Low Salt Recipes

Why low salt in diet and cooking?


Salt, also know as Sodium is a mineral found widely in foods that we eat everyday. Nowadays, many people reducing the consumption of salt due to multiple health reasons.  Too much in the meal can cause human body to retain excess fluid, which then collected in different parts of body like ankles, lung, belly, and hands.  This will then associated with the high blood pressure, heart and kidney problems, as well as osteoporosis and other bone disorders. However, that's doesn't mean we will need to totally cut off this type of mineral.  We actually need them to enable the body function properly, but not too much. Nutrition experts recommend 1.5g intake a day.  Controlling the consumption in everyday meal and diet is essential for good health.


What is low sodium cooking method?

Beside the consumption of sodium from the saltshaker, it exist in many others foods.  Not to mentioned those salty processed foods, some foods contain it naturally, for example carrots, beets, spinach, celery, even water filtered by a water softener.  Low salt cuisine, as it's named is to use lower salt content or not using it at all in the cooking, while still maintain the great taste of the recipes.  To achieve this, garlic, lemon juice, pepper, spices (curry powder and chilies), herbs (parsley, mint coriander, tamarind etc) and onion powder are excellent substitutes in savory meal.  The basis is to add in various alternative flavors to enrich the deliciousness of the meal with reduced salty.  Asian health recipes introduce here could achieve both the healthy and tastiness of the meal you going to enjoy.


Indian Recipes

  1. Madras Steak Curry

Thai Recipes

  1. Thai Prawn Puff

Indonesian Recipes

  1. Deep Fried Spiced Tofu (Bean Curb)

  2. Indonesian Pineapple Curry

  3. King Prawn Peanuts

  4. Chicken Soup with Vermicelli and Vegetable

  5. Beef Soup with Rice Noodles

  6. Baked Spiced Fish Cutlets

  7. Fiery Prawn Curry

  8. Indonesian Fried Noodles (Mee Goreng)

  9. Prawn with Spices and Coconut Cream

  10. Bali Fried Rice

  11. Indonesian Festive Coconut Rice

Cambodian and Laotian Recipes

  1. Asian Spicy Seafood Soup

  2. Fish Noodle Soup

Chinese Recipes

  1. Stir Fried Crabs Curry

  2. Stir Fried Clams with Chili Paste

  3. Baked Chicken in Bread

  4. Chinese Szechuan Chili Prawn

  5. Bamboo Shoot Salad

  6. Stir Fried Baby Bak Choy

  7. Steamed Dried Scallops and Eggs

  8. Steamed Shrimps and Eggs

  9. Stewed Chicken with Dried Yam and Qi Zi

  10. Black Fungi Salad

  11. Chinese Style Potato Salad

  12. Stir Fried Egg Whites with Barbecued Pork and Corns

  13. Stew Sesame Oil Chicken with Rice Wine

Malaysian Recipes

  1. Mango Chutney

  2. Papaya Chutney

  3. Creamy Corn Soup


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