In this edition of Portion Control Meal Plate, we bring to you a wholesome Sindhi Style meal plate which includes Maakhmi Dal, Masaledar Moongphali Til Wale Aloo, Bhuga Chawal, Curd and Carrot Peanut Salad.
Maakhmi Dal is a yellow moong dal which is tempered with a tadka of ghee and whole spices. This is a highly nutritious dal, as the yellow moong dal used to make this recipe is high in proteins.
This Dal is served with Masaledaar Moongphali Til Wale Aloo which is a delicious combination of Potato, Peanuts and Sesame Seeds, where Peanuts are also high in proteins. Along with these two dishes, we have Bhuga Chawal, Salad and Curd.
While the Carrot Peanut Salad helps you to fill the nutrition intake for the day, Curd provides you Calcium and protein and helps you in the digestion.
Tips For Portion Control: You can reduce the size of Bhuga Chawal and increase the portion of dal. Also, you can make a Palak Raita or Lauki Raita instead of curd for that extra nutrition. Eat slowly and mindfully.
Read the Guidelines for Healthy Eating Using Portion Control to incorporate healthy eating habits into your everyday lifestyle.
So here's a delicious Sindhi Style Portion Control Meal Plate that you must try!
Maakhmi Dal is a Sindhi Style Moong Dal which you can make for your everyday meals. In this dal, yellow moong dal is used which is very nutritious as it is high in protein.
In this recipe, yellow moong dal is boiled and tempered with a tadka of ghee and whole spices along with a robust bhuna masala of onions, tomatoes and dry masalas. This tadka enhances the flavour of this dal completely.
If you like this dal, you can alo try other Moong Dal recipes which you can make for your everyday meals:
Masaledar Moongphali Tilwale Aloo, a delicious spicy and tangy Aloo sabzi where baby potatoes are cooked along with the skin.
In this sabzi, potatoes are first boiled and then pan fried with some ginger garlic, spicy masalas and finished with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. A delicious side dish that will add a flavour to your simple meal.
Addition of Peanuts makes it even more nutritious, as they are high in protein.
You can also try other Aloo recipes, that you can make for your everyday meals or pack in your lunch box:
Sindhi Bhuga Chawal, a mouth watering rice preparation where rice is sauteed with caramelised onions and everyday whole masalas.
In this recipe, onions are cooked till they turn brown in colour which also gives this rice a nice brownish colour in the end. Use of whole spices gives it an extra flavour. You can serve it on its own with a raita or as a side dish along with your wholesome meal.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Pulav recipes that you can make for your everyday meals or pack it in the lunch box:
It is always good to have a salad on the side with your delicious recipes. We tend to eat less, when we have some salad on our plate. Including a salad in your meal is great way to control your portions.
Here, we have added a Carrot, Radish & Peanut Salad with Lemon where Carrot and Radish is grated and mixed with a little salt, roasted peanuts and lemon juice.
If you are looking for more Indian Salad recipes, here are some:
- Kachumber Salad Recipe
- Satvik Carrot Sprouts Salad Recipe
- Cucumber Tomato Corn Peanut Salad With Lemon Recipe
Adding curd to your diet is very important as it provides Calcium, especially for women. Other than this,
- It helps in digestion
- Boosts your immunity
- Strengthen your teeths and bones