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कॅल्शियम युक्त आहार - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Calcium Rich Recipes recipes in Hindi)
કેલ્શિયમ યુક્ત આહાર - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Calcium Rich Recipes recipes in Gujarati)

Calcium Rich Recipes, Calcium Rich Indian Recipes

calcium rich recipes. calcium rich Indian recipes. Get your daily dose of calcium with these awesome recipes, packed with apt ingredients like dairy products ( milk, curds, cheese, Paneer and Buttermilk), green leafy vegetables (like Spinach, amaranth. colocassia, Fenugreek etc. and other vegetables like Broccoli), Walnuts and pulses (like Chana Dal, urad dal, Masoor Dal, green moong dal, yellow moong dal, Moong, moth beans, chana) .

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There are calcium rich recipes to cater to all age groups, ranging from colourful, exciting calcium rich recipes for kids and youngsters to traditional, easily-chewable recipes for seniors. Here is  a list of TOP 42 Calcium Rich Foods.

Whey Soup ( Calcium Rich Recipe )Whey Soup

Calcium is required from Kids to Adults

Calcium is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. The human body consistently remove small amounts of calcium from our bones and that has to be topped up with Calcium rich foods. Calcium is a necessity for all … right from a newborn to an aged person, as the body’s need for calcium actually increases as one gets older. This is so because bones reach maximum strength and density around age 30, but as we age, our body absorbs calcium from our diet at a lower rate. We need to eat foods high in calcium to make up for this lower absorption and to help maintain the bone strength gained in the former years.

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How does Calcium get absorbed in your body?

The 2 keys to Calcium absorption is to make sure you are getting enough Vitamin D and healthy fat. If you are deficient in Vitamin D, then your body is not going to absorb calcium properly. Spent time out in the sun to get your Vitamin D and if not then take supplementation for it. There are many individuals who go on crash diets and eat low fat foods or avoid fat altogether. This will result in the hinderance of calcium absorption and lead to calcium deficiency in your body. Healthy fat examples are avocado, olive oil, almonds, walnuts, peanuts, paneer, coconut milk etc.

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Eat your paneer to top up your calcium levels

Have one cup of homemade full fat paneer and you get 75% of your calcium requirements in the day while low fat paneer will give only 18% of your paneer daily requirement if you are 50 plus in age. So always choose some paneer recipes like palak paneer recipe, ragi roti stuffed with paneer or palak paneer methi chaman

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3 Things to ensure that your Calcium Levels are topped up.

  3 Things to ensure that your calcium levels are topped up.
1. Eat Calcium Rich Foods
2. Top up your Vitamin D
3. Ensure you take healthy Fat in your diet.

Don't forget your Til for topping up calcium

Til has the highest concentration of calcium. One cup of til or sesame seeds is 174% of your daily calcium requirements. So make this healthy Lebanese dip called tahini paste recipe made of til and olive oil only. 

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Calcium Recommended Daily Allowance

Calcium requirements for adult men above 50 is 1,000 mg per day and adult women above 50 is 1,200 mg per day. For a detailed RDA (recommended daily allowance) of Calcium, please see Daily Calcium Requirements

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Enjoy our collection of Calcium Rich Indian Recipes given below from Calcium Rich Breakfast to Calcium Rich Desserts.

Calcium Breakfast (49 recipes)
Calcium Dals & Kadhis (23 recipes)
Calcium Rich Desserts (36 recipes)
Calcium Rich Drinks Smoothies Juices (43 recipes)
Calcium Rich International Recipes (36 recipes)
Calcium Rich Rice, Khichdi and Biryani (18 recipes)
Calcium Rich Rotis & Parathas (31 recipes)
Calcium Rich Salads & Raitas (43 recipes)
Calcium Rich Soups (18 recipes)
Calcium Rich Starters & Snacks (58 recipes)
Calcium Rich Vegetables (66 recipes)


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Tilwale Aloo ki Chaat ( Calcium Rich Recipe)
Recipe# 4801
14 Jun 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
Visually appealing and delicious, the til in this chaat is a perfect calcium boost and hence a healthy choice for snacking or entertaining.
Karela Kadhi
Recipe# 3504
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Another karela delicacy - an innovative calcium rich kadhi! Keep in mind however that the karelas must be well cooked before adding the curds and spices to remove most of its bitterness. Enjoy it unusual flavours.
Stir- Fried Paneer, Broccoli and Baby Corn
Recipe# 4803
14 Jun 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A medley of crunchy veggies, sliced mushrooms and soft paneer, is stir-fried with pungent soy sauce, aromatic til and crunchy crushed peanuts. Til and peanuts always make a winning combination, whether in a sweet and crunchy chikki or as a seasoning for veggies, and you are sure to realize this trut ....
Paneer and Broccoli Stir Fry in Kalonji Seeds
Recipe# 2962
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A colourful assortment of vegetables tossed lightly with cottage cheese and onion seeds. This recipe is a delicious source of fibre, iron, vitamin c, vitamin a and calcium. If you are one of those who prefers eating hot vegetables dishes to cold salads, then this is just the one for you. Have the sa ....
Rajma and Spinach Wrap ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )
Recipe# 33473
01 Jan 1900

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 by Tarla Dalal
Rajma and spinach wraps, this dish is a complete nutritious meal that provides all the necessary nutrients for a beautiful you! rajma and spinach go well together, as rajma is rich in protein, calcium, fibre, whereas spinach provides lots of vitamin a, e, folic acid etc. This dish is a complete nutr ....
Almond Til Chikki ( Calcium Rich Recipes)
Recipe# 4808
14 Jun 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Dazzle your kids with these crispy treats as a dessert or for a healthy snack and make up for their calcium requirements.
Nachni Khichu
Recipe# 5281
15 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
nachni khichu recipe | ragi khichu | Gujarati nachni khichu | healthy red millet snack | with 16 amazing images. Nachni Khichu is a tasty and healthy delicacy whi ....
Healthy Lentil Soup, Yellow Moong Dal Soup Recipe
Recipe# 7438
07 Nov 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The yellow colour and soothing mushiness of moong dal are a pleasant contrast to the vibrant orange colour and snappy juiciness of carrots, making this Healthy Lentil Soup a very appealing entrée. Not only is it tasty, this sumptuous soup is also beneficial in keeping blood pressure under cont ....
Mint Raita (  Phudina Raita)
Recipe# 4243
Yesterday

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Mint works it magic once again, leaving the diners spellbound with this flavourful and aromatic raita. The Mint Raita features an ideal combination of flavours including the peppiness of mint, the soothing tanginess of curds and the mild spiciness of cumin. A spoonful of sugar helps to highlight all ....
Panchratni Dal ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )
Recipe# 33452
01 Jan 1900

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Panchratni dal, the dish is a blend of dals with spices; it is a tasty accompaniment to rice, rich in protein, iron and calcium. Calcium decreases as you age and hence needs constant supply whereas iron is required to maintain hemoglobin levels, especially for women.
Radish Moong Dal Chilas ( Iron Rich Recipe )
Recipe# 35072
19 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A delicious recipe that makes use of radish leaves, whole moong and low-fat curd. Radish leaves are high in calcium, iron and carotenoids, while the moong adds enough protein and fibre into your meal. Eat them hot!
Tofu and Spinach Parathas
Recipe# 22404
26 Nov 07

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Visually appealing and amazingly tasty, these Parathas look very good thanks to the green hue imparted by the spinach purée. There are different varieties and brands of tofu available, both Indian and international. Indian tofu is softer in texture and less expensive than the international ones. You ....
Celery and Green Peas Soup
Recipe# 2374
11 Mar 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Celery has a very pleasing bitterness, if you have noticed. Combined with the nutty flavour of green peas and the pungent taste of onions, it results in a really exotic soup that you will enjoy thoroughly. The maida-milk mixture provides volume to the celery and green peas soup and also tones down t ....
Baked Spinach Rolls ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy)
Recipe# 22457
11 Nov 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Spinach is good for everyone! these spicy vegetables rolled in spinach leaves provide supplies of vitamin a, which boosts the immune system, improves vision and nourishes the skin of a mom-to-be and her baby as well.
Dhan Saak Dal ( Zero Oil Recipe )
Recipe# 22169
23 Mar 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A Parsi delicacy modified into a healthy and easy-to-make dal. Dhan means cereals and pulses, and saak means vegetables. These combine here to make a wholesome meal! It is traditionally served with Brown Rice to make a complete nourishing meal. Dare ....
Paneer in Spinach Sauce
Recipe# 6403
11 Aug 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Spinach, combined with a rich masala paste of coconut, poppy seeds and aromatic spices like fennel, transforms into a mouth-watering sauce that goes perfectly well with succulent paneer cubes. Remember to mix the sautéed paste, spinach puree and curds well to ensure that your sauce is of the best co ....
Bharwan Aloo
Recipe# 22423
19 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Aloo based recipes are a dime a dozen! But this is my all-time favourite. I guarantee you, the stuffing used for the aloo here is a first-rate blend of tofu, nuts and spices… best combination in the whole world! Cream helps to blend the ingredients well so that it sticks well to the cavities in the ....
Tofu Stuffed Bhindi
Recipe# 22424
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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A bhindi curry, which becomes rather exotic-thanks to the interesting grated tofu stuffing. The onions are grated to give a smooth texture to the gravy. If made as a sukhi (dry) subzi by simply cooking in oil without the masala, it makes for a great snack too.
Soya Malai Korma
Recipe# 22425
19 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Straight from the kitchens of Northern India, a tasty vegetable dish, fit for a royal feast! It's amazing how the addition of a little cream gives a rich feel to a dish! Ensure that the mixture is cooked well after adding the tomato purée... only then will the sour taste of tomatoes mellow and you w ....
Methi Tofu
Recipe# 22431
19 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Methi peps up even the simplest of dishes! This is no exception. Add salt to the methi and squeeze it well to remove the inherent bitterness of the methi leaves. You can even salt and squeeze the methi and store it in the freezer for days or even months; just defrost and use whenever you want. Just ....
Stuffed Capsicum in Tomato Gravy
Recipe# 22416
26 Nov 07

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This is an interesting and tasty way to include tofu in your diet… so interesting that you will no longer be the centre of attraction at your party… this dish will steal the limelight! Grated tofu and potatoes mixed with spices and vegetables, stuffed into capsicum, topped with hot rich gravy. Choos ....
Bengali Style Soya Subzi
Recipe# 22417
19 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A lovely subzi recipe from West Bengal. Big cubes of potatoes are deep-fried and mixed with marinated soya chunks. Irresistible, really! I have used soya milk and curds to marinate the chunks. Soya milk is easily available these days in different flavours; however for the subzi make sure you use uns ....
Mughlai Tofu
Recipe# 22422
19 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The magic touch of the Mughals transforms tofu into a royal treat! The white paste is the key ingredient of this delicacy as it imparts the required taste and rich texture. Make sure you soak the seeds in warm water as it softens and forms a smooth paste on grinding. You can also make white paste us ....
Asparagus Fondue
Recipe# 22741
04 Feb 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This rich, thick, creamy fondue made with asparagus and a generous portion of cheese, goes well with potato wedges and pita chips.
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Calcium Rich Recipes
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 on 28 Jul 18 03:51 PM


Tarla ji Your recipes are very delicious 17 years back when I bought Microwave Oven gifted your recipes booklet with lot of gourmets you are the most senior Master chef in India thanking You D D Prasad
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Tarla Dalal    Happy to know you have liked the recipe. Do try more recipes and give us your feedback. Happy Cooking!!
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30 Jul 18 10:29 AM
Calcium Rich Recipes
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 on 06 Sep 17 02:52 PM


Great collection of Calcium rich Indian recipes. You have gone into great depth giving explanations and nutritive values.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Meena. Glad you liked the collection of recipes.
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06 Sep 17 02:53 PM