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Last Updated : Oct 31,2022

किडनी स्टोन के लिए डाइट रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Kidney Stone Diet recipes in Hindi)
કિડની સ્ટોન માટેની ડાયેટ રેસિપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Kidney Stone Diet recipes in Gujarati)

Kidney Stone Indian Diet, Kidney Stone Indian Recipes

Kidney stones, often termed as renal calculi, are solid masses of crystals made of minerals and salts. It is quite a painful medical condition which is more often observed in men than women and between the age of 30 to 45 years with the incidence rate declining after the age of 50.

Brain Booster, Carrot Apple Beetroot and Spinach JuiceBrain Booster, Carrot Apple Beetroot and Spinach Juice

They usually originate in kidney, but can develop in any part of the urinary tract i.e. kidney, urethra, ureters and bladder.

We have created a list of Vegetarian recipes for Kidney Stone patients which are healthy and Indian based like Doodhi Soup

Doodhi Soup ( Baby and Toddler)

 Doodhi Soup ( Baby and Toddler)

7 Dietary tips for Calcium Oxalate Stones, a type of Kidney Stone

1. Have at least 12 glasses of water daily. Include juices daily too.

 Watermelon White Jamun Summer CoolerWatermelon White Jamun Summer Cooler

2. Go low on oxalate rich foods : This includes peanuts, some leafy vegetables like spinach, beet, chocolate, sweet potato, yam, sesame seeds, wheat germ, ladies finger, coffee and tea.


3. Reduce the intake of sodium : Sodium is a part of table salt, canned foods, breads, pickles, packaged foods and some types of seasoning too.

Pineapple, Apple and Cucumber JuicePineapple, Apple and Cucumber Juice

4. Limit the animal protein : All non-vegetarian foods must be replaced with pulses and legumes which are comparatively low in oxalate content. It’s best to check with your doctor / dietitian on the amount of actual protein consumption.

Doodhi PachadiDoodhi Pachadi

Do not cut down on milk completely. Have it in the form of curd – it’s the best probiotic you can give your gut.

Haldi Doodh, Turmeric MilkHaldi Doodh, Turmeric Milk

5. Do not avoid the calcium completely: It’s a myth that calcium needs to be curbed off. Instead focus on pairing calcium with the little oxalate you eat so that they bind during digestion, before reaching the kidney for excretion..

 Sweet Lime and Kiwi JuiceSweet Lime and Kiwi Juice

6. Eat a lot of watery foods : Fruits and veggies like cucumber, watermelon, orange, pomegranate etc. will be of added benefit to flush of the kidneys.

 Pear and Pomegranate Smoothie ( Burgers and Smoothie Recipe)
 Pear and Pomegranate Smoothie

7. Avoid alcohol, tea and colas.


9 Symptoms of Kidney Stones

1. Pain on urination
2. Sever pain in ribs
3. Change of urine colour to brown or reddish
4. Foul smell in urine

Tulsi TeaTulsi Tea

5. Sometimes and fever and chills
6. Burning sensation while urinating
7. Urinating more often
8. Blood or pus in urine
9. Urinating small amounts in extreme condition


8 Causes of kidney Stones?

1. Lack of water intake: This is the most common cause of kidney stones. When the intake of water is below 2 litres a day, the urine becomes more acidic, thus causing the formation of stones.

2. Infection of urinary tract: Urinary tract infections contribute to pus cells around which stones are likely to be formed.

Muskmelon and Orange JuiceMuskmelon and Orange Juice

3. Hereditary : Inherited metabolic renal disorders may predispose to renal calculi.

4. Dietary factors : A diet high in salt, sugar and protein may increase the risk of stones at times. A very high sodium diet, which is seen with extremely high salt intake or the intake of ready-to-eat and canned foods increases the amount of calcium kidney filter thus causing stones.

All Rounder, Orange Pineapple and Lemonade DrinkAll Rounder, Orange Pineapple and Lemonade Drink

5. Obesity: Being obese, having excess belly fat and weight gain is also one of the cause of kidney stones.

6. Dearth of chemicals in urine : Normally urine contains chemicals which doesn’t allow crystal formation in urine. However if these chemicals don’t work, stones develop. If the crystals are small they will pass out of the tract by way of urine unnoticed. However if the stones formed are big, they are the cause of extreme pain.

Hydrating Energizing SmoothieHydrating Energizing Smoothie

7. Other medical conditions : Renal diseases, Crohn’s disease, hyperthyroidism, gastric surgery etc. may also be a cause of kidney stones.

8. Climatic conditions: People who stay in extreme hot climatic regions or work for hours directly under the sun, perspire a lot and thus pass a highly concentrated urine.

Watermelon Apple DrinkWatermelon Apple Drink

4 Types of Kidney Stones:

1. Calcium stones : The most common type of kidney stone is the calcium oxalate. Oxalate is a naturally occurring substance found in may food sources and also produced by the liver.

A high consumption of oxalate rich foods, some types of surgeries etc. may increase the risk of these type of stones. Another type of calcium stone is calcium phosphate stone, though not so common.

2. Struvite stones: These are usually is response to urinary tract infection.

3. Uric Acid stones: A high protein diet or a diet lacking water usually causes uric acid stones.

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4. Cystine stones: Some hereditary disorders cause excretion of excess cystine causing stones. This is very rare though.

Coconut Water with Coconut MeatCoconut Water with Coconut Meat

20 Foods to include for calcium oxalate stones diet, the most common Kidney Stone problem Fresh Complexion Express, Pineapple and Cucumber JuiceFresh Complexion Express, Pineapple and Cucumber Juice

  20 Foods to include for calcium oxalate stones diet, the most common Kidney Stone problem
1. Apple
2. Banana
3. Barley
4. Basil
5. Bitter gourd
6. Bottle gourd
7. Broccoli (in limited quantities if advised)
8. Coconut water
9. Cucumber (in limited quantities if advised)
10. Curd
11. Lemon
12. Pineapple
13. Mushrooms
14. Muskmelon
15. Onions
16. Peach
17. Pomegranate
18. Plums
19. Watermelon
20. Zucchini

Melon Magic, Muskmelon and Orange JuiceMelon Magic, Muskmelon and Orange Juice

Here are a few recipes to opt for while suffering from calcium oxalate stones.

 Organic Pineapple Tulsi DrinkOrganic Pineapple Tulsi Drink

However since most kidney related diets are individualistic, we recommend you concern your doctor / dietitian before devouring these recipes.

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Coconut Water with Coconut Meat
Recipe# 40496
11 Oct 22

by Tarla Dalal
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Fresh Herbal Tea, Tulsi, Mint and Ginger Drink for The Common Cold
Recipe# 4215
11 Apr 21

  This recipe has an associated video
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Thick Curd Dip, Healthy Indian Curd Dip
Recipe# 1364
30 Sep 21

 by Tarla Dalal
thick curd dip recipe | healthy Indian curd dip | yoghurt dip with onions and green chillies | with 17 amazing images. thick curd dip recipe | healthy Indian curd dip
Ginger Melon Juice, Ginger Watermelon Juice
Recipe# 6212
22 Aug 22

 by Tarla Dalal
ginger melon juice recipe | watermelon lemon ginger juice | healthy ginger melon juice | with 15 amazing images. ginger melon juice recipe | watermelon lemon ginger juic ....
Pomegranate Juice, Recipe for Kidney Stone Patients
Recipe# 42507
18 Dec 21

 by Tarla Dalal
Freshness is the hallmark of a good juice, and nothing can match the unadulterated freshness of this Pomegranate Juice. Untouched by other flavouring substances, this juice gives you an opportunity to experience and relish the pure taste of fresh and juicy pomegranate, while also reaping its heal ....
Grilled Zucchini Recipe
Recipe# 42226
22 Nov 22

by Tarla Dalal
grilled zucchini recipe | Indian style grilled zucchini | easy garlicky grilled zucchini | with 15 amazing images. grilled zucchini is the perfect healthy summer side dish. Learn how to mak ....
Pineapple and Muskmelon Drink
Recipe# 40447
05 Nov 15

by Tarla Dalal
Whatever ointments you might apply externally, if you really want to fight pimples and acne, you need to flush the toxins out of your body. Drinking plenty of fluids, such as this Pineapple and Muskmelon Drink, will turn your body inside-out and shake out all the toxins! Added to that, these f ....
Cucumber Cooler , Muskmelon and Cucumber Juice
Recipe# 36832
18 Aug 20

  This recipe has an associated video
 by Tarla Dalal
You simply must try this unusual combination! Add ripe melon for maximum sweetness. Cucumber also has a strong diuretic action and thus helps to remove toxins from the body which otherwise accumulate in our body and cause skin problems like pimples and other bodily functions. Being full of wate ....
Apple Magic, Lemony Apple Juice
Recipe# 6213
17 Oct 20

by Tarla Dalal
lemon apple juice recipe | lemon and apple juice benefits | apple lemon cooler | how to make apple and lemon juice | lemon apple juice is a healthy, refreshing an ....
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Kidney Stone Diet
 on 04 Nov 21 06:30 AM

Good Info 👏👏
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for the feedback. Please keep reviewing recipes and articles you love.
10 Nov 21 02:44 PM
Kidney Stone Diet
 on 20 Jun 21 01:58 PM

Hello, Thanks so much for this article. I have been suffering from Kidney Stones from many years now. And almost all dietary recommendations has been talking about avoiding Broccoli and Cucumber. Surprised to find both of them here.
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your feedback. We have updated the information.
02 Jul 21 03:46 PM
Kidney Stone Diet
 on 12 Oct 19 11:24 PM

thanks for the article.
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Tarla Dalal    Satya, thanks for the feedback on the kidney stone diet article.
13 Oct 19 12:43 PM
Kidney Stone Diet
 on 05 Jan 19 01:21 AM