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Cancer Lunch recipes


Last Updated : Jun 13,2019



भारतीय पौष्टिक कैंसर लंच रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Cancer Lunch recipes in Hindi)
કેન્સરના દર્દીઓ માટે પૌષ્ટિક લંચ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Cancer Lunch recipes in Gujarati)

Lunch recipes for Cancer, Healthy Veg Lunch Recipes for Cancer Patients

Indian Lunch recipes for Cancer, Healthy Veg Lunch Recipes for Cancer Patients. Cancer is a condition in which good nutrition plays a very important role. There is no one food as an answer to cancer diet. You need to eat a variety of foods to build a strong immune system which will help you fight the existing disease. Moreover, it is said that cancer treatments also work well when you are well-nourished. So don’t neglect food. Reform your food habits to maintain a healthy weight and build a healthy YOU. Such a diet will help you a long way in having a prolonged life. 

Ragi Roti

Ragi Roti

Foods to Focus while Assembling Lunch For Cancer Survivors

1.      Choose Whole Grains : jowarbajrabuckwheatragioats and barley  are wholesome options over refined ingredients like maida and its products (bread and naan). You can use ingredients like oats to make tempting fare like Oats Mooli Roti.

Barley Vegetable KhichdiBarley Vegetable Khichdi

Alternatively grind the flours of these whole grains and store them. When you want to cook something healthy for lunch, just combine 2 to 3 flours of your choice, toss in a veggie or two, make dough, roll the parathas and cook and enjoy them hot. From a simple Jowar Bajra Garlic Roti to something unique like Broccoli Paratha can be created in your own kitchen. 

Broccoli Paratha ( Tiffin Treats)Broccoli Paratha

To make them more flavourful learn to add the correct flavours. Add a mild touch of oregano to create delicacies like Herbed Capsicum Paratha or use veggies like spinach and sweet corn along with a hint of spice to make Masala Roti

Herbed Capsicum ParathaHerbed Capsicum Paratha

2.      Proteins are a Must for Lunch : Protein is an important nutrient for all the cells of the body. It is required to build new cells and also support in their maintenance. Protein is also required to build hemoglobin present in red blood cells (RBC). Hemoglobin, in reality, is the oxygen transporting protein in our body. Since all cells need oxygen to live, protein is a must for every cell of our body. 

Masala RotiMasala Roti

Be mindful while eating. Hand-pick vegetarian over non-vegetarian sources. Amongst the vegetarian protein options, you can choose between dalssprouts and dairy products. On days you reach out for non-vegetarian options, choose eggs and fish over meat always. While cooking, ensure to not opt for deep-frying or use oodles of fat. 

Go ahead and use these protein rich ingredients in different ways to please your palate. Use masoor dal to make Garlicky Lentil and Tomato Soup and moong Dal to cook Suva Moong Dal Subzi. Sprouts can be used in interesting ways too. Try making Sprouts Tikki or Sprouts Pancake if you are bored to eating plain sprouts. 

Suva Moong Dal SubziSuva Moong Dal Subzi

3.      1 to 2 Servings of Veggies are a Prerequisite at LunchTime : Veggies are always promoted by dietitians as they are loaded with nutrients to support various functions in our body. Moreover, they also abound in antioxidants – compounds which fight cancer cells and stop body cell damage. Common antioxidants are vitamin A, vitamin C, lycopene, flavonoids, Lutein etc. 

Garlicky Lentil and Tomato SoupGarlicky Lentil and Tomato Soup

You don’t need to cook separately using these ingredients… Learn to add it to your everyday meals. Here are a few ideas….

·        Add chopped greens to dal.

·        Garnish subzis with lots of coriander. 

·        Grate veggies like radish, carrots, onions etc. while kneading dough.

·        Add a variety of veggies like broccoli, green peas, beetroot etc. to make tikkis and cutlets

Beetroot and Dill Salad ( Low Cholesterol Recipe)Beetroot and Dill Salad ( Low Cholesterol Recipe)

·        Instead of plain curds, toss in any veggie of your choice or fruits like pomegranate, pineapple, black grapes etc. to make a raita.

Hariyali DalJowar Pyaz ki RotiGreen Pea ParathasBroccoli and Paneer TikkiLauki aur Phudine ka Raita and Strawberry and Black Grape Raita are all simple recipes to demonstrate these ideas.  

Lauki Aur Phudine ka RaitaLauki Aur Phudine ka Raita

Along with all these pointers you need to be active for at least 30 minutes daily. Form a exercise regime and follow it. It helps maintain healthy weight.

Jowar Pyaz ki Roti, Low Acidity RecipeJowar Pyaz ki Roti, Low Acidity Recipe

Enjoy our Indian Lunch recipes for Cancer, Healthy Veg Lunch Recipes for Cancer Patients and other cancer recipe articles below. 

 

 


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Sprouts Tikki, Healthy- Starter Sprouts Tikki Recipe
Recipe# 35023
10 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Let’s give a healthy twist to the evergreen Aloo Tikki! Using sprouted moong increases the nutrient-value by at least 15 per cent, while coriander and mint give an aromatic spin to the tale. Serve these fibre-rich Sprouts Tikkis hot and crisp, as soon as you prepare them. Serve with
Jowar Bajra Garlic Roti
Recipe# 38880
30 May 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
These taste really good when served piping hot with ghee. . . The tinge of garlic gives a nice twist to these bland rotis. . . Very easy to make and definitely worth a try!
Jowar Roti
Recipe# 41569
16 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is a perfectly traditional and homely roti that is both satiating and incredibly tasty. It is very filling and makes a wonderful meal when served with kadhi or dal and a
Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)
Recipe# 35022
06 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Broccoli and Paneer Tikki is a simple yet innovative starter that’ll brace the tummy for an exciting meal! Featuring a healthy blend of ingredients like antioxidant-rich broccoli, calcium-rich paneer a ....
Strawberry and Black Grape Raita
Recipe# 40076
29 Jun 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
While raitas are usually made with vegetables, you might perhaps have made some fruity attempts with apples or oranges. But, have you ever thought of making a Strawberry and Black Grape Raita? You must try it to believe how fantastic it is! This unusual combination of fruits transforms into a truly ....
Suva Moong Dal Subzi
Recipe# 39685
23 Mar 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Iron-rich suva and protein and zinc rich moong dal are a perfect combo for building haemoglobin in the body, and therefore a must-have for the whole family. Moreover, Suva Moong Dal Subzi is something you can make often because it is easy, and requires minimum time for preparation and cooking. Serve ....
Broccoli Paratha ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40362
12 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Your kids will not want anything to accompany this tasty dish. This unique Broccoli Paratha has the brilliant flavour of mixed herbs, chilli flakes and pepper. While the flavour is out of the world when served fresh, it fortunately stays nice in the tiffin box too for at least 4 to 5 hours. So, on s ....
Curd Rice, South Indian Curd Rice Recipe
Recipe# 32893
08 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
In South India, the Kheer and mithai are served at the start of a meal. It is the Curd Rice that comes at the end, as a flavourful and soothing finish to a traditional spread. At the same time, it is also a comforting on ....
Lauki Aur Phudine ka Raita
Recipe# 3594
07 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This tangy curd preparation makes a wonderful summertime treat when served chilled. Grated lauki contributes minimal calories and also blends perfectly with the 'minty' flavour of this
Sprouts Pancakes
Recipe# 31058
06 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
A thoughtful mélange of moong sprouts and veggies, this dish is not just easy to put together but also a real culinary and visual treat! When you are bored of eating plain moong sprouts, turn to this delicacy. Moong sprouts contain a horde of nutrients like
Garlicky Lentil and Tomato Soup
Recipe# 32986
23 Nov 15

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by Tarla Dalal
This unusual soup has been prepared from masoor dal, which is known for being rich in protein and zinc. Tomatoes give it a lovely red tinge whereas onions and garlic impart an enticing aroma. I’ve blended this soup to give it a nice creamy texture without actually adding cream! It’s a great soup, wh ....
Pumpkin Dry Vegetable
Recipe# 22215
13 Jun 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Pumpkin is a wonder vegetable – but sadly, its health benefits are not known to many. Red pumpkin contains a horde of valuable nutrients like fiber, folic acid and vitamin A , while also being low in calories. That makes it doubly desirable! L ....
Bean and Tomato Soup ( Low Cholesterol)
Recipe# 5540
23 Aug 11

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 by Tarla Dalal
Protein from black beans as well antioxidants, vitamin A from tomatoes and vitamin C from capsicum, all together work towards maintaining the cells and the lining of the arteries in good health.
Mooli Jowar ki Roti  (  Gluten Free Recipe )
Recipe# 38597
30 Mar 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bland jowar flour complements the pungent taste of radish in these simple but wholesome rotis. Accompany the rotis with curds and enjoy it as a meal.
Kulith Salad, Protein Rich Recipe
Recipe# 33255
12 Mar 09

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Kulith salad, the nutrient content and digestibility of pulses increase manifold when sprouted. It is not surprising then, that the protein-rich horse gram is used in the sprouted form in this recipe. Paneer adds to the protein content, while tomatoes, green chillies and coriander give the sal ....
Tendli Aur Matki Subzi
Recipe# 6422
19 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chockfull of nutrients, this subzi is an easy preparation of tendli and matki in a traditional manner, with usual taste-givers like onions, green chillies, tomatoes and spice powders. What makes this Tendli aur Matki Subzi unique is the combination of tendli and sprouts, which offers calcium, protei ....
Herbed Capsicum Paratha
Recipe# 22280
14 Feb 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A unique paratha with a Mexican touch that you will relish! Thankfully, this tasty treat is also quick and easy to make because all the ingredients are combined with the whole wheat flour in one shot to make the paratha dough, rather than the cumbersome process o ....
Hariyali Dal ( Pregnancy Recipe )
Recipe# 2967
06 Jun 19

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by Tarla Dalal
A tasty dal, made with masoor dal and greens. Spinach and fenugreek leaves are a good source of vitamin a, iron and calcium. All dals are rich sources of protein and energy. Masoor dal is easier to digest than arhar dal. It is therefore a better choice for you when you're pregnant, as it will provid ....
Grated Cauliflower with Peas
Recipe# 22214
13 Jun 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Cauliflower has an innate charm, which pleases people of all age groups if prepared properly. Its subtle flavour is not only pleasing to the palate, but also works well with varied ingredients and spices, as you will see in this delicious preparation of Grated Cauliflower with Peas. Fiber-rich g ....
Masala Rotis (  Low Cholesterol)
Recipe# 5287
17 Nov 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Made with a dough of wholesome whole wheat flour and besan bound together with calcium-rich curds, this sumptuous roti is made all the more tasty and healthy by the addition of exciting and nutritious veggies like sweet corn, potatoes and spinach. It is so tasty, you do not even need a dal or subzi ....
Lazeez Parathas
Recipe# 3590
02 Jan 19

 
 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 ....
Karela Kadhi
Recipe# 3504
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Another karela delicacy - an innovative calcium rich kadhi! Keep in mind however that the karelas must be well cooked before adding the curds and spices to remove most of its bitterness. Enjoy it unusual flavours.
Chana Dal with Cucumber
Recipe# 5575
26 Mar 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Chana dal in addition to protein provides a good source of iron and fibre while cucumber, added to enhance the flavours, contributes minimal calories and no fat to your diet. Serve hot with rice or chapatis to square up your meal.
Baked Palak Methi Puris
Recipe# 5663
11 Sep 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Low fat puris? Absolutely! This non-traditional way of making puris is not only delicious, but it makes them rich in vitamin A and iron.
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