How to Eat Healthy at An Indian Restaurant

What to order

  1. First rule: Order WITHOUT rice unless you must have rice--then order with BROWN rice
  2. Salad with dressing on the side, use as little as possible
  3. Tandoori chicken
  4. Dal
  5. Baingan Bharta
  6. Chicken tikka masala
  7. Chana masala
  8. Raita
  9. Roti (chapati) but make sure made with whole wheat
  10. Shish kebabs
  11. Chicken korma (unless cutting back on total calories/fat)
  12. Beverages: Water or UNsweetened tea
  13. Booze: If they have a bar, see the 'Alcohol' page HERE


  1. Naan (made with white flour)
  2. Samosas
  3. Pakora
  4. Desserts
  5. Soft drinks

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