April 12, 2023 3 min read

Indian cuisine is known to be the most diverse cuisine as it includes a bundle of dishes created by locals of different cultures and religions of India. The country's land has a variety of soil, different weather conditions, and different methods of cultivation that result in different staple dishes and ingredients. Being known for its unique taste, the Indian diet includes many spices, pulses, and rice with a variety of colors and flavors. With a diverse culture and palette, comes diversity in health benefits with lean meat, high vegetable content, and low-fat food. A well-made homemade Indian food plan aids in flavor-packed small portions, leaving you feeling satisfied with a refreshing taste. Indian cuisine is now recognized on the global map and is satisfying the appetites of thousands of people with its myriad of healthy, vegetarian options. There are more than 40 spices and herbs in this cuisine, resulting in dishes that are spicy, salty, savory, sweet, and tangy. It is most enjoyed by having curries with flat bread/roti and/or rice, ensuring a complete and balanced meal full of carbohydrates, protein, and fibers. The common misconception regarding Indian food is that it is spicy, hot, and full of gravy which is good for the taste buds and not for the health, but it can be the most healthy food.

Various Health Benefits of Indian Food

Indian Food

  • No Preservatives

The entire cooking process of Indian food ensures complete utilization of the vegetables’ and spices’ health benefits. Using fresh ingredients involves making the dishes from scratch, leaving less or no space for the use of preservatives and artificial ingredients. Sukhmani Foods offer healthy home-cooked Indian food delivery, preserving the original taste of the dish. As this cuisine includes the usage of more than 40 spices and herbs, the dishes offer a range of different flavors, eliminating the need to add any other artificial taste enhancer.

  • Fresh Ingredients

The making of any Indian curry or dish is an elaborate process of slow cooking the spices and ingredients. A lot of specific, fresh ingredients help retain the health benefits of the vegetables used in the making of the dish, such as tomato-based gravy instead of cream or cheese, using peanut or sesame oil instead of butter, and natural yogurt instead of coconut milk. Our Indian tiffin service menu includes various dishes that are full of nutrients and are low-fat alternatives for health-conscious people. Slow cooking the food not only enhances the flavor but also kills harmful bacteria and germs in vegetables making the overall dish more appealing.

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  • Use of Dairy Products

The majority of Indian food contains milk and dairy products like curd, ghee, cheese, buttermilk, etc., which provide a good source of calcium, phosphorus, potassium, and vitamin D. Yoghurts and milk by-products are used so often in the making of some dishes to keep your digestive tract healthy, which means eating them regularly can help you have healthier bones and good body metabolism. Having a lot of vegetarian dishes does not mean that it is not rich in proteins, as the inclusion of dairy products, lentils, and paneer acts as rich sources of protein. You can order Indian food online from our expansive menu of vegetarian and a couple of non-vegetarian dishes to maintain a healthy lifestyle without compromising on taste.

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  • Reduces Inflammation and Increases Immunity

Widely used authentic Indian spices like turmeric, ginger, garlic, ajwain, cardamom, and green chilies have medicinal and healing properties. Indian curries made with pulses and vegetables can help in the reduction of inflammation, which can cause various diseases like high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, etc. The main spice component of any dish is turmeric which improves overall health and prevents several diseases by fighting free radicals and increasing your body’s immunity. home-cooked Indian food delivery is the best option for having a balanced and nutrient-packed diet when you are not feeling like cooking.

  • Good for Brains

After conducting a lot of studies, it is proven that Indian food, packed with herbs and spices can help preserve memory and prevent cognitive decline, also reducing the chances of dementia.

Sukhmani Foods is one of the gems that serve the best of Indian cuisine, ensuring excellent taste and quality. We use minimal oil and low salt in our cooking and no preservatives or chemicals in our food preparation without compromising on taste to ensure that you receive fresh and healthy meals every time. Our "Ghar Ki Rasoi" style approach to preparing food serves you the true taste of Indian cuisine.