10 Indian Traditional Foods For Healthy Weight Gain

here’s what you should know. India’s traditional foods have been proved to be healthy and effective means of weight gain for centuries.

INDIAN SUPERFOODS

Ghee

Did you know that nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar calls ghee a time-tested Indian superfood? The reasons behind this are plain and simple.

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Dal

What we Indians generally call dal is basically a whole list of lentils and legumes. As a category of food, all dals are packed with plant proteins, dietary fibre, essential minerals like iron, potassium, manganese and phosphorous,

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Paneer

Call it chhena or paneer depending on your region of origin, but most households across India consume this dairy product—and many even make it from scratch at home.

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Chole

If there are two things sturdy and healthy North Indians swear by for strength, it is the power of ghee and chole. Commonly known as just chickpeas, chole comes in two chief variations, black/brown and off-white

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Laddoo

Because laddoos are festive, most of us tend to think they are also unhealthy, but that’s a myth that needs to be broken. Most laddoos, whether they are Besan Laddoos or Pinnis, are packed with lentils, grains, dry fruits, ghee and either sugar or jaggery.

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White Rice

Another Indian ingredient that is demonized by most is white rice, which is believed by most to be starchy and unhealthy. But the fact is, and nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar attests to this, white rice packs quite a lot of protein and is very easy to digest.

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