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Last Updated : Jan 08,2018
No Indian meal is complete without one or more subzis. Whether lunch or dinner, the subzis play important roles in balancing the meal, not just in taste and texture but on the nutritional front too. Vegetables are nature's gift to us - low in calories but in rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that help fight diseases. Nutritionists suggest that we should eat at least three to five servings of vegetables daily to fulfil our nutrient requirements.
Unfortunately, traditional methods of cooking vegetables often use oodles of oil and unhealthy practices, drowning the goodness of the veggies in rich gravies or too much fat. This section on "Healthy Subzis" is a tool to avoid this! It shows you how to make a range of nutritious, low calorie and appetising subzis, which taste fabulous while still retaining the health benefits. You will find healthy subzis clubbed into interesting sections like Subzis with Gravies like Corn Palak, Subzis with Leafy Vegetables like the Hariyali Mutter, Semi-Dry Subzis, Paneer Based like the Paneer Palak Koftas in Makhani Gravy, Dry Subzis like the maharashtrian Methi Pitla and Subzis using Beans or Sprouts like the Spinach and Moath Beans Curry. They feature a variety of vegetables, from the most commonly used ones like onions, tomatoes, French beans, spinach and green peas to more uncommon ones like chawli bhaji, red pumpkin and ridge gourd.
03 Jan 18
Amla Sabji, Indian Gooseberry Accompaniment by Tarla Dalal
Come winter, the market is flooded with amla. Most people make it into pickles, while others explore newer ways of consuming it like juices or chutneys.
Have you ever thought of making a subzi with this vitamin C rich fruit? Amla is a very beneficial berry, with anti-inflammatory properties.
23 Mar 14
Baingan Methi ki Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Sometimes it is magical how even simple ingredients can be transformed into splendid delicacies by using the right combinations and methods. In the Baingan Methi ki Subzi, the humble brinjal combines with iron and calcium rich methi, and a freshly-prepared masala powder, to form a scrumptious dry su ....
11 Nov 08
Baked Spinach Rolls ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy) by Tarla Dalal
Spinach is good for everyone! these spicy vegetables rolled in spinach leaves provide supplies of vitamin a, which boosts the immune system, improves vision and nourishes the skin of a mom-to-be and her baby as well.
23 Apr 15
Beetroot Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Mildly-flavoured dry subzis like this go well with just about any type of roti and can be had just by itself as a snack too! Here, low-sodium beetroot is cooked with a simple south Indian style tempering in just a teaspoon of oil. Make sure the mustard splutters well, so that its flavour comes out f ....
10 Oct 14
Beetroot Tikkis in Spinach Gravy by Tarla Dalal
A beautiful subzi for valuable good health, Beetroot Tikkis in Spinach Gravy features a colourful and thoughtful combination of ingredients. Beetroot and carrot together with tangy spices gives rise to a lip-smacking tikki that goes just too well with the garlic-flavoured spinach gravy. Beetroot bei ....
19 Jan 18
Boriya Diya Palang Saag by Tarla Dalal
A classic Bengali
i dish of moong dal dumplings cooked in a spinach gravy.
The vibrant taste and unique mouth-feel of this dish make it a great hit, not just with Bengalis but anybody who tastes it.
Boriya Diya Palang Saag literally means a gravy (saag) of ....
23 Mar 14
Bread Koftas in Pumpkin Curry ( Healthy Subzi) by Tarla Dalal
The best way to impress somebody is to make something healthy, unusual and exotic. Now, if such a dish is also easy to prepare, like these Bread Koftas in Pumpkin Curry, it suits you too! Made with whole wheat bread and low-fat curds, these koftas are made healthier by steaming them instead of deep- ....
23 Mar 14
Broccoli and Zucchini in Red Capsicum Gravy by Tarla Dalal
When it comes to cooking, a little know-how can take you a long way and help you create an unending range of innovative foods, such as Broccoli and Zucchini in Red Capsicum Gravy. Here, look at how red capsicum lends itself to prepare a delectable gravy that is not only flavourful but healthy too, b ....
23 Mar 14
Cabbage Masala ( Healthy Subzi) by Tarla Dalal
An unusual preparation of cabbage and green peas perked up with an aromatic and flavourful paste of cooked onions, ginger and spices. What makes this fibre and vitamin C rich Cabbage Masala interesting is the mild crunch, so make sure you cook the cabbage only for the required time, and not make it ....
23 Mar 14
Cabbage Soya Koftas in Coriander Tomato Gravy by Tarla Dalal
Tangy tomato and peppy coriander are a made-for-each-other combination. A gravy made of this duo is nothing short of a runaway success! This delicious gravy is a treasure-trove of folic acid, while the unique koftas made of cabbage, soya granules and paneer pool in loads of fibre, protein and calciu ....
20 Aug 11
Carrot Methi Subzi ( Delicious Diabetic Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
This is a great combination of textures and fragrant, spicy flavours that has the added advantage of being quick to make. Enriched with vitamin A, iron and fibre, it is nutritious too.
23 Mar 14
Cauliflower Paneer Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Both cauliflower and paneer are sober ingredients, with similar colour and blandness, and so you might not have thought of combining them in one subzi. However, the Cauliflower Paneer Subzi turns out to be a true winner! The duo absorbs the flavours of the spice powders and tomato pulp quite well, r ....
23 Mar 14
Cauliflower, Methi and Carrot in White Gravy by Tarla Dalal
The pleasing bitterness of fenugreek leaves goes beautifully with the creaminess of cauliflower and the mild sweetness of carrots. This thoughtful assortment of veggies becomes all the more desirable when combined with a lip-smacking white gravy made of onions, milk and myriad spices.
23 Mar 14
Chana Soya Masala by Tarla Dalal
This protein-rich combination of chana and soya is sure to steal the show, as the texture and flavours will be loved by everybody young and old. Flavoured amply with masala pastes and powders, and kasuri methi for a final highlight, the Chana Soya Masala is a delightful subzi that is very easy to pr ....
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