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Quick Guide: Indian Restaurants

Healthy Choices at Indian Restaurants

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Updated February 15, 2014

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Healthy choices at Indian restaurants include tikka, vindaloo and rice.

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Check out our dining out "Quick Guides" for the best and worst dishes at many different types of restaurants. This guide will help you make healthy choices at Indian restaurants.

Choose:

  • tandoori chicken or fish
  • steamed rice
  • raita sauce
  • lentil soup
  • naan bread
  • lassi
  • chicken tikka
  • chicken vindaloo
  • curried vegetables

Avoid:

  • fried dishes
  • dishes with "crispy" in the name
  • coconut soup or dishes with coconut sauces
  • masala
  • chutney
  • ghee
  • pakora
  • korma
  • samosas
  • poori bread

To search the nutritional information for many other restaurant foods, visit About.com's Calorie Count.

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