Here's a delicious Portion Control Meal Plate which includes Methi Pakoda Kadhi, Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Tadka, Achari Aloo Gobi, Carrot, Radish & Peanut Salad with Lemon, Phulka and Curd.
Methi Pakoda Kadhi is a delicious Kadhi where Methi Pakoras is dipped in the kadhi. Methi leaves are great to control bowel problems and cholesterol. They also contain anti- diabetic elements that helps in preventing and controlling Type 2 Diabetics. In this kadhi, we also have pan fried the pakoras instead of deep frying it using a paniyaram pan.
Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Tadka, this dal has everything - taste, flavour and required nutrition. This dal gives you the protein you require for the day. With the taste of Dhaba food, this Dal will be liked by everyone in your family. Along with this we have served Aloo Gobhi Sabzi, Salad, Curd and Phulka.
Tips For Portion Control: If you prefer rice, you can remove the phulka and add a small amount of rice to eat with kadhi and dal. You can also omit the phulka and rice and increase the proportion of your dal and salad. Lastly, Eat slowly and mindfully.
Below are the quantities we have used for a complete portion control meal. You can use these suggestions based on your dietary requirements. We have plated two roti's and the below calories are calculated for 1 roti.
Total Calories: 360 calories
- Kadhi Pakora - 1/2 Katori
- Green Moong Dal - 1/2 Katori
- Aloo Gobi - 1/2 Katori
- Sprout Carrot Salad - 1 Katori
- Dahi - 1 Katori
- Phulka 1 piece
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!
Methi Pakoda Recipe, a delicious Kadhi with a twist of Methi Pakora. In this recipe, you can make make pakoras with very less oil in paniyaram pan and dip it into the kadhi, which is a mixture of curd and gram flour spiced with everyday masalas.
You can also deep fry the pakoras. Make this Kadhi for your everyday meals and we are sure everyone in your family will love it. It is a good way to include greens in your diet too.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Kadhi Recipes such as
A meal looks perfect when there is Dal in the meal. It gives us the necessary proteins required for the day and also keps us full. Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Tadka, is one of those delicious dal which has a hint of taste from road side dhabas.
If you are bored of your regular dal, you must give this one a try.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Green Moong Dal Recipes such as
To complete the meal, we have added Achaari Aloo Gobhi where potatoes and cauliflower are cooked in an achaari masala. The addition of achaar gives it a tangy taste which will surely satisfy your taste buds.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Potato recipe such as
To add a nutritional value to the plate, we have a Carrot, Radish & Peanut Salad with Lemon salad where carrot, radish is grated and mixed with roasted peanuts and lemon. It is a delicious salad and you can also pack it for your Lunch Box.
You can also try other Indian Salads such as:
- Moong Sprouts Salad with Grated Carrots and Coriander Recipe
- Satvik Carrot Sprouts Salad Recipe
- Kachumber Salad Recipe
We have added one Phulka, made from whole wheat flour with this meal. You can make it healthier by adding other options such as
Curd or Dahi as it is known popularly is an excellent probiotic that aids in digestion, not only by improving gut activity but also soothing inflamed or upset stomachs.
Nothing beats curd that is cultured at home as it will contain the right bacteria that aids in the probiotic function. It is easy to prepare at home and takes minimal effort.