Here is a flavorful yet super healthy portion control meal that consists of a Palak Lobia Curry, Gobi Gajar Matar Sabzi, served along with Jowar Roti and a refreshing Beetroot Raita and crunchy Pyaz Kachumber. The best part, the meal is perfect to be served to diabetics as it is high in fiber and rich in nutrients as a well.
While the gobi gajar matar is a simple stir fry with whole spices, the palak lobia curry is a masaledar South Indian curry with a coconut base. The roti served with is made with a 50-50 combo of jowar flour and wheat flour. Jowar has a rich quantity of potassium present in the flour helps to lowers the cholesterol and manages blood pressure level. Since it is a complex carbohydrate it releases sugar slowly and hence is diabetic friendly.
The beetroot raita is the element of dairy in there to cover your calcium requirements. Eating from the right food groups, and covering the required nutrition that the body needs is something each of us should closely pay attention to. Above all eating the right quantities which essentially what portion control is, is of utmost importance.
Read the Guidelines for Healthy Eating Using Portion Control to incorporate healthy eating habits into your everyday lifestyle.
A super healthy dish of palak cooked along with black eyed beans, in a South Indian masala of coconut and tamarind. It goes well not only with rice, but with rotis too.
Try our other Palak Recipes:
- Palak Makhana Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)
- Palak Pappu Recipe - Andhra Style Palakura Pappu - Dal Palak
- Palak Paneer Recipe | Cottage Cheese In Spinach Gravy
A colourful dry sabzi that's a favourite in most Indian households is this Carrot cauliflower and matar sabzi. An easy recipe made in a jiffy with whole spices is all you need.
Try our other Dry Sabzi Recipes:
- Pumpkin Sabzi Recipe with Panch Phoron Masala
- Soya Methi Sabzi Recipe | Made from Soya Chunks
- Saunf Wale Aloo Baingan Recipe - Fennel Spiced Potato And Eggplant
A refreshing side to this meal is the addition of yogurt made a lot more nutritious with the addition of beetroot in it. This raita is a great way to include beetroot in your everyday meal.
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