Health Benefits of Indian Food|Indian Food in Vancouver

Craving yummy food but worried about diet? Take a look at top 8 healthy Sula treats

Indian cuisine owns a reputation of having food heavily loaded with ghee, butter and oil, some part of this concoction is correct but not completely. Indian cuisine is all about diversity, in – aesthetic, aroma, flavors and nutrient portion.  Any heavy calorie loaded Indian dish can be tweaked by eliminating or adding ingredients into a healthy and delicious dish. 

Sula Indian Restaurant has mastered the art of presenting healthier versions of traditional Indian dishes without compromising on the real taste. 

Now, put your eyes on healthy and delicious offerings at Sula-

1. Tandoori Chicken(Gluten-free)

When your soul craves luscious chicken but your brain knocks and says “Hey, remember you’re on a diet?” Don’t worry. You can strike a balance between your craving and diet by selecting tandoori chicken from the menu at Sula Indian restaurant.

The delicious chicken is prepared with less oil. It is healthy because the bone-in chicken is grilled rather than fried. Moreover, it is marinated with lactose-free yogurt and Indian spices, which lends the dish a glorious taste and health benefits.

Tandoori chicken is no lesser in nutritional value. One piece of chicken breast has 220 calories, total Fat 5g, Protein 38g, Carb 4g, Sodium 370 mg. Furthermore, chicken is an excellent source of Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorous, Potassium, Protein and Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C.

2. Dal Makhani

If you miss eating yummy and healthy ‘Maa ke haath ki dal’, you can drop by Sula Indian restaurant without worrying about gaining weight. Dal Makhani prepared by Sula is low on calories.

dal makhani indian restaurant

One serving of this dish gives 100 calories out of which carbohydrate comprises 64 calories, proteins account for 23 calories, and remaining calories come from fat which is 14 calories. One serving of Dal Makhani provides about 5% of the total daily calories requirement of a standard adult diet of 2000 calories.

Moreover, there are multiple benefits of Urad dal – this dal is rich in iron, magnesium, potassium, and calcium. It also improves digestion and skin health.

3. Palak Paneer

Spinach and cottage cheese both food ingredients that are well-known for their nutritional richness. Relishing this aromatic vegetable won’t leave you in guilt. At Sula Indian Restaurant in Vancouver, this AUTHENTIC INDAN FOOD is made of cashews, onion, tomatoes, and fresh cream.

The Nutritional value of Palak Paneer is high, one serving of this dish gives 420 dishes, of which carbohydrates account for calories, protein is responsible for 64 calories.

Spinach is a rich source of iron and insoluble fiber. It is healthy for heart and diabetes, whereas paneer contains high-quality protein, omega-3, fatty, and calcium, which helps in weight management. Since paneer is high in proteins and low in carbs, it gets digested slowly and therefore is good for diabetes.

4. Chicken Tikka (Gluten-free)

Chicken Tikka is one of the classic Indian dishes. These small chunks of boneless meat are marinated in lactose-free yogurt and then assorted with tandoori spices. The heavenly taste of chicken-tikka can give you guilt-free pleasure as the protein content of the chicken helps the process of burning body fat. The roasted chicken dipped curry is creamy and orange in color.

tandoori chicken tikka from sula commercial drive

This savory Indian dish gives 222 calories. It is high in protein and low on carbohydrates. Moreover, chicken contains an adequate amount of selenium, zinc, phosphorus, vitamins, and amino, which is necessary to maintain healthy nutrition.

5. Fish Masala

Codfish cooked with tomato gravy and caramelized onion is spicy, tangy, and utterly delicious. The fish fillets are coated with spicy masala and then fried until crisp. Fish Masala is a perfect food to warm you up on cold winter days.

Cod in tomato, caramelized onions curry finished with ginger, garlic and black mustard
Fish Masala: Sula Indian Restaurant

With scrumptious taste, fish masala has amazing health benefits. It is rich in omega 3, protein, B vitamins, selenium, and Vitamin D. The consumption of fish reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases owing to the presence of omega 3 fatty acids.

You can relish the authentic Indian taste of fish masala at Sula Indian, VANCOUVER BC’s BEST RESTAURANT.

6. Mattar Paneer

Simple yet delicious Mattar Paneer is a light vegetarian curry, a healthier option for all healthy food lovers. The rich, creamy gravy of matter paneer is made by sauteing tomatoes, onions peas, garlic, and ginger in clarified butter. The rich color, strong aroma, and irresistible taste of this Punjabi dish will make you fall in love.

One serving of Mattar paneer gives 160 calories. Additionally, the dish is perked up with benefits- paneer is a rich source of protein and calcium, whereas green peas contain insoluble fibers and vitamin K, which aids in bone metabolism.

7. Prawn Vindaloo (Dairy and gluten-free)

Prawn Vindaloo is a popular Goan Dish that is cooked with a spicy vindaloo paste and succulent prawns. Vindaloo is a special paste made up of red chilies, Indian spices, and vinegar which balances the spiciness of the dish with a pinch of sweetness.

One serving of prawn vindaloo gives 155 calories. Moreover, the prawns are extremely low on calories and are a rich source of vitamins B-16, B-12, and Niacin which helps the body to produce energy. Eating prawns helps build strong bones because they contain copper, phosphorus, and magnesium.

Prawns in Vaindaloo Curry
Prawn Vindaloo

To satiate the desire of this INDIAN FOOD IN VANCOUVER, you can come to us. We serve fresh prawns cooked with true artistry.

8. Cucumber Onion and Tomato salad

The mix of finely diced tomatoes, sweet onion, and cucumbers dressed with lemon juice adds to the dining beauty and taste of the main course when at the restaurant. Moreover, salad is lighter and extremely healthier for a balanced diet. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super-rich in vitamin C, and good for the heart. Cucumber has high water content- it sweeps out harmful toxins of the body and revitalizes the system. Raw onions are a valuable source of vitamin c – it helps in building immunity and reduces bad cholesterol.

Above listed dishes will take care of your diet concerns, however, if you happened to celebrate your cheat-day, we have some mouth-watering butter meatballs and heavenly sweet Gulab jamuns.

 Sula Indian Restaurant will never disappoint you with food variety. 

We are open for Group Reservation 

Invite friends and family members to make your day memorable and to drool over INDIAN CUISINE IN VANCOUVER at Sula India. You can easily reserve a group table for 12-20 members from our website.

We are delivering at your doorsteps

Now you can enjoy your favorite food from Sula, as we are providing INDIAN FOOD DELIVERY IN VANCOUVER. We are open for home deliveries between 4.30 PM 9.15 PM with a minimum order of $35.

Come, enjoy the flavor of India!