Weight loss is often seen as a major challenge that requires being aware of your diet and lifestyle at all times. While this is necessary to some extent, it may not be as difficult as it sounds if you start out with a little patience and persistence. A subtle change here and there in your diet and lifestyle might not be a big deal to make it a mammoth challenge that would have been decided by thousands of links on the internet.
While some of us are blessed with a good metabolism that will help shed the weight we gained in a jiffy, others can take months and years to complete. In any case, our diet always plays a crucial role. You can’t just go on nibbling on fatty curries, parathas or french fries while dreaming of a perfect body. A high-protein, high-fiber diet with little or no oil combined with healthy, nutritious ingredients makes for a healthy meal that can aid in weight loss. Here we have 11 delicious any meal recipes to try at home when you’re looking to shed a few pounds!
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11 Best Recipes That Can Help With Your Weight Loss:
1. Oats and Matar Cheela
This cheela is thick, packed with nutrients, and endowed with the added goodness of peas. This high protein cheela is an instant hit. You can find the full recipe here.
2. Oat Idli
This low-carb, high-protein snack is an ideal addition to your weight loss diet. This Idli uses the very nutritious oats instead of normal rice dough. Sounds interesting doesn’t it? Click here for the recipe.
3. Matar Upma
Green peas or matar are low in calories and contain important vitamins and antioxidants such as vitamin K, C, folic acid, manganese, protein and fiber. The best part is that the dinner menu is versatile and therefore you can add it to anything from pulao to upma! You can find the full recipe from matar upma here.
4. Egg Chaat
Egg is a powerhouse of nutrients like protein, good fats, and vitamins. Not only that, eggs are also extremely versatile. This boiled egg chaat takes versatility one step further with a delicious desi twist. It combines the goodness of eggs with interesting condiments and condiments to give your taste buds a whole new experience. Click here for the full recipe.
1. Urad Dal without oil
Yes, you read that right. Dal can be made without oil! The Indian staple food is a high protein meal that can be prepared in a number of ways, but nothing beats a simple bowl of Urad Dal. This Urad Dal recipe is full of fiber and protein and uses sour curd cheese instead of oil to cook it. This not only keeps excess oil in check, but also makes the delicacy tangy. The full recipe of Urad Dal without oil can be found here.
2. Methi-Ajwain Paratha
We agree that parathas are often thought of as greasy and greasy, but you can always save too much of everything by cooking at home. Do not you agree? This Methi Ajwain Paratha is fortified with an abundance of high quality fiber in Methi that helps keep weight in check. Click here for the full recipe.
3. Coconut rice
Isn’t coconut rice one of the most popular South Indian dishes? Light, light, flavorful, and delicious coconut rice can be made weight loss with a few simple tweaks. This keto coconut rice with cauliflower instead of regular rice is just what you need for a light and comforting meal! You can find the full recipe video here.
4. Flaxseed Raita
Flax seeds are a rich source of fiber, protein, magnesium, calcium, and phosphorus, as well as other nutrients and minerals. They are exactly what you need on your path to healthy weight loss. The combination of lauki and flaxseed in this raita is great for making weight loss easier. On the other hand, while flaxseeds help promote satiety, which in turn reduces our tendency to eat more, bottle gourd is a low-calorie food. Click here for the full recipe.
A Konkani vegetable curry. The best thing about khatkhate is that it is full of nutritious vegetables and does not contain any oil! A stew-like concoction, khatkhate contains vegetables like carrots, radishes, and any vegetable you might want to add. It is cooked in a mixture of dal, peas and spices. You can find the full recipe here.
2. Chicken masala without oil
Don’t you believe us This recipe of chicken masala without oil will make you believe! Fiery spices and delicious yogurt, tossed together with pieces of chicken, make for an outstanding chicken delicacy that is irresistible. This high-protein chicken delicacy is sure to keep you full for a long time! Click here for the recipe.
3. Oats Khichdi
India’s most popular comfort food made into a protein-rich, healthy meal! This hearty bowl of khichdi is full of oats, moong dal, carrots, peas, tomatoes, chili peppers and olive oil and is sure to keep you healthy, happy and full. You can find the full recipe of Oats Khichdi here.
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