Weight Loss: 5 fast and simple idli recipes so as to add to your weight loss program

Idli is an all-time favorite breakfast option. This South Indian delight is often paired with piping hot sambar and coconut chutney. Steamed, light and easy to digest, idli is also popular with fitness and health enthusiasts. They’re low in calories, high in fiber, and can also help control cholesterol, making them one of the healthiest Indian foods. Not only that, idli (in moderation) keeps us fuller for longer, which means you won’t be indulging in junk food later to satisfy your cravings. So if you are someone who is on a weight loss journey, here we have compiled a list of 5 quick and easy idli recipes that are ideal to add to your weight loss diet.

Here are 5 quick and easy idli recipes to add to your diet:

1. Oat idli (our recommendation)

Oats are a great source of important vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber. This oat idli is low in calories and keeps you full for longer. Not only is it healthy, but it also tastes delicious. Here is the recipe for Oat Idli.

Also Read: 13 Best Oatmeal Recipes | Easy oatmeal recipes

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2. Beetroot idli

Beets are a powerhouse of nutrients. While it’s commonly added to soups and salads, we have a more exciting way to add this nutritious vegetable to your daily diet. This beetroot idli is ideal for losing weight. Here is the recipe for beetroot idli.


Beetroot Idli

3.Lauki Idli

Many people avoid lauki (bottle gourd) because they think it’s bland and tasteless. We’re here for you to enjoy this harmless and nutritious vegetable! Make these super easy Lauki Idlis and add them to your weight loss diet. Here is the recipe from Lauki Idli.


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4. Carrot Idli

Carrots have both soluble and insoluble fiber, making them perfect for losing weight. This low-calorie carrot idli has the perfect balance of flavor and nutritional value, preventing you from bingeing on other fattening foods. Here is the recipe for carrot idli.

Also Read: Carrot Diet: Benefits of Carrots, Nutrition Chart and More


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5. Sprouts Idli

In this recipe, we’ve put a twist on the classic urad dal dough by making it from sprouts. You can combine these idlis with sambar and coconut chutney to make a South Indian spread. Here is the recipe for sprouts idli.


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Give these recipes a try and let us know which one turned out to be your favorite in the comments below.

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