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Home Remedies Protein Rich recipes


Last Updated : Nov 18,2020



प्रोटीन युक्त आहार - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Home Remedies Protein Rich recipes in Hindi)
પ્રોટીન યુક્ત આહાર - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Home Remedies Protein Rich recipes in Gujarati)
PROTEIN DEFICIENCY
Protein is essential in our diet as it carries out an important function of repair and maintenance of body cells and tissues. A deficiency of protein can lead to impaired growth in children and general deterioration in adults. A balanced diet should provide 15 to 20% of our daily calories from protein.

Ways to Detect Protein Deficiency
•Weight loss
•Anaemia (Iron deficiency)
•Swollen abdomen
•Greying of hair
•Slow healing of wounds
•Decreased resistance to diseases
•Muscular pain
•Overall retarded growth

Remedies
Here are some protein packed ingredients which are sure to help you raise your protein levels.
1. Dairy products: Dairy products like milk, curds, paneer and buttermilk are the richest sources of protein. Refer to the recipe of Paneer Spring onion Paratha.
2. Dals and pulses: Dals and pulses like moong dal, rajma, moong, matki, toovar dal etc. are extremely good sources of protein. Consume at least 2 cups of any of the cooked dals or pulses to cure protein deficiency quickly. These dals and pulses if consumed in combination with cereals like wheat, bajra, jowar, ragi etc. make a complete protein in itself. Idli and khichdi are the most common dishes made with a combination of rice (a cereal) and dal (a pulse). See the healthy version of Nutritious-Idlis.
3. Sprouts: Sprouts are extremely good sources of protein. Sprouting not only makes the digestion easy but also increases the nutrient content.
4. Nuts and oilseeds: Nuts and oilseeds like walnuts (akhrot), almonds (badam), sesame seeds (til), groundnuts etc. are also good sources of protein. However, keep in mind that nuts and oilseeds in excess amounts are not healthy due to their high saturated fatty acids. So we must indulge in them sensibly.

Foods to be Avoided
•Tea and coffee
•Refined foods like maida, sugar, pasta and polished rice
•Aerated drinks and alcohol

Enhance the Intake of Protein in the Following Ways
1. Have small and frequent meals equally distributed throughout the day as protein deficient individuals are often seen to have lower appetite.
2. Have dals and pulses for both the major meals of the day.
3. Consume 2 to 3 servings of dairy products in any form to overcome protein deficiency.
4. Include plenty of fruits and vegetables in your daily diet as protein deficiency is usually accompanied by other nutrient deficiencies too.

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Handi Khichdi
Recipe# 22154
23 Mar 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This dish is cooked in a traditional Indian deep iron pan called "handi". It is believed that cooking in iron utensils increases the iron content of food, however rice is also naturally rich in iron, so you can be double sure that this recipe will boost your haemoglobin levels. Marinating the vegeta ....
Subzi Tofu Parathas
Recipe# 22410
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
With mixed vegetables, tofu, wheat flour and soya flour, this Paratha is very high on the nutrition scale! It is also pretty zesty and kids are sure to love it, whether you serve it for breakfast or as a wholesome mid-day snack. Boiled and mashed potatoes impart body, and bind the other ingredients. ....
Lettuce and Bean Salad
Recipe# 5721
04 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
This iron-rich Lettuce and Bean Salad features crisp lettuce and juicy cucumber combined with mealy kidney beans and sumptuous chick peas, perked up with mint and coriander leaves, spring onion whites, etc. Lemon juice boosts the vitamin C content, which in turn ensures maximum absorption of iron. S ....
Sprouted Moong Chaat
Recipe# 3553
26 Nov 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
We usually associate chaat with unhealthy fried foods or ones that have been cooked using loads of oil. Sprouted Moong Chaat is a healthy variation which has all the flavour and none o ....
Lazeez Parathas
Recipe# 3590
07 Sep 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chana dal and broken wheat make unusual beginnings for a paratha. This combination of bengal gram dal (pulse) and broken wheat (cereal) forms a complete source of protein and also provides fibre. Apart from being rich in nutrients, these parathas are also rich in taste and flavour. Serve them hot an ....
Zero Oil Masoor Dal
Recipe# 22530
23 Mar 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Masoor dal is a storehouse of nutrients like protein, folic acid, iron and zinc. Protein is required for the formation of new cells, their growth and maintenance. Folic acid and iron on the other hand build up the hemoglobin that carry oxygen and supply nutrients to our body. Zinc enhances the activ ....
Sweet Corn Rotis
Recipe# 22394
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
These Rotis are ideal for serving with Subzis... thanks to the mild flavours of sweet corn and cheese. Buy fresh sweet corn and boil them till they are just cooked, avoiding over-cooking as that will result in hard Rotis. Crushed sweet corn helps to bind the dough, so be careful not to add too much ....
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 ....
Soya and Cauliflower Parathas
Recipe# 22396
26 Nov 07

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Texture is as important to a dish as flavour itself and that is precisely what makes this dish so exceptional! Soya and cauliflower combine really well in the stuffing as the soaked soya granules and grated cauliflower have similar a texture. Mint and coriander further add their unique flavours, mak ....
Baitha Varan
Recipe# 22172
23 Mar 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The green paste gives this otherwise simple dish a complete makeover! It increases the vitamin A content, while the vegetables add fibre. Vitamin A increases immunity and also nourishes our skin and improves vision. Despite the interesting flavour and health benefits, this dish is surprisingly easy ....
Toovar Dal with Vegetables
Recipe# 22171
14 Jan 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Toovar dal with vegetables is a wholesome dish, full of vegetables and protein-rich dal. You need not stick to the veggies i have used – just open your fridge and throw in anything you find. You will love the fact that such a tasty and sumptuous dish can be prepared with just about no oil! remember ....
Ensalada De Ejotes (Green Bean Salad)
Recipe# 1232
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Green beans taste great when topped with vinegar dressing and served cold.
Minty Bean Salad
Recipe# 3600
28 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
For an accompaniment to a main dish, try this novel combination of black-eyed beans (lobhia) with a fresh minty flavour. Tomato, coriander and lemon add more tang and nutritional value i.e. vitamin A, vitamin C, folic acid and iron to this salad. Serve at room temperature immediately after tossing i ....
Mixed Sprouts Salad
Recipe# 7444
12 Apr 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
This is an unusual salad, in which mixed sprouts combine with tomatoes, radish, fenugreek leaves and chopped coriander, to provide an appreciable mix of nutrients that help balance your blood sugar levels. The Mixed Sprouts Salad is further enhanced with a tempering, which helps to boost the flavour ....
Pudina Kulchas, Healthy Kulcha Made with Yeast On Tava
Recipe# 22403
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Frankly, a kulcha is not a mere accompaniment… it is a delicacy in its own right! here, I have used whole wheat flour and soya flour instead of plain flour to make the khulchas. Khulchas are thick and they fluff up like phulkas. Don't forget… they taste best when hot! Traditionally, they are s ....
Minty Spicy Lemongrass Milk
Recipe# 4216
29 Oct 20

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by Tarla Dalal
minty lemongrass milk recipe | lemongrass milk with mint | lemongrass milk for cold | lemongrass ginger turmeric milk | minty lemongrass milk is a soothing drink ....
Jalfrazie Layered Brown Rice (zero Oil, Low Calorie and Diabetic)
Recipe# 22152
23 Mar 13

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 by Tarla Dalal
Jalfrazie is a combination of veggies flavoured with a sweet and sour gravy. The usp of this recipe however is the brown rice. Since it is not milled, its outer covering or bran that is rich in fibre is kept intact, making it a healthy and diabetic-friendly ingredient. It is good for weight-watchers ....
Radish Koftas in Kadhi
Recipe# 3572
26 Nov 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This simple combination of radish and low fat curds needs only steamed rice to complete your meal. You can adjust the consistency of the kadhi by varying the amount of water and besan. The radish koftas are steamed and not deep fried in the kadhi. It is also a good way to add vegetables in your diet ....
Shahi Dal ( Zero Oil )
Recipe# 22165
24 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The richness of any “shahi” dish usually comes from the abundance of cream. Here, I have substituted cream with low-fat milk mixed with cornflour, which tastes equally creamy and delicious. Urad dal gives a healthy fillip to this dish, as it is high in folic acid and zinc. Folic acid aids in brain d ....
Spicy Moong Dal Dhokla
Recipe# 4673
11 Sep 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A quick and appetizing breakfast. All you need to do to make this dish in a jiffy is to soak moong dal in advance.
Baked Spinach Rolls ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy)
Recipe# 22457
11 Nov 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Spinach is good for everyone! these spicy vegetables rolled in spinach leaves provide supplies of vitamin a, which boosts the immune system, improves vision and nourishes the skin of a mom-to-be and her baby as well.
Methi Tofu
Recipe# 22431
19 Aug 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Methi peps up even the simplest of dishes! This is no exception. Add salt to the methi and squeeze it well to remove the inherent bitterness of the methi leaves. You can even salt and squeeze the methi and store it in the freezer for days or even months; just defrost and use whenever you want. Just ....
Tofu Stuffed Bhindi
Recipe# 22424
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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.
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