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Last Updated : Oct 09,2018
What are Indoles?
Indoles are a type of phytochemical which are mainly associated with prevention of cancer. Found in cruciferous vegetables, it acts as a strong antioxidant and protects the lining of body cells. Indole-3-carbinol is the form found in these vegetables.
5 Health Benefits of Indoles
1. Prevents various cancer like cervical cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer etc.
2. Helps reduce the inflammation in the body.
3. Acts as an antioxidant and scavenges the harmful free radicals.
4. Helps body get rid of toxins and cleanse the system.
5. Aids in maintaining estrogen balance.
6 Food sources of Indoles
Let’s together reveal the art of cooking with these 5 healthy ingredients…. Since cooking reduces the amount of indole present in the plant food to some extent, it’s best to include them in the form of salad in your diet. But there are a few more options added here to bring variety in terms of colour, texture, flavour and aroma to your menu.
Kale and Apple Salad by Tarla Dalal
Kale is a tasty variety of cabbage, which is commonly used in salads and sandwiches across the globe. Nowadays, it is available in specialty stores and supermarkets in India too.
This delicious Kale and Apple Salad combines the unique flavour and texture of kale leaves with crunchy strips of a ....
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Sea Salt, Healthy Snack by Tarla Dalal
The charm of this dish lies in its simplicity. Brussels sprouts are roasted in a grill pan to just the right level – such that their crunch is still retained, and served immediately.
Sea salt and black pepper, two of the commonest seasonings are all that are used to boost the flavour of the Brus ....
Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Vinegar and Honey by Tarla Dalal
Some veggies and fruits make very tempting and satiating snacks because they have a wonderful taste and texture, especially when laced with tangy and spicy sauces and seasonings.
Here, we have made one such snack with Brussels sprouts. The Brussels sprouts are seasoned with salt and pepper, bake ....
Grilled Cauliflower Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Ever thought of cooking cauliflower on a griller pan? Well, the outcome is extraordinary! We tried grilling cauliflower, marinated with garlic, spices and herbs, and really loved the taste and texture of the product.
Ideal to serve as a
Cauliflower and Oats Tikki by Tarla Dalal
are made by binding assorted ingredients with mashed potatoes. Here, however, we have used low calorie cauliflower with fibre-rich oats for that purpose! Two unusual ingredients, combined with colourful veggies results in a top ....
Cauliflower Stir-fry by Tarla Dalal
As soon as you taste this Cauliflower Stir-Fry, you are sure to wonder how a sober vegetable turned into such an exciting ingredient! The magic is all thanks to the classic flavour bestowed by kasuri methi, with a little help from tomatoes and coriander too. You are sure to notice the presence of co ....
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Cabbage Pancakes, Mini Cabbage Pancakes, Quick Pancakes by Tarla Dalal
An enhanced version of chila, cabbage mini pancake is delicious and wholesome. What is more, it can also be prepared in a jiffy, making it a great start to a busy day. Serve hot and fresh with chutney or ketchup.
Cabbage Kachumber by Tarla Dalal
An exciting alternative to the common kachumbers of cucumber, carrot, etc., the Cabbage Kachumber is a refreshing accompaniment that features shredded cabbage tempered like a traditional kachumber and perked up with lemon juice too. The addition of coriander powder enhances the experience for your t ....
Broccoli, Cauliflower and Red Cabbage Salad by Tarla Dalal
When you are in the mood for something truly exotic, try this broccoli, cauliflower and red cabbage salad. Crunchy vegetables tossed in a curd and cheese dressing, this salad is creamy, crunchy, healthy and filling. You will be having these veggies in the healthiest form, while also enjoying the del ....
Cabbage and Pineapple Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
A crunchy and juicy salad with a creamy dressing that blends in beautifully, the cabbage and pineapple salad is ideal for summer. The pineapple quenches thirst while the curd dressing cools you down. Mustard powder and dill leaves make the dressing spicy and flavourful, while crisp celery and capsic ....
Cauliflower Soup by Tarla Dalal
A creamy, crunchy soup which is sure to tickle your taste buds. The vitamin a in celery is an antioxidant which helps to keep the lining of the arteries in good health.
Being extremely low in fat and free from cholesterol, this delectable soup is a perfect appetizer for those "heart conscious" ....
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