Healthy Protein Salad and Raitas Recipes
High Protein Salad and Raitas recipes
Salads are served on their own, may be as a healthy snack option sometimes, however raitas are usually served as a part of the meal. But be it a meal or a part of the meal, protein is required throughout the day for various bodily functions, of which maintenance and repair of body cells and building immune cells are some of the important functions. Read about 21 Protein Rich Foods.
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High Protein Salads using Pulses and Sprouts
Include an array of pulses and legumes and their sprouts to make up your protein requirement. These are the highest source of protein for a vegetarian. Of course you will have to plan these salads in advance as most pulses need a minimum of 6 to 8 hours of soaking and then cooking. Try recipes like Whole Masoor Salad and Minty Bean Salad on days when you want to serve a high protein simple salad.
When you have some time on hand, then explore some healthy dressings. A dressing can make or break a salad in reality. Create the magic of Chick Pea Salad using mint dressing and Antioxidant Protein Rich Salad using lemon and honey dressing. These are well researched recipes just for you.
Chick Pea Salad with Mint Dressing
Explore sprouts to make recipes like Mixed Sprouts Salad and Baby Corn, Bean Sprouts and Cucumber Salad with Lemony Basil Dressing. Plan for these types of salads a little more in advance as apart from soaking, you will also have to consider the sprouting time too. Learn some quick facts such as soaking time, sprouting time, quantities required and cooking method, which will help you get started with a variety of sprouts!
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Veggie Based High Protein Raitas
When we talk of curd, a lot of people prefer flavoured curd. But believe me you can set curds at home, toss in fruits or veggies of your choice and flavour them with fresh herbs and spices to whip up quick fix protein packed raitas. Cucumber and Pudina Raita (3.7 g protein), Spinach Raita (4.6 g protein), Mixed Veggie Raita (2.1 g of protein) are a few our creations shared in this section.
Mixed Veggie Raita
Want a double dose of protein? Add a handful of sprouts to the curd as we have done in the recipe of Spinach and Mixed Sprouts Raita (9.5 g of protein).
Maintain cell health and build strong bones with these raitas.
Fruit Based High Protein Raitas
Fruits are a concentrated source of antioxidants and curd abound in protein. Combine the 2 to make nourishing raitas and you are set for your health journey. Well, you can easily toss in any fruits of your choice in curd and mix to make a raita, but certain fruits pair very well with curd. And when they are pepped up with correct herbs and spices, they cannot fail to please you and nourish your body.
Fresh Fruit Raita (4.3 g protein), Kale Angoor ka Raita (3.5 g of protein) and Pineapple Raita (6 g of protein) are some interesting combination of textures. Black grapes are rich in antioxidant anthocyanin while pineapple will add antioxidant by way of bromelain. Learn about other antioxidants and their health benefits.
Fresh Fruit Raita (Calcium Rich Recipe)
Make the most use of seasonal fruits and veggies, toss them with sprouts or add them to curd to make protein rich tongue-tickling salads and raitas. Resplendent with the natural flavours, these salads and raitas with their combination of ingredients will bestow a mouth-watering impact on the dinner!
Enjoy our high protein salads raitas recipes and do try our other high protein recipes from the options below
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