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Last Updated : Nov 13,2019



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.

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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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Black Grapes and Curd Smoothie
Recipe# 4238
05 Nov 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Black Grapes and Curd Smoothie, this magic formula is rich in energy and protein. The addition of yoghurt makes this a delightful drink and a good source of calcium and protein ....
Strawberry Chickoo Shake
Recipe# 2930
06 Jun 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Ah, this shake is just what you will need when you are too famished to cook, too nauseated to eat, but badly in need of a sumptuous snack. Chock-full of nutrients like protein, calcium, vitamin C and fibre too, this is as satiating as a snack can get. At the same time, the peppy flavour ....
Coconut Pachadi / Coconut Raita
Recipe# 32871
08 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Well, if you like dips and raitas, check out their South Indian equivalent – the refreshing raitas! Made by combining thick curds with veggies or other ingredients, the highlight of any pachadi is the traditional tempering, which adds an irresistible aroma t ....
Buckwheat Pancakes, Kuttu Pancake Diabetic Snacks
Recipe# 22269
15 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Pancakes are favorites across the world. In this Indianised version, the not-so-common buckwheat combines with sour low-fat curds and bottle gourd to make iron and fibre-rich pancakes. Have it along with Green Chutney or
Khumbh Palak
Recipe# 35074
18 Oct 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Whip up this nutritious yet delicious dish for your loved ones, and watch them lose themselves in its rich flavour and interesting texture. This Khumbh Palak is much more flavourful than the average mushroom preparation as it is supplemented by a vibrant spinach paste, a tangy tomato paste, a pu ....
Sprouts Khichdi ( Baby and Toddler)
Recipe# 3094
11 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A fast-growing baby needs super-foods like this to keep her charged! This yummy khichdi made with mixed sprouts has a hint of subtle spices like onions and garlic. If your baby enjoys this, it will ensure that meal times are splatter-free, more enjoyable and more satisfying for both of you. ....
Spinach Dumplings in Curd Curry
Recipe# 6411
23 Mar 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This amazing preparation will be quite unlike anything you have tasted so far! A gravy of curds flavoured with a semi-spicy paste plays a host to delicious yet nutritious spinach dumplings. A wonderful accompaniment to roti, khichdi and rice, the Spinach Dumplings in Curd Curry is a novel dish that ....
Hard Boiled Eggs
Recipe# 41350
31 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Hard-boiled Eggs can be made quickly and easily, and served with breakfast, lunch or dinner. The eggs are cooked whole, then the shell is removed, the eggs are halved and served with a simple seasoning of salt and pepper. The cooking time is very important to get the perfect hard-boiled egg. ....
Apple Shake, Healthy Date and Apple Smoothie
Recipe# 41361
30 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Apples and dates – these are stuff that we almost always have at home! In this amazingly simple but super tasty recipe, we pop these into the blender with some curds and a touch of vanilla to make a luscious Apple Shake that soothes your senses and pampers your palate. For a tad more sweetness, ....
Stir - Fry Paneer, Broccoli and Baby Corn
Recipe# 37782
14 Jun 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This chunky stir-fry of calcium-rich ingredients like broccoli and paneer, is seasoned with chilli sauce, peanuts and til for a striking flavour! Juicy baby corn improves the texture of this colourful stir-fry while capsicum adds more spice an ....
Ragi Roti (  Gluten Free Recipe)
Recipe# 38627
13 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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While not universally popular, ragi abounds in iron and calcium which helps to build haemoglobin and strengthen bones. Spring onions, carrots and green chilli paste add crunch and flavour to these ragi rotis.
Nutri Waffles ( Paneer Snacks, Low Calorie Recipe)
Recipe# 32956
11 Jan 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
These savoury waffles are bursting with the goodness of ingredients like moong dal, fenugreek and paneer. Experience the benefits of protein, iron and calcium packed in this dish!
Broccoli and Walnut Soup
Recipe# 5625
16 Jun 08

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The Broccoli and Walnut Soup is a magic potion for strong bones! Vitamin C rich broccoli does wonders by enhancing protein absorption. Along with milk and walnuts, it also provides abundant calcium necessary for proper growth and development of bones. What is more, walnuts are also a great source of ....
Pithore Kadhi
Recipe# 3880
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Pithore is a Rajasthani delicacy that looks somewhat like dhokla but is actually very different in taste, texture and preparation. While pithore can be tempered and had as a tea-time snack, it can also be deep-fried and added to gravies or in this case, kadhi. Sour and tangy kadhi with deep-fried pi ....
Mushroom Mutter Masala
Recipe# 6400
23 Mar 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This unique recipe features mushroom and green peas in a delectable milk and onion based gravy thickened with besan, and enhanced with dried fenugreek leaves. Mushroom Mutter Masala is chock-full of nutrients, such as calcium and
Sun-dried Tomato, Paneer and Basil Spread On Toast
Recipe# 39886
14 Mar 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Tangy tomatoes, succulent paneer, fresh basil and perky green chillies, all in one flavourful Italian style spread, which sits perfectly atop a golden toast. Rich in nutrients, the Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Paneer and Basil Spread on Toast, is a snack that is sure to satiate your tummy and taste-buds. You ....
Broccoli and Zucchini in Red Capsicum Gravy
Recipe# 39679
14 Nov 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
When it comes to cooking, a little know-how can take you a long way and help you create an unending range of innovative foods, such as Broccoli and Zucchini in Red Capsicum Gravy. Here, look at how red capsicum lends itself to prepare a delectable gravy that is not only flavourful but healthy too, b ....
Mixed Vegetables in Palak Methi Gravy
Recipe# 41217
13 Jun 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A mouth-watering treat of mixed vegetables drowned in an awesome gravy of spinach and fenugreek leaves, flavoured simply with green chilli paste. The addition of methi to the spinach base is what makes this recipe so interesting, because it lends a unique, pleasantly-bitter flavour to it. Mi ....
Palak Kadhi
Recipe# 22178
23 Mar 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ever thought of making kadhi with an infusion of palak? Sounds strange, but tastes and looks very interesting. Palak purée and green paste imparts flavouir along with a bright green colour and vitamin A to the dish. You can skip the garlic if you do not like its flavour. Serve with a bowl of brown r ....
Herb Cheese and Roasted Capsicum Sandwich
Recipe# 39243
11 Sep 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
Herb cheese made of paneer and an assortment of aromatic herbs is a lip-smacking spread or topping for any snack. Together with lettuce, it is a calcium-rich combo one cannot ignore. The herb cheese and roasted capsicum sandwich gets it super flavour and aroma not just from the herb cheese but also ....
Peas and Potato Salad
Recipe# 33695
15 Jun 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Baby potatoes bathed in a creamy curd-based dressing, this salad is truly irresistible. Dill gives the dressing a pleasant but unique flavour, which is what transforms this simple salad of green peas and potatoes into an exotic treat. Mustard powder adds a touch of spice to this fabulous Peas an ....
Scrambled Eggs
Recipe# 41165
31 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Scrambled Eggs is an international favourite, especially at breakfast time. It is easy to make, sumptuous and amazingly tasty, so why not give it a try? This perfect breakfast recipe will be soft and gooey, and not fully coo ....
Spinach, Paneer and Dal Soup
Recipe# 4629
14 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A lip-smacking soup using low-fat paneer. Spinach, Paneer and Dal Soup being rich in calcium and protein helps to maintain bone strength and repair damaged tissues.
Basic Ragi Roti, Nachni Roti
Recipe# 41164
24 Sep 18

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by Tarla Dalal
A hearty roti that is sure to remind you of home. The Basic Ragi Roti has a rustic flavour and earthy aroma, which warm your soul and make you feel very contented. You need to knead the dough with warm water – otherwise the rotis will break when you roll them. Even then, it still requires a bi ....
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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
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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