Low Calorie Nawabi Curry

Low Calorie Nawabi Curry

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Discover a new way to make a creamy, flavorful and low-calorie gravy. Packed with delicate seasonings and spices, this Low-Calorie Nawabi Curry makes a wonderful fare especially when served hot with rotis .

Apart from being a low-calorie recipe, this curry has a wealth of nutrients like vitamins A and C.

Low Calorie Nawabi Curry recipe - How to make Low Calorie Nawabi Curry

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings


1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
1 tsp oil
1 cup chopped and boiled mixed vegetables (carrots , green peas , cauliflower and french beans)
1/2 cup chopped capsicum
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
2 tbsp low-fat milk , 99.7% fat-free

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste (using 2 Tbsp Of Water)
1 cup sliced onions
1 tbsp coriander (dhania) seeds
1 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
1/2 tbsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
25 mm (1") piece ginger (adrak)
1 roughly chopped green chillies
3 whole dry kashmiri red chilles , broken into pieces
2 cardamoms
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
25 mm (1") cinnamon (dalchini) piece

  1. Combine the tomatoes with 1 cup of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Allow the mixture to cool completely.
  2. Once cooled, blend in a mixer till smooth and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, add the prepared paste and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the tomato mixture, boiled mixed vegetables, capsicum, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving

50 kcal
1.7 gm
7.3 gm
1.5 gm
2.4 gm
Vitamin A
505.7 mcg
Vitamin C
46.6 mg
64.2 mg
0.8 mg
Folic Acid
24.5 mcg


Low Calorie Nawabi Curry
 on 10 Feb 17 11:07 PM

What can be substituted instead of khus khus as its banned in the place I live currently.
Tarla Dalal
11 Feb 17 09:03 AM
   Hi Ramya, Omit it. If you wish you can add little cashews but they are fattening.
Low Calorie Nawabi Curry ( Fast Foods Made Healthy Recipe)
 on 01 Jan 15 01:31 PM

Truly low cal - use of just 2 tsp of oil... The use of tomatoes and onions with Indian masalas tossed with veggies in this subzi makes a great accompaniment to whole wheat rotis.