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वजन कम करने के लिए रेसिपी | पौष्टिक लो कैलोरी वेज - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Low Calorie, Weight Loss recipes in Hindi)
લો કૅલરી વેજ વ્યંજન - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Low Calorie, Weight Loss recipes in Gujarati)

Low Calorie Weight Loss Indian Veg Recipes | low calorie Indian food |

Low Calorie Weight Loss Indian Recipes | low calorie Indian food | Many would agree that the most difficult aspect of weight-loss is dealing with the misconceptions! How does one filter the good advice from the bad, the practical suggestions from the impractical ones!

Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea KhichdiBajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi

Swimming headlong into the world of dieting without arming themselves with the right information, people often end up going overboard with their weight-loss measures.

Kabuli Chana BiryaniKabuli Chana Biryani

They strictly avoid their favourite dishes, go on crash diets, and end up spoiling their health and appetite in the long run!

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8 tips for low calorie weight loss | low calorie Indian food |

  8 Tips to Follow a Low Calorie Veg Diet
1. Adopt healthy lifestyle practices, and cook and eat smart.
2. Eat coloured fruits and vegetables. They are loaded with Antioxidants and loads of disease fighting properties.
3. Exercise daily. That is a must. You must try and pick up a sport you love or try and exercise with friends. Yes, use the Gym also even if you are 70 years old.
4. Modify the recipes by replacing the high-calorie ingredients with low-calorie ones! Note if you are fit and lean, then you can have healthy high fat food. It will keep you feeling fuller and satisfied for a longer time. So you can opt for full fat paneer or curd.
5. Do not completely abstain from oils, dairy products etc. will lead to various deficiencies and diseases in the long run. Instead choose it wisely. Opt for olive oil as much as possible as it is good in Omega 3 fatty acids and choose Paneer over cheese always.
6. Eat small frequent meals every 2 to 3 hours. That’s a must. If you are working keeps some healthy snacks by your side or carry them if you are out of the house for a long time.
7. Try and get some Protein, Fat, and Complex Carbs in all your meals. For Vegetarians, have your dal, paneer, and curd to top of your protein.
8. Homemade food is the best and the healthiest. Cook your food and you know what you are putting into it. Avoid deep frying your food and stay away from packaged food which will solve 80% of your problems. Importantly, cut sugar consumption as it causes immediately inflammation in your body which can last for 4 to 6 hours and stores as fat immediately. Watch out for soft drinks, candy, chocolates etc.

Stuffed Nachni Roti, Healthy Ragi RotiStuffed Nachni Roti, Healthy Ragi Roti

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To guide you through your weight loss journey for a low cal lunch you could try some low cal parathas, dals, rice and raitas. Then some healthy low cal snacks for evening and Dinner can be low cal soups and subzis. End with some good low cal Sweets.

Low calorie Indian food | rotis, parathas and raitas |

We ensure that these low calorie Indian food rotis, parathas and raitas are not only low calorie but healthy also. Some of the Low cal Indian food can include healthy fats which will make you healthier like full fat curds. Given below are some of my favorite recipes.

Bajra RotiBajra Roti

1. Multigrain roti 

2. Oats Roti

3. Rotla

4. Bajra Roti

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5. Veg raita

Moong Dal and Spinach SoupMoong Dal and Spinach Soup

This section includes newer and more innovative recipes. It has variants of traditional dishes as well as new ones, covering the whole gamut of the meal spread, ranging from soups and snacks to desserts.

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Quick Low Calorie Recipes for Weight Loss | quick low cal Indian food |

Green Pea PankisGreen Pea Pankis

Just back from shopping and do not have enough time to cook? But if you’re on a weight loss diet, it’s not a good call to order from outside. This section on quick low calorie recipes will solve your problem.

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Here we have recipes that can be made in minutes and are very less tiring. If you’re craving for some spicy dinner then you can make this Matki Sabzi.

Matki SabziMatki Sabzi

Try this tangy Peru ki Subzi which is sure to satisfy your hunger cravings.

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Low Calorie Snack Recipes for Weight Loss | low cal snacks for Indian food |

Bajra, Carrot and Onion UttapaBajra, Carrot and Onion Uttapa

When we think about snacks we always visualize something that is deep fried or loaded with potatoes. Check out our section on Low Cal Snacks that are fit to be consumed by people on a weight loss diet.

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Recipes like Chola Dal Panki where chola dal is used instead of rice flour making it much healthier than the traditional panki.

Chola Dal Panki

Chola Dal Panki

Did you know you could use oats for making tikkis? Just combine oats with some vegetables and you are good to go. Cauliflower and Oats Tikki is a perfect example of a nutritious tikki that is loaded with cauliflower, carrots and french beans.

Cauliflower and Oats Tikki

Cauliflower and Oats Tikki

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Low Calorie Sweets and Dessert Recipes

Date and Walnut Balls
Date and Walnut Balls

Low calorie sweets and desserts may sound strange. But yes it’s true that we can make low calorie sweets and healthy desserts too.

Makhane ki Kheer

Makhane ki Kheer

Something like Makhane ki Kheer and Chocolate Sandesh are prepared using low fat milk and sugar substitute to make it protein and calcium rich and low in calories but definitely not low on taste.

Chocolate SandeshChocolate Sandesh

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Rice kheer is usually prepared during special occasion but if you’re on a diet then you should definitely try our recipe for Bulgur Wheat Kheer, high-fibre bulgur wheat with low fat milk and minimal sugar turns out to be heart and waistline friendly.

Bulgur Wheat Kheer

Bulgur Wheat Kheer

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Plan your balanced meals from these recipes, which are 'smart' rather than just low-cal, and enjoy good health! Stay fit, stay slim! Wish you a happy and healthy cooking experience.

Healthy Oats DosaHealthy Oats Dosa

Enjoy our Low Calorie Weight Loss Indian Recipes | low calorie Indian food | and other low calorie recipe articles below.

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Low Calorie, Weight Loss Basic Recipes

Low Calorie Chutneys

Low Calorie Dals, Kadhis

Low Calorie Dinner

Low Calorie Dips, Sauces

Low Calorie Drinks

Low Calorie International Recipes

Low Calorie Lunch, Indian

Low Calorie Rice / Pulao / Khichdi / Biryani

Low Calorie Rotis Parathas

Low Calorie Salads & Raitas

Low Calorie Soups

Low Calorie Subzis


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Green Curry Paste, Thai Green Curry Paste
Recipe# 426
26 Nov 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An authentic Thai paste made by using fresh green herbs and spices. It is extremely flavourful and aromatic and can be added to different vegetables to form Thai curries. You can use this paste for recipes like
Minty Soya Roti
Recipe# 39640
10 Oct 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Vibrant mint and dill leaves add not just colour but also abundant nutrition to the Minty Soya Roti. The iron and folic acid in these ingredients work together to improve your haemoglobin levels. The dough for this flavourful and aromatic roti has further been fortified with soya flour, so you get m ....
Cold Cucumber Soup
Recipe# 1346
15 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Cold soups can be refreshing and appetizing at the same time, especially when garnished generously with perky mint and tantalizing pepper powder. This Cold Cucumber Soup is conveniently low-cal and low-fat, yet filled with the goodness of water-rich cucumber and crunchy capsicum. Low-fat milk and lo ....
Tomato Gravy
Recipe# 1315
23 Nov 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An indispensable part of many western dishes, this low calorie version of tomato gravy tastes great and is also rich in the anti-aging nutrient, vitamins A. Use this in recipes like, Indian Sizzler and Cabbage Rolls in Tomato Gravy.
Mixed Sprouts Fruits and Veggie Salad
Recipe# 801
25 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Be prepared for an adventurous experience packed into a salad bowl! The Mixed Sprouts Fruits and Veggie Salad has a little bit of everything, giving your palate a dynamic experience, with different flavours and textures. It is very satiating and ideal for weight-watchers as it includes a wise mi ....
Harissa Sauce, Spicy Red Chilli Sauce
Recipe# 41649
01 Nov 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Snazzy and spicy, the Harissa Sauce is guaranteed to warm your taste buds! A traditional treat from North Africa, the Harissa Sauce has red chillies as its primary ingredient, complemented by other spices like cumin, coriander, fennel, etc. An assortment of spices gives this sauce a flavour that ....
Palak Toovar Dal ( Calcium Rich Recipe)
Recipe# 4804
14 Jun 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Spinach and toovar dal used for this mildly spiced recipe, makes this dal a rich calcium source. Serve hot with roti or rice.
Spicy Stir-fry Soup ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe)
Recipe# 4624
25 Jun 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
Easy-to-make, healthy, and tasty too – that’s enough reason to love a recipe! The Spicy Stir-Fry Soup is a clear soup with succulent with vitamin C veggies like cabbage and capsicum. Rich in fibre and vitamin C, this soup ensures ample nutrients at just 29calories, making it perfect for weight-watch ....
Paneer Shavarma Wrap
Recipe# 5590
23 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A serving of two of these wraps with a glass of golden glory frappe, is good to satiate you at dinnertime and keep you going till the next morning. This meal is full of energy, fibre and flavour.
Healthy Sheera ( Weigth Loss After Pregnancy )
Recipe# 33053
20 Aug 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Healthy sheera is loaded with nutrients - whole wheat flour, nachani and soya are three flours that are protein rich, while almonds and jaggery add iron. Since i have used only 2 tsp ghee, it is definitely guilt-free. Remember to use a non-stick pan to avoid sticking.
Hariyali Paratha  (  Gluten Free Recipe)
Recipe# 38604
30 Mar 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Fenugreek leaves and sesame seeds are mixed with assorted flours in this tasty wheat flour free version of the popular gujarati thepla!
Baked Masala Sev
Recipe# 40377
26 Nov 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
You will not believe that the humble sev can get so exciting and healthy too! For starters, the besan dough is perked up with tomato pulp and tongue-tickling spice powders, but the excitement just begins there. This lovely, tangy, crispy snack is interestingly baked instead of being deep-fried in oi ....
Low Fat Fries
Recipe# 4070
11 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Sun may rise in the west but Fries cannot be low-fat; that is what many people think! Sshh… we will tell you a secret today, so you can savour French Fries occasionally without adding too many inches to your waistline. With ....
Spicy Kachumber
Recipe# 3599
26 Nov 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A chatpata salad spiked with cumin and chilli powder. Vitamins A and C are the two important nutrients provided by this spicy kachumber. Serve it chilled with Dhan-Saak Dal, and Brown Rice, to complete a full meal on a lazy afternoon.
Mint and Onion Chutney
Recipe# 22301
14 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Onions impart sweetness while lemon juice perks up the flavour of this piquant chutney. Mint and coriander provide vitamin A and C, making this an ideal accompaniment for your favourite snacks like Buckwheat Pancakes ,
Cabbage, Carrot and Lettuce Salad
Recipe# 7442
12 Apr 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A healthier salad, the Cabbage, Carrot and Lettuce Salad is chock-full of the powerful vitamins A and C, which not only ward off the evils of pollution and stress, but also tone down the negative effects of high glucose levels. This healthy salad is also a treat to munch on, orange segments gives th ....
Dal Moghlai ( Low Cholesterol Recipe)
Recipe# 5292
06 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
If you wish to pamper yourself, there is no better way than to cook yourself some luxuriant Moghlai food! Moghlai cuisine is generally quite rich, with abundant use of spices and dairy products like ghee, cream and butter. However, we have ....
Chick Pea and Soya Tikki Roll ( Wraps and Rolls)
Recipe# 32675
23 Dec 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The piece de resistance of this recipe is the chick pea soya tikkis. And you will be surprised to know that this delicious wrap is great for weight-watchers and heart patients. Soya helps lower cholesterol and the low-cal mayonnaise adds to the taste without scaring the calorie-counter!
Green Salad with Muskmelon Dressing
Recipe# 4637
29 Jul 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Green Salad with Muskmelon Dressing is sure to fascinate the most discerning of diners! A gourmet preparation that features vitamin A rich crisp broccoli florets, lettuce and bean sprouts with a muskmelon dressing, the interplay of flavours and textures in this salad is exciting. Apart from the ....
Hawaiian Fruit Bowl with Vanilla Cream
Recipe# 5301
17 Nov 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Fibre-rich fresh fruits get an exotic twist in this tropical fruit bowl topped with low fat, low cholesterol vanilla cream.
Bean Sprouts and Suva Tossed Salad
Recipe# 36414
05 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A light and colourful way to begin lunch! Suva, tomatoes and bean sprouts combine beautifully with salt and lemon juice in this tangy, crunchy Bean Sprouts and Suva Tossed Salad. Suva is an excellent source of iron, while bean sprouts and tomatoes are rich sources of vitamin C which helps to absorb ....
Spinach Raita (  Low Calorie Healthy Cooking)
Recipe# 1363
22 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Spinach Raita, or Palak Raita, is sure to strike a chord with most Indians, as they would have relished this delightful cold raita from their childhood. Commonly served with North Indian meals, this vitamin and mineral loaded raita is very easy to make, and tastes really great thanks to the mild fla ....
Gavarfali ki Sukhi Subzi
Recipe# 7463
02 May 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
gavarfali ki sukhi sabzi recipe | gavar ki sabzi | cluster beans Indian vegetable | dry gavarfali sabzi | healthy gavarfali sabzi | with 17 amazing pictures.
Cauliflower Soup ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
Recipe# 1336
23 Nov 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Cauliflower Soup! You are quite unlikely to have come across a soup made of only cauliflower! We’ve created this tasty soup from cauliflower, lined with low-fat milk. Cauliflower is low in calories and has very little fat. We’ve added low-fat milk to enhance the protein and calcium content, and onio ....
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