Low-Calorie Indian Food to Keep You Healthy


Indian diet is known for its spices, taste, and of course the calories. The desi flavor of an Indian meal is rich in nutrients but rich in the fat also.

Butter, Ghee, and oils are significant ingredients of our food preparations. There is a myth that food cannot taste good unless atleast one of these three ingredients is not present.

There are dishes and beverages that are delicious, healthy, and low in calories too. 


Containing only 40 Calories per 100gm, buttermilk is super-rich in Vitamin B12, Potassium, Calcium, and Phosphorous. Buttermilk aids in digestion also.

Oats Idli

We love Idlis, the south Indian dish is famous all over the country. It can be made of semolina or rice batter. If you replace the batter with oats the calorie count drops significantly, an Oats idli is about 32 calories per piece.

Sprout Salad

You can customize your sprout salad by adding your choice of vegetables. Sprinkle a few drops of lemon to enhance the taste and you have a perfect low calorie rich in nutrients breakfast ready. A bowl of Sprout salad is about 100 calories.

Khaman Dhokla

The Gujrati fermented ground flour snack is a famous breakfast item. It holds only 25 calories per piece of dhokla cake.