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High Protein Sabzis recipes


Last Updated : Aug 24,2019



प्रोटीन भरपुर व्यंजन सब्जी़ - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (High Protein Sabzis recipes in Hindi)
હાઇ પ્રોટીન શાક - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (High Protein Sabzis recipes in Gujarati)

Protein Rich Sabzis, High protein Indian Vegetables

Protein is one of the major nutrients required by the body. The most important function of protein is to support cell health. Each and every cell, tissue and organ of the body needs protein. It helps in the maintenance of cells and also their wear and tear. If you get hurt and a new layer of skin appears with time, it’s because of protein. It helps in transport of oxygen to all cells of the body too. Hair and nails also grow with the help of protein. Moreover bones, which support our body, also need protein for their strength.

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An adult man needs approx. 60 g and an adult woman needs approx. 55 g of protein daily. Depending on the amount of work that an individual performs, the protein requirement varies though. During phases of illness, surgery and during recuperation, the protein requirement increases as the body needs it for building anti-bodies and for the regeneration of lost tissues, especially during periods of blood loss to make up for the lost blood. 

Sabzis are usually a unique combination of veggies and spices. But subzis need not be made with just veggies. This section exhibits addition of protein rich ingredients like paneer, dals sprouts and tofu mainly to make up for the protein need by way of vegetarian fare. Click here for complete List of Protein Rich Ingredients.

Methi Mutter Malai, Punjabi Methi Matar Malai Recipe
Methi Mutter Malai, Punjabi Methi Matar Malai Recipe

Most of the sabzis in this section have been made with highly nutritious ingredients in minimal fat, so rest assured that minus the fat you are going to get a good dose of other vitamins and minerals too along with protein.

Protein Rich Sabzis using Paneer

Paneer one of the most concentrated vegetarian source of protein, which must be included in the meals definitely. While paneer is easily available in the market, when you have time on hand try making it. Learn the art of making Paneer at Home.

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Paneer cubes are most commonly used in sabzis. Paneer Korma and Paneer Lababdar are famour Punjabi sabzis which can help you add loads on protein to your diet. Paneer Lababdar adds around 9 g of protein by way of 1 serving. Isn’t it amazing? Pair them with hot rotis or parathas of your choice and accompany it with a bowl of salad to square up a healthy meal.

Another way of using paneer is by grating or crumbling it and using it as a stuffing to make nourishing options like Stuffed Bhindi with Paneer or make Paneer Palak Koftas in Makhani Gravy.  These are perfect for weekends or days you have leisure time. Plan to buy these healthy ingredients well in advance and together also plan to surprise your family with these healthy delicacies over weekends.

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Protein Rich Sabzis using Sprouts

Considered as chockfull of nutrients, sprouts are one of the healthiest option you can rely on. The process of sprouting makes them easy to digest and enhances their nutrient profile radically. To get most of the other nutrients like calcium, magnesium, vitamins and fiber along with a heavy dose of protein in one tasty package, try out Cucumber and Mixed Sprouts Subzi and Spinach and Moath Beans Curry.

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The most famous Maharashtrian Sprouts Misal is also a protein rich dish. Once the sprouts are handy, it is very easy to put this recipe together in minutes. You can use any one sprout for this sabzi or use a combination of sprouts as well. Learn the Art of Making Different Sprouts.

Protein Rich Sabzis using Dals 

Dals are equally rich in protein. While most people are proficient in making Everyday Dals and Amti, very few think of using dals to make subzis. Famous Gujarati style Suva Chana Dal (10.9 g of protein / serving) and Maharashtrian style Kala Chana Ambti (10.8 g of protein / serving) are classic examples to prove this. 

Suva Chana Dal Suva Chana Dal

Enjoy our high protein Veg sabzi recipes and do try our other high protein recipes from the options below

Protein Rich Veg Recipes
High Protein Dals, Kadhis recipes
High Protein Desserts recipes
High Protein International recipes
High Protein Juices, Milkshakes, Drinks recipes
High Protein Breakfast recipes
High Protein Rice, Pulao, Biryani
High Protein Rotis Parathas
High Protein Salads Raitas
High Protein Soups
High Protein Starters Snacks


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Methi Moong Dal Subzi
Recipe# 4829
25 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
You can eat healthily and yet enjoy some of the favourites. Here's a classic example of cooking a subzi like methi with just a teaspoon of oil for 2 people.
Stuffed Bhindi with Paneer (  Healthy Subzi)
Recipe# 6427
23 Mar 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
It is common to stuff bhindi with besan and masala powders. But, you can give the popular dish a twist by stuffing it with paneer instead. By using low-fat paneer, you can ensure guilt-free dining too! What makes the Stuffed Bhindi with Paneer all the more delightful is the thoughtful combination of ....
Spinach and Moath Beans Curry ( Healthy Subzis)
Recipe# 6419
19 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Generally, spinach is combined with paneer or potatoes in everyday cooking. In this easy subzi, it is combined with sprouted matki, to exponentially increase the nutrient content. Sprouting increases the iron and vitamin A content of moath beans, while spinach adds iron, folic acid and vitamin C to ....
Kadhai Tofu
Recipe# 22427
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The very prefix of "kadai" is a qualifier for a recipe. . . You can be almost sure you are in for a rich, scrumptious feast! this special dish, which is a low cal variation of the original recipe, is just as tasty as the high calorie original version. Sliced capsicum make the dish look rather "prett ....
Quick Paneer Subzi
Recipe# 7532
21 Nov 07

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 by Tarla Dalal
A delectable blend of flavours and textures makes this Quick Paneer Subzi a great hit! This Jain recipe features cottage cheese cubes, capsicum and tomatoes perked up with a simple yet aromatic powder of coriander and red chillies. Apart from the fact that this lip-smacking subzi uses minimal ingred ....
Paneer Palak Koftas in Makhani Gravy
Recipe# 3565
02 Jan 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Low-cal Paneer Palak Kofta in Makhani Gravy, anyone? The weight-watcher is usually terrified of words like paneer and makhani, but here is a low-cal version of this popular North Indian dish specially formulated to please food lovers without adding to their waistline. The innovative twist here is th ....
French Bean and Chana Dal Stir-fry
Recipe# 7448
05 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A typical South Indian way of preparing French beans, perked up with soaked chana dal and flavoured with a traditional tempering. The chana dal helps provide crunch and volume to the stir-fry, as a low glycemic index alternative to other supplementary ingredients like coconut. While most vegetables ....
Cucumber and Mixed Sprouts Subzi
Recipe# 39690
19 Aug 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Using mixed sprouts ensures an abundant supply of protein and iron in the recipe, while combining them innovatively with chopped cucumber results in a well-balanced flavour and texture, especially since the sprouts are cooked to the right extent retaining a mild crunchiness. Further, the cooking wat ....
Tendli Aur Matki Subzi
Recipe# 6422
19 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chockfull of nutrients, this subzi is an easy preparation of tendli and matki in a traditional manner, with usual taste-givers like onions, green chillies, tomatoes and spice powders. What makes this Tendli aur Matki Subzi unique is the combination of tendli and sprouts, which offers calcium, protei ....
Paneer Corn Korma, Protein Rich Recipe
Recipe# 33243
12 Mar 09

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 by Tarla Dalal
Paneer corn korma, this protein rich dish is packed with the goodness of curds and paneer, and tastes great with piping hot parathas . Protein-rich foods like coconut, poppy seeds and cashewnuts are dry roasted and blended well t ....
Palak, Methi and Corn Subzi
Recipe# 22436
11 Nov 08

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by Tarla Dalal
All through the nine months of gestation, you need a good amount of protein and calcium to ensure your good health as well as the baby’s. This Palak, Methi and Corn Subzi is loaded with ingredients that can give you these essential nutrients. Not only that, the fenugreek, spinach and curds als ....
Sprouted Kala Chana Ambti
Recipe# 3576
19 Aug 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Like Sambhar is to Tamil Nadu, Amti is to Maharashtra. Amti is a flavourful dal preparation that is frequently prepared in Maharashtrian households. It is a versatile dish with many variants, and this particular one is a Sprouted Kala Chana Amti. It is rich in fibre and protein due to the use of kal ....
Paneer Lababdar
Recipe# 5568
25 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Low-fat paneer cubes in an aromatic, spicy gravy with sautéed onions, the Paneer Lababdar is sure to be the highlight of your meal. Using low-fat paneer ensures that this flavourful dish is low in fat but rich in calcium and
Suva Chana Dal
Recipe# 5705
04 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Sometimes, the right combination of nutrients works better than a single supplement in overcoming a shortfall. In boosting haemoglobin levels for example, a combination of iron and protein will do the job better, as in the case of this Suva Chana Dal where the former brings in protein to support the ....
Stuffed Karelas in Makhani Gravy
Recipe# 3499
24 Jun 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Karela is a low calorie vegetable which is acclaimed for its anti-diabetic properties. This recipe is an attempt to make them appealing. The karelas are stuffed with moong dal and served in a makhani gravy that is made using very little oil. Enriched with protein, calcium, vitamin A, vitamin C, ir ....
Subz Makhani
Recipe# 5290
17 Nov 10

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 by Tarla Dalal
Does the name ‘makhani’ remind you of a butter-laden delicacy? well, this version tastes almost the same, but not as sinful as the original, thanks to the use of low-fat milk. The subz makhani features an exciting melange of veggies and spices, which make it a luxurious yet healthy accompaniment to ....
Tofu and Sprouts Subzi
Recipe# 22411
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Yin and yang. Black and white. Life always becomes more interesting when opposites come together! in this recipe, the crunchiness of sprouts and the softness of tofu come together in one bowl to steal your heart! this dish is easy to make but absolutely delicious! you can use a combination of sprout ....
Sprouts Misal
Recipe# 4812
14 Jun 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A recipe put together in minutes if sprouts are handy. . . . . . I have chosen this recipe as sprouting increases the calcium content of pulses and also aid digestion. Serve it with whole wheat bread or rice.
Stir- Fried Paneer, Broccoli and Baby Corn
Recipe# 4803
14 Jun 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A medley of crunchy veggies, sliced mushrooms and soft paneer, is stir-fried with pungent soy sauce, aromatic til and crunchy crushed peanuts. Til and peanuts always make a winning combination, whether in a sweet and crunchy chikki or as a seasoning for veggies, and you are sure to realize this trut ....
Kadhai Chole
Recipe# 3571
26 Nov 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Chole, a traditional Punjabi dish, is usually made using a lot of fat. But this easy to make recipe is lower in calories and is just as tasty. The oil does not contribute much flavour, it is the spices that create this dish. Instead of bhature (deep fried puris) serve it with Nutritious Garlic Naans ....
Stuffed Capsicum in Tomato Gravy
Recipe# 22416
26 Nov 07

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This is an interesting and tasty way to include tofu in your diet… so interesting that you will no longer be the centre of attraction at your party… this dish will steal the limelight! Grated tofu and potatoes mixed with spices and vegetables, stuffed into capsicum, topped with hot rich gravy. Choos ....
Tofu Stuffed Bhindi
Recipe# 22424
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A bhindi curry, which becomes rather exotic-thanks to the interesting grated tofu stuffing. The onions are grated to give a smooth texture to the gravy. If made as a sukhi (dry) subzi by simply cooking in oil without the masala, it makes for a great snack too.
Chick Pea, Broccoli and Carrot Stir Fry, Protein Rich Recipe
Recipe# 33260
14 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The Chick Pea, Broccoli and Carrot Stir-Fry is a super interesting way to top up your protein stores. It has varied textures, from the mealy texture of kabuli chana to the crunch of sautéed veggies, not to forget the fabulous aroma and flavour of sesame seeds. Ingredients like chilli sauce, ging ....
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