Indian Keto Recipes For Weight Loss

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No more ditching your miraculous western influenced diet plan in between. Here is a healthier version of Indian keto recipes to help you lose weight without compromising on your Indian taste buds.

Learning about a new weight loss diet always seems promising. We get all excited initially and start following a particular diet like a GM diet or a ketogenic diet to lose weight without compromising on our health. But, most of us end up ditching our ideal diet plans mid way because of the lack of eating options like Indian keto recipes. Whenever we read about such diets, they usually include foods and recipes which seem quite difficult to find and make in Indian context. 

 

Indian eating habits, foods, condiments and cooking style are entirely different from the rest of the world. Thus, it becomes increasingly different for an Indian to follow such fancy western diet plans with their Indian meal options. 

Ketogenic diet for weight loss is one such diet plan that has been applauded time and again for its excellent weight loss results. 

To help you follow the ketogenic diet without making any compromises on your Indian taste and flavors, we have compiled some healthy keto Indian recipes here

1. Crispy and Creamy Paneer Kebabs

Ingredients 

  • 100gms Paneer
  • 25gms Flaxseed Powder
  • 30ml Coconut Milk
  • 3tsp Ghee
  • 1tbsp Mint Chutney

Method

  • Cut paneer into thick slices
  • Apply mint chutney on one side of two paneer slices and close like a sandwich
  • Put coconut milk and flaxseed powder in two separate bowls
  • Add salt and pepper to the flaxseed powder as per your taste
  • Take each paneer sandwich and dip in coconut milk 
  • Dab coconut milk dipped paneer sandwich in flaxseed powder on all sides
  • Brush some ghee on the non stick grill pan and keep it on medium heat
  • Place paneer slices on the heated grill and cook on medium heat
  • Flip them over to cook from all sides
  • Serve when paneer gets crispy with rich golden color from outside,
  • Enjoy hot and creamy kebabs 

Nutrition Info: Calories - 616, Carbs - 4gms, Protein - 53gms, Fat - 23gms

Crispy Paneer Kabab

2. Andhra Style Chilli Chicken

Ingredients

  • 1.5kg Chicken Broiler
  • 150gms Yogurt
  • 5tsp Ginger and Garlic paste
  • 30gms Onion paste
  • 15tsp Ghee
  • 1 cup Cilantro or dhaniya leaves
  • 30 gms Curry Leaves
  • 1tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1tsp Table salt
  • ½ tsp Pink salt
  • 1tsp Turmeric or Haldi powder
  • 1tsp Red Chilly powder (optional)
  • 2 to 3 Green Chillies optional

Method

  • Wash chicken and pat dry
  • Mix hung curd, turmeric powder, and both the salts. Marinate chicken evenly in that mixture
  • Grind onions into fine paste and apply it to chicken. Let it set for 4-5 hours
  • After 4-5 hours, heat ghee in the wok
  • Add mustard seeds and let them splatter, add curry leaves on a medium heat
  • Add chicken and continue cooking on medium heat
  • After some time, chicken will start leaving water and will also appear a little tender
  • Grind fresh cilantro or dhaniya with green chillies to make a fine paste using water
  • Add this paste to the chicken and keep cooking for another 10-15 minutes
  • Once all the water in chicken dries it means its cooked and ready for serving

Nutrition Info: Calories - 429, Carbs - 2gms, Protein - 61gms, Fat - 17gm

Andhra Style Chilli Chicken

3. Keto Bullet Proof Coffee

Ingredients

  • Instant Coffee
  • Cooking coconut oil
  • Stevia drops

Method

  • Boil a mug of water and add 1 tsp of instant coffee in it
  • Once the coffee starts boiling, add half tsp coconut oil to it (you can add up to 1 tsp coconut oil as per your taste)
  • Let it simmer for a few mins before straining in a cup
  • Add artificial sweetener of your choice and sip slowly

Note: Coconut oil can be replaced with ghee or butter in same quantity

Nutritional Info: Calories - 300

Bullet Proof Coffee

4. Keto Grilled Chicken

Ingredients 

  • 2 Chicken legs with thigh and back meat (without skin)
  • ¼th cup or 2 Tbsp Hung Full Fat Curd
  • 2tbsp Olive Oil
  • ½tsp dried Oregano
  • 2tsp Ginger and Garlic Paste
  • 1tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 Green Chilly Chopped (optional)
  • Salt to taste

Method

  • Wash the chicken well and pat dry
  • Use a fork to poke the chicken all over
  • In a bowl mix all the ingredients well to make a marinade for chicken
  • Now add the chicken pieces to the bowl, and apply the marinade all over
  • Keep the chicken in marinade for 4-5 hours, or for best results leave it overnight
  • When you want to cook the chicken, just place it over non stick grill pan and start cooking on low heat
  • Cook on one side for five to seven minutes and repeat the procedure with other side
  • The chicken will get a  delectable golden crust within 15 minutes
  • Eat this delicious lunch or dinner with your favorite veggies

Nutrition Info: Calories - 472, Carbs - 5gms, Protein - 53gms, Fat - 26gms

Grilled Chicken

5. Keto Super Energy Bar

Ingredients

  • 100ml Coconut Oil
  • 100gms Almonds
  • 30gms Grounded Flax Seeds
  • 15gms Chia Seeds
  • 1scoop MuscleBlaze Whey Protein Powder
  • Pink Salt (optional)

Method

  • Place a thick bottomed pan on medium heat and pour coconut oil in it
  • Grind almonds and put them in heated oil, keep stirring
  • Add sweetener and keep stirring on low heat. If you feel that the oil is getting super hot, switch off the heat for three to four minutes
  • Add grounded flax seeds and keep stirring
  • At last add whey protein and stir to make mixture look nice and sticky
  • Add Chia seeds to the pan, mix well and remove from heat
  • Line baking tin with parchment or butter paper and put the mixture in it
  • Keep the tin in the deep freezer for at least two hours
  • Once its set it will come out nicely from the tin
  • Cut them into small cubes and store in an air tight container in refrigerator

Nutrition Info: Calories - 174, Carbs - 1.3gms, Protein - 5.3gms, Fat - 16.3gms

Hope these recipes will help you follow the ketogenic diet quite easily. With these recipes, you will be no longer left in a confusion about ingredients and kind of foods you can include in your Indian version of healthy ketogenic diet for weight loss. 

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