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Last Updated : Nov 13,2018

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Low Calorie Quick Recipes

low calorie quick recipes. 'Quick cooking' is a buzz word which draws attention of every women, especially if you are working and don’t have much will power to wear your apron and get into the kitchen. Even homemakers will agree that recipes that can be whipped up in a jiffy always are on top of their cooking list. This section is all about cooking healthy for weight loss in minutes.

Low Calorie Quick Recipes, Lunch Recipes

Dahi Bhindi ki Subji
Dahi Bhindi ki Subji

Fruit and Lettuce Salad is a healthy salad that you can make when you don’t have enough time to cook. It is quite filling and will keep you satiated till snacks time. Even though it’s low in calories but it is high in other nutrients and antioxidants. Try your hands on this Matki Subzi a Gujarati recipe that is much loved by all. It is extremely easy to make and is loaded with protein, thiamine, iron and magnesium. Craving for pulao but do not know the art of cooking low calorie recipes? Here we bring you lip smacking low calorie Cabbage Pulao recipe made using brown rice. Being rich in fibre it is good for your tummy and also helps to lower your cholesterol levels.

Low Calorie Quick Recipes, Snack Recipes

Vegetable Oats PancakeVegetable Oats Pancake

On a weight loss diet and feeling hungry but have no time to prepare snacks? Here we bring you quick snacks recipes to satisfy your hunger pangs and refrain you from eating junk. Green Peas Panki is an easy to make quick recipe that can be enjoyed by kids as well as adults for snacks, have it with a low cal healthy chutney. Karela Tikkis is made up of karela with carrot and low-fat paneer to make it surprisingly delicious. Karela contains 'gurmarin', a polypeptide that works like insulin in our body and helps to regulate blood sugar levels. Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki is an amazingly tasty recipe with good protein and fibre elegantly flavoured with mint leaves. The combination of chana dal with curds gives it a nice peppy flavour when combined with Indian spices.

While some of the recipes may demand pre-planning like soaking or pressure cooking, but once you have noted that down you can actually bring a healthy low cal meals at dinner table without much delay. Explore our other categories for low calorie recipes.

Low Calorie, Weight Loss Basic Recipes

Low Calorie Chutneys

Low Calorie Dals, Kadhis

Low Calorie Dinner

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Nutritious Thalipeeth
Recipe# 7457

 by Tarla Dalal
Neither a roti nor a dosa, the Maharashtrian thalipeeth is a wonderful snack that must be savoured to be understood! This Nutritious Thalipeeth is made of a combination of flours, vegetables and spice powders, which together make it a rich source of iron, fibre and folic acid. Sumptuous and filling, ....
Bean Sprouts and Capsicum Salad
Recipe# 4609
14 Nov 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Calcium laden fresh bean sprouts in a spicy dressing. Bean sprouts and capsicum together also lend enough vitamin c to this salad which aids in enhancing calcium absorption.
Anti Cholesterol Shake
Recipe# 6222
11 Jan 12

 by Tarla Dalal
A combination of orange, papaya and banana blended together to make a filling drink that beats cholesterol! This unusual combination of fruits is rich in potassium, vitamin C and fibre. Banana is an excellent source of potassium, the deficiency of which is associated with the change in the normal ....
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
Recipe# 38028
05 Nov 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Diabetic-friendly ingredients like chana dal and cabbage, flavoured elegantly with mint leaves and cumin seeds powder, make brilliant tikkis! The crispness of the Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki brought about by the interplay of chana dal and curds is indeed remarkable, but must be had fresh off the tav ....
Vegetable Oats Pancake
Recipe# 38992
04 Sep 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Oats can be used to make more than just porridge! mix them with carrots and spinach to prepare these colourful, low calorie pancakes that are as nutritious as well as innovative. Oats are rich in the beta-glucan enzyme which helps to lower blood cholesterol and glucose levels, while carrots and spin ....
Karela Tikkis, Bitter Gourd Tikki Recipe
Recipe# 22273
10 Aug 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Though unpleasantly bitter, karela tops the list of diabetes-friendly foods. It contains 'gurmarin', a polypeptide that works like insulin in our body and helps to regulate blood sugar levels. Combine karela with carrot and low-fat paneer to make these surprisingly delicious tikkis. Serve with ....
Dal Pandoli
Recipe# 22264
02 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Pandoli is a Gujarati snack cooked in a unique style using a double boiler. Chola dal reinforces this recipe with nutrients like protein , calcium ,
Dahi Bhindi ki Subji
Recipe# 3568
26 Jun 18

 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.
Baked Puri ( Baked Papadi)
Recipe# 1429
05 May 18

by Tarla Dalal
Puris and Papadis... yumm, the very words remind one of a delectable spread of chaats! Indeed, these versatile crispies are the base of many an interesting snack, including sev puri. What if it were possible to make low-cal puris (papadis), so you can relish your favourite chaats more frequently? Ba ....
Broccoli, Spinach and Zucchini Stir- Fry
Recipe# 7451
12 Apr 15

 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 ....
Mixed Sprouts Beetroot Healthy Lunch Veg Salad
Recipe# 42188
26 Mar 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Get ready to lose yourself in a symphony of flavours and textures! The Mixed Sprouts Beetroot Healthy Lunch Veg Salad is like a meal in a bowl, with a perfect blend of nutritious and tasty ingredients – from sprouts and kabuli chana to juicy tomatoes and crunchy lettuce, not to forget sweet beets an ....
Cabbage Pulao
Recipe# 5585

 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a tasty rice delicacy, which we put together especially for those who love south Indian food. The Cabbage Pulao is tempered with the traditional South Indian combination of mustard seeds and urad dal, along wi ....
Grilled Pumpkin Recipe
Recipe# 42190
14 Oct 17

 by Tarla Dalal
An easy recipe of grilled red pumpkin, flavoured appetizingly with dried herbs, this serves as a quick snack for weight-watchers and for anybody else, because it tastes so awesome! The best part is that it is very easy and quick, with minimal ingredients, so you can conjure it up in a jiffy when ....
Roasted Pumpkin and Garlic, Accompaniment
Recipe# 42175
13 Oct 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Accompaniments have the power to make or break a meal. Even a simple meal can sometimes appear exotic and grand if coupled with the right accompaniments ! Roasted Pumpkin and Garlic has the ability to work such magic on your meal ....
Jhatpat Waffle (100 Calorie Snacks)
Recipe# 32594
21 Jan 09

 by Tarla Dalal
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 2 pieces i’ve given the humble idli-dosa batter a twist. Carrots, coriander and green chillies add oodles of flavour and fibre, making this the yummiest waffle ever!
Spinach and Paneer Dip
Recipe# 22291
16 Mar 16

 by Tarla Dalal
Light and tasty, the Spinach and Paneer Dip has a perfect medley of textures and flavours. Creamy spinach, crumbly paneer and crunchy onions, delicately flavoured with herbs and lemon juice, this diabetic -friendly dip is quite a treat to the pala ....
Moong Dal and Spinach Idli
Recipe# 38991
26 Oct 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Eliminating rice reduces the calorie count of these spinach idlis, making them suitable for diabetics as well. The same moong dal batter can also be used to make healthy pankis and pancakes.
Fruity Phirni
Recipe# 8696
16 May 08

 by Tarla Dalal
A variation of rice phirni. Poha is a rich source of iron. Adding fruits provides nutrients as well fibre to your diet and makes the phirni colourful and interesting.
Flax Seeds with Curd and Honey, Good For Weight Loss and Fitness
Recipe# 41113
24 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Many of us are aware of the health benefits of flax seeds, but are at a loss how to include it in our diet. This wonder seed is a treasure trove of omega-3 fatty acids, which help stabilise cell walls and reduce inflammation. Flax also has a unique blend of soluble fibre that binds with food to opti ....
Matki Sabzi, Guajarati Dry Matki Subzi
Recipe# 41565
18 Mar 17

 by Tarla Dalal
A homely and satiating subzi that is much-loved by the Gujaratis, the Matki Subzi is a dry preparation that is usually served with kadhi . It is extremely easy to make and uses very simple, common ingredients like mustard seeds, asafoetida, turmeric po ....
Healthy Sheera ( Weigth Loss After Pregnancy )
Recipe# 33053
20 Aug 09

 by Tarla Dalal
Healthy sheera is loaded with nutrients - whole wheat flour, nachani and soya are three flours that are protein rich, while almonds and jaggery add iron. Since i have used only 2 tsp ghee, it is definitely guilt-free. Remember to use a non-stick pan to avoid sticking.
Mint and Onion Chutney
Recipe# 22301
17 Mar 16

 by Tarla Dalal
Onions impart sweetness while lemon juice perks up the flavour of this piquant chutney. Mint and coriander provide vitamin A and C, making this an ideal accompaniment for your favourite snacks like Buckwheat Pancakes ,
Hawaiian Fruit Bowl with Vanilla Cream
Recipe# 5301
17 Nov 10

 by Tarla Dalal
Fibre-rich fresh fruits get an exotic twist in this tropical fruit bowl topped with low fat, low cholesterol vanilla cream.
Green Peas and Mint Pulao
Recipe# 5295

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by Tarla Dalal
A thoughtful blend of minimal but well-matched ingredients like mint, peas and brown rice together with flavour boosters like green chillies, onions and garlic, results in a delectable Green Peas and Mint Pulao that throws you into a tizzy. Brown rice and green peas are rich in fibre, which binds an ....
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