Healthy Swaps For Pilau Rice

When eating out, it’s still nice to feel that you’re treating yourself. For people who want a burst of flavour when eating out, without topping up the calorie count, boiled rice can seem somewhat unappealing. So if you want to cut out the carbs, without cutting your portion size in half, there are a few adjustments that can be made.

The average portion of Pilau Rice can tip the scales at up to 400 calories per 100g, depending on the specific preparation. And although they are the most popular dishes to accompany a curry, many people are in search of a healthy alternative:


1 – Sambar Dal




Samber Dal is made with lentils, potatoes & other veg & is only around 155 calories per serving.


2  – Palak Ka Saag




This dish is one for Spinach lovers. Full of kick & vitamins, only 100 calories per serving on average.


3 – Aloo Gobi


Low-Fat Indian Dishes - Aloo Gobi



Aloo Gobi is a super low fat dish with Cauliflower. Packed full of flavour at around 100 calories per average serving.


4 – Aloo Palak




Aloo Palak is a simple dish which is possibly the most filling of them all, made with potatoes, spices & spinach. This dish isn’t carb free but still, comes in at only 200 calories per average serving.


5 Low-Fat Indian Dishes

Low-fat Indian Dishes may seem slightly few & far between. We went through our menu, as well as reading up on nutritionist advice, to pick out the top picks for those of us who are watching our waistlines this year.


The Most Popular Indian Dishes in The UK

Think of your most favourite Indian dish. Some have become so popular over the years that they’re pretty much marked as an English dish. Year on year thousands of Brits order Indian take out, go to Indian restaurants & cook Indian recipes. So out of all that, what are the most popular Indian dishes in the UK?


Shop & Stop


At this time of year, we’re shopping like we’ve never shopped before. Whether its for Christmas gifts for loved ones, struggling to meet your ‘Secret Santa’ duties or Black Friday shopping for gifts from you to you, it’s that time of year where at one point or another, shopping is definitely on the cards.

Indian Recipes cover

So after a long day of spending your money on other people, isn’t it time for a treat? Who do you go shopping with? Your partner? A friend? They’ll probably feel the same.


Imagine a long day of going from store to store, buying gifts. Your cold from the winter chill, your arms are tired from carrying shopping bags & you’re simply exhausted from the Christmas rush. It’s probably a good time to give yourself something to look forward to. A warm meal that will take you to wherever you want to imagine!


Give your poor arms a rest, warm up & enjoy some food thats delicious no matter how tired or excited you are! Leisure time on weekends seems to go down the drain at this time of year, so be sure you’re making time for you. Traditional, Indian cuisine to warm up your winter.


Forget feeling frozen. Give yourself a few hour holiday. Feel festive & keep warm. Reserve your table for post Black Friday Shopping now! Click here.