Keto This, Keto That, we all have come across this word at some point in our lives. Keto is a term which everyone is obsessed with, at least according to the current trends in the culinary world. While some people prefer to follow their diet plans according to the current trends in fitness, we believe that the us as consumers should always make an informed decision to live healthier and stay healthier!
So the first question which we need to address is the really wise one; what is keto?
Ketogenic diet is a low-carb diet (Abs>Carbs!) where the idea is to get energy from fats and proteins and less from carbohydrates. Speaking in the layman’s terms, eliminating an undesirable friend from your circle will help you focus on other friends to help in to live a more healthy and fruitful day.
While most diets also focus on the additional health benefits provided by the nutrient-rich food, Keto’s only aim is to focus on bringing down the number displayed on your weighing machine. While it claims to alleviate weight loss, increase the resistance against cancer and heart diseases, more research is required in those areas. So, just like the movies, we too are obliged to give you a disclaimer before the main blog; Consult a professional before trying out the diets and always prioritise your health over everything else!
Curated below is a list of Keto Recipes that you can try out at a magical space called The Kitchen. Experiment with ingredients and concoct something worth remembering! What are your thoughts on following Keto diets according to the trend? Did you love the recipes as we mentioned in the blog? Whatever it is, let us know by e-mail or through our social media pages listed below, as we strive to present only the best recipes for your requirements, taste and health!
1) Cucumber Raita
Chilled Raita on a Hot summer weekend is a favourite side dish of every Indian Family. With goodness of the veggies and yummy taste of whipped curd and tangy spices, raita helps relieving the symptoms of constipation, aids in digestion and is water based due to the consistency of the dish! Mainly originating in the Indian subcontinent, Raita has also expanded to Pakistani and Bangladeshi cuisines. The closest way to describe raita as compared to it's Western Counterparts would be describing it as a type of dip (closest being the Greek Tzatziki). A delectable side dish recipe by Cook With Manali, this cucumber raita is best served cold with biryani or a pulao of your choice. Click on the link below to get the recipe and create a fantastic side dish right in your kitchen!
2) Vegan Chocolate Macadamia Bars
The rich, buttery and creamy textured Macadamia Bars are finally in India! Believed to be originating from Australia, Macadamia nuts are a treasure trove of nutrients like healthy fats, protein and dietary fibers. They also have a better omega fat ratio as compared to almonds! Suggested intake per day is 1 handful of the nuts for a healthy diet incorporation. What fun way to eat the healthy nuts than incorporating it with a classic favourite condiment called chocolate! A delectable recipe by Cookilicious on Sortizy, this is a great way to adopt veganism without compromising on your favourite food! Satisfy your chocolate cravings in a delicious manner under 15 minutes, that too using basic staples! Eat away while working, or watching your favourite movie; just be sure to remember to review us while you do it! Click on the link below to avail the recipe and believe in a simple mantra "Chocolate size: No Bar!"
3) Spinach Cheese Balls
Popeye the Sailor Man is a childhood nostalgia for every Indian millennial! The way he used his powerful muscles to open Spinach cans to give him supersonic energy is what made spinach our favourite food! Re-bringing the iconic 90's through a culinary dish is this delicacy of Spinach Cheese Balls. A recipe by Sonali's Recipes on Sortizy, these deep fried yummy side dishes are both kids and adults' favourite! Serve hot with a dip of your choice and have a dedicated and easy snack time this summer!
4) Keto Pumpkin Latte
Pumpkin Latte is a popular spiced drink which originated in Starbucks and is consumed widely in North America. Partly, the reason for it's craze is attributed to the festive spirit of Thanksgiving, where Pumpkin Pie is a staple dessert for the traditional dinner. Owing to the craze of pumpkin spice and coffee lovers, Pumpkin Latte is still a very beloved drink of many people across the world. My Kitchen Treats on Sortizy gives this recipe a unique Keto Twist which makes this beverage healthier! Best paired with cookies, a croissant or a sandwich of your choice! Click on the link below to avail the recipe and enjoy this drink while pursuing your hobbies or while having a relaxed tea time! Trust us, you'll love this a-latte!
5) Keto Hot Chocolate
Comfort Food is incomplete if a hot chocolatey drink does not accompany our feel good meal! Originating in Mexico, the original hot chocolate recipe was widely different than the recipe we know! Unlike sprinkles, whipped cream and marshmallows, the Mayans (A Native American Tribe) concocted Hot Chocolate and added ingredients like red chili peppers, cornmeal and water! However, we leave that experimentation up to you and instead, present to you this fantastic Keto Recipe of Hot Chocolate, a drink so cozy that it gives you the warm and fuzzy feeling which you definitely deserve! A fantastic recipe by The Spruce Eats on Sortizy, this hot chocolate is best for a book-lover or a chocolate lover in general! Serve it with your favourite snacks or cookies, and unwind yourself after a long, tiring day! Click on the link below to avail the recipe and sip your worries away!
6) Sesame Garlic Broccoli
When we think about the Tastiest Vegetable in this world, we definitely do not think of Broccoli as our first choice! Personally being a picky eater, we had a love-hate relationship with the vegetable. But, as we continue to explore healthy switches and conscious choices to incorporate in our diet plans, we realise that broccoli is a pretty delicious vegetable, you just need hints to cook it in a best way possible! Presenting to you Sesame Garlic Broccoli, a delectable recipe by Vegan Richa on Sortizy. With the goodness of broccoli, which has proven benefits of heart health and immunity boosting, sesame and garlic play a wonderful medley by creating a perfect taste in your mouth! Serve it as a healthy side dish during dinner time or eat it as a snack. What's more, it's nut free and gluten-free! So click on the link below to get the recipe and make this a broc-cool-i recipe!
7) Cream of Broccoli Soup
If you thought we were absolutely bored with broccoli, well well, we've got a little something to say! Bro(ccoli) is back! This time we're giving another version but equally exciting recipe of broccoli i.e. Cream of Broccoli Soup! A nutritious, warm and hearty course for the day, Broccoli soup is filled with anti-oxidants and essential nutrients that help a lot with brain and heart health. Plus, consuming broccoli in a liquid and delicious form works better to serve loved ones with a fussy habit! Serve it hot with a side of keto friendly garlic bread and have a comfort meal for the lazy days when you don't feel like investing too much time in meal prep! A fantastic recipe by Dhanalakshmi Delights, this soup will definitely be your family favourite! Click on the link below to avail the recipe and start cooking a delectable soup course!
8) Cauliflower Rice in Coconut Milk
Cauliflower Rice, also known as Caulipu Thengaipal Sadam is an exquisite dish by PV Iyers Kitchen on Sortizy. It consists of a harmonic balance of spices and coconut milk which are cooked with cauliflower and rice at a perfect temperature. In the current trends of the culinary world, this dish is increasingly popular. With the goodness of nutrients like Calcium, Folate, carbohydrates and other vitamins and minerals, this rice meal is keto friendly and has an excellent taste. Best paired with a bowl of curd or delectable chutney, serve it hot and see it become a classic family recipe of which you just can't get enough! Click on the link below to avail the recipe and get an authentic South Indian dish as per your health requirements!
Hopefully, these keto-friendly recipes are just what you've been waiting for! We strive everyday to bring interesting fusions to traditional recipes so that healthy food is stopped perceiving as boring, bland or repetitive! Your feedback will only help us grow better, so do not forget to write to us about the recipe collection and do share it with your loved ones!
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