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Last Updated : Apr 13,2018



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Low Cal Weight Loss Indian Veg Recipes

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

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, the 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 a it is good in Omega 3 fatty acids and choose Paneer over cheese always.

6. Eat small frequent meals every 2 to 3 hours. Thats 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, Carbs in all your meals. For Vegetarians, have your dal, paneer, 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.

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. Try out recipes such as Bajra Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi, Almond Bread, Baked Oats Puri, Carrot Garlic Chutney, Eggless Chocolate Pudding and so on, and feel free to experiment on your own too.

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.


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Recipe# 22229
11 Jan 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
There is an unmistakable Turkish influence in this soup. Made with the humble red lentil, this soup is so wholesome and satiating, it can double up as a one-dish meal on days when you feel tired and need a bit of pampering and soul-warming! Len ....
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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 ....
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Recipe# 33762
03 Aug 16

 
 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 ....
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Recipe# 6222
11 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A combination of orange, papaya and banana blended together to make a filling drink that beats cholesterol! This unusual combination of fruits is rich in potassium, vitamin C and fibre. Banana is an excellent source of potassium, the deficiency of which is associated with the change in the normal ....
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Recipe# 7445
12 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Although it sounds very exotic, couscous is nothing but broken wheat cooked in water or milk, something that everybody can prepare easily at home. A traditional food of Northern Africa, it is a great source of iron. Minty Couscous is a flavourful variant in which couscous is enhanced with chopped ve ....
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Recipe# 6429
23 Mar 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Usually oil-laden, this Gujarati favourite gets the healthy treatment through pressure-cooking and baking and replacing poha for high fat coconut!
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Recipe# 6408
23 Mar 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Substitute dairy products with low fat versions and go easy on the oil for a healthy version of this classic Rajasthani specialty.
Recipe# 8690
16 May 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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 ....
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Recipe# 8687
16 May 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Low fat curds, made from low fat milk (99. 9% fat free) locally available in the market. These curds provides only 71 calories and 0. 2 gm. Fat per cup. Curds are a wholesome and nourishing addition to your diet. Easier to digest than milk, curds complement the protein present in cereals like parath ....
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Recipe# 8715
16 May 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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An age-old combination of apples and cinnamon combines here to make an ice-cream which tastes equally great.
Recipe# 8699
16 May 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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.
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Recipe# 22177
19 Jun 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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 ....
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Recipe# 22195
13 Jun 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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
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Recipe# 22221
26 Mar 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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 ....
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