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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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Tangy Italian Salad
Recipe# 3463
24 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Firm ripe tomatoes are combined with cool cucumbers and crisp lettuce leaves tossed in low fat basil flavoured vinaigrette. Tomatoes provide vitamin A and fibre while lettuce and cucumbers contribute fibre as well as vitamin C and iron.
Mexican Pita Pockets
Recipe# 3466
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Soft pita breads made with whole wheat flour and filled with a spicy Mexican bean filling that will help to keep the blood sugar levels in check. Served with salad and a delicious mint dressing which add a bouquet of tantalising flavours to this dish.
Gavar Pumpkin Vegetable
Recipe# 3498
02 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Cluster beans are good for diabetics as they have the highest fibre content among all vegetables which in turn prevents a rapid rise in blood sugar levels after a meal. Red pumpkin has been added to thicken the gravy and it also imparts a natural sweetness to this dish, which is delectable. You ....
Vanilla Squares with Strawberry Sauce
Recipe# 1444
23 Nov 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A novel dessert made of vanilla-flavoured milky pudding chunks, topped with delectably juicy, homemade strawberry sauce. Vanilla squares with strawberry sauce is also rich in nutrients like protein, calcium and vitamins, which is another reason to love it!
Spinach Stuffed Parathas
Recipe# 1373
07 Sep 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Succulent whole wheat parathas packed with the goodness of spinach! Crumbled low-fat paneer helps hold the spinach together in the filling, while onions and green chillies lend it an exciting flavour. You are sure to love not just the taste but also the texture of these delicious Spinach Stuffed Par ....
Masala Paratha, Zero Oil Recipe
Recipe# 22224
13 Jun 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This recipe is sure to tempt you to come back for another serving! Whether served as it is or with a vegetable, this is definitely a delicacy. Mashed potatoes and low fat curds make these Parathas soft and delicious, while soya flour increases its nutritive value by adding protein, iron and zi ....
Oats Mooli Roti, Zero Oil Oats Mooli Roti
Recipe# 22221
07 Sep 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Think breakfast, and Mooli Roti is amongst the first choices that come to your mind. This very popular North Indian breakfast dish has been tweaked slightly in this recipe, by including oats flour along with whole wheat flour, to boost the fibre conten ....
Vegetable Stew ( Zero Oil Rotis and Subzis )
Recipe# 22195
13 Jun 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Easy-to-make, yet delicious now that's a good combination of attributes for a recipe! Cooking dinner can be tiresome after a hectic day, but here is a healthy and yummy dinner which you can whip up in a matter of minutes with the vegetables and
Apple Cinnamon Ice-cream ( Low Calorie Recipe)
Recipe# 8715
02 Aug 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
An age-old combination of apples and cinnamon combines here to make an ice-cream which tastes equally great.
Subzi Kadhi
Recipe# 22177
23 Mar 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Popular with many, this kadhi is my favourite too. Medley of vegetables make this kadhi interesting and delicious. It is a complete meal when served with steaming hot rice as is full of veggies, curds providing all the necessary nutrients. As being low in calor ....
Healthy Oondhiya
Recipe# 6429
24 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Usually oil-laden, this Gujarati favourite gets the healthy treatment through pressure-cooking and baking and replacing poha for high fat coconut!
Methi Mangodi
Recipe# 6408
23 Mar 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Substitute dairy products with low fat versions and go easy on the oil for a healthy version of this classic Rajasthani specialty.
Recipe# 8699
16 May 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This recipe is a blend of east and west, indeed a western dessert spiked with indian flavours. . This is as cooling and refreshing as its name. You can make the thandai paste in advance and store in refrigerator and use when required.
Recipe# 8690
16 May 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A recipe that is versatile and is used in many low cal delicacies. To save on time, you can make fresh stewed fruits well in advance and refrigerate them. You can make a healthy sweet using only a single stewed fruit like peaches in Crunchy Peach Custard, page 59, or use a blend of fruits with other ....
Potato and Peas Salad
Recipe# 5274
26 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Fibre-rich unskinned potatoes and colourful green peas make a healthy and filling salad. Green peas are a storehouse of fibre that binds ldl and helps evict it from the body.
Quick Vegetable Broth
Recipe# 5271
17 Nov 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Running late? This tasty low calorie soup laden with nourishing vegetables and bean sprouts can be made in just ten minutes!
Hyderabadi Baingan Subzi
Recipe# 5291
18 Oct 19

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by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Grated cauliflower replaces coconut to create a healthier and heart-friendly version of the traditional Hyderabadi Baghara Baingan. Although most people will not think of pressure-cooking brinjals, here we have opted for that method so as to retain the nutrients and reduce the oil required. As a res ....
Soya Mutter Pulao ( Low Cholesterol Recipe)
Recipe# 5296
17 Nov 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Nutritious soya nuggets add a full-bodied flavour to this pulao. Soyabean and green peas, both functional foods, play a major role in reducing bad cholesterol (ldl) and increasing good cholesterol (hdl) levels in our body.
Vegetable Stock (Low Cholesterol)
Recipe# 5312
17 Nov 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Use plenty of vegetables of your choice to make a nutritious vegetable stock, which can replace water in recipes like Healthy Brown Onion Soup, Asparagus Soup and Green Peas Skin soup.
High Fibre Chutney
Recipe# 5557
23 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The inclusion of this chutney may come as a surprise to some. The fibre in this chutney comes from green peas, which are added to the coriander. Garlic, lemon and as little as 1 teaspoon of sugar are added to perk up its flavours.
Rajma Cucumber and Carrot Salad
Recipe# 5559
26 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Munch your way to a healthy heart! A lip-smacking combination of carrots, cucumber and cooked rajma beans dressed in mint, honey and a dash of lemon juice as well. This tangy dressing is not only healthier but also much tastier than many an oily, fat laden dressing! All the key ingredients in this s ....
Wholesome Submarines
Recipe# 5639
12 May 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A heavy duty snack that not only fills up the stomach, but helps plug in the nutritional requirements of your loved ones!
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