Pasta and noodles are a fave. Comforting, easy-to-cook and delicious. But if you're looking to cut out refined flour or maida from your diet, then you'll want to look for a healthier alternative. And thankfully, there are plenty of options available to help you get the fill of your favourite dish without compromising on your diet!
Nom Nom: Eat Pasta And Noodles The Healthy Way With These Brands
Homemakerz is a gourmet brand that's got all the good stuff going for it. It's natural, chemical-free, trans-fat free and natural. Plus, vegetarians, it's a 100 percent vegetarian too. They've got a range of millet noodles that are all gluten-free. They have ragi, bajra, jowar, oats and multi-grain options.
Price: INR 450
Gluten-free pasta and healthy noodles are the USP of this brand. And you gotta believe they do it right. They source their grains directly from farmers, and make their noodles in small batches so you know it's fresh. They've got red rice noodles, buckwheat noodles, quinoa and multi-millet.
Price: INR 140 up
Pink Harvest Farms
Pink Harvest has more than just noodles and pasta, but since that's what we're focusing on, here goes. We love their innovative take on healthy noodles and pasta - edamame spaghetti anyone? They've also got moong and edamame, chickpea and soybean, green dal and edamame. You can also get these in a bundle.
Price: INR 385
Ok so this one's got both classic and healthy variants. There's a multi-grain, quinoa, ragi and whole wheat pasta in the healthy options. We hear the multi-grain one is pretty healthy and hi-fibre too.
Price: INR 150 up
Calvay's got a range of protein-rich options for a healthier diet. While they only have one noodle option - their VegRich Protein Power Noodles, it's a good one. It's a 100 percent natural, high in protein and made to kill those hunger pangs instantly.
Price: INR 290
Psst: If you're looking for protein rich snacks check this out too.
Native Food Store
The Native Food Store is all about celebrating local grains like millet. And if you think you won't have variety, think again! They've got plenty of options like pearl millet, finger millet, barnyard noodles and more. Plus, shout out to the funky packaging, you definitely feel like grabbing a box of these.
Price: INR 267
Instant noodles, but make it healthy. Superfood Factory offers a delicious selection of healthy instant noodles made with nutritious multi-millets like finger millet, pearl millet, kodo millet, little millet, baynard millet, proso millet, sorghum millet, foxtail millet and quinoa millet. You'll get them in two flavours, Tom Yum & King Kung Pao, that are ready in 7 minutes.
Price: INR 250
Kamaleya has a wide selection of healthy, all-natural ready-to-cook foods. From pancake mixes to sort your breakfast scenes to Dosa, Millet Poha, Instant Noodles and Soup, they’ve got something for everyone. They have a few different options too, when it comes to noodles - multi-millet, oats, ragi and more.