[VEGETABLE FOOD] TOP 7+ good vegetarian spices for weight loss


Vegetarianism is gradually becoming a trend that many overweight and obese people are interested in. In order to have delicious and nutritious vegetarian dishes, vegetarian spices are definitely an indispensable spice. Vegetarian dishes are always guaranteed to provide adequate nutrition for the human body. If you are a person who is building a vegetarian diet to lose weight but still do not know how to choose the right spices. Then the following article of Dung Ha Dry Agricultural Products will answer in detail for you the good vegetarian spices for weight loss that are used by many people.

1. Pros/cons of vegetarian condiments?

1.1 Advantage

Some of the advantages of vegetarian spices include:
  • Enhance flavor: This spice will help increase the flavor of the dish, giving you an attractive and irresistible taste. They can accentuate and enrich the flavors of vegetables, roots, fruits and grains
  • Create richness for dishes: Using this spice will help create variety, and richness for weight loss dishes. They can make food more interesting and appealing. Bringing a new and multidimensional culinary experience
  • Provide nutrition: Many commonly used spices such as garlic, ginger, turmeric, onions, … contain many important antioxidants and vitamins. They can provide adequate nutrition for weight loss
  • Good for health: Some flavors used in dietary foods can have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and cholesterol-lowering effects.
  • Substitute animal seasonings: Using vegetarian seasonings is a great alternative to animal spices in a vegetarian diet or you want to reduce your consumption of animal ingredients.
Thanks to the above advantages, spices for dieters not only bring great taste but also contribute to protecting health and increasing creativity for dishes.

See more: Surprising uses of Indian spices for healthy meals

1.2 Defect

Although the spice for dieters has a lot of health benefits. But there are also some downsides you need to be aware of:
  • Lack of fat and protein: Some spices for dieters do not provide enough fat and protein for the body. This can cause nutritional deficiencies and affect the body’s energy replenishment process
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Vitamin B12 is commonly found in abundance in animal foods and is an essential nutrient. Dietary spices do not provide enough vitamin B12, which leads to vitamin deficiency
  • Difficulty adjusting to taste: Vegetarian condiments may not be acceptable or suitable for people who are not used to being vegetarian.
That is the downside of the spices for dieters that you need to know to balance. So did you know, popular vegetarian spices for weight loss? Let’s find out the details together.

3. Popular vegetarian spices specifically for weight loss dieters?

3.1 Salt

Salt is the first seasoning that is very good to use for weight loss dieters. The main ingredients in 100g of salt are: 150mg of Calcium, 0.8mg of Iron and 99.8g of Water. The amount of water in refined salt accounts for the majority. Not only used as a familiar culinary spice, salt is also used to deodorize and disinfect very commonly.


Currently, on the market, there are many types of salt such as: pink Himalayan salt, black salt, iodized salt, Kosher salt, sea salt, etc. But perhaps, the most popular is still sea salt. Cheap price, roots to buy, roots combined in many delicious recipes.
The price of sea salt on the market usually ranges from 9,000 VND – 18,000 VND/pack (depending on type).

3.2 Sesame

In fact, sesame is not considered a spice for people to lose weight. Sesame is only included in the list of dietary supplements. However, with a delicious taste, many nutritional values, and can be easily added to many dishes, sesame is still chosen as the best vegetarian for weight loss dieters.


Currently, on the market, there are 3 main types of sesame: white, medium yellow and black sesame. In these 3 types of sesame, they all contain a lot of nutritional values such as:
  • protein
  • lipids
  • glucose
  • fiber
  • Vitamin B1, B2
  • Vitamin PP
  • Vitamin E
  • Minerals such as iron, zinc, calcium, copper, manganese, potassium, protein,…
Black sesame, and white sesame are two spices commonly used in cuisine. Black sesame is widely used in medicine.
When sesame is roasted, it will have a very specific aroma. The aroma of sesame plays an important role in enhancing the unique flavor of the dish. The fatty taste of each sesame seed has stimulated the taste buds, increasing appetite. Sesame can be used in vegetarian dishes such as: sesame salt, sesame biscuits, tofu with sesame tomato sauce, or weight loss salads.
The price of white sesame on the market is selling for 80,000 VND/kg. And the price of black sesame is selling for 90,000 VND/kg.

3.3 Spicy spices of all kinds

Of course, vegetarian dishes will not be complete without these spicy spices. Popular spicy spices can be mentioned as: chili, ginger, pepper, mustard. These spices help increase the spiciness of the dish. For those who can eat spicy, it will feel very delicious. As for those who can’t eat spicy, you should use them in small doses.


Although very delicious, but for people with stomach disease, it is best to limit its use. Eating too much spicy will increasingly seriously affect the stomach. These spicy spices are sold in a very popular way in the market and the price is relatively cheap.
In addition to use in its pure form. These spices you can easily make them into a very convenient spicy powder.
The price of chili pepper is sold for 6,000 VND / 100 grams. The price of ginger on the market is 6,000 VND / 100 grams. There are many different varieties of pepper, each with a different price. You can refer to the price of pepper at the Web address: https://nongsandungha.com.

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3.4 Turmeric powder

Turmeric is the next vegetarian spice that is very good for dieters to lose weight. Turmeric is a spice that can be taken in the form of a fresh root or turmeric powder. With its characteristic yellow color, turmeric is used as a coloring agent for dishes. The advantage of turmeric powder is its convenience and popularity compared to fresh turmeric.


Turmeric powder contains a lot of protein, fiber, Vitamins E, C, K and natural minerals. Turmeric powder also has many types on the market such as: honey yellow turmeric powder, yellow turmeric powder, black turmeric powder and yellow turmeric starch. Each type of turmeric powder has a different price. In general, the form of turmeric starch is probably the easiest and the most expensive.
Turmeric powder is applied in dishes such as: braised dishes, vegetarian turmeric vermicelli, vegetarian curry, turmeric rice,… Not stopping there, turmeric powder is also a very good remedy for stomach ailments.

3.5 Chicken noodle seasoning

Chicken pho seasoning is a familiar condiment to create the famous delicious chicken noodle soup. The main ingredients to create chicken pho seasoning are:


All these ingredients are selected and undergo modern drying process to create a quality fine powder. No colorants or preservatives are used. To have a delicious bowl of chicken pho, pho and chicken are not necessarily important ingredients. The most important thing is still the seasoning that creates delicious chicken noodle soup, stimulating people to eat.

See more: How to cook chicken noodle soup with standard seasoning packages of 3 regions of the North – Central – South

3.6 Five spice powder

The next list of vegetarian spices you cannot miss the five flavors. Five flavors are a fine powdered spice used to season dishes. Called five flavors, surely the 5 main ingredients used are:
  • Dai Anise
  • Dried Cloves
  • Cinnamon
  • pepper
  • Tran Bi


These 5 ingredients are carefully selected. Through a modern drying process, when combined, they create a perfect marinade for baked and fried dishes.
Currently, the price of Dung Ha five flavors is selling for 140,000 VND/box of 500g.

3.7 Fish sauce

The last list of vegetarian condiments today, make sure you don’t skip soy sauce. Soy sauce is also known as soy sauce. This is a delicious Chinese dipping sauce.



If fish sauce is made from fish and salt as the main ingredients, soy sauce is made from soybeans, cereal flour, water and salt. Soy sauce with dark brown color, gravy, just enough salt, not too harsh. The delicious, fatty taste of each soybean seed.
Soy sauce is often used mainly in braised eggplant dishes, stir-fried mushrooms, mushroom soup,… or used as dipping sauce directly.

4. Nutritious vegetarian dishes when using vegetarian spices?

4.1 Tofu in tomato sauce

  • 3 – 5 tofu covers
  • 3 tomatoes
  • Cooking oil
  • Green onions, finely chopped
  • Seasoning: seasoning, main noodles
  • Buy tofu, you use a knife to cut them into small square pieces just enough to eat
  • Put cooking oil in a pan and heat it
  • When the oil is hot, put the tofu in and fry until golden brown on all sides
  • Take out the fried tofu on absorbent paper, drain the oil
  • Wash tomatoes, cut tomatoes into thin slices and put in a pot to simmer for 10 minutes
  • Tomatoes are ripe, add 300ml of pure water to boil with tomatoes
  • Put spices + seasoning seeds + main noodles into the tomato pot. Stir well until seasoning dissolves
  • Put the plate of fried tofu into the tomato pot
  • Cook on medium heat for 30 minutes until the water dries up
  • Sprinkle scallions, gently stir
  • Season food to taste
  • Turn off the stove, scoop out into a bowl, eat immediately when hot


4.2 Vegetarian stir-fried needle mushroom

  • 500g enoki mushrooms
  • 200ml soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • Green onions, finely chopped
  • Garlic, minced
  • Seasoning seeds, main noodles
  • Cooking oil
  • When you buy an enoki mushroom, you need to cut off the black part of the mushroom’s legs
  • Cut the mushrooms into small pieces and wash them thoroughly to remove dirt and impurities
  • Let the mushrooms dry and drain
  • Put in a bowl including: soy sauce + seasoning seeds + monosodium glutamate. Stir until dissolved
  • Put cooking oil in a pan and bring to a boil
  • When oil is hot, add minced garlic and fry until golden brown
  • Add the enoki mushrooms and sauté them with minced garlic for 5 minutes
  • Pour a bowl of soy sauce sauce into the pot and cook with enoki mushrooms for 10 minutes
  • Season the food to your taste
  • Sprinkle finely chopped scallions, stir well and turn off the heat
  • Scoop the sautéed shiitake mushrooms onto a plate and serve immediately when hot


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4.3 Vegetarian mushroom soup

  • When you buy an enoki mushroom, use scissors to cut off the black mushroom’s legs
  • Separate the mushrooms and wash them thoroughly to remove impurities
  • Let the mushrooms dry and drain
  • Shiitake mushrooms soak in warm water for 5 minutes
  • Using scissors, cut off the leg of the shiitake mushroom
  • Pick up the mushrooms, rinse them with clean water. Let the mushrooms drain
  • Buy tofu, you cut mushrooms into small squares just enough to eat
  • Put 1 liter of pure water in a pot and bring to a boil
  • Boiling water, add enoki mushrooms + shiitake mushrooms and cook for 10 minutes
  • Add tofu and cook with mushrooms for 10 minutes
  • Put spices + seasoning seeds + main noodles + fish sauce into the soup pot
  • Gently stir to dissolve the seasoning
  • Season to taste
  • The soup is just right, turn off the heat and take it out to a bowl as soon as it’s hot


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5. Conclude

Above is a detailed article that answers 7 popular vegetarian spices for weight loss dieters that Dry Agricultural Products has shared with readers. In addition to creating a delicious and stimulating flavor for dishes, the above spices are also easy to find in the market, cheap and bring many health benefits to people who are following a weight loss diet. Hopefully, with the above sharing will help you have more useful things and have delicious vegetarian dishes.
Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post!
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