
17 Jan 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Methi and cauliflower add an interesting little twist to the traditional plain jowar rotis. The healthy rotis along with a bowl of low-fat curds and khichdi makes a comp ....
Suva Moong Dal
Recipe# 22371
29 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Suva Moong Dal is a tasty and healthy treat, with the pleasant taste of cooked moong dal and the herby taste of dill, perked up with a simple tempering of cumin and onions. Dill being alkaline in nature, this dal is a "go for it" dish for those who complain about acidity. Onions too are very eff ....
Bajra Khichdi To Control Acidity
Recipe# 22379
27 Jun 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Bajra is one of the cereals, other than jowar, which is alkaline by nature and thus suitable for those suffering from acidity. Bajra Khichdi to control acidity has been wisely paired with yellow moong dal, which is the most eas ....
Musk Melon and Papaya Juice
Recipe# 22385
22 Feb 12

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by Tarla Dalal
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This snazzy orange coloured-carbohydrate rich juice is a fulfilling breakfast idea. The papaya being alkaline by nature prevents acidity and the lemon juice makes it more interesting by imparting its flavourful touch.
Pineapple and Tulsi Juice
Recipe# 22386
22 Feb 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Here's a contrasting flavour of pineapple and ginger along with tulsi to prevent acidity.
Tulsi Water
Recipe# 41754
04 Sep 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
tulsi water | 100% tulsi water | holy basil water | indian tulsi water | with 10 mazing images. Tulsi Water is a popular healthy drink and the Indian palate is ac ....
Low Fat Curds  ( How To Make Low Fat Curds)
Recipe# 8687
13 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
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low fat curds recipe | healthy low fat curds | low fat dahi | Indian low fat curds | with 18 amazing images. low fat curds and curds are made in homes all across ....
Gavar Pumpkin Vegetable
Recipe# 3498
02 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Cluster beans are good for diabetics as they have the highest fibre content among all vegetables which in turn prevents a rapid rise in blood sugar levels after a meal. Red pumpkin has been added to thicken the gravy and it also imparts a natural sweetness to this dish, which is delectable. You ....
Fresh Curds ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
Recipe# 1321
05 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
While we know our dahi by the name of curd, people in other parts of the world usually call it yogurt. Curd has many health benefits from weight loss to being low in carbohydra ....
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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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Acidity
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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
Edited after original posting.
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20 Dec 17 09:07 AM