Portion Control Meal Plate - Rajma Masala, Bharwa Bhindi, Thepla And More

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 A delicious and mouth watering Portion Control Meal Plate which includes Punjabi Rajma Masala, Gujarati Methi Thepla, Bharva Bhindi, Thalicha Thayir Sadam and Beetroot, Carrot & Cucumber Salad With Peanuts.

Full of protein, Punjabi Rajma Masala is a popular North Indian recipe which is very healthy to include in your everyday meals. With a delicious gravy, this dish tastes really good with Steamed Rice. Along with Punjabi Rajma Masala, we have Bharva Bhindi, where the bhindi is stuffed with spicy masala and then pan fried. 

In this meal plate, we also have a Methi Thepla, which is a Gujarati flat bread spiced with Methi and everyday spices. Methi is rich in Iron and combining it in your everyday Thepla is a great idea. To end the meal, we have Thalicha Thayir Sadam and Beetroot, Carrot & Cucumber Salad With Peanuts. While the sadam is a healthy dish that helps you in digestion and is also a great side dish for summers and salad keeps your meal nutritious.

Tips For Portion Control: You can skip the thepla and sadam and add a small portion of steamed rice and a bowl of curd. You can also add Aamras to this meal.

1. Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe

Rajma Chawal, a famous combination from North India which is loved by everyone. Therefore, we have a delicious Punjabi Rajma Masala in our meal plate where Rajma Beans is cooked along with a spicy gravy. Filled with proteins, it is a great dish to include in your everyday meals.

You can also try other Rajma Recipes that you can include in your everyday meals:

  1. Kashmiri Rajma Recipe
  2. Masoor Dal Aur Rajma Masala Recipe
  3. Adraki Rajma Masala Recipe

Punjabi Rajma Masala

2. Gujarati Methi Thepla

Gujarati Methi Thepla Recipe is one of the many comfort foods to Gujarati’s. If you are on a long distance train or even on a trekking trip and you spot a Gujarati, you will definitely find them with Theplas. Just as said, it’s a great travel food, like a baguette is to the French. 

Here are some Thepla recipes for your everyday meals:

  1. Sweet Potato Thepla/Paratha Recipe
  2. Methi Ragi Soy Wheat Thepla Recipe
  3. Gehun Bhajra Thepla Recipe

Methi Thepla

3. Bharva Bhindi Recipe

Bharva Bhindi is a delicious recipe where bhindi is stuffed with a spicy masala and then pan fried till it is cooked. This recipe is one of the many ways which Gujarati’s make their Bhindi. It is delicious, spicy and can also be packed in your Lunch Box along with a Tawa Paratha. 

Here are some more Stuffed Recipes that you can make for your everyday Lunch Box:

  1. Bharva Baingan Recipe
  2. Stuffed Bhindi With Paneer Recipe
  3. Bharwa Lauki (Stuffed Bottle Gourd) Recipe

bharva Bhindi

4. Thalicha Thayir Sadam Recipe

Thalicha Thayir Sadam Recipe also known as Seasoned Curd Rice is a staple food of South India. Every family will have their secret ingredient, but overall it's an all time favorite and a meal finisher. Simple to make, this also helps in digestion and is good to eat if you have a bad stomach.

You can also make these Recipes for your meal plate instead,

  1. Curd Rice With Carrots Recipe
  2. Curd Rice Style Overnight Oats Recipe

Thayir sadam

5. Beetroot, Carrot & Cucumber Salad With Peanuts Recipe

Beetroot, Carrot & Cucumber Salad With Peanuts is a delicious and simple salad made with raw grated beetroots, onions and spiced with salt and simple spices. This recipe goes well with both thepla and side dishes, and in between every morsel of curd rice.

You can also make these Salad Recipes for your meal plate instead,

  1. Moong Sprouts Salad with Grated Carrots and Coriander
  2. Uttarakhand Mooli Thechua Recipe (Radish Salad)
  3. Satvik Carrot Sprout Salad Recipe

Beetroot carrot and cucumber salad