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Vitamin C Rich recipes


Last Updated : May 28,2019



विटामिन C युक्त आहार - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Vitamin C Rich recipes in Hindi)
વિટામિન સી યુક્ત આહાર - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Vitamin C Rich recipes in Gujarati)

Vitamin C Rich Recipes, Meals High in Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as Ascorbic Acid, is dominant in fresh fruits and vegetables. It is a water-soluble vitamin which has a prominent role in our body. Being water soluble, the excess amounts of this vitamin leaves our body by way of urine. Hence a constant supply of Vitamin C through diet is very crucial. We show you meals high in Vitamic C. 

The most important function of Vitamin C is its immune fighting effect. It forms an important defense against cold and cough. As a powerful antioxidant, it can neutralize the harmful effects of free radicals formed in our body due to stress and pollution, which play a role in ageing, heart diseases and cancer.

Meals high in Vitamin C are also needed for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body. It forms an important protein used to make skin, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels. It helps to heal wounds and form scar tissue as well as repair and maintain cartilage, bones, and teeth. Bleeding gums is one of the symptom of vitamin C deficiency. Lastly, vitamin C is also important in the absorption of iron.

5 Reasons to have Vitamin C

  5 Reasons to have Vitamin C
1. Defence against cough and colds.
2. Powerful Antioxidant.
3. Growth and repair to tissues.
4. Heals wounds.
5. Important for absorption of Iron.

 

5 Reasons to have Vitamin C

Vitamin C Rich Foods

Citrus fruits like Orange, Sweet Lime, Guava, Pineapple, lemon, blue berry, raspberry, strawberry etc. and Veggies like Capsicum, Broccoli, cabbage and a few greens are a rich source of Vitamin C and form an important part of having recipes high in Vitamic C . In this section you will learn about cooking with this vitamin C rich ingredients.

Vitamin C  is also a volatile nutrient so a part of it is lost on exposure to air. Hence to benefit the maximum from this nutrient, these fruits and veggies are best cut and chopped just before use and these dishes are should be served immediately. Cooking also leads to loss of Vitamin C. Hence salads, cold soups and juices are the best way to get this vitamin.

Broccoli and Pear Juice, Orange and Mint Juice, Peach Yogurt Smoothie, Cabbage Carrot and Lettuce Salad and Zucchini, Bell Pepper and Sprouted Moong Salad are a few recipes that form a part of vitamin C recipes here. Go ahead and try these simple recipes to make up for your daily.

Vitamin C Recommended Daily Allowance

Group RDA for Vitamin C
Men 40 mg / day
Women 40 mg / day
Pregnancy 40 mg / day
Lactation 80 mg /day
Kids less than 1 year 25 mg / day

If you like this article on High Vitamin C Recipes, then you will enjoy the below articles on Vitamin C rich recipes.

1. Vitamin C Rich Juices

2. Vitamin C Rich Salads

3. Vitamin C Rich Smoothies and Milkshakes


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Broccoli and Pear Juice
Recipe# 33464
01 Jan 1900

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
In today’s hectic lifestyle, stress is one thing that haunts most people. Worries about office, about kids, family, finance, and what not cloud our minds, while lack of routine, exercise and relaxation stress out the body. A proper blend of diet, exercise and lifestyle changes is needed to beat stre ....
Orange Banana Smoothie ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )
Recipe# 33465
01 Jan 1900

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Orange banana smoothie, this yummy smoothie is just apt to pacify your mood swings. Banana imparts the required sweetness and ensure the curd is fresh because sour curds will call for more sugar.
Papaya Pineapple Juice
Recipe# 5623
16 Jun 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
You would never have imagined that there is such a tasty way to staying young! Well, this delectable Papaya and Pineapple Juice gives you ample vitamins like C and A, which keeps your skin glowing, eyes sharp and immune system going strong. This is also a very wise combination of fruits ....
Strawberry Juice, Fresh Strawberry Juice Recipe
Recipe# 5631
16 Jun 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Young ones love the lively scent, bright colour and peppy flavour of strawberry. Well, so do adults! And this ageless appeal of the fruit fortunately helps you ward off aging too. Anybody will fall head over heel in love with this Strawberry Juice, which you will agree is one of the tastiest way to ....
Sweet Lime, Pomegranate and Apple Juice
Recipe# 41014
11 Nov 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Fruits are one of the best snacks to munch on, when you are pregnant. They are crunchy, juicy and refreshing. But on days when you feel exhausted and do not even feel like munching on a bowlful of fruits, turn to this Sweet Lime, Pomegranate and Apple Juice to top up on essential nutrients, even tho ....
Red Capsicum and Walnut Dip, Lebanese Dip
Recipe# 22578
21 Jan 10

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Red Capsicum and Walnut Dip is a delight to put on the table, because of its vibrant colour, mind-blowing flavour and exquisite texture. Red capsicum adds spicy notes to this tasty dip, while walnut improves the texture and gives an exotic flavour too. Bread crumbs are added to stabilise the dip ....
Melon Refresher
Recipe# 35087
18 Oct 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
It is very important to keep your body hydrated as it makes you look and feel really good. You will enjoy the energetic feeling, the supple skin and glow on your face! And staying hydrated can also be fun with fruity recipes like this. The Melon Refresher makes use of the right combination of fr ....
Garlicky Cabbage and Spinach Salad
Recipe# 40486
11 Jan 11

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by Tarla Dalal
A combination of red and regular cabbages gives this Garlicky Cabbage and Spinach Salad an appealing countenance with contrasting colours, which is further accentuated by shredded spinach. Grated carrot adds a mild sweetness to this salad, while walnuts impart a salty nuttiness that you are sure to ....
Mixed Vegetables in Palak Methi Gravy
Recipe# 41217
13 Jun 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A mouth-watering treat of mixed vegetables drowned in an awesome gravy of spinach and fenugreek leaves, flavoured simply with green chilli paste. The addition of methi to the spinach base is what makes this recipe so interesting, because it lends a unique, pleasantly-bitter flavour to it. Mi ....
Green Tomato Salsa, Diabetic Friendly
Recipe# 3518
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Green tomatoes are blended with spring onions and garlic to provide the necessary flavours to make this healthy dip that is sure to be a hit when you're entertaining. The addition of coriander adds further to its taste while providing
Lettuce, Bean Sprouts and Broccoli Salad
Recipe# 3533
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Earthy broccoli florets, iceberg lettuce and crispy celery stalks in combination with bean sprouts provide a wonderful array of flavours to delight the palate and also provide a wealth of nutrients. The puréed melon adds volume to the dressing making it creamier and of a coating consistency to flavo ....
Calci Mix in A Glass, Calcium Rich Carrot Spinach and Tomato Juice
Recipe# 6230
11 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Wave goodbye to your worries of weak bones and tooth decay with this “calcium in a glass”! Overflowing with instantly available essential nutrients, Calcium Rich Carrot Spinach and Tomato Juice provides power, energy and stamina - just in a glass. The high vitamin C content of this juice furt ....
Iron Relish, Spinach Orange and Beetroot Juice
Recipe# 6219
11 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Iron being needed to make blood and deliver oxygen to the cells, its deficiency results in lethargy and slowed mental function. This juice is apt to keep anaemia at bay. It has the goodness of spinach, beetroot, apple and orange. Spinach acts as iron builder whereas apples and beetroot impart lit ....
Lemony Lettuce Drink, Lemony Lettuce and Apple Juice
Recipe# 6204
11 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Lettuce is not just a salad food! Combined with lemon, this delightful juice is just the thing to revive you from that sinking feeling! Try this unusual combination of fruits and vegetables for some real health power with a vitamin C and calcium boost in a glass. There are many types of lettuce ....
Minty Morning, Orange and Mint Juice
Recipe# 6205
11 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This Orange and Mint Juice is a variation of the most popular breakfast juice of all time, the orange juice. It is sure to appeal to everyone's taste buds as well as health. Oranges boost overall resistance due to their high vitamin C content and also stimulate the salivary glands thus aiding ....
Spinach Beetroot and Pear Juice
Recipe# 38863
11 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A peppy juice to add josh to your day! This unique combination of fruits and veggies will not fail to please your palate. This tasty Spinach Beetroot and Pear Juice helps to boost your iron levels early in the morning, thereby keeping your concentration high all through the day. The combin ....
Spinach Spectacular, Spinach Apple and Pineapple Juice
Recipe# 6203
11 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Popeye munched on spinach for strength, you can do just that… or drink a glassful of this Spinach, Apple and Pineapple Juice to keep you going full force all day! Pineapple is the source of carbohydrate here to provide energy. Taken in the mid-afternoon, it will give you a mentally and physicall ....
Strawberry Pineapple Orange Juice
Recipe# 40851
11 Jan 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Fruity flavours, especially tangy ones, always succeed in refreshing us even when we are too tired and restless. This citrusy juice is one such peppy treat, which you will love. There is a fabulous synergy between the three fruits, resulting in a really memorable juice with the sweet scent of strawb ....
Char Grilled Aubergine and Sweet Peppers Salad
Recipe# 36285
09 Mar 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Char grilled aubergine and sweet peppers are tossed with celery, walnut, parsley and olive oil dressing.
Gobi Kasuri, How To Make Gobi Kasuri Recipe
Recipe# 30889
17 Jul 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A dish that's truly remarkable and a must try for all lovers of Punjabi food. Using Kasuri methi instead of the regularly used fresh methi gives this dish its unique flavour. The bitter taste of the kasuri methi is reduced when it is soaked in water. Methi p ....
Cabbage Thoren
Recipe# 38907
23 Sep 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A signature kerala dish…super easy to make, good to look at, nutritious and delicious are some things going in favour of this dish. Loaded with coconut, usually, here we have used only 2 tbsp and yet maintained the taste.
Carrot, Tomato and Beetroot Juice
Recipe# 39018
26 Nov 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This low-calorie combination of easily available carrot, tomato and beetroot provides large doses of fibre and vitamin a, and is a perfect way to kick start the day! the lovely colour makes it especially appealing to kids.
Muskmelon and Mint Juice
Recipe# 39017
26 Nov 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Vitamin a-rich muskmelon and mint leaves combine beautifully in this wholesome juice. High levels of antioxidants and immunity-boosting elements make it ideal for kids and adults alike.
Strawberry Honey Milkshake
Recipe# 39024
26 Nov 13

  This recipe has an associated video
 
by Tarla Dalal
When strawberries are in season, they make a superb addition to breakfast in a variety of ways. Whip up a strawberry milkshake and add curds and honey for sweetness and body.
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