Contents: 1. Salads. 2. Soups. 3. Snacks. 4. Vegetables. 5. Accompaniments. 6. Desserts. 7. From the nutritionist’s desk – selecting your diet. 8. Low calorie alternatives to high calorie foods.
"After the phenomenal success of Khana Khazana : A celebration of Indian cookery, Khazana of healthy, tasty recipes and Khazana of Indian recipes, which sold over a hundred thousand copies and became the best selling book of the year 1999, Sanjeev Kapoor has now come up with yet another winner Low Calorie Vegetarian Cookbook. People who believe that healthy food cannot be tasty will be pleasantly surprised that there can be low calorie food with any number of mouth-watering options. Modern lifestyle has brought about a drastic change in our eating habits. Due to lack of time and the demands of a busy work schedule, many people end up eating fast food which is low in essential nutrients but high in calories. Many other people lead a sedentary lifestyle and become obese. For such people this book is a boon since Sanjeev Kapoor offers healthy, low calorie recipes without compromising either on the taste or the essential nutrients that the human body requires. The basic rule is to eat everything in the right proportions. Correct cooking methods, the use of right type of cooking medium, selecting food items from which the body can draw all the nutrients that it requires – these are the few but essential things one must remember while cooking a meal so that its natural flavour remains intact. " (jacket)