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Senior Citizen Vegetable recipes
Last Updated : Mar 03,2018
Vegetables are low in calories as well as high in fiber therefore they are a boon to the elderly who are trying to loose weight. They are also rich in antioxidants like Vitamin C and Vitamin A that help keep your immune system healthy. Here are some additional benefits of including these power packed foods in your diet.
Benefits of including vegetables in your diet
1) They are naturally low in fat as well as calories. Therefore they can be consumed readily without hesitation.
2) They are important sources of nutrients like Vitamin C, fiber, Vitamin A, and potassium. Be sure not to cook the vegetables for long as this destroys the Vitamin C content.
3) Vegetables provide a healthy dose of potassium which is responsible for maintaining normal blood pressure levels. Vegetables like potato, sweet potato, tomatoes, beetroot, spinach provide ample of potassium.
4) Dietary fiber present in vegetables helps reduce cholesterol levels and may lower the risk of heart disease. Fiber is mainly important to regulate bowel movements and to prevent constipation, and diverticulosis. It also provides a feeling of fullness while consuming less calories.
5) Vitamin A in vegetable helps maintain vision and keeps skin and immune system healthy. Example pumpkin, carrot, spinach, etc. Try Carrot Methi Subzi
We have made sure to list down subzis that are cooked using minimal fat and that are not prepared using starchy vegetables like potatoes, sweet potatoes and yam. These can be prepared using ingredients easily available in the market.
Try our fantastic vegetable recipes that are low in calories and will provide satiety like Cabbage and Cucumber Dry Sabzi
05 Apr 18
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.
05 Jun 13
Paneer, Corn and Capsicum Subzi by Tarla Dalal
While you would surely have tried the common combo of paneer and green peas, here is a mind-blowing preparation of paneer with sweet corn, perked up with crisp capsicum, green chillies, ginger and spices. One exciting aspect of Paneer Makai is that sweet corn is used both in whole and puree form, so ....
20 Mar 17
Cabbage and Cucumber Dry Sabzi by Tarla Dalal
It is common to find cabbage and cucumber featuring together in a salad, but have you seen them together in a subzi? Well, this is an amazing find, really.
Try this all-new subzi that brings together cabbage and cucumber with green chilli paste and a traditional tempering. The Cabbage and Cucumb ....
12 Apr 15
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 ....
23 Sep 13
Subzi Ka Korma by Tarla Dalal
Subzi ka korma is a mildly-flavoured dry preparation of mixed vegetables. While you can go with any vegetables for this, i have chosen common vegetables so that the korma can comfortably accompany even rich rotis or puris.
04 May 18
Mixed Sprouts and Palak Subzi by Tarla Dalal
The very sight of assorted sprouts is appetizing. Of different sizes, shapes and colours, the sprouted beans tempt you to grab a spoon without any delay!
In this mouth-watering recipe, the sprouts are combined with spinach, onions and tomatoes, and jazzily flavoured with pav bhaji masala. Even w ....
30 Oct 15
Baby Corn and Paneer Subzi by Tarla Dalal
When your tongue yearns for something peppy and tangy, but you do not have much time to prepare an elaborate treat, the Baby Corn and Paneer Subzi is just what you need!
With crunchy capsicums and spring onions for company, fresh baby corn and succulent paneer transform into a true delicacy.
23 Sep 13
Vegetables in Tomato Gravy by Tarla Dalal
The highlight of this recipe, as the name suggests, is the abundant use of tomatoes. Moreover, a varied bunch of veggies are used – ranging from ladies finger and drumsticks to french beans and potatoes. You can try other combinations depending on what vegetables you have in stock. The gram flour pl ....
23 Mar 14
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 ....
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 ....
23 Mar 14
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 ....
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