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Last Updated : Jan 18,2018
Protein is one such nutrient that we usually take for granted, assuming that it will automatically come from one or the other ingredients we consume!
However, we need to understand that not only do we need proteins throughout our life, we also need it in varying quantities, depending on the stage we are in. The special requirements of proteins at different stages of our life, depend upon its functions during every age, may it be childhood, old age, or pregnancy. Proteins are critical for a variety of tasks, right from the formation of new cells, strong bones, haemoglobin, to managing the wear-and-tear of body cells, etc. The RDA (recommended daily allowance) for protein is about 0.8 grams per kg of body weight. If you are active, this requirement would go up to about 15% to 20% of daily calorie requirements.
While it is generally acknowledged that non-vegetarian foods are the richest sources of proteins, there is no reason for vegetarians to worry, as there are a number of vegetarian foods such as milk and milk products, pulses, nuts, sprouts, soya and its products, a few veggies that are rich in protein etc. All we need to do is combine them in the right ways.
This section includes an array of well-planned recipes that combine almost all the vegetarian sources of protein – and all the recipes provide a good amount of protein per serving. What is more, the ingredients are combined in such a way that the synergy between them improves the protein quality. The recipes such as Coconut and Paneer Puranpoli, Paneer Corn Korma, Buckwheat and Sprouts Khichidi are proof of the extensive research that has gone into this section.
Make these innovative recipes, and include them in your daily meals to get all the proteins you require!
10 Oct 14
Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi by Tarla Dalal
You must have heard of Bajra Khichdi, a famous Rajasthani delicacy. While that is a wholesome dish, here is something even more nourishing, fortified with more healthy stuff like whole moong, green peas and tomatoes. These not only add more crunch and tang to the khichdi, but also add more fibre, ir ....
26 Nov 07
Soya Methi Masala ( Soya Roti and Subzi) by Tarla Dalal
A low calorie subzi for health freaks! This subzi is a double dose of health as it is not only low cal but also made using soya oil, soya granules, fenugreek etc. which are high in vitamin A and calcium. Low fat milk (99.7% fat free) is easily available in the market, however you can make skimmed mi ....
27 Oct 17
Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic Vinegar and Honey by Tarla Dalal
Some veggies and fruits make very tempting and satiating snacks because they have a wonderful taste and texture, especially when laced with tangy and spicy sauces and seasonings.
Here, we have made one such snack with Brussels sprouts. The Brussels sprouts are seasoned with salt and pepper, bake ....
25 Dec 17
Oats, Coconut Milk, Peanut Butter Healthy Smoothie by Tarla Dalal
When you bring together the right ingredients in the right way, you can achieve your nutritional goals in a very, very tasty way!
Here, for example, we have made a smoothie with health-packed ingredients like oats, coconut milk and peanut butter. This luscious and tasty smoothie is great for kid ....
03 Jan 18
Strawberry Almond Milk and Oats Smoothie by Tarla Dalal
Top-up your nutrients with this tasty smoothie, on days when you are in a rush and don’t have time for a full-fledged breakfast
Filling, tasty and loaded with nutritious ingredients, this healthful Strawberry, Almond Milk an ....
12 Apr 15
Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi ( Diabetic Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Inspired by heart-warming Rajasthani Cuisine, Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi is a whole wheat khichdi that is sumptuous and tasty enough to make a complete meal. Replacing rice with whole wheat enhances the fibre and iron content of this recipe, while the use of equal amounts of ghee and oil gives it a t ....
11 Nov 08
Spinach Tahini Wraps ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy) by Tarla Dalal
Build your iron stores with these spinach, lettuce and sesame seed wraps and ensure your baby's blood cells and hemoglobin are developing the way they should. Simple to make, the wraps combine flavour and taste in one healthy package.
26 Dec 17
Egg Paratha by Tarla Dalal
A masaledar and filling snack, which can be had as a meal itself, the Egg Paratha is something unique.
On reading the name, you might have made many guesses about how the egg fits into the paratha – whether it is used as a stuffing, or whether it goes into the dough, etc.
But, this method is ....
26 Nov 07
Kadhai Tofu 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 ....
21 Mar 17
Homemade Almond Butter, for Weight Loss and Athletes by Tarla Dalal
Homemade Almond Butter is totally awesome, a tantalising treat with a very unique flavour and interesting mouth-feel! Actually, it is something that must be experienced and not described! When you think almonds, you expect a nutty flavour, but this Homemade Almond Butter gives you a better flavour t ....
01 Jan 1900
Chickoo and Nut Milkshake by Tarla Dalal
Chickoo and Nut Milkshake, here’s a protein booster, a smashing combination of ingredients that tastes amazingly great! The kids need a constant supply of energy to be active throughout the day. This energy drink contains chickoo, milk, cashewnuts and walnuts. Chickoo provides a shot of carbohydrate ....
06 Jul 17
Masala Chickpeas, Kabuli Chana Tea Time Snack by Tarla Dalal
Enhance your tea-time with this scrumptious snack of par-boiled chickpeas cooked in olive oil with tongue-tickling spice powders.
The combination of spices used to make the Masala Chickpeas guarantees a super wild time, what with garlic powder, chaat masala, and more such mouth-watering stuff.
14 Jun 14
Cheesy Pasta with Vegetables by Tarla Dalal
Use of whole-wheat pasta and lots of vegetables is the specialty of this fibre rich dish.
The milk and the cheese in the sauce enriches it with the much-needed calcium for growing kids.
11 Oct 17
Roadside Hare Chane Ki Chaat, Protein and Calcium Rich by Tarla Dalal
A typical chaat that is commonly sold on Mumbai’s streets, the Roadside Hare Chane ki Chaat continues to be a popular dish with a timeless appeal.
It pleases young and old with its incredible taste and amazing mouth-feel. It is also very simple to make, and you can even try it at home. All you n ....
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