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Low Calorie International Recipes recipes
Last Updated : Dec 18,2017
Sumptuous, tongue tickling and a creative way to add healthy foods to your diet is what this section can be described as. From dips to salsa and pasta to stir-fries and rice delicacies you will find them all here.
All you need to do is.
· To choose the healthy veggies while avoiding the use of high carb ones like potatoes, yam etc.
· Try to flavor them with herbs and spices.
· Avoid that use of excess oil. Use olive oil as much as possible.
· Toss in some high fiber cereals like oats, quinoa, bulgur wheat etc.
· Avoid the processed foods completely.
· While opting to cook rice delicacies, go in for Brown rice only and add more veggies than the rice.
· Look upon Baking, steaming, pressure cooking or stir-frying as the best cooking methods.
With these pointers in mind, try recipes like Spicy vegetable Risotto, Tomato Salsa, Raw Papaya and Cabbage Stir-fry, Oats and Vegetable Au gratin, Mexican Pita Pockets and so on.
These international recipes are sure to tantalize your taste buds without adding those extra pounds to your waist line. But just remember to enjoy them in limited portions and on occasions.
11 Apr 18
Oat and Raisin Cookies ( Healthy Heart and Low Cholesterol Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Oats are a great substitute for low-fibre maida and raisins are the least fat containing dry fruits, making these cookies healthy and tasty. Raisins also lend their sweetness to the cookies, reducing the required sugar content. These cookies can be enjoyed by people with heart related diseases in mo ....
14 Apr 18
Oats Mutter Dosa ( Fibre Rich Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
This instant dosa batter is packed with protein and fibre. Oats must be consumed daily for its high content of soluble fibre ‘beta-glucan’, a potent blood sugar and cholesterol-lowering agent. The addition of urad dal and carrots make the dosas rich in protein and vitamin a too. Prepare this instant ....
Broccoli, Spinach and Zucchini Stir- Fry by Tarla Dalal
A creative way to include nutritious veggies into your diet, the Broccoli, Spinach and Zucchini Stir-Fry is a treat for your taste buds, with a burst of colours and herby flavours. The combination of vegetables like broccoli, spinach and zucchini with other crunchy delights like cabbage and capsicum ....
18 May 18
Whole Wheat Pasta in Tomato Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Whole wheat pasta, savour this healthy Italian delicacy, which is also a rich source of protein and fibre! The Italian diet which is known for its high-calorie pasta preparations and its cheesy sauces has been converted into this "96 calorie (per serving), high fibre version". As the name suggests, ....
Oats and Vegetable Au Gratin by Tarla Dalal
Au gratin is a continental dish, traditionally made with fat-laden white sauce and cheese. Here we have made the white sauce using low-fat milk, and to your surprise, we have used fibre-rich oats for thickening it! The Oats and Vegetable Au Gratin is also chock-full of colourful veggies, which are h ....
23 Aug 11
Paneer Shavarma Wrap by Tarla Dalal
A serving of two of these wraps with a glass of golden glory frappe, is good to satiate you at dinnertime and keep you going till the next morning. This meal is full of energy, fibre and flavour.
Cabbage Rolls in Tomato Gravy by Tarla Dalal
Sumptuous and tongue-tickling, the Cabbage Rolls in Tomato Gravy is an ideal package of taste and good health. This delectable continental one-dish meal features cabbage leaves stuffed with crunchy veggies and drowned in a tangy tomato gravy. What an interesting way to top up on vitamin A and protei ....
Oatmeal and Spinach Crêpes with Ratatouille Stuffing by Tarla Dalal
Crepes are delicious thin pancakes that are popular in French
cuisine. While Crepes are usually made with maida, here we have made it heart-friendly using oats and whole wheat flour.
The Oats and Spinach Crepes with Ratatouille Filling is also loaded with veg ....
23 Nov 15
Low- Cal Mayonnaise by Tarla Dalal
Here's a low cal version of mayonnaise that will surely pacify health conscious people who always feel let down as they have to curb the intake of mayonnaise in continental dishes. This recipes reduces the calories almost to half as compared to our regular mayonnaise. Unusual ingredients like bread ....
Chinese Stir- Fried Vegetables by Tarla Dalal
Chinese Stir-Fried Vegetables, typically, Chinese cuisine uses a lot of oil in its stir-fried preparations, which makes the food unhealthy. Less oil has been used in this stir-fried preparation, which brings out the flavour of the vegetables with the Chinese flavourings. A truly guilt-free one-dish ....
Vegetable Satay by Tarla Dalal
Nothing can beat biting into a satay of succulent paneer pieces interspersed with crunchy veggies like onion and capsicum! But, it is possible to prepare these easily at home? In this innovative recipe, we have done away with the traditional technique of grilling, and prepared each Vegetable Satay o ....
Baked Stuffed Tomatoes by Tarla Dalal
A sumptuous mixture of low-fat paneer and assorted veggies is baked inside juicy tomatoes, resulting in an aesthetic yet healthy 80-calorie appetiser.Tomatoes give vitamin A, low-fat paneer gives calcium while the fibre is derived from mixed veggies. The best part is that you can prepare this nutrie ....
Cannelloni by Tarla Dalal
Cannelloni is a homemade pasta, generally prepared with plain flour and a rich garnish of cheese. Here is a healthy 207-calorie version of this tasty main course, prepared with whole wheat flour and low-calorie mozzarella cheese. The cannelloni sheets, stuffed with spinach and low-fat paneer, radiat ....
Low Calorie Apple Crumble by Tarla Dalal
Soft, sweet stewed apples and crunchy muesli – wow, they are just made for each other! This wonderful Low-Calorie Apple Crumble is made with healthy homemade muesli baked over a layer of cinnamon flavoured stewed apples. Walnuts, though a bit fatty, do more good than harm here as they are rich in om ....
Stuffed Spinach Pancakes ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy ) by Tarla Dalal
Sumptuous, tasty, low-cal... this Stuffed Spinach Pancake leaves just one word in your mind... WOW! An ideal snack for evenings, these whole wheat flour pancakes ooze out the goodness of spinach, the tanginess of tomatoes and onions, and the richness of mozzarella cheese. Despite having a chewy, che ....
23 Mar 13
Mexican Rice ( Zero Oil Dal and Chawal) by Tarla Dalal
The use of vibrant red chilli flakes, mealy kidney beans, peppy capsicum and pungent garlic make the Mexican character of this dish very clear indeed. This rice delicacy is made without oil, and using brown rice instead of white to enhance the fibre content. Moreover, lots of fibre-rich and nutritio ....
Raw Papaya and Cabbage Stir-fry by Tarla Dalal
A low calorie, low sodium stir-fry to suit the Indian palate! Grated raw papaya, shredded cabbage and thinly sliced capsicum emerge as a perfect team in this recipe, complementing each other in looks, flavour and texture. Flavoured with a traditional tempering, the lip-smacking Raw Papaya and Cabbag ....
09 Sep 16
Low- Calorie Vegetable Au Gratin by Tarla Dalal
With a little know-how, anything can be made low cal! If you never even imagined earlier that white sauce could be made low cal, and without maida, you must try this recipe as soon as possible to believe that it is indeed possible!
This is a simple dish of baked vegetables in low cal white sauce ....
Low Calorie Canneloni ( Fast Foods Made Healthy Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
A well balanced main dish with an italian flavour using low fat paneer for protein and whole wheat flour and vegetables for minerals, vitamins and fibre. This party favourite recipe is more appealing in its fat free form and i am sure you will enjoy it more.
Mexican Pita Pockets by Tarla Dalal
Soft pita breads made with whole wheat flour and filled with a spicy Mexican bean filling that will help to keep the blood sugar levels in check. Served with salad and a delicious mint dressing which add a bouquet of tantalising flavours to this dish.
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