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6 Recipes from "The Healthy Indian Diet"
Below on the left are 5 of 31 recipes in "The Healthy Indian Diet." More are available at ShowMeTheCurry.com. Below on the right are many foods considered part of the diet.
Above: Tasty dosas from oats, which is a whole grain that has complete proteins and tons of fiber. This is a much healthier version of dosa, which are typically made from white rice, which lacks nutrition and is almost all starch.
Above: Lassi is a cool, refreshing drink made of yogurt (dahi in Hindi) and some natural ingredients like mango or mint for flavor.
Above: Kabuli chickpeas are a great source of proteins, fiber (especially the insoluble kind), and minerals like zinc and folate. Cook them and mix in curry powder for a savory dish.
Above: Parathas are a popular bread in north India made from whole-grain wheat (atta in Hindi). Wheat provides not only energy, but complete protein when combined with a lentil (dal) or chickpeas (as in the above recipe), not to mention iron, magnesium, folate and the other B vitamins.
Above: This chutney is a zesty condiment for dosas combines mint with powerful herbs packed with anti-oxidants, namely ginger and garlic.
Turmeric & Other Spices
Whole Grain Paratha
Red Chili Pepper