Indian

Savory Lentil Pancakes
Auto Draft Serving Size: 8-9 pancakesCalories per serving: 172Fat per serving: 0.5gms A pancake that is not only delicious but also is also a great source of protein for vegetarians. Perfect for lunch or dinner. Since it is very high in fiber, these pancakes fill you up quickly and you can assured that you wouldn't Continue Reading
Saffron Almond Milk
Saffron Almond Milk Serving Size: 2-3 glassesCalories per serving: 106Fat per serving: 3.5gms My brother and I always used to rush to the refrigerator once we got back home from school because amma (mom) almost always had treats in store for us. Sometime it was fruit juice from our favorite store, paneer soda (Rose water Continue Reading
Roasted Spicy Chickpeas
Auto Draft Serving Size: 6Calories per serving: 158Fat per serving: 8.3gms Finding a healthy snack to munch on has always been an issue with me. My eyes would always waft to the spicy Indian deep-fried snacks and I would definitely regret it later on. But I think I have hit the spot with this crunchy Continue Reading
Parsi Wedding Fish in Sauce
Parsi Wedding Fish Sauce Serving Size: 4Calories per serving: 165 (fish), 180 (shrimp)Fat per serving: 8.8gms (fish), 6.3gms (shrimp) A must at all Parsi weddings, 'Lagan No Saas' or 'Wedding Fish in Sauce' is the most delicious way to enjoy seafood in a gently spiced yet sweet-n-sour way. My granny used to make this dish Continue Reading
Steamed Fish Wrapped in Banana Leaf
Steamed Fish Wrapped in Banana Leaf Serving Size: 6Calories per serving: 103Fat per serving: 1.9gms This dish is a Parsi favorite and super popular among folks who have lived in Mumbai, India, where it's also known as 'Patra Fish' (Patra being the banana leaves). It's light, fresh and full of aromas of cilantro and mint. Continue Reading
Tomato Mustard Relish
Tomato Mustard Relish Serving Size: 2Calories per serving: 46Fat per serving: 2.5gms This delicious twist to a good old salsa or relish is such a party favorite! I first tried it in Ranchi, India, at my brother-in-law's house where his mom passed down this family recipe to her kids and friends. Mustard oil gives this Continue Reading
Bollywood Chutney Sandwich
Bollywood Chutney Sandwich Serving Size: 4Calories per serving: 159Fat per serving: 2.9gms I've grown up on these delicious and healthy sandwiches and they are often served in school cafeterias and movie theatres in India. Not only are they super easy to make if you have the Mint Cilantro Chutney ready beforehand, but they're also very Continue Reading
Mint Cilantro Chutney
Mint Cilantro Chutney Serving Size: 8Calories per serving: 10Fat per serving: 0.1gms A staple in my grandmother's, mother's and my fridge, this Mint Cilantro Chutney is evergreen (no pun intended) and super versatile. It can be used as a spread or as a dip or even made thinner into a delicious gravy. Make it ahead Continue Reading
Creamy Yogurt Kebabs
Creamy Yogurt Kebabs Serving Size: 6 kebabsCalories per serving: 125Fat per serving: 8gms Yes you read right...these are kebabs made from yogurt. Not only are they vegetarian, but they are super creamy and bursting with flavors of ginger, garlic and cilantro. My favorite part of these kebabs is the contrasting textures of the crunchy filling Continue Reading
Eggs with Paneer
Eggs with Paneer Serving Size: 1Calories per serving: 240Fat per serving: 15.9g I've become a big fan of adding some lowfat cheese to my eggs in the morning for that extra boost of protein. My favorite so far has been paneer, or Indian soft cheese. When mixed with onions and tomatoes it literally melts in Continue Reading
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