Is South Indian Food Low In Calories? Not Really
So the weekend has arrived and you want to eat out, but the condition is it should be light and healthy. The best option you feel is of course the favourite South Indian..or is it? Well lets have a look at how much are you eating in that one evening meal.
1Masala Dosa 350
2 Idlis 97
2 Vadas 175
1 bowl Sambhar 200
Nariyal Chutney(30 ml) 75
Total calories -897
Surprised! Well your South Indian meal is no less in calories. However you can be smart and cut down the calories. Here’s how
- Eat plain dosa instead of masala dosa.(Calories saved: 130)
- Avoid vadas, eat idlis instead since they are steamed they are much lighter.(Calories saved: 150)
- It is better to avoid the coconut chutney, instead eat the green chutney.(Calories saved:53)
Total calories saved: 333
As i said earlier losing weight is all about being smart around food. Don’t let it get the better of you,take control of what you eat.