You must have come across at least one weight loss diet plan by now, and there is a 50% chance it is the keto diet. Whether you are on a keto diet or not, one of the most important things to help you lose weight is limiting carbohydrates and burning calories. But when you’re like us, you are literally surrounded by carbohydrates. From rice to naan to samosa and jalebis, carbohydrates thrive best in an Indian household. Eating out is not easy either, we are spoiled for choice and cannot help but choose greasy, oily or unhealthy options. So, if you’re a keto enthusiast, want to lose weight, or just want to try a healthy diet every now and then, we have an ingredient that not only limits your carbohydrates per meal, but also serves as a delicious alternative to it – the humble cabbage.
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Cabbage can be substituted for or added to many meals to make it unique – the best example of this is replacing maida in buns or dumplings. Fascinating, isn’t it? Well, let’s show you some more smacky recipes that are low calorie, keto friendly, and help with weight loss that are sure to make anyone fall in love.
Here are 5 low-calorie cabbage recipes for weight loss:
1. Keto-friendly steamed cabbage packs:
These packets are like dumplings, but instead of maida we use cabbage as a wrapper. After steaming, the cabbage has a chewy but crispy texture that makes it the perfect casing for the juicy meat fillings. To experience that bite-sized explosion of taste in your mouth, read the recipe here.
2.Low calorie stir fry coleslaw:
We know that salads and the term delicious don’t usually go hand in hand, but nothing more. Get a dash of fiber and flavor with this simple but flavorful pan cabbage salad in this 10 minute recipe. It contains other nutritious vegetables like beans, carrots, and peppers, the curry leaves and mustard seeds give just the pep needed to make this salad your favorite salad. Read the full recipe here.
Cabbage salads are crunchy and tasty
3. Keto-friendly cabbage rolls:
Who doesn’t love a tasty bite of a good chicken roll? But if you are counting your calories every time you go out to eat, this is the recipe for you. Prepare your chicken filling, place it on a blanched cabbage leaf and tie it with a spring onion. To enhance the taste even more, cook in chicken broth and enjoy this delicacy in the comfort of your own home. Read the full recipe here.
4.Keto-friendly cabbage pulao:
For all rice lovers, this pulao not only tastes great, but also makes it healthier when added cabbage. The light roasting of the cabbage in ghee gives it a luxurious touch and aroma and the spices used to enhance the overall experience. You can eat it straight or with a curry of your choice. Read the full recipe here.
Cabbage pulao with the scent of ghee tastes heavenly
5.Low calorie cabbage sandwich:
This cabbage sandwich has more than one health benefit up its sleeve. It uses hung curd cheese instead of cheese and has a nutritious filling of cabbage, bell peppers, and carrots. Use multigrain bread for the ultimate healthy breakfast. Read the full recipe here.
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There you have it, 5 different cabbage recipes to help you lose weight. Let us know which of these is your favorite recipe in the comments below.