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Last Updated : Apr 11,2021



एंटीऑक्सीडेंट रिच - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Antioxidant Rich Indian recipes in Hindi)
એન્ટીઑકિસડન્ટ રિચ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Antioxidant Rich Indian recipes in Gujarati)

Healthy Antioxidant Rich Indian Recipes, Antioxidant Food Sources

Healthy Antioxidant Rich Indian Recipes, Antioxidant Food Sources | Antioxidants are the substances that help in removing the potentially harmful substances called “free radicals” from our body. They prevent or stop cell damage in your body. They help in enhancing your body’s immunity.

Antioxidants are capable of promoting good health and prevent diseases too. They may help in lowering the risk for infections, heart diseases and certain forms of cancer. They can help in overcoming problems like mood disorders, eye problems, immune system problems etc.



Antioxidants have many benefits like flushing out harmful toxins from your system, boost metabolism, aids in weight loss, cleans the liver and improves kidney function, improves skin complexion and prevents wrinkles, gives you healthy nails and hair, reduces fatigue, improves your mood and so on.

Antioxidants are present in various fruits and vegetables.

12 healthy recipes with their Antioxidants

1. Vitamin A : Try spinach hummus is a quick healthy Indian style snack can be super for kids tiffins. 

Spinach Hummus with Cucumber Sticks ( Tiffin Treats)

Spinach Hummus with Cucumber Sticks ( Tiffin Treats)

2. Vitamin C : Packed with protein, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin A, iron and fibre, Orange Tabbouleh is spiked up with a lot of mediterranean flavours like olive oil, oranges and parsley.

Orange TabboulehOrange Tabbouleh

3. Vitamin E : Almonds contain a lot of healthy fats, fibre, protein, magnesium and vitamin E. It helps lower blood sugar levels, reduces blood pressure and keeps cholesterol under check. You will be pleasantly surprised to know that the Almond Bhakri is also good for weight-loss, as almonds and ghee have perfect fats that keep you full for longer.

Almond Bhakri, Gluten Free Almond Bhakri

Almond Bhakri, Gluten Free Almond Bhakri

4. Lycopene : Here’s an opportunity for vegetarians to enjoy their own creative version of Tomato Omelette! Yes, this is an Eggless Tomato Omelette for Vegetarians.

Tomato Omelette Recipe

Tomato Omelette Recipe

5. Resveratrol : This strawberry and black grape raita is super quick and easy to make and it is made with minimum of ingredients. All you need to is mix all the ingredients together and it will be ready in a blink of eye.

 Strawberry and Black Grape Raita

Strawberry and Black Grape Raita

6. Allium Sulfur Compound : Garlic Vegetable Soup is not only chunky, but also adds more fibre by way of veggies. Together, the ingredients make it a very heart-friendly concoction.

Garlic Vegetable Soup ( Healthy Heart)

Garlic Vegetable Soup ( Healthy Heart)

7. Anthocyanins : Roasted, peeled and mashed, the brinjals transform into an aromatic ingredient perfect to create this traditional Punjabi subzi - Baingan Bharta.

Baingan BhartaBaingan Bharta

8. Cryptoxanthins Indian style avocado salad is an antioxidant boost for people of all ages. It has an interesting combination of textures blended with a slightly sweet and tangy dressing. Learn how to make tasty avocado salad.

Avocado SaladAvocado Salad

9. Flavonoids : With its fruit flavour and the crunch of roasted sunflower seeds, the Apple Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Almond Milk will be enjoyed by all.

Apple Steel Cut Oatmeal with Almond Milk, Healthy Vegan BreakfastApple Steel Cut Oatmeal with Almond Milk, Healthy Vegan Breakfast

10. Indoles : An exciting alternative to the common kachumbers of cucumber, carrot, etc., the Cabbage Kachumber is a refreshing accompaniment that features shredded cabbage tempered like a traditional kachumber and perked up with lemon juice too.

Cabbage Kachumber

Cabbage Kachumber

11. LignansBarley khichdi is easy to make a one pot dinner and a one dish meal. Lazy day? This is my go-to dish. Lunch, supper or dinner; if you want a simple meal in a hurry, look no further than a barley khichdi. This is the homeliest meal after a tiring day. 

Barley Khichdi

Barley Khichdi

12. Lutein : Methi Oats Roti are sumptuous rotis are made with a fibre-rich dough of whole wheat flour and quick rolled oats perked up with iron-rich fenugreek leaves. You can use any other greens of your choice too. 

Methi Oats Roti

Methi Oats Roti

12 Antioxidants with their food sources.

  Antioxidants Food Sources
1. Vitamin A Carrots, Spinach (Palak), Broccoli, Sweet Potato, Papaya, Apricot, Pumpkin, Melon, Mango etc.
2. Vitamin C 1. Oranges, 2. Strawberry, 3. Guava, 4. Pineapple, 5. Apple, 6. Broccoli, 7. Cabbage, 8. Lettuce etc.
3. Vitamin E Almonds, Sunflower Seeds, Broccoli, Pumpkin, Kiwis, Mango, Avocado, Butternut Squash, Peanuts, Spinach (Palak)
4. Lycopene Tomato, Watermelons, Pink Guava, Pink Grapefruit, Purple Cabbage (Red Cabbage), Red Bell Pepper (Red Capsicum) etc
5. Resveratrol

Black Grapes, Peanuts, Pistachios, Grapes, red and white wine, Blueberries, Cranberries, and even cocoa and dark chocolate. Try resveratrol rich Antioxidant Boost

6. Allium Sulfur Compounds Leeks, onions, garlic.
7. Anthocyanins Eggplant, grapes, berries like Strawberry, Raspberry, Blueberry.
8. Cryptoxanthins 1. Avocado, 2. Mango, 3. Orange, 4. Papaya, 5. Peach, 6. Pumpkin, 7. Red capsicum, 8. Watermelon
9. Flavonoids Black tea, green tea, red wine, onion, Apple, citrus fruits like oranges, lemons, Grapefruit, lime etc.
10. Indoles Cruciferous vegetables such as Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower
11. Lignans Sesame Seeds, bran, cereals like wheat, oats and Barley, vegetables like cabbage and Broccoli.
12. Lutein Corn, dark green leafy vegetables such as Spinach (Palak), Fenugreek leaves.

It is best to cut and chop the fruits and vegetables for recipes as close to the serving or cooking time as some antioxidants are lost on exposure to air.


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Recipe# 41074
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Recipe# 42466
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Recipe# 32903
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Recipe# 42346
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Recipe# 22168
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Recipe# 22324
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Recipe# 3885
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 by Tarla Dalal
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Apple and Oats Milkshake
Recipe# 1328
31 Mar 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Barley and Moong Dal Khichdi
Recipe# 40115
30 Mar 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Kand Stir Fry, Purple Yam Stir Fry
Recipe# 213
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by Tarla Dalal
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Recipe# 4622
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Recipe# 33249
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Recipe# 33968
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Recipe# 32986
23 Mar 21

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by Tarla Dalal
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Recipe# 4215
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Carrot Onion Soup
Recipe# 22228
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Recipe# 7440
19 Mar 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Spinach Dosa
Recipe# 41017
29 Mar 21

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Broccoli and Zucchini in Red Capsicum Gravy
Recipe# 39679
17 Mar 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Recipe# 41165
04 Mar 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Recipe# 38986
27 Feb 21

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by Tarla Dalal
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Grapefruit and Green Apple Salad
Recipe# 40444
15 Mar 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Juicy pink grapefruit and crunchy green apple are a pretty sight to behold, more so when speckled with chopped walnuts. Their flavours too complement each other beautifully, making this a salad you will really enjoy snacking on. The best part is that this tasty combo is also rich in fibre, which hel ....
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Recipe# 38633
24 Feb 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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