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Healthy Heart Dals & Kadhis recipes

Last Updated : Mar 21,2019

स्वस्थ्य हार्ट संबंधित दाल और कढ़ी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Healthy Heart Dals & Kadhis recipes in Hindi)
દાળ અને કઢી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Healthy Heart Dals & Kadhis recipes in Gujarati)

Dal Recipes, Kadhi Recipes for a  Healthy Heart

dal kadhis for a healthy heart. Dals and Kadhis make a great part of our lunch or dinner. When it comes to dals and kadhis, we often think about fat-laden tadkewali dal and creamy kadhi with deep-fried pakodas, and for this reason we often abstain from these nutritious dishes, losing out on their share of protein too! This section shows you how to fix up perfectly heart-friendly dals and kadhis Recipes in this section are not only low-cal and low-fat but are also loaded with other nutrients like protein and calcium, which help keep the heart fit and healthy.

Healthy Heart Dal Recipes

Dal Moghlai
Dal Moghlai

Did you ever think that you could make dals using whole legume? Cooking whole legume can add extra fibre to your dal so here’s a recipe of Whole Masoor Dal, apart from having fibre this recipe also gives fair amounts other heart protective nutrients like calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and zinc. Enjoy this healthy low fat Rajasthani Dal with baked baati. Combine beans and legumes to make your dals nutritious like Rajma and Urad Dal an excellent source of folic acid and fibre. You can also try adding dahi to your dals and make it protein rich like in our recipe for Dahiwali Toovar Dal.

Healthy Heart Kadhi Recipes

Karela KadhiKarela Kadhi

Kick out the unhealthy pakodas from your kadhi and give a nutrient boost to it by adding healthy ingredients like Tomato, Radish, Leafy vegetables, Sprouts etc. Palak Kadhi may sound odd but looks very attractive because of the colour imparted by palak. It is low in calories and contains 0% cholesterol, rich in Vitamin A, Folic Acid and Vitamin C. Radish Koftas in Kadhi recipe uses a simple combination of radish and low fat curds, and the koftas are not deep fried and steamed in the kadhi adding more value and making your meal heart friendly. Sprouts Kadhi is a protein and calcium rich recipe good for hypertensives too as it is low in sodium.

Happy Cooking!!!

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Whole Masoor Dal, Sabut Masoor Dal, How To Make Whole Masoor Dal
Recipe# 5293
28 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Using whole masoor instead of the dal helps retain more fibre you your food. This protein and fibre-rich dal also features a spiky spice paste, which makes it very attractive to the desi palate! The whole masoor dal is ideal for those with high cholesterol as the fibre in the dal binds the cho ....
Recipe# 3578
26 Nov 12

 by Tarla Dalal
The aromatic flavours of this traditional South Indian dish are truly irresistible. The speciality of this sambhar is that it is made with minimal oil and loads of vegetables which enhance its nutritive value. When served hot with Nutritious Stuffed Idlis, it makes a meal that is very hard to resi ....
Palak Chana Dal
Recipe# 22166
23 Mar 13

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 by Tarla Dalal
A maharashtrian delight, tweaked to boost the health value! while palak adds vitamin a to this dish, chana dal adds nutrients like calcium, iron, folic acid, zinc and fibre. Ensure that you do not overcook chana dal, as it should be separate and not mashed.
Hariyali Dal (  Cooking with 1 Teaspoon Oil)
Recipe# 3573
16 Feb 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Spinach and chana dal complement each other perfectly in this aromatic dish which is an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin A and calcium. Try this dal with steamed brown rice or rotis. This is a good recipe for entertaining too!
Fatless Maa ki Dal
Recipe# 7464
12 Apr 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Think dal and the first thing that comes to mind is mother’s cooking. While moms are generally fond of pampering their children with oodles of ghee and butter, we must learn to tone down on these fatty ingredients as we grow up! So, here a fatless version of Maa ki Dal, which not only retains the s ....
Spicy Yellow Moong Dal
Recipe# 22174
23 Mar 13

 by Tarla Dalal
This Spicy Yellow Moong Dal is so tasty you will want to make it every day, and you can – because it is so simple and easy-to-make. Unlike traditional methods of making dal with a ghee-loaded tempering, this dal is made without any oil and yet tastes the same. Moong Dal is a storehouse of nutr ....
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 ....
Palak Toovar Dal ( Iron Rich Recipes )
Recipe# 5707
10 Oct 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Rich in taste and nutrition, this Palak Toovar Dal is a healthful dish you can prepare frequently without any hassle, as it uses simple cooking methods and common ingredients. You just need to remember to soak the toovar dal earlier. The smart twist in this dal recipe is the addition of lemon juice, ....
Dahiwali Toovar Dal
Recipe# 22168
14 Jan 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
In this sumptuous recipe, low-fat curds provides a tangy twist to toovar dal without adding much to the calorie count. To get the best texture and flavour, make sure you add the curds after lowering the flame so that it does not curdle. Apart from being low in fat, the other good news is that the Da ....
Turai Aur Moong ki Dal
Recipe# 3577
03 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Turai is disliked by many of us due to its unusual appearance. It is actually one of those vegetables that absorbs other flavours beautifully and has been made more delicious and nutritious by addition it to moong dal. Moong dal is one of the easiest dals to digest and also provides plenty of prot ....
Palak Masoor Dal
Recipe# 5576
03 Dec 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
A fragrant spinach and lentil preparation made without the use of any calorie-laden ingredients. Enjoy this dal with phulkas or parathas made on a non-stick pan by only brushing the parathas with oil and not adding extra oil to cook them. Do remember not to overcook this dal as the spinach tends to ....
Methiche Varan ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
Recipe# 33048
11 Jan 19

 by Tarla Dalal
It is right to be concerned about shedding your pregnancy weight after delivery, but you surely do not have to worry about losing variety or flavour in the foods you have! Methiche Varan is a perfect example. An authentic Maharashtrian dal reverberating with all the flavours that the desi palate yea ....
Khatta Urad Dal ( Zero Oil Urad Dal Recipe)
Recipe# 22173
02 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A lip-smacking preparation of wholesome urad dal, perked up with calcium-rich curds and pungent ginger, garlic pastes. Although it makes use of minimal ingredients, the Khatta Urad Dal has a distinct, tongue-tickling flavour that you are sure to relish. The highlight of this recipe, as t ....
Sprouted Kala Chana Ambti
Recipe# 3576
26 Nov 12

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by Tarla Dalal
Like Sambhar is to Tamil Nadu, Amti is to Maharashtra. Amti is a flavourful dal preparation that is frequently prepared in Maharashtrian households. It is a versatile dish with many variants, and this particular one is a Sprouted Kala Chana Amti. It is rich in fibre and protein due to the use of kal ....
Rajasthani Dal
Recipe# 22164
23 Mar 13

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 by Tarla Dalal
Rajasthani delicacies are traditionally laden with ghee but not to worry, for here is a healthier version! chana dal helps to thicken the dal and imparts body to the dish. Add amchur as per your taste, more if you like it sour, else just a little.
Rajma and Urad Dal
Recipe# 5574
26 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A pan of mixed pulses, seasoned with spices and lots of garlic, cooked in just two teaspoons of oil. Apart from delighting you with its lip-smacking flavour and aroma, Rajma and Urad Dal also boosts your iron, fibre and vitamin C levels. To make a sumptuous meal, serve this dal hot and fresh with a ....
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 ....
Suva Chana Dal
Recipe# 5705
04 Jan 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Sometimes, the right combination of nutrients works better than a single supplement in overcoming a shortfall. In boosting haemoglobin levels for example, a combination of iron and protein will do the job better, as in the case of this Suva Chana Dal where the former brings in protein to support the ....
Panch Ratani Dal
Recipe# 5573
23 Aug 11

 by Tarla Dalal
A delightful combination of five dals, simmered with not just whole spices but a bouquet of aromatic spice powders too! The Panch Ratani Dal also gets the right amount of tang from curds and tomatoes, which complements the spiciness very well. Rich in folic acid and fibre, this flavourful dal is als ....
Zero Oil Masoor Dal
Recipe# 22530
23 Mar 13

 by Tarla Dalal
Masoor dal is a storehouse of nutrients like protein, folic acid, iron and zinc. Protein is required for the formation of new cells, their growth and maintenance. Folic acid and iron on the other hand build up the hemoglobin that carry oxygen and supply nutrients to our body. Zinc enhances the activ ....
Vaal Dalimbi
Recipe# 22202
13 Jun 11

 by Tarla Dalal
Most Maharashtrian Subzis are made using lots of coconut paste. Here's a delicious but healthy exception that uses only 2 tablespoons of coconut, thereby making it low in calories and fat. Sprouting Vaal helps increase its vitamin and mineral content and makes it easily digestible too.
Baitha Varan
Recipe# 22172
23 Mar 13

 by Tarla Dalal
The green paste gives this otherwise simple dish a complete makeover! It increases the vitamin A content, while the vegetables add fibre. Vitamin A increases immunity and also nourishes our skin and improves vision. Despite the interesting flavour and health benefits, this dish is surprisingly easy ....
Toovar Dal with Vegetables
Recipe# 22171
14 Jan 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Toovar dal with vegetables is a wholesome dish, full of vegetables and protein-rich dal. You need not stick to the veggies i have used – just open your fridge and throw in anything you find. You will love the fact that such a tasty and sumptuous dish can be prepared with just about no oil! remember ....
Radish Koftas in Kadhi
Recipe# 3572
26 Nov 12

 by Tarla Dalal
This simple combination of radish and low fat curds needs only steamed rice to complete your meal. You can adjust the consistency of the kadhi by varying the amount of water and besan. The radish koftas are steamed and not deep fried in the kadhi. It is also a good way to add vegetables in your diet ....
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