Pizza is often called a delicious junk food which is a favourite of the masses. It affects the body slowly and in the long term, one may experience obesity, diabetes, etc. However, a pizza can be made healthy by choosing various healthy options like healthy toppings or healthy crust.
So, by choosing suitable options, a healthier pizza can be prepared. Toppings like organic vegetables and green peppers or red capsicum can be opted as these are rich sources of various nutrients. Whole-wheat pizza may be a fairly healthy choice.
Healthy pizza crust can be made out of vegetables like eggplant, beetroot, etc and then topping it with tomato sauce and vegetables. There are many healthy alternatives to Pizza in India which can easily replace the original junk food.
Here are top 5 Indian healthy alternatives to pizza which are easy to prepare and delicious too.
1. Roti Pizza:
There is nothing more delicious than “Maa Ke Haath Ki Roti” ( made from the mother’s hand) in this world. Spice it up with organic vegetables, cheese and tomato sauce over the thin crusted whole wheat roti. This healthy alternative to pizza is bursting with the goodness of whole wheat and veggies.
Though it may not be shaped like a Pizza, rawa upma is full of nutrients and nothing can beat the hunger like upma. It is a simple Indian recipe which is easy to prepare and gets ready in no time. Ready to Eat Upma Mix is easily available in stores. This can be prepared easily with no hassles.
This healthy option is a good alternative to Pizza. Ready to eat Upma mix are available in various options like suji mix, foxtail millets mix and wheat daliya mix.
3. Tomato omelette:
It is an easy and quick recipe for omelette lovers. It can be prepared with chana dal powder, popularly known as Besan. Besan is full of nutrients and has a high content of dietary fibres. It is the best option for diabetic patients as it has low Glycemic Index. This sort of pancake can be topped with fresh and organic tomato pickle along with stirred fried veggies and cheese and can be considered as a healthy alternative to pizza.
The South Indian cuisine is a delicious delight. Dosa is made out of fermented batter prepared from high-quality rice and urad dal. It can be served plain or can be topped with masala potato and chopped tomatoes and onions. The nutritive value of dosa is high and is yummy too.
5. Vegetable Paratha:
Whole wheat paratha stuffed with a rich source of antioxidants like broccoli is the best option over fast food like pizza. Paratha can be stuffed with a number of vegetables and can be made healthy. Stuffed parathas are tasty and healthy with the goodness of whole wheat and nutrients from veggies.
Recreate pizza styled roti topped with veggies or make the fusion alternatives in Indian style. Buy organic products for a healthier version of food items which are free from harmful chemicals, pesticides and fertilisers.
Get yourself addicted to the healthy alternatives instead of increasing the intake of junk foods.