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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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Chocolate Coffee Fusion
Recipe# 8720
16 May 08

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Chocolate and coffee compliment each other well in a dessert. I have used cocoa powder instead of fat-laden chocolate to make chocolate sauce for all you health freak. So relish this fusion once in a while without worrying about gaining extra kilos.
Red Pepper Triangles with Italian Relish ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34727
11 Sep 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The bright red-coloured peppers, the multi-flavoured topping featuring a thoughtful combination of olives, parsley and paneer with lemon—all these highlight the unmistakeable italian identity of this low-cal starter!
Nutritious Green Chutney
Recipe# 4698
17 Sep 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A light chutney prepared with coriander and mint leaves, with onions for flavour and volume, this Nutritious Green Chutney is used widely in Indian cuisine, as an accompaniment for snacks, as a topping for
Steamed Paneer Dumplings with Spicy Sauce ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34731
17 Nov 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Have you ever imagined steaming paneer?! in this innovative recipe, a collection of vegetables and dill leaves add colour to the dumplings, while oats and semolina add the crunch. The temptation multiplies when complemented by the spicy sauce.
Low Calorie Canneloni ( Fast Foods Made Healthy Recipe)
Recipe# 4076
07 Jul 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A well balanced main dish with an italian flavour using low fat paneer for protein and whole wheat flour and vegetables for minerals, vitamins and fibre. This party favourite recipe is more appealing in its fat free form and i am sure you will enjoy it more.
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.
Tandoori Paratha
Recipe# 22223
13 Jun 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The well-thought-out choice of spices in the stuffing is sure to delight your taste buds. This healthy variation of Tandoori Paratha is a sure hit! Oil is usually added to the flour to make a smooth and soft dough, but to curb the use of oil, Low-fat curds have been added which also produces the ....
Rava Green Peas Tikki (100 Calorie Snacks)
Recipe# 32607
21 Jan 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 2 tikkis low in effort, low in calories– replace starchy potatoes with semolina in this tasty tikki and stuff it with a spicy green peas filling that’s high in vitamins and fibre.
Green Tomato Salsa, Diabetic Friendly
Recipe# 3518
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Green tomatoes are blended with spring onions and garlic to provide the necessary flavours to make this healthy dip that is sure to be a hit when you're entertaining. The addition of coriander adds further to its taste while providing
Tamatar ki Kadhi
Recipe# 3574
16 Sep 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Like many other dishes, kadhi differs from region to region. This Sindhi Kadhi is a rather special one as it is made using tomatoes. Tomatoes are very low in calories and provide plenty of vitamin A which required for a glowing skin and healthy vision. I assure you that your family will relish this ....
Palak Methi Puris
Recipe# 3563
26 Nov 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
These low calorie puris are a great way of disguising dark green leafy vegetables. Palak and methi are both very good sources of vitamin A which is necessary for maintaining a healthy vision and glowing complexion. Though baked only with 1 teaspoon of oil and not deep fried, these puris are really ....
Hot and Sour Soup ( Exotic Diabetic Recipe )
Recipe# 33762
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The all-time favourite hot and sour soup makes a stunning comeback, in an even healthier form! The beauty of this soup is not just in the method of making it but also in the way it is served. The flavours of lemon grass and coriander should be extracted well by boiling them; lemon grass is ver ....
Mini Nachni and Coriander Khakhra
Recipe# 32603
21 Jan 09

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Satisfy your hunger pang in just 100 calories! Make these delicious Mini Nachni and Coriander Khakhras and store them in an airtight container. Treat yourself to four of these when hunger strikes! Not only are these khakhras low in calories, but nutritious too as nachni and coriander together gi ....
Garlic- Tomato Chutney
Recipe# 32627
23 Dec 13

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 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A unique twist has been given to the simple garlic chutney by adding tomatoes and spring onions to it. Tomato gives it the much needed tang, while the coriander and spring onion greens add to the crunch and earthy flavour. This chutney compliments mint and masoor rolls and whole wheat salad wrap.
Lettuce Wraps (100 Calorie Snacks)
Recipe# 32606
21 Jan 09

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 2 wraps make the best use of aromatic basil, tangy lemon juice, spicy dry red chillies and zesty soya sauce in these remarkable lettuce wraps. Antioxidant rich veggies add loads of health as well.
Dill Khakhra with Aachari Dip
Recipe# 32602
21 Jan 09

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 2 khakhras with 1/3 cup of dip whole wheat and dill khakhras become interesting with this deliciously chilled low-fat curd dip enhanced with delectable spices. Prepare in advance, enjoy at leisure.
Tomato and Oregano Waffle (100 Calorie Snacks)
Recipe# 32595
11 Sep 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 3 pieces vitamin b complex and fibre rich whole wheat and rice flour combine with vitamin c laden tomatoes, corn and capsicum. Garlic and oregano lend a striking flavour to this waffle - the italian food lovers’ delight.
Fresh Garlic Chutney ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
Recipe# 32980
07 Jan 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This chutney is usually made of dry coconut, which is high in saturated (bad) fat. I made this healthier low-fat version by completely avoiding the use of coconut. This chutney is just as tasty and adds zing to traditional foods like stuffed bajra roti, page… garlic is a heart-friendly ingredient as ....
Muesli
Recipe# 32976
20 Aug 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Easily put together ingredients in this powerhouse muesli make for a low-cal filling breakfast. Packed with nutrients and fibre, this filling breakfast will surely keep you away from bingeing on unnecessary calorie laden food.
Soya Methi Masala
Recipe# 32999
19 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Soya Methi Masala, a low-calorie subzi for health freaks! Relish it with phulkas or with any other roti or paratha and cut down on your visible fat intake. This subzi is double dose of health as it is low cal and made using soya granules, fenugreek which is high in vitamin A and calcium. Low-fat mil ....
Subz Korma
Recipe# 22414
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Mixed vegetables in a red tomato-based gravy, this is a delicious low cal subzi with the goodness of lots of veggies and nutrient-filled soya chunks. It is not very apt to use whole soya chunks in Subzis as they look too big, and not all would like to eat big chunks… hence, chop them so that the sub ....
Dal Kabila, Diabetic Recipe
Recipe# 32505
12 Mar 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The mughals made use of every kind of dal they knew to prepare mouth-watering dishes such as this one. Made with urad dal (or split black lentils), this dal gains its colour and spiciness from the whole kashmiri red chillies. This dal should be eaten hot as it tends to become thick and mushy whe ....
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 ....
Herbed Cucumber Slices ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34735
14 Aug 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The all-time favourite indian cooler, cucumber, is topped with flavoured lebanese hummus. An innovative and irresistible way to relish the healthy cucumber, this snack can be had at any time of the day.
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