5 Protein-Rich Recipes from JyotiFoods

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.

Jyoti Dal MakhaniImage

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)

Kala ChanaThis 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

Madras Sambar

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.


Matar PaneerJyoti Matar Paneer (Pea Stew in a Creamy Sauce)

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.


Punjabi ChholeJyoti Punjabi Chhole Chickpeas

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.