50 Healthy Indian food for Every Diet Lover

Indian food is always characterized by oily, spicy, fatty, creamy and heavy. Indian food is often misunderstood. We also have many healthy Indian dishes as well. and when it comes to snacks then we have a number of healthy options. Indian food majorly consists of carbohydrates, protein, fats, and vitamins to and this is what makes it a wholesome and balanced diet.

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Let’s have a look at 50 healthy Indian food which is must have for every diet lover –

Scrambled eggs

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Scrambled eggs are another tasty form of consuming protein which is extremely high in terms of nutritional value. This is a low calorie Indian snack which can be increased in terms of nutritional content by adding vegetables of your choice.

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10 Carrot Sticks with 2 Tablespoon of Dip

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Another Indian healthy snack which will surely be loved by the carrot lovers. Here you can enjoy this extremely healthy dish with only 50 calories

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Adai

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Another popular South Indian snack which is a well known low calories Indian snack. Adai batter is made with rice, mix of whole pulses with vegetables, curry leaves and species. Nutritionally adai contains 165 calories, 2.5 gm fat, 15 gm carbohydrates and 1 gm protein.

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Arhar Dal

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A dish made with beans. This low calorie Indian snack can be consumed as a dinner item too. This is enriched with 73 grams calories and 2 grams protein. Arhar dal also has 1.2 gm of fats and 8.0 gm of carbs.

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Banana

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Bananas are rich in protein and iron. Very popular low calories snacks which are loved by a number of people.

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Bread Poha

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Another very popular dish which can be made with bread. This is actually the bread pieces which can be added in any flavor or curry of your choice. Bread poha makes an excellent Indian healthy snacks. Bread poha has 23 grams of protein and very less almost negligible fat content.

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Chana Masala

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This is loaded with iron and legumes and thus it is extremely healthy Indian diet. Chana masala has about 7.7 grams of protein content which makes it desirable healthy snacks in India.

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Coconut Water

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Coconut water is extremely effective in lowering blood pressure and keep up the hydration level high. This keeps the fluid and electrolyte balance proper in your body. Coconut water contains 1.8 grams of protein content.

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Chicken Tikka Masala – Low Carb

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Another smart Indian healthy snack which can be made as low calorie Indian snacks as per the choice. It contains chunk of chicken and high on spices. This is an extremely high protein content because of chicken. You can cut down calories by reducing the spices.

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Cucumber Raita

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This is a super quick and flavourful Indian healthy snacks. This is rich in protein and calcium and a perfect addition to your evening time.

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Dhokla

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This light and fluffy delicacy is extremely popular in entire India. This is a Gujarat dish but this is very popular Indian healthy snacks. 100 grams of Dhokla contains 160 calories.

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Dry Nuts and Almond

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Dry Nuts – Dry nuts is one of the most healthy snacks in India. This adds crunch and thus good for your teeth as well. Dry nuts like almonds, cashew and pistachios contain more than 100 grams of calories.

This is some great munchies which will fill you with protein and vitamin content. Almonds are rich in 0.63 grams of saturated fat.

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Dudhi Methi Muthia

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This is another Gujrati snacks which has quickly emerged and accepted as the evening healthy snacks. This is very good in terms of hydration and protein level.

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Frozen Mango Cubes

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Great way to add beta carotene and fiber in your diet. This will also satisfy your sweet tooth and it is a very good source of vitamin C. Frozen mango cubes are known to contain 0 grams of saturated fats.

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Grapes

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Loaded with water, sodium and vitamin K and manganese grapes are extremely healthy. They also have fiber content and this makes grapes one of the most healthy snacks in India.

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Half an apple with peanut butter

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This healthy snacks in India is a powerhouse of protein and fiber. This contains natural sugar and 157 calories.

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Buttermilk

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Many people consider that buttermilk is rich in fat but no, it has very low volume of fat. It is one of the Indian healthy food which is actually a low fat milk. Buttermilk is rich in 100 gm calories and 2 gm fat per glass.

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Hara Bhara Kabab

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This is an Indian form of vegetarian Kabab which is a low calorie Indian snack. This is full of vegetables and aromatic spices and also has a number of other healthy ingredients. This kabab is actually marvelous in taste which has 73 calories and 2 grams protein.

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Idli

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Very popular in South India and almost in the entire country. These are actually the steamed cakes made from the seasoned rice lentil batter. Since these are steamed thus the use of oil is minimum and thus they are extremely nutritious in terms of protein and very less in fat. 1 medium idli has 39 gm calories, 2 gm protein and 8 gm fiber.

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Lauki Thepla

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Lauki thepla is a very famous weight loss dish because this is high in water content. This will keep you hydrated and full at the same time.

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Moong Bhaji

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Sprouted moong bhaji is a healthier dish and it consists of huge amount of protein and fats. This is one of the very popular dieting snacks in India. Per serving of Moon bhaji consists of 125 calories and 4 grams of fats.

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Moong Dal Cheela

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Another quick receipe which is super healthy. This is one of the Indian healthy snacks which is rich in only 10 grams of fat and 2 grams of protein. Moong dal cheela contains 25 grams of carbs.

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Paneer Bhurji

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Paneer bhurji is rich in protein and calcium. This evening healthy snacks do wonder to your belly fat. This is very good to treat your hunger pangs

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Poha

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Poha is one of the very popular dieting snacks in India. Poha has energy, iron and carbohydrates and also low gluten level. Poha has 206 calories per serving, 3 gm fat, 1 gm saturated fat, 14 milligrams sodium, 40 grams carbohydrate, 2 gms of fiber and 4 gm of protein.

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Pongal

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Another low on diet South Indian dish which has emerged as the low calories Indian snacks. Pongal can be consumed with your choice of chutney which should again be less in terms of calories.

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Ragi Dosa

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Another South Indian dish which is full of protein and vitamins. This is one of the healthy snacks in India which can be consumed during evening and morning both. Ragi dosa contains 3.6 gm of protein content and it is very low in fat content.

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Kidney Beans or Rajma

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Very high in terms of protein content and this is the reason number of bodybuilders recommend this.

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Rasam

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Rasam is a light and moderately spicy soup. This is one of the healthiest snacks in India which has 45-60 calories and 3-5 grams of fat.

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Bhel Puri

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Bhel Puri which is actually a form of the puffed rice. Bhel puri is rich in protein and carbs content. Bhel puri forms an excellent low calories Indian snacks which contains 54 calories, 0.13 grams of fats, 12.29 grams of carbs and 0.98 grams of protein.

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Sambar Dal

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This is an extremely popular dieting food in South India. This is actually a solid stew made with chickpeas, legumes and a variety of spices. Sambar dal contains approximately 50 calories, 2.6 gm carbohydrate, 15 gm protein and 1.8 gm fat.

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Sauted Mushrooms

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Sautéed mushroom contains numerous vitamins like vitamin B, selenium, potassium, copper and even vitamin D. Sauteed mushroom contains 130 gram of protein content with only 7% of fats. It also is a very good and flavourful Indian healthy snacks.

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Soya Chaap

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Soya chap is full of protein and vitamin. This are the juicy balls which is extremely rich in protein and fiber. Soya chaap is extremely rich in calorie with almost 149 grams per serving.

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Sundal

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This is another easy to prepare healthy and nutritious snacks. This is lightly prepared by sautéing pre boiled vegetables with green chillies, mustard seeds and coriander. 1 cup of sundal contains 280 grams of calories and 49 grams of carbohydrates and 15 grams of protein.

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Tandoori Chicken

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A very popular North Indian dish which is equally tasty and delightful. This dish is flavored with masalas and yogurt and of course chicken. This evening healthy snacks is not recommended when you are suffering from Blood pressure issues. Otherwise everyone else can consume this. Per serving of Tandoori Chicken consists of 260 calories, 13 gm fats, 5 gm carbohydrate and 30.5 gm protein.

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Tandoori Gobhi

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Tandoori products are very good in shedding extra weight and reducing calories. Tandoori gobhi is an excellent form of vegetarian starter. Tandoori Gobhi is a very good low calories Indian snacks.

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Thalipeeth

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Another popular Maharashtrian dish. Thalipeeth can be a very good evening healthy snacks. Make sure that you consume with some chillies at the side.

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Tomato Soup

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This is another dieting snacks in India which is low in sodium content. This contains 0.19 grams of saturated fat and 471 grams of sodium.

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Upma

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One of the most common and staple snacks option. This is a well known evening snacks in India. Upma is extremely light on bowel yet quite fulfilling as well. Upma is made up of a jumber of vegetables. Upma is a wholesome meal. Upma contains 280 calories, 11 grams of protein, 59 grams of carbohydrates and 6 grams of fat and zero cholesterol.

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Usal

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Usal is another very popular South Indian dish which is also known as the Indian healthy snacks. This has very low fat content and exceptionally high protein content.

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Vegetable Frankie

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The calories in veg frankie depend upon the choice of your vegetable. Thus, make sure that you make wise vegetable choices with this one. This is one of the very popular healthy snacks in India.

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Vegetable Paratha

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Vegetable paratha is another way of stacking up the vegetable protein in your daily life. This is low calories Indian snacks which is extremely good for your waist.

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Vegetable Sandwich

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Again add up any vegetable of your choice and make it super healthy. Work on the protein and vitamin content as per your choice.

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Bhel Puri

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Bhel Puri which is actually a form of the puffed rice. Bhelpuri is rich in protein and carbs content. Bhelpuri forms an excellent low calories Indian snacks which contains 54 calories, 0.13 grams of fats, 12.29 grams of carbs and 0.98 grams of protein.

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Daliya (Oatmeal)

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Dailya is another light and another Indian healthy snacks. It is an excellent source of fiber which is very important to make sure that you get the required fiber in your diet. Dailya is also important in making our digestive system strong. Whole of wheat dailya consists of 85 grams of calories.

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Oats Tikki

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This is loaded with fiber and very low in terms of cholesterol. This is one of the healthiest snacks in Indian which helps to fight against cholesterol and high blood pressure. This is also considered to be very good for diabetes as well. oats tikki has 120 calories of energy with 4.7 gm of protein, 16.5 gm of carbohydrates, and 2.6 gm of fiber and 4.1 gm of fat content.

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Sol Kadhi

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Sol Kadhi is a pink coloured appetizer drink which is made from kokum fruit and coconut milk. This is extremely good for your stomach after a hot and spicy meal because this works as an appetizer as well. One glass of Sol Kadhi contains 138 calories. This is one of the very good evening healthy snacks.

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