Healthy Heart Veg Accompaniments, Side Dishes
Trying to follow a heart-friendly diet, but always thinking about chatpati, chutneys, creamy sauces and dips? Why only think? Why not relish it right away? We are not joking! Following a heart-y diet does not mean compromising on taste. With a few healthy twists, you can still enjoy your favourite accompaniments. Here is a tongue-tickling selection of chutneys, dips and sauces.
Healthy Heart Veg Accompaniments, Chutneys
Coriander Green Garlic Chutney
Tasty accompaniment for rotis include Carrot Garlic Chutney, where garlic is a functional food which helps in reducing cholesterol levels and raised blood pressure. Mint and Onion Chutney, made using natural ingredients that help to protect your heart as mint and coriander provide vitamin C and vitamin A which are potent antioxidants. A healthier low fat version of garlic chutney is Fresh Garlic Chutney to pep up your healthy snacks and decrease blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Healthy Heart Veg Accompaniments, Raita
Mixed Veggie Raita
Raitas are an irreplaceable part of Indian meals. And can be made healthy by avoiding ingredients like boondi and fatty seasonings. One can replace full fat curds with low fat curds to support heart health. Lauki Phudina Raita is a tasty heart friendly recipe that will be loved by all age-groups. Carrot and Beetroot Raita is a great way to add antioxidants to your diet which protect the heart. You can also add some omega-3 fats to your accompaniment like Flaxseed Raita which helps to build immunity and protect heart health.
Healthy Heart Veg Accompaniments, Dips and Spread
Spinach and Paneer Dip
Garlicky Hummus is an amazing Mediterranean dip which also adds some amount of protein to your meal due to the presence of kabuli chana and curds. Try your hands on Parsley Yogurt Spread to make healthy toasts or spread it over a whole grain paratha for your children. A unique way to add colorful vegetables to your diet is by putting them into spreads and dip like we have made this delicious Chunky Vegetable Spread a spread loaded with healthy vegetables like carrot, capsicum and cucumber.
healthy heart salad accompaniment
onion salad recipe. The best part is that all the ingredients come with a ‘nutrition inside’ tag! Onions are rich in manganese, which offers protection against cold and flu. The sulphur compounds in onion help reduce blood cholesterol levels and prevent clots in the arteries, thereby making this a very heart-friendly dish. It also has allium, which increases the body’s power to fight cancer cells.
Enjoy making a range of heart healthy accompaniments from our section below…
Healthy Heart Breakfast (25 recipes)
Healthy Heart Dals & Kadhis (31 recipes)
Healthy Heart Desserts (17 recipes)
Healthy Heart Drinks Beverages (19 recipes)
Healthy Heart International Recipes (26 recipes)
Healthy Heart Rice, Khichdi and Biryani (25 recipes)
Healthy Heart Rotis & Parathas (33 recipes)
Healthy Heart Salads Raitas (58 recipes)
Healthy Heart Soups (25 recipes)
Healthy Heart Starters Snacks (60 recipes)
Healthy Heart Subzis (41 recipes)