High Calorie Low-Fat Indian Meals: Foods and Drinks (Recipes)

[Total: 3    Average: 2.3/5]

HIGH-CALORIE Indian Foods

High-calorie low-fat PLANT foods:

  • image by Zana Khan
    image by Zana Khan

    Pea – Kachori (two) – 380 cal

  • Bajji or pakora (eight) – 280 cal
  • Upma (250 mL) – 270 cal
  • Khichidi (250 mL) – 200 cal (Khichidi recipes and pictures)
  • Masala dosa (one) – 200 cal (Masala Dosa recipes and pictures)
  • Samosa (one) – 200 cal
  • Dahi vada (two) – 180 cal
  • Rice, cooked (250 mL) – 170 cal
  • Bread (2 slices) – 170 cal
  • Paratha (one) – 150 cal
  • Idli (two) – 150 cal (Idli recipes with pictures)
  • Dosa (one) – 125 cal (Dosa recipes with pictures)
  • Sambar (250 mL) – 110 cal (Sambar recipes and pictures)
  • Puri (one) – 100 cal (Puri recipes and pictures)
  • Plain dal (125 g) – 100 cal

High-calorie (but not exactly low-fat) ANIMAL foods:

  • Mutton curry (187.5 mL) – 260 cal (Goat meat has less fat and cholesterol than other meats)
  • Chicken curry (187.5 mL) – 240 cal (Chicken curry recipes with pictures)
  • Fried fish ( 2 big pieces) – 220 cal
  • Prawn curry (187.5 mL) – 220 cal (Prawn curry recipes with pictures)
  • Egg omelette/ fried egg (one) – 160 cal
  • Boiled egg (one) – 90 cal
image by Sashertootie
image by Sashertootie

Prepared high-calorie Indian foods:

  • Coconut Ketchup (chutney), 100g – 230 calories, from this 200 fat calories. Contains fats and proteins. NOTE: Coconut chutney is high in saturated fats. (Coconut chutney recipes and pictures)
  • Fish Curry (cooked), 100g – 208 calories, from this 121 fat calories. Contains proteins and fats. (Fish curry recipes and pictures)
  • South Indian Poached Chicken, cooked, 100g – 172 calories, from this 83 fat calories. Contains proteins and fats.
  • South Indian Bread (Dosa) ( one )- 100 calories w/out oil. Contains mainly carbohydrates. NOTE: Bread prepared on ghee may be high in saturated fats
  • Rice cakes (Idli), (two), 100 calories w/out oil. Contains mainly carbohydrates.

High Calorie Foods That May Be Harmful for Health

  • Ghee – clarified Indian butter (high in saturated fats, may cause atherosclerosis)
  • 1 cup buffalo’s milk with 2 teaspoons sugar – 320 cal (high in saturated fats, cholesterol, sugar and salt)
  • 1 cup cow’s milk with 2 teaspoons sugar – 180 cal (like buffalo milk)
  • Fried potatoes – high in fats, may cause constipation
  • Dried dates, raisins and other dried fruits (high in sugar)
  • Coconut / groundnut / til chutney (2 tablespoons) – 120 cal (high in saturated fats)

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