Low fat Indian diet plan for weight loss

If you have been trying to lose weight but haven’t achieved it yet, blame your diet for it. We Indians are used to spice and flavor in our foods and find it difficult to give up on rice and rotis. But did you know that you can lose weight on a desi diet too? However, you need to be careful about not overeating because more Indian food can lead to weight gain if not eaten in moderation.
Using too much oil, butter, and sugar, improper cooking techniques, and eating too much can lead to obesity. Studies have shown that obesity leads to chronic diseases such as heart attacks. So, we suggest that you stick to Indian food that is tasty, but less fattening. And by this, we do not mean crash dieting. You can still enjoy the rich Indian food by tweaking the recipes a bit. Meanwhile, here’s what your Indian Low-Fat Diet Plan should consist of:

Indian Low-Fat Diet Plan

Here’s what your Indian Low-Fat Diet Plan should consist of:


  • Home-made nutritious idlis with sambar, no chutney; or
  • Moong Dal Chilla; or
  • Oats upma made with vegetables; or
  • Multigrain toast with low-fat cheese and black coffee

Mid-morning snack

  • Chaas of low-fat dahi – you can add coriander, rock salt, and jeera powder; or
  • Milkshake of low-fat milk (no added sugar); or
  • Fruit Chaat; or
  • Yogurt and a handful of almonds or walnuts; or
  • Low Fat Curd Dip

indian fat loss diet plan


  • 2 jowar rotis (without oil or ghee), one cup salad, 1/2 cup dal or curry; or
  • Brown rice with cooked vegetable; or
  • Moong sprouts, chickpeas, or low-fat paneer

Mid-afternoon snack

  • Home-made bhel; or
  • Methi muthiya; or
  • Cucumber or carrot slices; or
  • 1 apple; or
  • 1 cup yogurt with cut fruits

Evening snack

  • 1 glass milk; or
  • Lime juice; or
  • Watermelon or any other fruit


  • A bowl of soup; or
  • Sprouts salads

So, are you all set to try this Indian Low-Fat Diet Plan?

July 25, 2017

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