Proteins are the building blocks of life. The body needs protein to repair and maintain itself. While the body can manufacture several amino acids required for protein production, a set of essential amino acids needs to be obtained from animal and/or vegetable protein sources. It’s very important to include sufficient amount of proteins in your daily diet.
Who says healthy food needs to be bland?Jyoti Foods Brings to you 5 tasty and healthy protein rich recipes that will take care of all your nutritional requirements.
Dal, the principle source of protein in Indian style food, is a generic Hindi name for soup-like entrees made with various lentils, beans, and peas. This home-style Dal is made with Urad (a small black bean), Rajma (a dark red kidney bean), onion & spices to create a silky but filling soup/stew with a creamy texture.
Jyoti Kala Channa (Baby Black Chickpeas)
This versatile bean is similar to the traditional chickpea, but with a distinctive nutty flavor. Use as you would regular chickpeas in your favorite salads, pilafs and vegetarian dishes to create more delicious, healthy, and memorable meals.
Ingredients: Water, Baby Dark Chickpeas (Kala Channa) and Salt.
Jyoti Madras Sambar Lentils
A soothing and satisfying South Indian vegetarian dish made with yellow lentils (toor dal) simmered with fresh vegetables (eggplant, bell peppers, onions and carrots). Jyoti’s Madras Sambar can be served as a soup or can be used as the base for a thick soup/stew by adding your own vegetables/meats.
Ingredients: Water, Toor DAL (an Indian Lentil), Vegetables (Onion, Bell Pepper, Egg Plant, Carrot, Okra), Soybean Oil, Tomato Puree, Salt, Tamarind, Coconut and Spices.
A filling and nutritious dish made from fresh peas and accented with cheese cubes simmered in a creamy, spicy sauce. Among the highest protein vegetarian dishes of India, this naturally wholesome dish is served as a side dish or on its own with rice and breads.
Ingredients: Green Peas, Water, Paneer Cheese (Milk), Onion, Sour Cream (Cultured Milk, Cream and Nonfat Milk), Soybean Oil, Tomato Paste, Lemon Juice, Salt, Spices, Corn Starch, Garlic and Ginger.
A tangy chickpea (garbanzo beans) stew, simmered with potatoes and onions and fragrant with Indian spices, ginger and peppers. A warming and soul satisfying dish!
Ingredients: Chickpeas, Water, Onions, Soybean, Oil, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Corn Starch, Ginger, Salt and Spices.