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The joy and excitement of bringing a new life into this world is not only pleasurable but also demands a lot of responsibility. You should be ready to accept it as a challenge by maintaining a healthy diet so as to nurture the new life growing within you. All that you eat before and during the pregnancy is largely responsible for not only your health, but your baby’s too! Here’s a well-researched section on vegetarian foods and recipes for a mum-to-be.

A woman who is well nourished before conception (pre-conception) begins her pregnancy with reserves of essential nutrients like protein, iron, calcium, fibre and folic acid along with other vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin B Complex and vitamin C to meet the needs of a growing fetus. And she needs to continue to have a constant intake of these nutrients throughout the nine months of gestation too.

The different sections in this category are for the various stages of your pregnancy keeping in mind your special nutritional requirements for each trimester starting from first trimester to second trimester and finally the third trimesterright till the time of lactation. As you travel through each of the 3 trimesters, some women experience certain discomforts like morning sickness, edema, acidity etc. Read ahead in the sections here to find ways and recipes to ease these situations too.

Sit back, turn through the various sections here, clarify your doubts and ease all your nutritional worries. After all, being pregnant is one of the greatest joys of all. However remember every pregnancy is different and your gynecologist is your best companion through these precious nine months.

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Recipe# 3573
26 Nov 12

 
Hariyali Dal ( Cooking with 1 Teaspoon Oil) by Tarla Dalal
Spinach and chana dal complement each other perfectly in this aromatic dish which is an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin A and calcium. Try this dal with steamed brown rice or rotis. This is a good recipe for entertaining too!
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Recipe# 3462
20 Aug 11

 
Lettuce, Orange and Spinach Salad 
by Tarla Dalal
A colourful salad that's sure to appeal to your taste buds as well your eyes. This fibre rich salad will also add plenty of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron. Since vitamin C is a very volatile nutrient, it should be added just before serving, so do use freshly squeezed lemon juice. You can als ....
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Recipe# 3592
26 Nov 12

 
Doodhi Theplas by Tarla Dalal
This is the real thing - a healthy snack that is full of protein, calcium and fibre. You'll be amazed at how easily this traditional Gujarati dish can be made 'healthy' by skipping the oil that is considered so essential to cook them. They also make a great travelling snack, as they stay well for ....
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Recipe# 33061
20 Aug 09

 
Poha Phirni ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy ) by Tarla Dalal
Poha phirni, iron rich poha and calcium rich milk are the twin pillars of this cool, nourishing dessert. Topping each portion with ¼ cup of mixed chopped fruits like apple, banana and strawberry not only enhances the fibre content but also adds a lot of co
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Recipe# 35065
18 Oct 10

 
Whey Soup ( Calcium Rich Recipe ) 
by Tarla Dalal
Don’t discard the whey the next time you make paneer. This liquid is a great source of protein, vitamins and minerals. A soup make from whey with chunks of calcium-laden paneer will make a light, yet energy-giving soup. Try it!
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Recipe# 5697
10 Oct 14

 
Til Gur ki Roti ( Iron Rich) 
by Tarla Dalal
Time for some sweet memories. It is amazing how the aroma of jaggery and til working together always bring back memories of mom’s cooking. This traditional duo reflects mom’s care not just in taste but also in their nutritional richness. The use of both jaggery and til makes the Til Gur ki Roti an i ....
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Recipe# 38084
10 Oct 14

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Soya Methi Garlic Naan by Tarla Dalal
The chewiness of plain flour naan can be quite tiresome after a helping! This sumptuous Soya Methi Garlic Naan made of fenugreek leaves and soya flour is not only rich in iron and low in calories, but also more enjoyable, with loads of garlic that not only imparts a nice flavour but also aids in red ....
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Recipe# 5714
10 Oct 14

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Date and Sesame Puranpoli 
by Tarla Dalal
Sweet, delicious and nutritious too – that’s a rare combination, isn’t it? Well, it all features in the Date and Sesame Puranpoli, a traditional treat loaded with the goodness of iron from dates and sesame seeds. It wins over hearts with its nutty taste and rich aroma of til, and is so satiating tha ....
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Recipe# 5685
13 Feb 17

 
Mini Nachni and Bajra Khakhra 
by Tarla Dalal
Mini Nachni and Bajra Khakhra is a crispy snack that is full of Iron and fun! Loaded with iron-rich nachni and Bajra Flour, this snack also scores high ....
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Recipe# 5721
10 Oct 14

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Lettuce and Bean Salad by Tarla Dalal
This iron-rich Lettuce and Bean Salad features crisp lettuce and juicy cucumber combined with mealy kidney beans and sumptuous chick peas, perked up with mint and coriander leaves, spring onion whites, etc. Lemon juice boosts the vitamin C content, which in turn ensures maximum absorption of iron. S ....
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Recipe# 39381
25 Jun 14

 
Black Bean and Bulgur Wheat Salad 
by Tarla Dalal
An energy-dense salad, this is almost a meal in its own right! The Black Bean and Bulgur Wheat Salad also gives good quality protein and dietary fibre to keep you fit and fine. The best part is that this healthy bowlful can be whipped up very easily, so you can opt for this when you do not have time ....
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Recipe# 2928
20 Aug 11

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Fig and Apricot Shake ( Pregnancy Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Fig and Apricot Shake is best had early in the morning for breakfast as your body conserves more nutrients at this time of the day. Packed with iron, fibre, calcium, vitamin A, natural sugar and protein, these dry fruits will provide you with energy and will also satiate your hunger.
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