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Senior Citizen Indian recipes
Last Updated : Jul 04,2018
Here are the most exciting Indian dishes that are easy to chew and easy to digest. We have made sure to provide fiber rich recipes which include plenty of colourful vegetables, pulses and lentils. These recipes cater to the Indian palette and will be sure to tingle your taste buds with just the right amount of spice.
Try our dal recipes like Dal Moghlai and Chola Dal Pudla which are high in protein.
Want to try some mouth watering rice recipes? Try Palak Pulao which will surely bring a smile to your face when you eat them.
Vegetables are high in fiber and antioxidants while they are low in calories. They should be consumed in large quantities especially in old age to boost your immune system.
Try our vegetable recipes like Tendli Aur Matki Subzi
and Baingan Methi ki Subzi
Basic pointers like mildly spiced foods and easy to chew, swallow and digest have also been considered while selecting the following recipes in a senior citizen’s diet.
Rice and Cucumber Pancakes by Tarla Dalal
These instant pancakes require no advance preparations. Just whip them up in time for a quick breakfast or tuck them into your child’s tiffin box. Besan and potatoes act as binding agents and ensure the pancakes are of the right texture.
Ragi Upma ( Iron Rich) by Tarla Dalal
Ragi Upma is a great breakfast option when you want to have a healthy yet easy breakfast. Red millet flour, so full of fibre and iron, makes this a super-nutritious dish. So, although the colour of this upma is not so appealing, its nutrient quotient is, making it a must-try. Make sure you serve it ....
14 Jun 18
Chaas, Buttermilk Recipe, Salted Chaas Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Ummmmm. . . No one can stop with just one glass of this tantalising version of buttermilk. Of the many spices combined thoughtfully in this refreshing drink, cumin seed powder reserves a special place.
Serve chilled chaas on hot summer afternoons and watch your family’s energy levels rise inst ....
03 Sep 18
Anjeer and Mixed Nut Barfi by Tarla Dalal
A barfi in one minute, and that too a super-healthy one? Here you go! The Anjeer and Mix Nut Barfi, as the name suggests combines iron-rich and flavourful ingredients like figs, nuts and sesame seeds. A teaspoon of ghee together with saffron and cardamom imparts a rich and magical aroma to this quic ....
31 May 18
Rajma Soup, Kidney Bean Soup Recipe by Tarla Dalal
This savoury soup meets your iron and protein requirement through the tasty rajma in a perfect way. On the other hand, the vitamin C from the tomatoes and lemon juice helps in the absorption of iron during digestion.
Accompany this soup with Chawli ....
Nachni Paneer Pancake by Tarla Dalal
Calcium is a nutrient that is required by people of all age groups, for healthy growth and maintenance of bones and teeth. Here is how you can get a tasty calcium-boost from a surprise ingredient – nachni. A millet that is not consumed frequently by most of us, nachni or ragi is one of the greatest ....
Low Calorie Green Chutney, Hari Chutney – Diabetic Friendly by Tarla Dalal
Chutneys are a favourite accompaniment for snacks as well for main meals. This low calorie chutney uses roasted chana dal (daria) instead of fat laden ingredients like coconut and peanuts. Curds and lemon jucie have been used to retain the fresh green colour of this chutney. It can be stored refrige ....
24 May 18
Quick Carrot and Capsicum Pickle by Tarla Dalal
Quick pickles like this always come in handy when your taste buds yearn for a bit of fun, but you don’t have the patience to make a traditional pickle that involves maturing, drying, etc.
Although it takes very little time to prepare, this unique pickle of carrot and capsicum has a very exhilara ....
21 Aug 18
Padvali Roti, Gujarati Thin Rotli Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Padvali Roti is a traditional Gujarati roti, which is prepared frequently during the mango season to enjoy with aam ka ras. Although these thin Guajrati rotlis are prepared using just whole wheat flour, like any other roti, the method of rolling and cooking the Padvali Roti in pairs makes them quite ....
Palak Moong Dal Soup ( Baby and Toddler) by Tarla Dalal
A mouth-watering soup that combines two different food groups – dals and leafy vegetables, this makes a really fulfilling meal for you and your child.
While your child is sure to be happy with the texture and taste of this Palak Moong Dal Soup, you will be happy about its nutrient profile, whi ....
Oats and Cabbage Roti by Tarla Dalal
Treat your heart and palate to a delectable meal of Oats and Cabbage Roti with low-fat curds, and hear a happy tick in response to it!
Scrumptious to the core, these satiating rotis are made with a unique dough of whole wheat flour, oats and cabbage perked up with sesame seeds and spice powder ....
Chola Dal Pudla by Tarla Dalal
A traditional Gujarati dish, Chola Dal Pudla is a scrumptious pancake made of a batter of soaked and ground chola dal fortified with chopped fenugreek leaves and other common flavour enhancing ingredients. You will find these succulent, crisp pancakes to be filling and tasty, even better than the qu ....
Corn Palak Pulao by Tarla Dalal
Delicious and healthy, this is a dish that will win many a young heart with its mouthwatering combination of ingredients and attractive appearance! Tried and tested, the combination of corn and spinach works in almost any recipe thanks to their complementary colours, textures and flavours. This iron ....
Tendli Aur Matki Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Chockfull of nutrients, this subzi is an easy preparation of tendli and matki in a traditional manner, with usual taste-givers like onions, green chillies, tomatoes and spice powders. What makes this Tendli aur Matki Subzi unique is the combination of tendli and sprouts, which offers calcium, protei ....
26 May 16
Palak Pulao, Palak Rice, Spinach Rice by Tarla Dalal
Simple elegance, that describes the Palak Pulao best of all. Easy and tasty, this Spinach Rice is loaded with spinach and moong dal, and derives its flavour from ingredients like onions, green chillies and tomatoes.
You will be surprised to note that this Palak Rice does not use any spices, bu ....
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 ....
Cucumber and Carrot Curd Rice by Tarla Dalal
Who can resist a bowlful of cool curd rice on a hot summer’s day? And if you suffer from acidity, then this soothing bowlful is more than tasty – it is nothing short of ambrosia for you!
When reinforced with carrots and cucumber, the curd rice gets all the more pleasing for your stomach and tast ....
12 Apr 15
Oats and Roasted Capsicum Soup by Tarla Dalal
Bright red and flavourful, this soup is ideal for diabetics. Capsicum contains vitamin A and folic acid, an antioxidant that helps to fight the free radicals that otherwise attack healthy cells and lead to complications. Oats being high in fibre helps to lower blood glucose levels. A soup of the duo ....
Makai ni Khichdi ( Corn Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Need a khichdi in a hurry? Well, this Makai ni Khichdi is perfect for such times. As it is made with crushed sweet corn kernels, cooking time is minimum, but flavour is maximum as it is enhanced thoughtfully with green chillies and a tempering of readily available ingredients. Cooking the corn kerne ....
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