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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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Cous Cous Salad, Healthy Cous Cous Salad
Recipe# 22289
14 Feb 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Couscous is a traditional North African food, quite similar to semolina and broken wheat, which is cooked and combined with veggies and other ingredients to make hearty salads . Here is a lip-smacking Couscous Salad, made with brok ....
Noodle, Sprouts and Capsicum Soup
Recipe# 22227
11 Jan 11

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by Tarla Dalal
Is this soup an appetizer or a meal itself? Well, the Noodle, Sprouts and Capsicum Soup is so wholesome it can be served in small portions as an appetizer, or in larger quantities as a snack or meal itself. The use of plenty of veggies and paneer brings in abundant vitamin C, protein, calcium ....
Stuffed Lychees ( Diabetic Recipe)
Recipe# 3480
20 Aug 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
These dainty chenna filled lychees are sure to melt in your mouth. Choose sweet lychees to make this dessert because sharp or acidic lychees are not going to complement the filling. You can have 2 pieces at one time without feeling guilty.
Lapsi Methi Muthias
Recipe# 3557
26 Nov 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Another fibre rich snack that abounds in iron and vitamin A. These delectable muthias are sure to keep you 'full' for a long time. These are slightly more crumbly than regular muthias because of the broken wheat, but I guarantee you will love them.
Mexican Rice (  Zero Oil Dal and Chawal)
Recipe# 22160
23 Mar 13

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 by Tarla Dalal
The use of vibrant red chilli flakes, mealy kidney beans, peppy capsicum and pungent garlic make the Mexican character of this dish very clear indeed. This rice delicacy is made without oil, and using brown rice instead of white to enhance the fibre content. Moreover, lots of fibre-rich and nutritio ....
Fruit and Vegetable Salad with Apple Dressing
Recipe# 7443
12 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No dish could be so easy to prepare, yet so exciting! An innovative combination of fruits and vegetables, and a smooth dressing of apple and lemon juice give this salad a stimulating blend of flavours, hues and textures. The Fruit and Vegetable Salad with Apple Dressing is rich in iron, which mainta ....
Bulgur Wheat Kheer
Recipe# 5600
15 Aug 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
bulgur wheat kheer recipe | bulgur wheat payasam | low calorie Indian dessert | broken wheat kheer – payasam | dalia kheer also known as bulg ....
Sprouted Moong Chaat
Recipe# 3553
26 Nov 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
We usually associate chaat with unhealthy fried foods or ones that have been cooked using loads of oil. Sprouted Moong Chaat is a healthy variation which has all the flavour and none o ....
Buckwheat, Moong and Vegetable Khichdi
Recipe# 3506
14 Nov 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Khichdi is light for the stomach, yet filling and nourishing. They often say soup is good for the soul, but I would say, "Khichdi is good for my soul". The aroma of this khichdi is irresistible, as it has been cooked with the aromatic spices. Buckwheat is commonly called as kutto or kutti no daro. T ....
Matar Paratha, Matar ka Paratha for Weight Loss
Recipe# 4251
09 Jun 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
matar paratha | Punjabi matar ka paratha | green pea paratha | heathy matar paratha for weight loss | with amazing 19 images. matar paratha is a
Stuffed Soya Paratha
Recipe# 5580
23 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Green peas, stuffed in wheat flour dough to make parathas, is very common. In this recipe, soya and garlic have been added to the wheat flour, to make it extremely 'heart-friendly'. Serve them hot from the tava, as soya tends to make the parathas dry after a while, especially as these are made with ....
Lazeez Parathas
Recipe# 3590
07 Sep 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chana dal and broken wheat make unusual beginnings for a paratha. This combination of bengal gram dal (pulse) and broken wheat (cereal) forms a complete source of protein and also provides fibre. Apart from being rich in nutrients, these parathas are also rich in taste and flavour. Serve them hot an ....
Subz Makhani
Recipe# 5290
17 Nov 10

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 by Tarla Dalal
Does the name ‘makhani’ remind you of a butter-laden delicacy? well, this version tastes almost the same, but not as sinful as the original, thanks to the use of low-fat milk. The subz makhani features an exciting melange of veggies and spices, which make it a luxurious yet healthy accompaniment to ....
Beet and Sprouts Salad, Healthy Sprouted Beetroot Salad
Recipe# 5275
25 Mar 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
beet and sprouts salad recipe | healthy sprouted beetroot salad | beetroot and alfa-alfa sprouts salad | beetroot sprout salad | with 11 amazing images. Beet and sprout ....
Masoor Biryani
Recipe# 5298
17 Nov 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bring rice and fibre-rich masoor together to create a low-cholesterol but infinitely tasty biryani. A special masala, and a thoughtful method of preparation make the masoor biryani a grand fare despite using minimal fat and avoiding unhealthy cooking techniques. You will love the outcome.
Sprouts and Veggie Salad
Recipe# 22250
03 Jul 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This simple, easy-to-make dressing calls for just low-fat curds and lemon juice. Lettuce and sprouts add not only a nice crunch, but vitamin C as well to this Sprouts and Veggie Salad. Sprouting increases the nutrient content manifold, thereby topping the list of nutritious foods. A dinner of S ....
Vegetable and Bean Soup
Recipe# 5270
24 Sep 19

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by Tarla Dalal
An appetising combination of fresh veggies and protein-rich beans cooked in olive oil, which contains a blood cholesterol-lowering substance called 'squalene'. Antioxidants like 'quercetin' and 'selenium' found in onions protect the heart from free radical damage.
Mushroom and Green Peas Curry
Recipe# 22197
13 Jun 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Very popular with my grandchildren, this curry is best relished with steaming hot phulkas .Both mushrooms and green peas are a storehouse of nutrients like fibre, zinc, potassium, folic acid etc. Making
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.
Fruits in Mango Dressing
Recipe# 5277
17 Nov 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Dressed to kill, a salad that thrills! walnuts contain beneficial fatty acids (linoleic acid) that nourish and strengthen the arteries of the heart.
Whole Wheat Orange Cake, Diabetic Recipe
Recipe# 3481
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Whole Wheat Orange Cake is a fabulous dessert with a pleasant hue and tangy taste. Made with whole wheat flour and low-fat dairy products, this dessert is suitable for diabetics too. A combination of curds and butter is used to achieve ....
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 ....
Carrot and Black Grape Juice
Recipe# 6226
11 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This carrot and black grape combination is of an eye-appealing colour and is high in potassium. Hypertensives will undoubtedly benefit from this healthy juice. The potassium from the carrot helps to balance the high sodium levels during hypertension this maintaining normal blood pressure. The ....
Lemony Lettuce Drink, Lemony Lettuce and Apple Juice
Recipe# 6204
11 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Lettuce is not just a salad food! Combined with lemon, this delightful juice is just the thing to revive you from that sinking feeling! Try this unusual combination of fruits and vegetables for some real health power with a vitamin C and calcium boost in a glass. There are many types of lettuce ....
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