5 Healthy Dinners in 30 Minutes with Low-Fat Recipes

Low-Fat Recipes

Low-Fat Recipes -: There is so much you can cook while keeping dietary restrictions in mind, and all in under 30 minutes. Some dishes you’d enjoy…

Low-Fat Recipes: 5 Healthy Dinners You Can Cook In 30 Minutes

Soya Uttapams RecipeLow-Fat Recipes

Low in fat yet packed with taste! Here’s a great uttapam recipe with a healthy twist. Enjoy the goodness of soy with fresh vegetables and delicious seasonings.

Ingredients of Soya Uttappams

  • 1/2 cup soya flakes
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup sooji
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 capsicum, chopped
  • 1 tsp jeera (cumin) powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp urad daal
  • 1/2 tsp channa daal
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 6 curry leaves
  • Heeng (asafoetida)
  • 1 Tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup water


1.Heat a frying pan with oil.

2.Combine urad daal, channa daal, mustard seeds, curry leaves, and heeng to make a tadka.

3.After about a minute, add the soya flakes and mix thoroughly.

4.Combine water and salt

5.Cook until the flakes are tender to the touch, then remove from the heat.

6.Set aside for 10 minutes to cool.

7. Mix in the rice flour, sooji, spices, and buttermilk to the soya mixture.

8. If necessary, add more water to get a thick consistency.

9. Keep covered for 30 minutes.

10. Heat a tawa and lightly grease it with oil.

11. Spread chopped veggies, salt, and chili powder over a ladle of batter.

12. Apply oil to all sides.

13. Cook over medium heat until the edges are loose and the base is golden brown.

14. Cook on the other side.

15. Serve with nonfat curd seasoned with black pepper, peppercorns, and chopped coriander.

Chicken Salad RecipeLow-Fat Recipes

Tossed chicken with mayonnaise, chilli sauce, cream, cabbage, tomato ketchup, and served on a bed of lettuce.

Ingredients of Chicken Salad

  • 1 Kg Chicken (boneless, cooked and diced)
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise sauce
  • 2 tbsp Cream
  • 1/4 cup Cabbage, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Tomato ketchup
  • 1 tsp Chilli sauce
  • Lettuce leaves
  • To garnish Spring onions


1. When the chicken is cool, combine it with the remaining ingredients, excluding the lettuce leaves.

2. Arrange the lettuce leaves on a serving plate, then top with the chicken and spring onions.

3. Chill before serving.

Sauteed Broccoli And Almonds RecipeLow-Fat Recipes

This salad is ideal for a quick breakfast before a gym session.

Ingredients of Sauteed Broccoli & Almonds

  • 1 large broccoli
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 12-15 almonds sliced


1. Remove the stem from the broccoli and chop it into florets.

2.Bring the broccoli to a boil for two minutes.

3.Toast almonds in a big pan until brown, about 3 minutes, then remove from pan.

4.Add butter to the pan, followed by the garlic and cut stalks. Sauté until the garlic becomes golden and the stems begin to brown.

5.Add the florets and cook for another 2 minutes.

6.Cook the broccoli until crisp tender, about 6 minutes.

7.Salt to taste, then toss in the toasted almonds and serve.

Tomato Paneer RecipeLow-Fat Recipes

A low-fat, nutritious paneer meal worth every calorie! Cottage cheese pieces, juicy tomato puree, a sprinkle of sugar, and mild spices mixed combined in olive oil.

Ingredients of Tomato Paneer

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp zeera
  • 1 star anise
  • 1/2 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 capsicum, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato puree
  • 1 cup paneer, cut into medium sized cubes
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1-2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Chopped coriander leaves, to garnish


1. In a pan, combine the olive oil, zebra, star anise, and ginger-garlic paste.

2. Stir in the chopped capsicum. Cook for 1 minute. (If you don’t like your capsicum crispy, sauté it for a little longer.)

3. Stir in the tomato puree. Season with salt, garam masala, and sugar. Cook until there is oil on the sides.

4. Pour in the milk. Combine thoroughly. Mix in the paneer cubes. Allow it to simmer for 2 minutes on low heat. Overheating the milk might cause it to curdle.

5. Serve garnished with coriander leaves.

6. Note: Paneer cubes can be fried till light brown on a nonstick tawa before adding them to the base. In step 3, you may also add a split green chili to intensify the intensity of the meal.

Oats Khichdi RecipeLow-Fat Recipes

About Oats Khichdi Recipe: A complete dinner on its own that is both soothing and easy to prepare. On a hectic day, this makes a wonderful, nutritious, and healthful supper. Serve it with yogurt and I’m sure you’ll enjoy it.

Ingredients of Oats Khichdi

  • 1/3 Cup quick cooking oats
  • 1/3 cup moong dal (split and skinned)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 small carrot, chopped
  • 45 gram green peas
  • 3/4 tsp ginger, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp green Chillies, chopped
  • to taste salt
  • 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2.5 cups water
  • For Garnishing:
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander leaves (fresh), chopped


1.Heat the oil in a pressure cooker, then add the cumin seeds and let them crackle.

2.Add the chopped onion and sauté until transparent. Add the ginger and green chilies and cook for a few seconds more.

3.Stir in the turmeric and red chilli powders, followed by the tomatoes. Allow them to simmer until tender.

4.Combine all of the veggies and rinsed moong dal with the oats. Cook for a few seconds.

5.Add water and salt to taste.

6.Cook for 8 minutes on high pressure.

7.After allowing the pressure to drop, open the lid.

8.Serve hot with yoghurt and garnished with chopped coriander leaves or green chilies.


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