Showing posts with label low calorie recipes vegetarian. Show all posts
Showing posts with label low calorie recipes vegetarian. Show all posts

Broccoli Salad

weight loss recipe broccoli salad

Apart from being a nutritional power house,Broccoli is a natural weight loss food.

Broccoli Facts:
  • is a Cancer preventing food
  • As small as 100 gram of this veggie can provide recommended dose of Vitamin C .
  • It is said that Broccoli shortens the duration of common cold(Since Broccoli is rich in Vitamin C). Now,who said,there is no cure for cold!!
  • Contains both soluble and insoluble dietary fiber.Making it Diabetic friendly.
Selection of Broccoli

Select dark green  or even pale green.Never choose yellow.Greener the Broccoli,more beta-carotene it has.Stalk should be fat and woody.

Healthy Broccoli Salad Recipe
weight loss recipe broccoli salad

 What you need ?

1. Broccoli florets blanched-
2. Olive oil
3.Garlic- 1 clove
4.Sesame seeds- Optional
6.Salt & Pepper
7.Vinegar- 1-2 tsp
8. Honey- 1 tsp

How to Prepare?

Make a dressing with Olive oil,vinegar and honey.Whisk well.
Add in salt,pepper and crushed garlic.
Mix well for a minute.
Toss in broccoli and serve topped with almonds and sesame seeds .



Indian Pudding Recipe

Bengal gram has low glycemic index and can be included under weight loss diet.
In that aspect,this recipe is a fresh option for those under weight loss regime.I am so happy to share this wonderful dessert from India.
Bengal gram pudding recipe-Low calorie dessert

Split Bengal gram(skinless)- 1 cup
Jaggery-200 g
Milk(low fat)- 1/2 cup
Coconut milk(thin)-3 cups
Thick coconut milk-1/2 cup
Cumin powder-2 tsp
For Garnish
Cashew nuts
Method Of Preparation
1.Wash and soak split bengal gram seeds for 30 minutes.
Cook it(split bengal gram(also called Chana dal in Hindi)) until its almost mushy.Use a pressure cooker for this.
2.Now in a non stick pan,add the cooked bengal gram along with melted jaggery and stir until the mixture cooks well in jaggery and starts coming out from the pan.

Once it's ready,the texture will be like the one in the picture below.
Now add in 1 cup of low fat milk and mix well.
When the mixture turns almost dry,pour in 3 cups of thin coconut milk.
Add in 2 tsp cumin powder.
Cook until the milk gets thickened.Switch off the fire.
Finally,pour 1/2 cup very thick coconut milk .Very delicious,thick pudding is ready.
In 1 tsp ghee,fry cashew nuts and raisins.Pour this on top of the pudding.Serve chilled .


Special Laddoo

low calorie recipes vegetarian Laddoo

This is a low calorie,vegetarian recipe.Specially made with all nutritious,low fat ingredients.
This can be a great healthy,energy giving snack for kids.
We are using semolina,almonds,bran flakes etc;for this reason,this laddoo can be a choice for those on diet.
Sugar used in recipe is not a negative point compared to the other important ingredients like bran.Bran is a vital substance that provide dietary fiber and essential fatty acids.
Semolina-1 cup
Bran flakes-1/2 cup
Almonds-1/4 cup
Sugar-As per required
Dry Coconut-2 tbsp
Cardamom powder-1tsp
Low fat milk-2 tbsp
Pistachios for garnishing.
Method Of preparation
Fry semolina on medium heat in a dry pan.
low calorie recipes vegetarian laddoo

Add the powdered bran flakes ,almond powder,cardamom,coconut and sugar.
healthy low fat
Bran flakes
Stir it for 2-3 minutes.Now add low fat milk and mix well until it gets cooked.
When it is still warm make balls and garnish with nuts.

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