Independence Day Special: Get Fit India With These Healthy Twists to Indian Recipes

Updated: August 12, 2015 17:33 IST

Indian dishes are known to be rich in spices, taste and calories. This Independence Day as part of our Get Fit India campaign, we look at a few Indian Recipes and give it a Healthy twist.

Independence Day  Special: Get Fit India With These Healthy Twists to Indian Recipes
Indian dishes are known to be rich in spices, taste and calories. This Independence Day as part of our Get Fit India campaign, we look at a few Indian Recipes and give it a Healthy twist.
Independence Day  Special: Get Fit India With These Healthy Twists to Indian Recipes
#Recipe1 - Amaranth Tikkis

Did you know amaranth doesn't contain any gluten, which makes it a perfect choice for people who are celiac or gluten intolerant? It's also an excellent way to boost the nutritional power.
Independence Day  Special: Get Fit India With These Healthy Twists to Indian Recipes
#Recipe2 - Guilt Free Galouti Kebab

Soft succulent kebabs bursting with flavours, high on taste but minus the calories. Here's a perfect way to give your rumbling appetites some break!
Independence Day  Special: Get Fit India With These Healthy Twists to Indian Recipes
#Recipe3 -Soya Uttappams

Not only is soya high in protein content, it also has vitamins, minerals and insoluble fibre. Grab your dose of nutrients with this healthy recipe - Soya Uttappams
Independence Day  Special: Get Fit India With These Healthy Twists to Indian Recipes
Laddos are every Indian's favourite, but when you are planning to shed pounds you need to skip these sweet delights. Here's help! We share a healthy yet delicious Laddo recipe just for you - #Recipe4: Ragi Coconut Laddo

Takeaway: Ragi contains an amino acid called Tryptophan which keeps your appetite in check.
Independence Day  Special: Get Fit India With These Healthy Twists to Indian Recipes
Make way for healthy #Recipe5: Steamed Palak Vada with the goodness of atta, besan, suji and spinach. And guess what? They are not fried, they are steamed!

Why besan is good for you -
a. Helps lower the your GI levels (Glycemic Index)
b. Has a very high protein content
c. Is gluten free
d. High in nutritive values
Independence Day  Special: Get Fit India With These Healthy Twists to Indian Recipes
Enjoy street food, the guilt free way! This otherwise deep fried goodie have taken a healthy turn - #Recipe6: Baked Kachori

Made from urad daal, this recipe is every fitness fanatics delight! Did you know if you include more pulses in your diet it may lower your risk of cardiovascular diseases?
Independence Day  Special: Get Fit India With These Healthy Twists to Indian Recipes
Being low in calories and high in proteins eating fish is the best and delicious way to get the long strands of polyunsaturated essential - Omega-3 fatty acids. Our body cannot produce Omega-3s naturally, yet these are needed for healthy body functions.

Here's how you can grab your dose - #Recipe7: Fish Curry
Independence Day  Special: Get Fit India With These Healthy Twists to Indian Recipes
Next Up on Our Independence Day Special #GetFitIndia Series: Life of an Unhealthy Indian

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