Healthy and Light Recipes for Lockdown

The Covid-19 virus has put the whole world to stand still. The government of India has put the people of India under lockdown for 21 days and this will most probably increase. This has been done as a precaution against coronavirus warnings. During this lockdown, it is essential that we keep ourselves healthy by taking in healthy food. In this article, I have collected a lot of healthy recipes that we must try during the lockdown: –

Sambar Dal

This healthy stew is prepared with chickpeas, legumes and variety of spices. A serving of Sambar Dal contains 50 calories, 2.6g carbohydrates, 1.8g fat and 15.0g protein.


This North Indian dish is prepared with red kidney beans and thick gravy. It is very spicy and served with rice and roti. A serving of 114g cup has 120 calories and 5g of proteins.

Hara Bhara Kabab

This vegetarian kebab is prepared with aromatic spices, healthy ingredients and has great taste. A serving of Hara Bhara Kabab contains 73 calories and 2g protein.

Arhar Dal

This healthy dish is prepared with yellow lentil. The nutritional content of one serving is 53 cal, 1.2g fat, 8g carbs and 2.8g protein.

Bhindi Ki Sabji

This easy to prepare dish tastes good with hot chapatis and parathas. It is a delicious vegetarian meal. A serving of 100g of Bhindi Ki Sabji contains 160 calories and 10g protein.

Chickpea and Spinach Curry

The fresh spinach gives green colour to this chickpea dish and curry makes the flavour great. The dish has lots of fiber. A serving of Chickpea Spinach curry consists of 142 calories.


A raita is a simple dish that is prepared by adding fruits, vegetables or anything to beaten curds. A serving of Raita contains 60 calories approx.


Lobhia curry is a popular curry of North India. The black-eyed beans are soaked and cooked in tangy tomato gravy and spices are blended to it.


A very light and healthy breakfast, daliya is an excellent source of fiber and helps in maintaining healthy digestive system. A 170g serving of whole wheat daliya contains 85 calories approximately.

Baigan Bharta

Baigan Bharta is a special dish of North India. Baigan Bharta or Roasted brinjals are skinned and then prepared into an exotic and simple dish.

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