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Low Calorie Indian Snack recipes


Last Updated : Sep 26,2020



कम कैलोरी नाश्ता - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Low Calorie Indian Snack recipes in Hindi)
લૉ કૅલરી નાસ્તા - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Low Calorie Indian Snack recipes in Gujarati)

Veg Low Calorie Healthy Indian Snacks | Low Calorie Snack Recipes |

 Veg Low Calorie Healthy Indian Snacks | Low Calorie Snack Recipes | is great option for weight watchers and leads to a healthy life style. It's critical to have snacks through the day and they should be lots of options for Veg Low cal healthy snacks.

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We present a stunning variety of options for low calorie Indian snacks from steamed Indian low calorie snacks, Crispy Indian low calorie snacks,  Low calorie  tikki’s to baked Indian low cal snacks.

Methi Thalipeeth, Maharashtrian Breakfast
Methi Thalipeeth, Maharashtrian Breakfast

Steamed Indian low calorie snacks 

Lot of super recipes under these category, never thought steamed snacks could be so so good and satisfying to the palate. 

1.      Dal Pandoli snack cooked in a unique style using a double boiler. Chola dal reinforces this recipe with nutrients like protein , calcium , iron and folic acid.

 Dal Pandoli

 Dal Pandoli

2.      Cabbage Jowar Muthias steamed dumplings that can be made with 2 or 3 kinds of flour combinations and can be flavoured with different vegetables like methi, mooli

 Cabbage Jowar Muthias Cabbage Jowar Muthias

3.      Moong Dal Dahi Vada a non-fried version of none other than one of the most popular chaats.

 Moong Dal Dahi Vada Moong Dal Dahi Vada

4.      Chola Dal Dhokla quick and easy steamed dal dhokla gives you a burst of nutrients – fibre, vitamin A and proteins .

Chola Dal DhoklaChola Dal Dhokla

5.      Mooli Dumplings wholesome snack appeals to all our good senses! We have used the technique of steaming instead of frying to make this a low-calorie evening snack.

 Mooli Dumplings, Healthy Radish Dumplings Mooli Dumplings, Healthy Radish Dumplings

6.      Kothimbir Vadi Popular Maharashtrian snack made healthier. It is usually considered to be a fried snack, but I tried making them without using any oil.  

 Kothimbir Vadi, Zero Oil Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi Recipe

 Kothimbir Vadi, Zero Oil Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi Recipe

Crispy Indian low calorie snacks

Who does not love crispy snacks in the evenings specially. Here we have come up with healthy snacks which you can enjoy anytime.

1.      Til Jowar Puri  an iron-rich snack ideal for anytime and anywhere munching. Enough amounts of iron in the body ensures no weakness and tiredness.

2.      Whole Wheat Methi Khakhra are a rich source of complex carbohydrates, protein and fibre. The sesame adds to the calcium quotient of this yummy methi khakhra while methi gives iron to build your haemoglobin stores.

 Whole Wheat Methi Khakhra Whole Wheat Methi Khakhra

3.      Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker  crispy, low fat munchies are made with oats, maize flour and whole-wheat flour instead of refined maida. 

 Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker

4.      Masala Khakhra these khakhras can be cooked using ghee or dry roasted to make fat-free or low calorie khakras.

Masala KhakhraMasala Khakhra

5.      Thattai traditional Thattai is made with a dough of roasted rice flour, a dash of urad flour and a couple of flavourful seasonings. The dough is usually shaped into flat roundels and deep-fried.

 Thattai Recipe, Baked Thattai, Jar Snack Thattai Recipe, Baked Thattai, Jar Snack

6.      Khakhra with Sprouted Moong crunchy and tangy combination of khakhra and sprouted moong is healthy, tasty and filling! Goes great for morning breakfast.

 Khakhra with Sprouted Moong Khakhra with Sprouted Moong

Baked Indian low cal snacks 

Perfect baked snack for all the food lovers. All these snacks can be made and stored in an air-tight container. And enjoy it whenever you feel like.

1.      Whole Wheat Cornflake Cookies  Extremely simple and nourishing - all the three ingredients i.e. corn flakes, whole wheat flour used in these rolls are rich in fibre and corn flakes also contribute to its iron content.

 Whole Wheat Cornflake Cookies, Eggless

 Whole Wheat Cornflake Cookies, Eggless

2.      Oats Nimki a crunchy, diamond-shaped savoury Bengali snack. It is characterised by its crispness and appetizing flavour of cumin and pepper.

 Oats Nimki, Low Salt Recipe

 Oats Nimki, Low Salt Recipe

3.      Baked Masala Sev  besan dough is perked up with tomato pulp and tongue-tickling spice powders, but the excitement just begins there.

 Baked Masala Sev Baked Masala Sev

4.      Whole Wheat Vegetable Tartlets scrumptious snack of whole wheat tartlets packed with assorted veggies. The stuffing is held together by a unique white sauce that is thickened with whole wheat flour and low-cal milk.

 Whole Wheat Vegetable Tartlets Whole Wheat Vegetable Tartlets

Low calorie  tikki’s

Tikkis are all time favourite for all, especially when they are low calorie, you just love it and have it without having the guilt. 

1.      Suran Chana Dal Tikkis feature flavourful yam bound together by an aromatic powder of freshly roasted chana dal.

 Suran Chana Dal Tikkis Suran Chana Dal Tikkis

2.      Corn Methi Kebab a perfect and easy party starter or a evening snack recipe? We have a recipe that can seal the deal.

 Corn Methi Kebab, Corn Methi Tikki

 Corn Methi Kebab, Corn Methi Tikki

3.      Moong Dal and Paneer Tikki marvellous mix of moong dal and paneer with ragi flour and spices lends itself to the preparation of tasty, protein-packed kebabs. 

 Moong Dal and Paneer Tikki (low Calorie Snack)

 Moong Dal and Paneer Tikki (low Calorie Snack)

4.      Broccoli and Paneer Tikki a simple yet innovative snack that’ll brace the tummy for an exciting meal!

Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)

5.      Mint and Masoor Tikkis Serve these protein, calcium and iron rich tikkis as a starter or as a snack during the day.

 Mint and Masoor Tikkis

 Mint and Masoor Tikkis

6.      Mixed Sprouts and Chana Dal Tikki considered to be high in protein, but addition of Paneer improves the quality of the protein.      

 Mixed Sprouts and Chana Dal Tikki

 Mixed Sprouts and Chana Dal Tikki   

Low Calorie South Indian Snacks

We all love South Indian food. Our favourite Veg Low Cal Snacks are Dosas like healthy Soya Dosa to Whole Wheat Dosa to non fried Moong Dal Dahi Vadas

For evening snacks you can have Buckwheat pancakes to Chana Dal Pancakes. Remember that Buckwheat is a super food.

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Grilled Hot N Sweet Paneer ( Healthy Snacks)
Recipe# 5665
04 Nov 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Paneer is an all time favourite with everyone. . . And this recipe is bound to get tongues on fire with its exquisite blend of tastes!
Broccoli and Paneer Tikki ( Healthy Starter)
Recipe# 35022
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 by Tarla Dalal
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Flax Seeds with Curd and Honey, Good For Weight Loss and Fitness
Recipe# 41113
15 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Many of us are aware of the health benefits of flax seeds, but are at a loss how to include it in our diet. This wonder seed is a treasure trove of omega-3 fatty acids, which help stabilise cell walls and reduce inflammation. Flax also has a unique blend of soluble fibre that binds with food to opti ....
Chilli Paneer and Baby Corn Wrap
Recipe# 5649
07 Sep 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Healthy Khakhra Chivda, Healthy Jar Snack
Recipe# 41966
25 Jul 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This simple snack can be made in a jiffy with readymade khakhra, and is a smart way to outwit sudden hunger pangs without reaching out for junk food! Tossed together with peanuts, daria and other crunchy stuff, this Healthy Khakhra Chivda has a very exciting mouth-feel. A couple of masalas add t ....
Broccoli and Bajra Snack
Recipe# 39662
25 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Bajra is a storehouse of nutrients, but hardly included in the diet except perhaps as a khichdi or roti. Here is a truly delicious snack made of whole bajra and broccoli. Chopped onions, garlic and red chilli flakes impart tremendous taste to this snack, while olive oil, though used in small quantit ....
Hara Tava Paneer ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34726
20 Sep 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Pithore ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34732
05 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
We have made a quick and healthy version of the lip-smacking rajasthani snack by dressing up protein and iron rich besan and methi leaves in enticing, tangy flavours. All the fibre makes this a good choice for diabetics too.
Hara Bhara Soya Tikkis
Recipe# 5280
04 Jul 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
The goodness of soya, garlic and spinach is reinforced in these tikkis. Fibre from soya and spinach along with allicin in garlic inhibit cholesterol synthesis in the body, helping to maintain normal blood cholesterol levels. Serve immediately with a fibre rich accompaniment like carrot garlic chutne ....
Til Jowar Puri, Sesame Seeds and White Millets Cracker
Recipe# 32575
17 Jun 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
til and jowar puri | sesame seeds and white millet cracker | with amazing images. Easy to make, Til and Jowar Puri is an iron-rich snack ideal for anytime and anywhere munching. Both the major ingredients of this ....
Methi Moong Dal Dhokla
Recipe# 33274
19 May 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Methi Moong Dal Dhokla, are generally healthy, no doubt, but this is an even more nutritious version, as the dal is used with the skin and a leafy vegetable is also added. Besan is added to bind the ingredients. Moong dal is rich in proteins, folic acid etc. , making this a nutri-scrumptious d ....
Moong Dal Dhokla (  Low Calorie Healthy Cooking)
Recipe# 1385
12 May 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Whole Wheat Cornflake Cookies, Eggless
Recipe# 4252
24 Apr 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Extremely simple and nourishing - all the three ingredients i.e. corn flakes, whole wheat flour used in these rolls are rich in fibre and corn flakes also contribute to its iron content. Soft yet crunchy these delightful cookies. Make sure to cool them completely and then store it in an air-tig ....
Mini Low-cal Pita Pockets  ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 35015
04 Apr 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Pockets of joy to pep up your parties! pita bread made with whole wheat flour and filled with chickpeas patties are teamed up with healthy bread mayonnaise and veggies for a wholesome, low-cal experience. While regular pita pockets contain approximately 250 calories, these contain only 123 each.
Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli, Healthy Moong Dal Idlis
Recipe# 22268
27 Apr 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Popular South Indian Snacks like idli and dosa are extremely tasty and nutritious, but often not suitable for those with high blood sugar because they are made predominantly with rice. Here, is a diabetic ....
Methi and Moong Sprouts Wrap
Recipe# 7467
24 Aug 20

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by Tarla Dalal
These sumptuous whole wheat wraps are perfect to have for brunch, or as a meal on the go. The use of fibre-rich ingredients like methi and moong make this an ideal food for diabetics. In general, most fibre-rich foods help the lower blood glucose levels, but methi is all the more efficient because i ....
Baby Corn Phudina ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34734
28 Jan 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
One-dish-suits-all! mint and coriander add an interesting colour and flavour to the crunchy baby corn. Plus, by sautéing instead of deep-frying, we have zapped off the excess calories and pepped up the nutrient-content.
Quick Stir Fry Cauliflower
Recipe# 40585
12 Jun 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Indian cauliflower stir fry recipe | 15 minute cauliflower stir fry | healthy cauliflower stir fry | low carb cauliflower stir fry | with 11 amazing images. Indian cauli ....
Stuffed Ragi Pancakes
Recipe# 5283
05 Nov 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ragi is a very respectable grain because of its undisputed goodness and high nutrition content! No wonder it is used in almost all regions of India, in forms ranging from pancakes to porridge. The Stuffed Ragi Pancake is a very exciting way to consume this wonderful ingredient because it combi ....
Whole Wheat Methi Khakhra
Recipe# 822
04 Nov 19

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by Tarla Dalal
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Crunchy Cumin Seeds Cracker
Recipe# 5546
17 Oct 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
These crispy, low fat munchies are made with oats, maize flour and whole-wheat flour instead of refined maida. These are great to keep in your handbag so that you are prepared when hunger strikes. You can also serve them as an appetizer along with garlic tomato salsa.
Corn Methi Kebab, Corn Methi Tikki
Recipe# 32609
07 Apr 20

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by Tarla Dalal
corn methi kebab recipe | corn methi tikki | methi corn kebab | with amazing 15 images. Looking for a perfect and easy party starter or a evening snack recipe? We have a recipe that can seal the deal which is
Sprouted Moong and Methi Chilla, 100-calorie Snacks
Recipe# 32590
15 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 1 chilla protein and vitamin rich, easy to digest sprouts are a must for dieters. These chilla combine sprouts with methi to make a delightful dish rich in iron, fibre and ....
Moong Dal and Paneer Tikki (low Calorie Snack)
Recipe# 3552
17 Jul 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
teaspoon of oil can create wonders, when the other ingredients are perfectly chosen – and this Moong Dal Seekh Kebab is a perfect example of this art. Did you ever imagine preparing crispy, succulent kebabs using such little oil? Well, see for yourself how the marvelous mix of moong dal and paneer w ....
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