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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# 32606
21 Jan 09

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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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.
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Recipe# 32627
23 Dec 13

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 by Tarla Dalal
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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.
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Recipe# 32980
07 Jan 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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 ....
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Recipe# 33044
20 Aug 09

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 by Tarla Dalal
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Tava sprouts pulao, the famous tava rice has been given a healthy makeover – i’ve added a sprout which makes it rich in protein, iron, zinc and fibre. Veggies spiced with pav bhaji masala add just the right touch of flavour!
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Recipe# 33047
20 Aug 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Suva masoor dal, a perfect combination with steaming rice, this low- cal spicy dal is perfect to get back to pre-pregnancy shape. Dill leaves and garlic add flavour and iron, turmeric is a well-known anti-bacterial agent, while masoor dal strengthens muscles which become weak after delivery.
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Recipe# 33056
07 Oct 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Oats and Orange Rabdi, this rabdi is an unbelievably tastier and healthier version of the traditional high calorie sweet. Low-fat milk, minimal amount of ghee and high fibre oats brings the calorie count down to only 98 per serving – enough reason to forget the original and add this to a diabe ....
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Recipe# 33058
20 Aug 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Fuit bowl with vanilla cream, protein rich dessert which looks and tastes exotic. Here’s loads of taste without the calories to keep the inches away.
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Recipe# 32999
31 Mar 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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 ....
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Recipe# 33017
20 Aug 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Dalia and vegetable salad, a unique salad perked up with a delicately flavoured mint dressing, here’s a nutrient-rich, delicious treat with assorted vegetables and dalia. The best part is, it has only 48calories per serving – a surefire way to lose weight.
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Recipe# 22267
07 Mar 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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This chutney is usually is made using 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 tastes equally tasty and zings up the flavour of snacks may it be Oil- Fre ....
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Recipe# 22273
29 May 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
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Though unpleasantly bitter, karela tops the list of diabetes-friendly foods. It contains 'gurmarin', a polypeptide that works like insulin in our body and helps to regulate blood sugar levels. Combine karela with carrot and low-fat paneer to make these surprisingly delicious tikkis. Serve with ....
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Recipe# 22304
07 Apr 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Home-made vegetable chutneys are a better option than store-bought sauces and dips, which tend to be highly salted. Carrots subtly flavoured with garlic, chilli powder and lemon juice makes a mouth-watering accompaniment for buckwheat.
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Recipe# 22414
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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 ....
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Recipe# 22431
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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 ....
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Low Calorie, Weight Loss
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