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Antioxidant Rich Indian recipes


Last Updated : Aug 07,2020



एंटीऑक्सीडेंट रिच - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Antioxidant Rich Indian recipes in Hindi)
એન્ટીઑકિસડન્ટ રિચ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Antioxidant Rich Indian recipes in Gujarati)

Healthy Antioxidant Rich Indian Recipes, Antioxidant Food Sources

Healthy Antioxidant Rich Indian Recipes, Antioxidant Food Sources | Antioxidants are the substances that help in removing the potentially harmful substances called “free radicals” from our body. They prevent or stop cell damage in your body. They help in enhancing your body’s immunity.


Antioxidants are capable of promoting good health and prevent diseases too. They may help in lowering the risk for infections, heart diseases and certain forms of cancer. They can help in overcoming problems like mood disorders, eye problems, immune system problems etc.

Antioxidants have many benefits like flushing out harmful toxins from your system, boost metabolism, aids in weight loss, cleans the liver and improves kidney function, improves skin complexion and prevents wrinkles, gives you healthy nails and hair, reduces fatigue, improves your mood and so on.

Antioxidants are present in various fruits and vegetables.

12 healthy recipes with their Antioxidants

1. Vitamin A : Try spinach hummus is a quick healthy Indian style snack can be super for kids tiffins. 

2. Vitamin C : Packed with protein, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin A, iron and fibre, Orange Tabbouleh is spiked up with a lot of mediterranean flavours like olive oil, oranges and parsley.

3. Vitamin E : Almonds contain a lot of healthy fats, fibre, protein, magnesium and vitamin E. It helps lower blood sugar levels, reduces blood pressure and keeps cholesterol under check. You will be pleasantly surprised to know that the Almond Bhakri is also good for weight-loss, as almonds and ghee have perfect fats that keep you full for longer.

4. Lycopene : Here’s an opportunity for vegetarians to enjoy their own creative version of Tomato Omelette! Yes, this is an Eggless Tomato Omelette for Vegetarians.

5. Resveratrol : This strawberry and black grape raita is super quick and easy to make and it is made with minimum of ingredients. All you need to is mix all the ingredients together and it will be ready in a blink of eye.

6. Allium Sulfur Compound : Garlic Vegetable Soup is not only chunky, but also adds more fibre by way of veggies. Together, the ingredients make it a very heart-friendly concoction.

7. Anthocyanins : Roasted, peeled and mashed, the brinjals transform into an aromatic ingredient perfect to create this traditional Punjabi subzi - Baingan Bharta.

8. Cryptoxanthins Indian style avocado salad is an antioxidant boost for people of all ages. It has an interesting combination of textures blended with a slightly sweet and tangy dressing. Learn how to make tasty avocado salad.

9. Flavonoids : With its fruit flavour and the crunch of roasted sunflower seeds, the Apple Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Almond Milk will be enjoyed by all.

10. Indoles : An exciting alternative to the common kachumbers of cucumber, carrot, etc., the Cabbage Kachumber is a refreshing accompaniment that features shredded cabbage tempered like a traditional kachumber and perked up with lemon juice too.

11. LignansBarley khichdi is easy to make a one pot dinner and a one dish meal. Lazy day? This is my go-to dish. Lunch, supper or dinner; if you want a simple meal in a hurry, look no further than a barley khichdi. This is the homeliest meal after a tiring day. 

12. Lutein : Methi Oats Roti are sumptuous rotis are made with a fibre-rich dough of whole wheat flour and quick rolled oats perked up with iron-rich fenugreek leaves. You can use any other greens of your choice too. 

 

12 Antioxidants with their food sources.

  Antioxidants Food Sources
1. Vitamin A Carrots, Spinach (Palak), Broccoli, Sweet Potato, Papaya, Apricot, Pumpkin, Melon, Mango etc.
2. Vitamin C 1. Oranges, 2. Strawberry, 3. Guava, 4. Pineapple, 5. Apple, 6. Broccoli, 7. Cabbage, 8. Lettuce etc.
3. Vitamin E Almonds, Sunflower Seeds, Broccoli, Pumpkin, Kiwis, Mango, Avocado, Butternut Squash, Peanuts, Spinach (Palak)
4. Lycopene Tomato, Watermelons, Pink Guava, Pink Grapefruit, Purple Cabbage (Red Cabbage), Red Bell Pepper (Red Capsicum) etc
5. Resveratrol

Black Grapes, Peanuts, Pistachios, Grapes, red and white wine, Blueberries, Cranberries, and even cocoa and dark chocolate. Try resveratrol rich Antioxidant Boost

6. Allium Sulfur Compounds Leeks, onions, garlic.
7. Anthocyanins Eggplant, grapes, berries like Strawberry, Raspberry, Blueberry.
8. Cryptoxanthins 1. Avocado, 2. Mango, 3. Orange, 4. Papaya, 5. Peach, 6. Pumpkin, 7. Red capsicum, 8. Watermelon
9. Flavonoids Black tea, green tea, red wine, onion, Apple, citrus fruits like oranges, lemons, Grapefruit, lime etc.
10. Indoles Cruciferous vegetables such as Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower
11. Lignans Sesame Seeds, bran, cereals like wheat, oats and Barley, vegetables like cabbage and Broccoli.
12. Lutein Corn, dark green leafy vegetables such as Spinach (Palak), Fenugreek leaves.

It is best to cut and chop the fruits and vegetables for recipes as close to the serving or cooking time as some antioxidants are lost on exposure to air.

 


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Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)
Recipe# 35022
Today

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Cream Of Carrot Soup
Recipe# 2125
Yesterday

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Cream of Carrot Soup is a sight to behold and a treat to savour, with its lovely orange colour, creamy consistency and mildly-sweet flavour. Carrot is teamed up with a couple of other ingredients to give the soup a perky flavour and indulgent mouth-feel. Onions improve the flavour, while p ....
Anti- Aging Breakfast Platter
Recipe# 763
05 Aug 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Beetroot and Coconut Sabzi, South Indian Sabzi
Recipe# 41484
04 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Kand Aloo Pakoda ( Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32555
06 Aug 20

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by Tarla Dalal
Crispy and flavourful pakodas made of yam, potatoes and crushed peanuts, the Kand Aloo Pakoda is good company for a cup of hot masala chai on a cold winter’s day. The peanuts not only add an exciting flavour to these yam pakodas, they also make the texture more cheery. The best part is that th ....
Broccoli and Bajra Snack
Recipe# 39662
25 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Bajra is a storehouse of nutrients, but hardly included in the diet except perhaps as a khichdi or roti. Here is a truly delicious snack made of whole bajra and broccoli. Chopped onions, garlic and red chilli flakes impart tremendous taste to this snack, while olive oil, though used in small quantit ....
Cauliflower and Oats Tikki
Recipe# 39905
04 Aug 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Turmeric and Cinnamon Detox Water
Recipe# 42699
20 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Garlicky Lentil and Tomato Soup
Recipe# 32986
19 Jul 20

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by Tarla Dalal
This unusual soup has been prepared from masoor dal, which is known for being rich in protein and zinc. Tomatoes give it a lovely red tinge whereas onions and garlic impart an enticing aroma. I’ve blended this soup to give it a nice creamy texture without actually adding cream! It’s a great soup, wh ....
Egg Masala, Egg Masala Dry
Recipe# 40663
25 Jul 20

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by Tarla Dalal
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Cabbage Pancakes, Mini Cabbage Pancakes, Quick Pancakes
Recipe# 1712
07 Jul 20

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An enhanced version of chila, cabbage mini pancake is delicious and wholesome. What is more, it can also be prepared in a jiffy, making it a great start to a busy day. Serve hot and fresh with chutney or ketchup.
Palak Masoor Dal
Recipe# 5576
07 Jul 20

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Masoor Dal and Palak Khichdi
Recipe# 39569
07 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Khichdi is a wonderful, versatile Indian food. It is satiating and easy to prepare, and fits perfectly into any meal, be it lunch or dinner. It also lends itself to a lot of innovation, and you can come up with varied versions with unique combinations of dals, veggies and spices. Masoor Dal and Pala ....
Nutritious Vegetable Salad, Low Salt and High Fiber Veg Salad
Recipe# 22314
25 Apr 20

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What’s new about tossing together veggies like capsicum, cabbage and tomatoes into a salad? Well, it’s the dressing that makes this salad the latest blockbuster in town! A medley of colourful veggies is tossed together with a zesty dressing that features grated apple, lemon juice and herbs. The d ....
Spinach and Mint Juice ( Healthy Juice)
Recipe# 6227
06 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
palak pudina juice for weight loss recipe | healthy Indian green juice | weight loss drink with spinach | weight loss spinach juice | with 24 amazing images. Palak pudi ....
Jowar Bajra Garlic Roti
Recipe# 38880
24 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
jowar bajra garlic roti recipe | bajra jowar lehsun roti | healthy jowar bajra garlic roti | with 13 amazing images. Jowar and bajra are two super healthy flours and should be definitely included to diet!! We have ma ....
Green Moong Dal and Carrot Mini Pancakes
Recipe# 803
05 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Mini pancakes are a handy snack, which can be served anytime, whether to kids returning from school or to guests at a party. And, when made with a different batter, such as this one made of moong dal and curds, it becomes a unique and memorable treat. These Green Moong Dal and Carrot Mini Pancake ....
Amla Sabji, Indian Gooseberry  Accompaniment
Recipe# 42343
29 Jun 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Come winter, the market is flooded with amla. Most people make it into pickles, while others explore newer ways of consuming it like juices or chutneys. Have you ever thought of making a subzi with this vitamin C rich fruit? Amla is a very beneficial berry, with anti-inflammatory properties. ....
Roasted Capsicum and Alfalfa Sprouts Salad with Peanut Dressing
Recipe# 39213
01 Jul 20

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Exotic! That’s what this salad is. With a rare combination of roasted capsicum and alfalfa sprouts with an even more tasteful dressing based on peanuts with a dash of lemon, this salad is a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids , vitamin B1 and ....
Broccoli and Paneer in Lemon Coriander Sauce
Recipe# 4144
01 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The all-time favourite combination of Broccoli and Paneer comes together in a totally different format here, in a base of Chinese White Sauce, perked up with coriander and lemon rind. Chinese White Sauce, unlike the continental version, is not bland but super-flavourful. It is made of vegetable ....
Moong Soup
Recipe# 7436
29 Jun 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
moong soup recipe | whole green moong dal soup | healthy diabetic moong soup | with 15 amazing images This old-fashioned moong soup recipe is sure to bring back memories of momma’s loving c ....
Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe
Recipe# 40586
07 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is something you can prepare on any day, to enjoy the satiating wholesomeness of home-cooked meals! This Masoor Dal is prepared using common spice powders and pastes, not to forget tasty onions and tomatoes, which give it a lip-smacking flavour and aroma. Serve it hot with your favourite ....
Til Jowar Puri, Sesame Seeds and White Millets Cracker
Recipe# 32575
17 Jun 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Recipe# 42323
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 by Tarla Dalal
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