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Last Updated : Aug 27,2022



લો કૉલેસ્ટ્રોલ વ્યંજન - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Low Cholesterol recipes in Gujarati)

250 Low Cholesterol Indian Healthy Recipes, Low Cholesterol Foods List

low cholesterol healthy recipes. Indian low cholesterol recipes.  Over the past couple of decades there has been a growing concern about fats, high blood cholesterol levels and the diseases caused by it. We receive huge number of letters, e-mails from our members asking one common question, ‘Has cholesterol got anything to do with heart disease - or any other disease? And even if it has, will a change of diet be beneficial?

Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi
Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi

While some cholesterol is needed for good health, too much cholesterol in our blood can raise our risk of having a heart attack. Anyone can develop high blood cholesterol regardless of age or sex; there are some who can be genetically predisposed to high blood cholesterol.

Thus it is important to keep a check on your cholesterol levels. As always said “Earlier the Better”, taking early precautions like avoiding saturated fats and cholesterol rich foods, eating high fiber foods and exercising can help regulate your blood cholesterol levels.

Moong Dal and Suva SubziMoong Dal and Suva Subzi

This section of “Low Cholesterol Recipes” is for all those who want to start early and also for those who are already on a low cholesterol diet as they have high blood cholesterol levels or any other heart problem.

Our key take is Low Cholesterol Recipes are recipes for everyone. These recipes are a basic way of healthy living and devoid of junk food, fried foods, maida, sugar, rava and making correct choices of the food we eat. 

Oats IdliOats Idli

These delicious recipes are planned by strictly avoiding the use of fatty foods like fried foods, processed foods that increase blood cholesterol and sodium levels.

Quinoa Veg Upma, Vegan BreakfastQuinoa Veg Upma, Vegan Breakfast

Low Cholesterol Foods that help lower blood cholesterol levels

Here is a list of foods given below that will keep you healthy all the time. For example garlic  has been proven to lower cholesterol. The active ingredient allicin present in garlic aids in lowering blood pressure.

Foods
to
Lowers Blood Cholesterol
Form Its Effect
Garlic Fresh, raw whole/ crushed Lowers cholesterol levels, help to remove the excess cholesterol deposited in the arteries and inhibits cholesterol synthesis.
Quinoa whole flour High fiber in it helps to reduce cholesterol levels.
Onion Raw and cooked Rich in potent antioxidants. like ‘Quercetin’ and ‘Selenium’, An onion a day can raise HDL levels too.
Fenugreek seeds (methi) Seeds, sprouts, leaves, powder Rich in protein and fibre, which binds cholesterol in the body and aids in its elimination.
Bulgur Wheat (dalia)/Bran Mixed with other flours Bulgur wheat and bran are rich in fibre, which binds cholesterol and elimination it from our body.
Oats Quick Rolled oats or oat flakes Contains soluble fibre viz. ‘Beta-glucan’, a potent cholesterol-lowering agent. Oat bran lowers LDL and raises HDL.
Buckwheat/
Ragi/Nachni (red millet)
Whole, coarsely ground or powdered Plant chemicals present in buckwheat help maintain blood flow, and keep platelets from clotting excessively. Ragi is rich in fibre that eliminates LDS from body.
Green Leafy Vegetables;
Spinach, Kale,
Fenugreek leaves,
Cauliflower greens,
Cabbage,
lettuce,
Colocassia leaves,
Mint leaves,
Rocket leaves,
Coriander

and

Apple,
guava,
grapes,
Oranges,
Grapefruit
Sweet lime
Raw
or
cooked

 

Rich in fibre and antioxidants like Vitamin A and Vitamin C, that protects arteries from damage. Fresh vegetables and fruits are also low in calories and rich in fibre (especially green peas and cluster beans)
Turmeric Fresh
or
dried
(powder, spice)
Fights free radicals, aids circulation, lowers cholesterol levels, improves blood vessel health, inhibits clogging 
Olive oil / Rice Bran Oil Cooking medium or as a dressing Rich in vitamin E (antioxidant), MUFA and substance called “squalene” that helps to lower blood cholesterol levels.
Nuts like Almonds and
Walnuts
whole or powdered Rich in mono unsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), and omega-3 fatty acids respectively. A store house of antioxidants, fibre and phytonutrients that helps lower LDL levels while maintaining HDL levels.
Avocados raw or cooked Rich in MUFA, potassium and chromium, all of which help to regulate blood cholesterol levels.


Low Cholesterol Indian breakfast recipes

Low Cholesterol breakfast recipes opt for the easy and fast buckwheat dosa or Broken Wheat Upma with a glass of healthy carrot and spinach juice.

Carrot Spinach and Parsley JuiceCarrot Spinach and Parsley Juice

Low Cholesterol Indian snack recipes

For Low Cholesterol snack recipes,  sprouts are a healthy addition. They are easy to digest and the process of sprouting increases their fiber content too. Methi and Moong Sprouts WrapLehsuni Matki Palak Tikki and Sprouted Moong Chaat.

Lehsuni Matki Palak TikkiLehsuni Matki Palak Tikki

Low cholesterol khichdi and pulaos

Low cholesterol khichdi and pulaos are made with ZERO white rice and use healthy ingredients like bajra, whole moong or brown rice.

Skip rice which is full of simple carbohydrates and make Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi had with a bowl of low fat curds for dinner. Or try paneer mutter biryani made from brown rice with some vegetables and low fat paneer. 

Paneer Mutter BiryaniPaneer Mutter Biryani

Make some healthy low cholesterol subzis like French beans and chana dal stir fry had with a bajra roti and some fatless maa ki dal

Fatless Maa ki DalFatless Maa ki Dal

While foods that help to reduce cholesterol like oats, whole cereals, fruits, veggies, sprouts, olive oil, flax seeds etc have been included to aid in blood cholesterol management. 

Use oats in low cholesterol recipes

Oats is rich in soluble fibre, which helps lower blood LDL cholesterol, the so-called "Bad" cholesterol. Soluble fibre absorbs water and swells and to become gel like substance which helps in the absorption of nutrients like B Vitamins and minerals like Magnesium and Zinc which are key to a good heart. So enjoy the super heathy oats mutter dosa recipe.  

Oats Mutter Dosa ( Fibre Rich Recipe )Oats Mutter Dosa ( Fibre Rich Recipe )

Happy and healthy cooking for your heart!

Enjoy our low cholesterol healthy recipes. Indian low cholesterol recipes and other low cholesterol articles below. 

Low Cholesterol Accompanients

Low Cholesterol Breakfast

Low Cholesterol Desserts

Low Cholesterol Drinks, Beverages

Low Cholesterol International

Low Cholesterol Rice, Pulao & Biryani

Low Cholesterol Rotis, Parathas

Low Cholesterol Salads, Raitas

Low Cholesterol Soups

Low Cholesterol Starters, Snacks

Low Cholesterol Subzis, Dals


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Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle
Recipe# 3394
21 Sep 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
fresh turmeric and ginger pickle recipe | kachi haldi ka achar | haldi adrak ka achar | Indian style ginger turmeric pickle | with 11 amazing images. fresh turmeric and ....
Buckwheat Dosa
Recipe# 36424
20 Sep 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
buckwheat dosa recipe | kuttu dosa | healthy Indian buckwheat crepes | instant buckwheat dosa | with 15 amazing images. buckwheat dosa known as
How To Make Homemade Skimmed Milk
Recipe# 42374
15 Sep 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
how to make skimmed milk recipe | how to make skim milk from whole milk | homemade skimmed milk | how to make low fat milk at home | with 11 amazing images. how is skim ....
Carrot Spinach and Parsley Vegetabe Juice
Recipe# 6224
19 Aug 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
carrot, spinach and parsley juice recipe | Indian carrot parsley juice | spinach carrot celery juice for detox | with 18 amazing images. carrot, spinach and parsley juice recipe |
Garlic Vegetable Soup (  Healthy Heart)
Recipe# 5535
07 Sep 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 ....
Turmeric with Black Pepper for Anti-inflammation
Recipe# 42772
15 Sep 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
turmeric with black pepper recipe | haldi and black pepper with ghee/olive oil | turmeric with black pepper for anti inflammation | with 5 amazing images. turmeric with black pepper recipe ....
Maharashtrian Patal Bhaji, Paatal Bhaji
Recipe# 770
12 Aug 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Maharashtrian patal bhaji recipe | palak ki patal bhaji | healthy patal bhaji | with step by step images. patal chi bhaji is a nourishing daily fare which can be enjoyed by people of all a ....
Nachni Khichu
Recipe# 5281
04 Aug 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
nachni khichu recipe | ragi khichu | Gujarati nachni khichu | healthy red millet snack | with 16 amazing images. Nachni Khichu is a tasty and healthy delicacy whi ....
Beetroot Juice, Healthy Beetroot Juice
Recipe# 6229
04 Sep 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
beetroot juice recipe | healthy Indian beetroot juice | calcium, Vitamin C and folic acid rich chukandar juice | with 13 amazing images. Learn to make beetroot juice recipe which is a
Anti Cholesterol Shake
Recipe# 6222
16 Jul 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A combination of orange, papaya and banana blended together to make a filling drink that beats cholesterol! This unusual combination of fruits is rich in potassium, vitamin C and fibre. Banana is an excellent source of potassium, the deficiency of which is associated with the change in the normal ....
Ginger Cinnamon Tea
Recipe# 41753
24 Jun 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
ginger cinnamon tea recipe | healthy ginger tea for cold | detox ginger cinnamon tea | immune booster ginger cinnamon honey tea | with 13 amazing images. ginger cinnamon ....
Paneer Tikka Roll
Recipe# 3559
13 Aug 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
paneer tikka roll recipe | paneer tikka frankie recipe | paneer roll recipe | paneer wrap | with amazing images. paneer tikka roll recipe | pa ....
Bajra Roti
Recipe# 3892
14 Jun 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
bajra roti recipe | bajre ki roti | healthy pearl millet roti | Rajasthani bajra roti | Sajje Roti | with amazing 16 photos Though bajra is grown only in certain ....
Broccoli Broth, Healthy Clear Broccoli Carrot Soup
Recipe# 4623
18 Aug 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
Baked Palak Methi Puris
Recipe# 5663
30 May 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
baked palak methi puri recipe | healthy palak methi puri for weight loss | baked methi palak puri | with amazing 19 images. baked palak methi puri recipe is for weight watching and a heal ....
Instant Lemon Pickle ( Zero Oil)
Recipe# 22184
23 May 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This is a quick and easy sweet lemon pickle that is ready within minutes as compared to the traditional recipe which takes 20 days to prepare. Whole lemons are pressure cooked with water till the lemon skins are soft. Try and cut the lemons in the mixing bowl in which the pickle is to be combined w ....
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 ....
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 ....
Subz Korma
Recipe# 22414
13 Apr 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Mixed vegetables in a red tomato-based gravy, this is a delicious low cal subzi with the goodness of lots of veggies and nutrient-filled soya chunks. It is not very apt to use whole soya chunks in Subzis as they look too big, and not all would like to eat big chunks… hence, chop them so that the sub ....
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 ....
Bajra Gajar Palak Paratha, Gluten Free Recipe
Recipe# 38603
25 Mar 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Vitamin A-rich spinach and carrots combine with bajra flour to make these filling parathas. Garlic paste lends additional flavour. For variety replace carrots with cabbage and spinach with any other greens. Have a go at other gluten free parathas like
Sprouts Dhokla
Recipe# 39007
27 Jun 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
sprouts dhokla recipe | healthy sprouts dhokla | sprouted moong dhokla | sprouts dhokla with spinach | with 18 amazing images. Sprouts dhokla is a dhokla but no ....
Low Fat Curds
Recipe# 3962
10 Sep 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
low fat curd recipe | Indian low fat yogurt recipe | low fat curd for diabetics, heart, weight loss and acidity | with 18 amazing images. Indian low fat yogurt recipe is easy to make. All y ....
Spicy Stir Fry Soup, Cabbage and Capsicum Stir Fry Soup
Recipe# 4624
07 Feb 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
spicy stir fry soup recipe | cabbage and capsicum stir fry soup | healthy vegetable stir fry soup | stir fry soup for weight loss | with 26 amazing images. spicy stir ....
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