Posts Tagged ‘protein’


Black Eyed Peas with Green Peas

Black Eyed Peas with Green Peas is a high fiber protein packed dish that can be served as a breakfast item or as a side dish.


How To Make Yogurt

Homemade yogurt tastes delicious and is very refreshing. Yogurt is high in protein and calcium. It is easy to make, you only need milk and the right culture / starter.


Kabuli Chana / Chole

Chickpeas or Garbanzo beans are a good source of protein, manganese, dietary fiber, copper, phosphorus, and iron. Eating chickpea can lower “bad” cholesterol, give you energy, stabilize blood sugar, and provide antioxidant effects. Chickpea seeds are also eaten fresh as green vegetables.



Masoor dal (lentils)

Lentils are dark brown to greenish brown in color, and a good source of iron and protein. Lentils also contain dietary fiber, vitamin B1, and minerals.


Mixed Dal (Mixed Lentils)

This is a delicious and nutritional dish that accompanies many different meals. Mixing different lentils gives a more interesting flavor. Dal is a staple dish in most Indian meals. For most Indian vegetarians, dal is a frequent source of protein in their diet.


Moong Dal

Moong dal is rich in protein and used in a variety of traditional vegetable dishes. They have a nutty flavor and are easy to cook. Moong is relatively easy to digest.



Rajma (kidney beans)

Kidney beans are a good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber, as are most beans. Kidney beans also slow the rise in blood sugar after a meal, help memory, provide antioxidant effects, give you energy, and provide fat-free high quality protein.


Sprouted Moong Salad

Sprout lentil (dal) salad is a very colorful, refreshing and healthy dish. Moong dal is a good source of protein and calcium. This salad can also be served as a light lunch. This is an easy recipe to prepare.


Toor dal

Toor dal has a mild, nutty flavor and is cooked as a routine Indian dish and served with bread & rice. Toor dal is highly nutritious, high in protein, and contains vitamin A and vitamin C.


Urad dal

Urad dal has black skin, while the inside is creamy white. This white lentil is rich in protein and the iron content is good for improving hemoglobin count. Urad dal is great for vegan and low fat diets.