A meal so full of nutrients, this portion control meal has all that you would like to feed your family. This healthy meal, that tastes great, is a great way to include all those vegetables that can be camouflages and served to your kids as well. A lovely gawar phali and methi sabzi, served along with a comforting dal tadka, some millets in the form of carrot methi jowar thepla, a fruit raita - amrood raita and some salad by the side.
A perfect meal that can be served to Indian diabetics as well.
Eating the right food groups, covering the required nutrition required by the body is something each of us should closely pay attention to. Above all eating the right quantities/ portion is of utmost importance.
Did you know:
Split yellow moong dal is also very light to digest and easy on the system. Unlike other dals and pulses, moong dal has a low carb count. Most other dals, while high in protein come with high carbs which are reduced in moong dal.
Fenugreek are known to have a storehouse of minerals and are also known to be a rich source of vitamin C and K as well. A certain study suggest that fenugreek seeds may be helpful to people with diabetes because they contain fiber and other chemicals that are thought to slow digestion and the body’s absorption of carbohydrates and sugar. Fenugreek is said to be an effective heartburn or acid reflux remedy because the mucilage in fenugreek seeds assists in soothing gastrointestinal inflammation, and coating the stomach and intestinal lining.
Jowar a complex carbohydrate, is digested slowly, prompting a more gradual rise in blood sugar. That’s why it’s a great diet choice for diabetics and people who want to lose weight. Jowar, a gluten-free whole grain, is considered an excellent alternative for people who suffer from ‘gluten intolerance‘ and it is rich in nutrients as well.
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: 350 calories
- Gawar Phali Sabzi - 1/2 Katori
- Dal Tadka - 1/2 Katori
- Thepla - 1 piece
- Guava Raita - 1 Katori
- Salad - 1/2 katori
Read the Guidelines for Healthy Eating Using Portion Control to incorporate healthy eating habits into your everyday lifestyle.
So here's a delicious Portion Control Meal Plate that you must try!
A delicious sabzi made so healthy, this medley of green vegetables- cluster beans along with methi leaves, is something you must try in your kitchen, to cover your family's daily nutrition.
Gawar Phali and Methi ki Sabzi is a simple sabzi made with a classic base of onion-garlic and seasoned with masalas from the Indian kitchen.
Try our other similar sabzis :
A classic i almost all households across India is this dish that literally spells comfort, Dal Tadka !
This dal has the added goodness of lemon and coriander leaves that elevates the taste of this dish.
Try our other Dal recipes
- Rajasthani Dal Recipe
- Maash Ki Dal Khasgi Recipe (Dhaba Style Urad Dal)
- Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka
Carrot Methi Jowar Thepla is a lovely combination of sweet carrots, along with jowar and methi, all of which when brought together in the form of a thepla tastes absolutely delicious.
Try our other thepla recipes:
- Jowar Atta Pyaz Thepla Recipe
- Multigrain Methi Thepla Recipe With Ragi, Soy & Whole Wheat
- Gehun Bhajra Thepla Recipe (Spiced Wheat Millet Flat Bread)
A raita made different with the addition of fresh guava. Sweet guava dunked in smooth curd along with simple spices to make this lip smacking Amrood Raita.
Try our other Raita recipes:
- Carrot Raita Recipe With Peanuts - Gajar Moongphali Raita
- Khajur And Pakora Raita Recipe - Dates Pakora Raita
- Tomato Onion Tadka Raita Recipe