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पौष्टिक लो कॅलरी दाल /कढ़ी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Low Calorie Dals, Kadhis recipes in Hindi)
દાળ / કઢી વાનગીઓ ઓછી કેલરી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Low Calorie Dals, Kadhis recipes in Gujarati)

Low Calorie Veg Dals and Kadhis

low calorie dals. low calorie kahdis. Low Cal Dals and Kadhis are protein rich accompaniments and form an integral part of Indian main meals. Each state has its own way of making dals using different combinations of spices and masalas. Like moving towards west, they predominantly use coriander powder and cumin seeds powder, and towards south there is abundance use of rasam powder or sambhar powder, while the north zone has garam masala as their secret masala. Here in this section you will find an array of dals from all these regions.

These dals and kadhis are a good way to add many nutrients to our diet like.

1. Protein

2. Iron

3. Fiber

4. Folate

Low Calorie Dals

Dal Moghlai
Dal Moghlai

We have Hariyali Dal made with 1 tsp of oil. Then we have Dahiwala Toovar Dal made with Zero Oil and low fat curds. Dal Makhani is the most popular dal in Punjab and can be made with low fat milk and only 1 tsp of oil. Then we can have the Fatless Maa Ki Dal which does not use high fat butter. Have your low cal Rasam (only 59 calories per serving) with some Buckwheat Dosa (92 calories) to complete a super healthy Breakfast. We have also some low cal Green Chutney to accompany this.

Low Calorie Kadhis

Radish Koftas in KadhiRadish Koftas in Kadhi

Kadhis also have no limits. Here are a few low calorie options you can rely on and add to your low cal diet without guilt. Try healthy low calorie kadhis like Subzi Kadhi which will boost your diet with fibre and low calorie vegetables lke cauliflower and French beans, Sprouts Kadhi is a great way to add protein in your menu, have it with your choice of phulkas or roti to increase the protein quality. Tamatar ki Kadhi is a nice tangy kadhi and is packed with an antioxidant lycopene which has many health benefits.

Enjoy these simple healthier low calories dals and kadhis a part of your meals for lunch or dinner and other low calorie articles below.

Happy Cooking!!!

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Sambhar recipe
The aromatic flavours of this traditional South Indian dish are truly irresistible. The speciality of this sambhar is that it is made with minimal oil and loads of vegetables which enhance its nutritive value. When served hot with Nutritious Stuffed Idlis, it makes a meal that is very hard to resi ....
Low Calorie Dal Makhani recipe
Dal makhani, a flavourful robust lentil preparation, is a celebrated delicacy from punjab. Rajma and whole urad provide protein and calcium which are extremely important for maintenance of your body cells and healthy bones. Cooking the dal in tomato purée adds a little sharpness to this dish and als ....
Methi Toovar Dal, Healthy Recipe recipe
Add more punch to the everyday toovar dal by teaming it up with tongue-tickling fenugreek leaves. Methi leaves have a very attractive flavour and aroma – its unique bitterness is actually pleasing to the palate and quite addictive! Here, it perks up the flavour of toovar dal, along with other ev ....
Rasam, South India Rasam, Home Made Rasam recipe
There is no place like home, and nothing as soothing as homemade food! In short, a south Indian would say, “Ah, Rasam!” The homeliest of South Indian recipes, Rasam is a thin lentil soup perked up with tamarind pulp and chopped tomatoes, a traditional spice ....
Hariyali Dal (  Cooking with 1 Teaspoon Oil) recipe
Spinach and chana dal complement each other perfectly in this aromatic dish which is an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin A and calcium. Try this dal with steamed brown rice or rotis. This is a good recipe for entertaining too!
Fatless Maa ki Dal recipe
Think dal and the first thing that comes to mind is mother’s cooking. While moms are generally fond of pampering their children with oodles of ghee and butter, we must learn to tone down on these fatty ingredients as we grow up! So, here a fatless version of Maa ki Dal, which not only retains the s ....
Spicy Yellow Moong Dal recipe
This Spicy Yellow Moong Dal is so tasty you will want to make it every day, and you can – because it is so simple and easy-to-make. Unlike traditional methods of making dal with a ghee-loaded tempering, this dal is made without any oil and yet tastes the same. Moong Dal is a storehouse of nutr ....
Palak Toovar Dal ( Calcium Rich Recipe) recipe
Spinach and toovar dal used for this mildly spiced recipe, makes this dal a rich calcium source. Serve hot with roti or rice.
Kanch Moong Dal recipe
A no-fuss recipe from the Bengali repertoire, Kanch Moong Dal is a delightful, mildly spiced dish that you can make anyday. This traditional recipe is made with just a teaspoon of oil, and derives its flavour from a tempering of red chillies and seeds. It ....
Palak Kadhi recipe
Ever thought of making kadhi with an infusion of palak? Sounds strange, but tastes and looks very interesting. Palak purée and green paste imparts flavouir along with a bright green colour and vitamin A to the dish. You can skip the garlic if you do not like its flavour. Serve with a bowl of brown r ....
Moong Dal with Spinach recipe
Though prepared in various different ways across the country, Moong Dal with Spinach is nevertheless a favourite combination in desi cooking. Here, we have made a low calorie version of this delicious iron-rich dal. This recipe is chock full of nutrients, as spinach brings protein, garlic has anti-b ....
Sprouts Kadhi ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking ) recipe
The humble kadhi gets an extra shot of nutrition with the addition of sprouts! With just everyday spices, the Sprouts Kadhi gets an enchanting aroma and flavour. Use low-fat curds to pull this nutritious and fibre-rich kadhi further down the calorie counter. For a truly memorable meal, serve hot wit ....
Vaal ki Usal recipe
A popular, easy to make Maharashtrian dish. The combination of jaggery and kokum gives a sweet and tangy taste to the usal. Vaal provides you the much needed protein and iron. A thoughtful addition of vitamin C rich coriander improves the absorption of iron ....
Dahiwali Toovar Dal recipe
In this sumptuous recipe, low-fat curds provides a tangy twist to toovar dal without adding much to the calorie count. To get the best texture and flavour, make sure you add the curds after lowering the flame so that it does not curdle. Apart from being low in fat, the other good news is that the Da ....
Turai Aur Moong ki Dal recipe
Turai is disliked by many of us due to its unusual appearance. It is actually one of those vegetables that absorbs other flavours beautifully and has been made more delicious and nutritious by addition it to moong dal. Moong dal is one of the easiest dals to digest and also provides plenty of prot ....
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