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Last Updated : Mar 17,2022



ગર્ભાવસ્થા માટે રેસિપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Pregnancy recipes in Gujarati)

Pregnancy Recipes, Indian Pregnancy Diet, Healthy Pregnancy Food

pregnancy recipes. Indian pregnancy recipe collection. The joy and excitement of bringing a new life into this world is not only pleasurable but also demands a lot of responsibility. You should be ready to accept it as a challenge by maintaining a healthy diet so as to nurture the new life growing within you. All that you eat before and during the pregnancy is largely responsible for not only your health, but your baby’s too! Here’s a well-researched section on vegetarian foods and recipes for a mum-to-be.

A woman who is well nourished before conception (pre-conception) begins her pregnancy with reserves of essential nutrients like protein, iron, calcium, fibre and folic acid along with other vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin B Complex and vitamin C to meet the needs of a growing fetus. And she needs to continue to have a constant intake of these nutrients throughout the nine months of gestation too.

The different sections in this category are for the various stages of your pregnancy keeping in mind your special nutritional requirements for each trimester starting from first trimester to second trimester and finally the third trimester right till the time of lactation. As you travel through each of the 3 trimesters, some women experience certain discomforts like morning sickness, edema, acidity etc. Read ahead in the sections here to find ways and recipes to ease these situations too.

Sit back, turn through the various sections here, clarify your doubts and ease all your nutritional worries. After all, being pregnant is one of the greatest joys of all. However remember every pregnancy is different and your gynecologist is your best companion through these precious nine months.

From breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes to snacks, salads and desserts recipes we have it all. Moreover, we have various sections of recipes that are rich in specific nutrients required in increased amounts during pregnancy like Protein, Iron, Calcium, Folic Acid etc.

Pregnancy Recipes, Iron Rich Foods

Spinach Tahini WrapsSpinach Tahini Wraps

We have iron rich sweets recipe like

1. Anjeer and Mixed Nut Barfi that is super quick to make and is also amazingly healthy.

2. Breakfast recipes like Spinach Dosa and Stuffed Bajra Roti can be relished in the mornings and give your day a healthy start.

3. Make subzi’s such as Palak, Methi and Corn Subzi for lunch and top up your iron stores and is also a rich source of other nutrients like Vitamin A, Folic Acid, Calcium all essential during pregnancy.

4. Comfort foods like Chocolate Chip and Oatmeal Cookies are great when one get those cravings in between meals and are healthier than store bought cookies because these are made with oats and whole wheat flour.

Pregnancy Recipes, Calcium Rich Foods

Herbed Paneer ParathaHerbed Paneer Paratha

1. Give a perfect start to your day with this Strawberry Chickoo Shake when you’re too tired to cook and need instant energy. It is a recipe that has natural sweetness from strawberries and is a perfect milkshake to keep heartburn at bay.

2. Here is a recipe of a creamy soup called Celery Soup to perk you up even on a gloomy day. With no corn-flour or cream added it still is creamy due to the wholesome milk which gives it a rich flavour.

3. Paneer and Tomato in Green Gravy is a sumptuous gravy and looks really tempting. A perfect combination of paneer, tomatoes and curds in green masala which makes it rich in Calcium, Beta Carotene and Phosphorus.

4. Methi Palak Dhoklas

5.  Maharashtrian Patal Bhaji

6.  Nachni Sesame Khakhra

First trimester Indian pregnancy recipes

It is recommended to consume about 6-7 servings of cereals per day for first trimester Indian pregnancy recipes. Cereals provide you the necessary energy which is required in increased amounts during pregnancy. They also provide fibre which will keep constipation at bay.

1.  Buckwheat Dhoklas for breakfast and

2. Jowar Bajra Spring Onion Roti for Main Course.

3.  Oats Methi MuthiaBajra Carrot and Onion Uttapa and 

4. Vegetable Barley Soup are a few more examples you can venture in your own kitchen to fulfil your nutritional needs.

pregnancy rotis and paratha recipes

pregnancy rotis and paratha recipes are flat Indian breads which are cooked in every households as a daily fare

1. Jowar roti is super rich in fibre, is gluten free, good for diabetics, high in magnesium and iron also lowers blood pressure and cholesterol. 

2. Oats roti is an easy simple recipe to make. To whole wheat flour we add oats, onions, green chillies and coriander to make the dough for oats chapatti. Then the oats chapatti is cooked on a non stick tava.

Weight loss after pregnancy

Another section that we have in our pregnancy recipes is weight loss after pregnancy.

Nourishing Barley SoupNourishing Barley Soup

It is necessary to shed those extra kilos that a woman gains during pregnancy. However, one should not start a weight loss program immediately after pregnancy. Since the baby is breastfeeding, you cannot compromise on your food intake by cutting down on your diet, nor can you immediately start off on rigorous exercise. The weight loss regimen must begin in a slow and phased manner. Once you start you can enjoy weight loss recipes like

1. Palak Methi Muthia

2.  Nourishing Moong Soup,

3. Dal Pandoli

 

Enjoy our collection of  pregnancy recipes and related pregnancy articles below.

Preconception Recipes

Pregnancy Breakfast Recipes

Pregnancy Rotis, Parathas Recipes

Pregnancy Dals and Vegetables Recipes

Pregnancy Vitamin A Rich Recipes

First trimester Indian pregnancy recipes


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Paneer Tikka Kathi Rolls
Recipe# 3559
14 Jun 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
These rolls are a healthy version of frankies and make a complete meal by themselves. The chapatis have been made with whole wheat flour which is a good source of iron and fibre as compared to the usual plain flour (maida) rotis. The paneer and vegetable filling enriches these rolls with essential ....
Broccoli Broth, Healthy Clear Broccoli Carrot Soup
Recipe# 4623
14 Jun 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
broccoli broth | healthy veg clear broccoli carrot soup | veg broccoli carrot broth | with 12 amazing images. This Indian Broccoli Broth recipe shows you how to make a soothing
Mag Ni Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 620
11 Apr 21

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by Tarla Dalal
mag ni dal recipe | Gujarati mug ni chutti dal | healthy dry moong dal | with 26 amazing images. mag ni dal recipe | Gujarati mug ni chutti dal |
Bajra Khichdi (  Rajasthani)
Recipe# 3894
28 May 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
bajra khichdi recipe | Rajasthani bajra khichdi | healthy black millet Indian khichdi | with 20 amazing images. When one thinks of homely food, khichdi is the first option that comes to mind. A wholesome khichdi c ....
Orange Tabbouleh, Healthy Orange Tabbouleh
Recipe# 3461
23 May 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bulgur (which is often referred to as broken wheat or dalia) is the healthiest form of wheat available. The most important nutrient retained by this cereal form is fibre, that makes it a low glycemic index food and helps to prevent a quick rise in blood sugar levels. In contrast, wheat products like ....
Subzi Dal
Recipe# 2974
19 May 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Have this nutritious dal along with rotis or parathas as the combination of dals with vegetables makes it extremely rich in energy, protein, calcium, iron and folic acid-all the nutrients which are necessary for a successful pregnancy. Green peas adds on to the fibre content of the recipe and helps ....
Lettuce and Bean Salad
Recipe# 5721
09 May 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
This iron-rich Lettuce and Bean Salad features crisp lettuce and juicy cucumber combined with mealy kidney beans and sumptuous chick peas, perked up with mint and coriander leaves, spring onion whites, etc. Lemon juice boosts the vitamin C content, which in turn ensures maximum absorption of iron. S ....
Flax Seed Raita ( Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Calcium Rich Recipe )
Recipe# 35093
09 May 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
flax seed raita recipe | Omega 3 fatty acids rich raita | doodhi, mint and curd flax seed raita | with 13 amazing images. Combine flax seeds with calcium-rich curds to make ....
Thalipeeth, Maharashtrian Thalipeeth
Recipe# 2945
04 May 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A nutritious pancake made with 3 kinds of flours, making it delicious and more importantly nutritious also. Thalipeeth is the easiest snack that you can make. The iron and folic acid content of the recipe is high and will help you supplement your needs during the
Green Peas and Mint Pulao
Recipe# 5295
02 May 22

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by Tarla Dalal
A thoughtful blend of minimal but well-matched ingredients like mint, peas and brown rice together with flavour boosters like green chillies, onions and garlic, results in a delectable Green Peas and Mint Pulao that throws you into a tizzy. Brown rice and green peas are rich in fibre, which binds an ....
Lemony Yoghurt Salad
Recipe# 4811
21 Apr 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Calcium laden lettuce and celery in a calcium rich curd dressing......... serves as a perfect accompaniment to any main course.
Almond Bread, Homemade Almond Bread Without Eggs
Recipe# 41175
03 May 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
homemade almond bread without eggs | keto almond bread | eggless almond bread | low carb almond bread| with 20 amazing images. A loaf without wheat? Unbelievable but true, and absolutely aw ....
Multiseed Mukhwas ( Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Fibre Rich Recipe )
Recipe# 35094
29 Mar 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
multiseed mukhwas | multi seed mukhwas | 4 seed healthy mukhwas | how to make multiseed mukhwas | with 13 amazing images. Multiseed mukhwas is a mouth-freshener w ....
Almond Milk, Homemade Pure Almond Milk
Recipe# 40984
10 Mar 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Indian almond milk recipe | unsweetened vanilla almond milk | instant almond milk | almond milk without soaking | with 7 amazing images. Indian almond milk recipe ....
Walnut and Cherry Tomato Salad, Quick Cherry Tomato Salad
Recipe# 36139
03 Mar 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
walnut and cherry tomato salad recipe | 10 minute tomato walnut salad | healthy Indian cherry tomato salad with walnuts | with 19 amazing images. walnut and cherry tomato salad recipe |
Lettuce and Cauliflower Soup
Recipe# 39641
03 Mar 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Lettuce is an unexplored treasure! Not many know that it is a very good source of iron. Here is a creamy soup of lettuce thickened using finely chopped cauliflower, which not only imparts a creamy texture but also balances the flavour of lettuce well. The use of cauliflower also does away with the u ....
Garlic Vegetable Soup (  Healthy Heart)
Recipe# 5535
23 Feb 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
garlic vegetable soup recipe | easy healthy clear vegetable soup | mix vegetable garlic soup | mix vegetable soup for weight loss | with 12 amazing images. garlic veget ....
Oatmeal Almond Milk with Apples, Healthy Vegan Breakfast
Recipe# 42149
22 Feb 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
oatmeal almond milk with apples | oats with apples and almond milk | vegan oatmeal with apples | with 13 amazing images. The Oatmeal Almond Milk with Apples is as easy as easy can be. Can y ....
Bengali Khichdi ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
Recipe# 33045
07 Feb 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bengali khichdi, you will love this exotic khichdi from bengal – an appetizing, perfect combination of rice, masoor dal and mixed veggies. With loads of protein, fibre and iron and minimum fat, this one sure is a delectable way to lose weight.
Jowar Roti
Recipe# 41569
03 May 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
jowar roti recipe | jowar ki roti | jowar bhakri | healthy jowar roti | sorghum roti | with amazing 12 photos. Jowar roti is an unleave ....
Spinach Malfatti, Healthy Pregnancy Recipe
Recipe# 2990
31 Jan 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Malfatti is a steamed dumpling, usually made of spinach and cheese. Interesting, the Italian term Malfatti literally translates to ‘poorly made’, which probably refers to the odd, rustic shape of the dumplings! Although it is quite exotic, the Spinach Malfat ....
Egg Paratha
Recipe# 42333
24 Dec 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
egg paratha recipe | anda paratha with whole wheat flour | healthy Indian egg paratha | with 30 amazing images. A masaledar and filling snack, which can be had as a meal itself, the egg paratha< ....
Moong Dal Dosa, Healthy Pregnancy Recipe
Recipe# 2933
23 Dec 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The cereal and pulse combination makes this recipe a good source of quality protein. These thin, crisp dosas made of moong dal and rice make a terrific breakfast especially during your fir ....
Anjeer and Mixed Nut Barfi
Recipe# 5716
10 Nov 21

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by Tarla Dalal
A barfi in one minute, and that too a super-healthy one? Here you go! The Anjeer and Mix Nut Barfi, as the name suggests combines iron-rich and flavourful ingredients like figs, nuts and sesame seeds. A teaspoon of ghee together with saffron and cardamom imparts a rich and magical aroma to this quic ....
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 on 30 Apr 19 02:02 PM


My Gynecologist, Dr. Nupur Gupta http://www.wellwomanclinic.in advised me greek yogurt with pepita seeds, bananas with peenut butter, and steemed veggies with garlic as my lunch staples. I have been taking beano before eating my veggies which seems to help. For breakfast i love oatmeal with an egg and Ezekiel toast(sprouted grain which is easier for my system)
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Tarini, You can try out more recipes from our collection of Pregnancy recipes.
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02 May 19 08:49 AM