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Most Indian foods that are freshly cooked with fat free oil and less ghee are healthier. Indian foods have a wide variety of items that are nutritious, healthy and a well balanced meal. Such exotic and enriching menus are passed on from one generation to another through oral tradition in such a way that healthy habits are cultivated right from childhood.Traditional Indian food like steamed rice, roti, variety of vegetable dishes, dals, yoghurt and curries are a healthy choice and well balanced in nutrition. The breakfast dishes of South India like the Kerala Puttu, Idli, Dosa, Pongal and many more variety are few of the healthy recipes.The key idea to have a healthy diet is to avoid extra ghee, butter, cheese and oils. Indian Flat breads like the Naan, Rotis or Chapatti are healthier than other fried breads like Poori or stuffed Parathas. Roasted papads are far healthier than the deep fried ones.Khandvi is an extremely popular Gujarati Snack made with Besan flour, very simple to make, and totally worth the effort! This can either cooked on a gas stove or microwave.Curries prepared in South India are less oilier than the North India dishes. Dal (a lentil soup) can be eaten by itself or eaten with rice or Indian breads. Meat dishes like  the Tikka (not creamy tikka masala) and tandoori meats are healthy as they are oven roasted.Soup is often called a meal in a bowl; Various forms of cooking remove the essential nutrients from the vegetables, but soups retain most of the essential vitamins and minerals and makes a nourishing and a healthy meal.Soups can be easily made at home; Depending on the number of people to be served , the following healthy soups may be considered:Tomato Soup: Tomato soup provides lots of fibre and is also a source of Vitamin C.Gazpacho: It is a rich source of Vitamin C.Lentils: Lentil Soups provide lots of protein, Iron and fibre.Chicken Soup: It contains proteins and also is asource of Vitamin B. Chicken soup is said to help clear a running noseMinestrone: It provides Proteins, Fibres and Vitamin C.North Indian desserts are very similar in taste as they are derived from a milk pudding (kheer) or rice base and are usually soaked in syrup. Desserts from the south include the Mysore pak and the creamy payasam.Healthy Smoothie Recipes!It is amazing what you can do with fresh fruits. This is wonderful for cleaning and maintaining a healthy colon.Apricot Pineapple Smoothie RecipeBanana-Strawberry Fruit Smoothie RecipeTropical Fruit ShakeBanana-Berry Fruit SmoothieBanana-Orange-Strawberry Fruit Shake


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Channa Masala

Channa Masala

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Palak Paneer

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Fish Fry South Indian

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Fish Fry Cooked in South Indian Style or chepala vepudu, is a popular South Indian food recipe. Fish simmered and marinated in an ...

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Idli

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Idli is a south Indian savory cake popular throughout India. The cakes are made by steaming a batter consisting of fermented black...

Rava Dosa Quick version

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Rava dosa is a very tasty and crispy semolina crepe/ pancakes and is perfect for a quicky breakfast that can be served with any ch...

Capsicum Sada Masala

Capsicum Sada Masala

This is a simple dish with Bell Pepper (Capsicum) goes well with pulka, Chapathi or even rice....

chapati

Chapati

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Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney

Coconut chutney made with fresh coconut, lentils, subtly spiced with green chillies and tempered with fresh curry leaves giving ...

Tadka Dal

Tadka Dal

Tadka dal is a specialty of Northern India, a simple everyday dal dish, served with steamed white rice or rotis (indian flat bread...

Masala Dosa (Spicy Dosa)

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Green Chilli Chutney

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Banana Dosai

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MUTTER PANEER MASALA

Mutter Paneer Masala

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UGADI PACHADI

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