Portion Control Meal Plate: Sindhi Tridali Dal Jowar Doda Salad Dahi & Achaar

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Serving a delicious meal, that's healthy too, is this lovely meal that's colourful and served in perfect portions. This meal consists of a super healthy tridali dal made using three different dals, a gluten free jowar roti, a fresh cucumber carrot salad, a bowl of dahi and some spicy raw mango achaar.

Planning a menu with different food groups, with the right textures and flavours are points to keep in mind. This meal here gets its proteins from the dal which is made using three different types of dals, and a rich tadka with ghee and lehsun instantly lifts up the dish. The meal plate includes a jowar roti which is the element of complex carbohydrates, it also gets its fiber, vitamins and minerals from the fresh salad and finally the element of calcium from the yogurt.

This meal is served in approximate portions required by an adult. The key here is to prepare fresh meals, using seasonal produce. Plan your menu well in advance, buy the required grocery and keep it ready according the the menu planned for the week. Ensure not to over cook the food. Preferably serve freshly cooked food and avoid storing cooked food for long hours or overnight.

Getting good sleep, with some time set aside for exercise and healthy meals, all contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Eating the right amount of food at each meal, and eating these meals at the same time everyday should be part of your routine.

Below are the portion sizes of the meal.

Total Calories: 350 calories approximately

  • Tridali Dal - 1 katori
  • Salad - 1 katori
  • Dahi - 1/2 katori
  • Jowar Doda - 1 doda
  • Mango Pickle - 1 teaspoon