Portion Control Meal Plate: Arhar Dal Kande Ki Sabzi Methi Raita Masale Bhaat Phulka

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Here's a healthy and delicious portion control meal plate, with arhar dal with lasooni tadka, Rajasthani kande ki sabzi, methi raita, along with masale bhaat and phulka. A combination of healthy and lip smacking food, put together in the right portions on this plate is something that can be put together for a weekday lunch. 

Dal as we know is a staple across the country. Dal is pressure cooked and an added tadka of garlic adds zinc to the dal. 

The meal plate comprises of foods from all food groups, from carbohydrates to proteins, iron from the leafy vegetables, calcium from the dairy products, and lots of nutrition from the masale bhaat that is packed with vegetables. 

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 Below are the quantities we have used for a complete portion control meal. You can use these suggestions based on your dietary requirements.

Total Calories: 340 calories

  • Arhar Dal - 1/2 katori 
  • Kande Ki Sabzi - 1/2 katori 
  • Methi Raita - 1/2 katori
  • Masale Bhaat - 1/2 katori
  • Phulka - 1 number