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Last Updated : Feb 10,2024



લો કોલેસ્ટ્રોલ રેસીપી - 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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Minty Couscous
Recipe# 7445
22 Sep 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
minty couscous recipe | healthy minty couscous salad | Indian style couscous | lemon mint couscous | with 19 amazing images. minty couscous is a healthy variant o ....
Turmeric with Black Pepper for Anti-inflammation
Recipe# 42772
04 Sep 23

 
 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 ....
Rajasthani Style Kaddu Aur Soya ki Subzi
Recipe# 6430
03 Aug 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Rajasthani kaddu aur soya ki sabzi recipe | healthy bhopla soya sabji | soya chunks vegetable recipe | with 30 images. Rajasthani kaddu aur soya ki sabzi is a popular dry Rajashtani sabzi. ....
Turai Aur Moong ki Dal
Recipe# 3577
03 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Turai is disliked by many of us due to its unusual appearance. It is actually one of those vegetables that absorbs other flavours beautifully and has been made more delicious and nutritious by addition it to moong dal. Moong dal is one of the easiest dals to digest and also provides plenty of prot ....
Multigrain Roti, Healthy Multigrain Chapati
Recipe# 38746
29 Sep 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
multigrain roti |mix 5 flour roti | healthy multigrain chapati | with 25 amazing images. Multigrain roti is made with 5 nutritious flours that provide iron, protein, fiber and vitamin b. We ....
Zunka
Recipe# 4372
17 Jun 23

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 by Tarla Dalal
zunka recipe | jhunka | Marathi zunka bhakar | Maharashtrian zunka | with 28 amazing images. zunka is an authentic Maharashtrian delicacy which is slightly spicy ....
Turai Onion Vegetable
Recipe# 3500
25 May 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Turai, a vegetable that is low in calories and carbohydrate, is combined with onion and flavoured with ginger and garlic to make a simple dish ideal for those of us who like simple flavours. Though the recipe says to use peeled turai feel free to use them unpeeled to take advantage of the fibre cont ....
Onion Tomato Koshimbir
Recipe# 40185
12 May 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
onion tomato koshimbir recipe | healthy onion tomato salad | kanda tomato koshimbir | Maharashtrian tomato koshimbir | With 14 amazing images. onion tomato koshimbir
Veg Raita, Mixed Vegetable Raita
Recipe# 3602
06 May 23

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
veg raita recipe | mixed vegetable raita | healthy veg raita | quick veg raita | with 11 amazing images. The veg raita recipe is made from low fat curds, beetroot ....
Sabji Dewa Musur Dal ( Red Lentil Curry with Vegetables )
Recipe# 42986
27 Oct 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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sabji dewa musur dal recipe | Bengali style red lentil curry with vegetables | vegetable masoor dal | with 32 amazing images. Bengali style red lentil curry with vegetables is deliciously c ....
Banana and Cucumber Salad
Recipe# 1469
22 Apr 23

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
banana cucumber salad recipe | Indian cucumber banana peanuts salad | healthy banana cucumber coconut salad | with 18 amazing images. banana cucumber salad recipe | Indi ....
Cream Of Mushroom Soup
Recipe# 22235
05 Apr 23

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 by Tarla Dalal
cream of mushroom soup | Indian style mushroom soup | creamy mushroom soup | with 23 amazing images. Indian style mushroom soup is a simple and easy to make fare which can be served in less ....
Broccoli, Spinach and Zucchini Stir- Fry
Recipe# 7451
06 Jan 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A creative way to include nutritious veggies into your diet, the Broccoli, Spinach and Zucchini Stir-Fry is a treat for your taste buds, with a burst of colours and herby flavours. The combination of vegetables like broccoli, spinach and zucchini with other crunchy delights like cabbage and capsicum ....
Hearty Red Lentil Soup, Healthy Masoor Dal Soup
Recipe# 22229
06 Jan 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
red lentil soup recipe | Indian style red lentil vegetable soup | heart friendly red lentil soup for weight loss | with 29 amazing images. red lentil soup recipe | India ....
Baked Palak Methi Puris
Recipe# 5663
17 Dec 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 ....
Soya Curds
Recipe# 5311
19 Feb 24

 
 by Tarla Dalal
soya curds recipe | how to make soya curds | homemade Indian soya curds | with 15 amazing images. soya curds recipe is an easy, simple and inexpensive way to make soya curds in India. Learn ....
Carrot Garlic Chutney ( Diabetic Recipe)
Recipe# 3513
15 Dec 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Carrots, garlic, chilli powder and lemon juice are combined to make a tasty accompaniment for rotis, parathas or a spread for sandwiches. Carrots are rich in fibre and vitamin a and the garlic is good to control the sugar and cholesterol levels in the blood. This chutney can be stored if refrigerate ....
Dal Moghlai ( Low Cholesterol Recipe)
Recipe# 5292
09 Dec 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
If you wish to pamper yourself, there is no better way than to cook yourself some luxuriant Moghlai food! Moghlai cuisine is generally quite rich, with abundant use of spices and dairy products like ghee, cream and butter. However, we have ....
Methi Bajra Paratha
Recipe# 42785
08 Apr 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
methi bajra paratha | healthy bajra paratha | methi bajra paratha for lunch | how to make methi bajra paratha | with 14 amazing images. Methi bajra paratha is an ....
Fresh Turmeric and Ginger Pickle
Recipe# 3394
28 Jan 23

 
 
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
04 Nov 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
30 Dec 23

 
 
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
14 Dec 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 ....
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