Weight Loss Diet: 5 Easy And Healthy Idli Avatars

Low in calories and rich in fiber, idlis have been ruling our hearts since ages. Its light, healthy and a breakfast staple across the country. When served with sambar and coconut chutney, idli just hits the spot. Idlis are steamed, light and easy to digest. But you know what? Idlis are healthy too and could be ideal even for weight loss.  

For those who don’t know, idlis have a low-calorie content and high fiber content. It can even help in managing cholesterol levels. If you are trying hard to lose weight, idlis could be perfect for you. It can keep you full for a longer time and thus, keep hunger pangs at bay. So, if you are someone who is trying hard to lose weight by spending hours at gyms and fasting, it’s time to try some healthy idlis.  

Oats Idli 

Oats are known for their high vitamin, fiber and antioxidants. They can keep your stomach full for a longer time and prevent unwanted hunger pangs. All you have to do is grind oats and mix them to the idli batter. These light and fluffy idlis will make your day.  

Beetroot Idli 

Beetroot is power packed with ample health benefits. No matter how you have it, beetroot is one such vegetable that is never going to disappoint you. You might have eaten it raw or juiced it but this idli version is something you must try. Make beetroot paste and mix it with the idli batter. This will not be nutritious but will give a bright pink colour to your idlis.  

Carrot Idli 

Carrots have a high content of both soluble and insoluble fibers. Not just they are considered a boon for eyes but for weight loss too. Carrots are considered a perfect vegetable to be consumed during weight loss journey. You can add grated carrot or small carrots pieces in the batter to make these delicious idlis.  

Bottle Gourd Idli 

This may sound unusual but believe me, bottle gourd idlis are tasty as well as healthy. It can keep hunger pangs at bay and are ideal for weight loss. Your kids may run away with the idea of putting bottle gourd or lauki in idli. So, it’s better not to tell them and if they don’t know, they won’t be able to guess.  

Sprouts Idli 

Well, this idli is perfect for kids as well as adults. Sprouts are light as well as highly nutritious and perfect for those trying to lose weight. You must have tried sprouts with omellete or with salad but this idli version is going to change your life forever. Serve it with sambar and chutney and have a great time!!! 

Give these idlis a try and let us know what worked for you!