When we say street food, what’s the first image that comes to mind? Well, I think it has to be tikkis fried in oil, chaat aloo filled with masalas, or gravy and other fried foods. Although these are extremely hard to resist, they can affect our health. However, if you search carefully, Indian street food has several varieties that can help control your weight! Sounds surprising, doesn’t it? So, if you also want to enjoy these delicious healthy recipes, we have a list for your reference! These recipes can also be easily made at your home.
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Here are 7 Indian street foods that can help with weight management
1. Dhokla (Our Recommendation)
This delight from the streets of Gujarat tops the health charts! It contains a lot of protein because it is made from wheat flour. It’s light and easy to digest, making it a healthy choice to satisfy your cravings between meals. Plus, when combined with some chili, it’s even more appealing.
2. Chaat corn
Corn is a delicious street snack famous throughout the country. Corn can be mixed with almost anything and still tastes great, from chaat chatpati to soft grains cooked during the monsoons. Make this simple recipe today.
3. Paneer Tikka
Traditional Tikka paneer uses a lot of butter. However, coat this concoction with a light yogurt marinade with spices to help with weight loss. You can then cook this in a pan with less oil or even air fry it! Have a delicious meal ready in no time.
This delicacy needs no introduction. Eggs are a popular daily breakfast dish and are rich in protein. So the next time you’re hungry and want to find something nutritious, a masala omelette will satisfy your hunger!
5. Fruit chart
Fruit is the most refreshing thing to have. They are sweet and enjoyable and low in calories. So the next time you see a vendor selling fresh fruit, opt for this joy. And don’t forget to top it off with some chaat masala.
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6. Low-carb Kachori
This low-carb kachori is made with almond flour and even has a healthy filling that will tickle your taste buds. With this recipe, you can enjoy the delicious taste of kachoris without worrying about gaining weight!
7. Dal Moth Chaat
This delicious chaat uses boiled moths, a variety of vegetables like tomatoes, onions, paneer, and more with some seasoning. It is very easy to make and will be ready in just 10 minutes. This recipe, with your evening cup of chai, is great to enjoy!
So the next time you crave delicious street food in your diet, don’t forget these recipes! Try them out and let us know which one you love!