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Low Calorie Subzis recipes
Last Updated : Aug 06,2018
The chief and foremost use of veggies is always creating a new subzi.
However while making healthy subzis, in this section we have avoided the use of..
• High carb veggies like potatoes, sweet potatoes, yam and purple yam.
• Excessive amounts of oil / ghee.
• Given up on fresh cream completely.
Instead we have focused on….
• Using a variety of greens.
• Formulating quick recipes.
• Using a different combination of masalas and spices in each recipe.
• Using a non-stick pan to limit the use of fat.
The result of the above research is recipes like Green Peas Curry, Gajar Fansi, Marinated Paneer and Capsicum Subzi, Low Calorie Nawabi Curry, Soya Methi Masala and so on…
Do not miss out on trying from this list of low cal subzis while aiming to add some fiber to lose weight.
Masala Karela by Tarla Dalal
You will be amazed by how effectively grated cauliflower masks the bitterness of karela, making it a delicacy that even kids would not mind eating. Perked up with onion, coriander and spice powders, Masala Karela is a treat to the taste buds, and a wonder food for your body too, as karela contains a ....
Dahi Bhindi ki Subji by Tarla Dalal
Here's a great way to enjoy a Rajasthani delicacy that is simply sumptuous and low in calories. Choose young and tender bhindis for this recipe that will cook quickly. Above all, the rich and fascinating aroma is so tempting that you won't feel that you're eating low calorie food.
Dahi Chane ki Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Curds are a very good source of calcium and are also very easy to digest. Pulses along with curds improve the protein and calcium content of this recipe. Fibre and iron are also well represented. Your energy requirements are high during the second trimester and this recipe provides sufficient energy ....
Carrot Methi Subzi ( Vitamin A and Vitamin C Rich Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
Carrots are one of the richest sources of carotenoids after fruits like mangoes and papaya. Fenugreek too is high in antioxidants, vitamin a and c. A great recipe that boosts immunity, eat this often for a stronger you. Tastes delicious when served hot with phulkas and curd.
Bharwa Lauki by Tarla Dalal
Scooped containers of boiled bottle gourd are packed with a flavourful, soft paneer stuffing, and topped with tangy tomato gravy. Known for its good health quotient, bottle gourd becomes all the more desirable in this Bharwa Lauki recipe, as it combines tastefully with protein-packed paneer and Vita ....
17 Jul 18
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.
Kadhai Tofu by Tarla Dalal
The very prefix of "kadai" is a qualifier for a recipe. . . You can be almost sure you are in for a rich, scrumptious feast! this special dish, which is a low cal variation of the original recipe, is just as tasty as the high calorie original version. Sliced capsicum make the dish look rather "prett ....
Pumpkin Dry Vegetable 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 ....
31 May 18
Paneer Palak Koftas in Makhani Gravy by Tarla Dalal
Low-cal Paneer Palak Kofta in Makhani Gravy, anyone? The weight-watcher is usually terrified of words like paneer and makhani, but here is a low-cal version of this popular North Indian dish specially formulated to please food lovers without adding to their waistline. The innovative twist here is th ....
Gavarfali ki Sukhi Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Gavarfali ki Sukhi Subzi is a lip-smacking dry subzi that combines beautifully with phulkas fresh off the tava! The benefits of fibre-rich cluster beans are enhanced by the introduction of flavour-imparting garlic, which also keeps blood sugar and cholesterol levels under control.
French Bean and Chana Dal Stir-fry by Tarla Dalal
A typical South Indian way of preparing French beans, perked up with soaked chana dal and flavoured with a traditional tempering. The chana dal helps provide crunch and volume to the stir-fry, as a low glycemic index alternative to other supplementary ingredients like coconut. While most vegetables ....
23 Nov 15
Nawabi Curry ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking ) by Tarla Dalal
Nawabi Curry, get set to be transported to the land of the Nawabs with this amazing Nawabi curry. Although this has been converted it into a low-cal version by cooking it in just 2 tsp of oil, which is quite unlike the original, the authentic taste has been retained by using an array of carefully se ....
Ringna Vatana by Tarla Dalal
Marinated brinjals combine with green peas to make an interesting subzi! Ringna Vatana makes use of both a spice powder mix and a onion-coriander paste, to make the dish double peppy! Remember to use large brinjals to make this subzi, and cut them into slightly big pieces so they will not become mus ....
Green Peas Masala Curry ( Quick Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Green Peas Curry is a delightful accompaniment that can be made in a jiffy using frozen peas, readily available spice powders.
The use of plain flour gives a thick consistency to the curry without having to simmer the gravy for too long. While the flavours of tomato and onion are definitely noti ....
Usal ( Healthy Subzi) by Tarla Dalal
A traditional Maharashtrian preparation made healthier using an assortment of sprouted pulses. Sprouting not only increases the protein content but also makes the dish easier to digest and richer in calcium. While some methods of preparation use kokum, we have used tomatoes for tang so that it can b ....
Bhindi Masala by Tarla Dalal
Bhindi Masala always brings to mind a yummy dish, literally floating in oil! Free yourself from the calorie scare with this innovative zero-oil recipe for Bhindi Masala.
Despite not having any oil, your favourite dish is as tasty as ever, as the bhindi is stuffed with a mouth-watering mixture of ....
20 Aug 11
Turai Onion Vegetable by Tarla Dalal
Turai, a vegetable that is low in calories and carbohydrate, is combined with onion and flavoured with ginger and garlic to make a simple dish ideal for those of us who like simple flavours. Though the recipe says to use peeled turai feel free to use them unpeeled to take advantage of the fibre cont ....
Marinated Paneer and Capsicum Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Marinating paneer always makes it more appealing because it imbibes a wide spectrum of flavours. This semi-dry subzi prepared with marinated paneer and capsicum is rich with the aroma of cumin and carom seeds, further energized by the addition of tangy fresh tomato pulp. Enjoy the Marinated Paneer a ....
Grated Cauliflower with Peas 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 ....
Tameta Muthia Nu Shaak by Tarla Dalal
A traditional treat from the kitchens of Gujarati
, the Tameta Muthia nu Shaak will amaze you with its fenugreek flavoured muthias in a tangy tomato base.
While the original recipe calls for oodles of oil, we have managed to recreate the same magic without a ....
Khatta Gobhi by Tarla Dalal
Cauliflower is an all-time favourite vegetable, but mostly deep-fried or sautéed in oodles of oil. As a healthy change from these formats, try this delicious Khatta Gobhi, a preparation of cauliflower in a sour curd-based gravy.
Not only is this recipe oil-free and low-cal, it is also excessivel ....
Rajasthani Style Kaddu Aur Soya ki Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Every province has its traditional style of cooking their favourite vegetables. Here, we have chosen a popular Rajasthani subzi usually made using potatoes and pumpkin, and smartly replaced starchy potatoes with multi-nutrient soya chunks instead. In all other ways, the Rajasthani Style Kaddu aur So ....
17 Nov 10
Subz Makhani by Tarla Dalal
Does the name ‘makhani’ remind you of a butter-laden delicacy? well, this version tastes almost the same, but not as sinful as the original, thanks to the use of low-fat milk. The subz makhani features an exciting melange of veggies and spices, which make it a luxurious yet healthy accompaniment to ....
13 Jun 11
Mushroom and Green Peas Curry by Tarla Dalal
Very popular with my grandchildren, this curry is best relished with steaming hot phulkas
.Both mushrooms and green peas are a storehouse of nutrients like fibre, zinc, potassium, folic acid etc.
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