Here's a wholesome and delicious portion control meal plate which includes Palak Onion Kadhi Pakora, Bharwa Karela Makhani, Ragi Wheat Phulka, Kala Chana Salad Recipe With Carrots, Cucumber & Tomatoes, Curd and Cucumber.
Palak Onion Kadhi Pakora is a North Indian recipe where Onion and Palak pakoras are dunked in spicy kadhi made with yogurt and gram flour. Along with the Kadhi, we have Bharwa Karela Makhani where Karela is stuffed with paneer potato mixture and then added in the tomato onion makhani gravy. Along with these two, we have Ragi Wheat Roti, Kala Chana Salad, Curd and Cucumber.
Ragi in the Ragi wheat Roti is very healthy as it helps in weight loss, is rich in calcium and also has lot of fibre. On the other hand, Kala Chana is high in proteins and curd helps you in digestion. We have also added sliced cucumbers to add extra nutrition and make the meal filling.
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: 400 calories
- Kadhi Pakora - 1 Katori
- Karela Makhani - 1/2 Katori
- Kala Chana Salad - 1/2 Katori
- Ragi Wheat Roti - 1 Piece
- Dahi - 1 Katori
Read the Guidelines for Healthy Eating Using Portion Control to incorporate healthy eating habits into your everyday lifestyle.
Palak Onion Kadhi Pakora, is a delicious North Indian Kadhi recipe where palak and onion pakoras are dunked in a picy yogurt gravy. In this Kadhi recipe, the pakoras are made in paniyaram pan with very less oil. If you want to make it healthy, you can try this method, instead of frying them.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Kadhi Recipes such as
Along with Kadhi Pakora, we have served Bharwa Karela Makhani, where Karela is stuffed with Potato and Paneer mixture and then dunked in a makhani gravy. This Makhani gravy is made of onions and tomatoes.
If you like this Karela Recipe, you can also try other Karela Recipes that you can pack in your Lunch Box:
Ragi Wheat Phulka is a healthier option to serve along with your meals. This phulka is made with the combination of ragi and wheat flour. This is a diabetic friendly phulka that can be made easily at home.
You can also try other options to serve with this meal:
Kala Chana Salad Recipe With Carrots, Cucumber & Tomatoes is a refreshing high protein salad that you can include with your everyday meals. In this salad, chopped carrots, cucumber and tomato is mixed with kala chana with lemon juice and salt.
You can also try other Indian Salads 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.