Portion Control Meal Plate : Sri Lankan Egg Curry, Dal, Sambol, Dondakaya Koora, Arsi Parappu & Curd

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Here is a tasty and wholesome Portion Control Meal Plate which includes Sri Lankan Style Fried Egg Curry, Sri Lankan Dal, Andhra Style Dondakaya Menthi Karam Koora, Kongunadu Style Arisi Paruppu Sadam, Sri Lankan Style Sambol and Yogurt.

Sri Lankan Style Fried Egg Curry, a delicious Egg Curry which provides us the necessary protein from the Eggs. Along with this delicious Egg Curry we have, Sri Lankan Dal. The creamy rich dal that contain good amount Protein which is necessary for your everyday body functioning.

Along with the Egg curry and Dal, Andhra Style Dondakaya Menthi Karam Koora, Kongunadu Style Arisi Paruppu Sadam, Sri Lankan Style Sambol and Yogurt. Ivy Gourd in Andhra Style Dondakaya Menthi Karam Koora which is also called as Dondekkayi or Tinda is rich in antioxidants and is also recommended for Diabetics. Rice keeps you filling and Yogurt helps you in digestion. 

Tips For Portion Control:

  1. You can include a Phulka, instead of Sadam in this meal.
  2. To make it carb free, you can avoid rice and dal and can include a Salad to make it more filling.
  3. Instead of curd, you can add your favourite vegetable in the curd to make a delicious Raita.

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: 330 calories

  • Egg curry - 1/2 katori
  • Dal - 1/2 Katori
  • Doddaikkai Koora - 1/2 Katori
  • Paruppu Sadam - 1/2 Katori
  • Curd - 1 Katori

Read the Guidelines for Healthy Eating Using Portion Control to incorporate healthy eating habits into your everyday lifestyle. 

1. Sri Lankan Style Fried Egg Curry Recipe

A comforting spicy egg curry recipe that you must try at home. The flavors are quite different when compared to other egg curries in south. As the cuisines is known for its spiciness in most of their dish, the curry also has a good amount spice added to it and it also cooked in rich coconut milk. Coconut is also one of the main ingredient used in most of their cooking. The egg is boiled and then fried till it gets a nice brown outer layer and it is dipped in the rich coconut curry and served hot.

If you are looking for more Egg Curry Recipes, here are some : 

  1. Quick And Simple Egg Curry Recipe
  2. Kerala Style Egg Roast Curry Recipe
  3. Goan Egg Drop Curry Recipe

Sri Lankan Egg Curry


2. Sri Lankan Dal Recipe

A creamy rich spicy dal made with split masoor dal. The dal is just flavored with two very strong ingredients and still feels flavorful. The pound fenugreek seeds and whole peppercorns lifts the flavor of the dal, what make it more rich and comforting is the addition of coconut milk into the dal. The dish is made in a pressure cooker, making it a one pot.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal Recipes such as:

  1. Panchmel Dal Recipe
  2. Banjara Dal Recipe
  3. Palak Dal Recipe

Sri Lankan Dal recipe



3. Andhra Style Dondakaya Menthi Karam Koora Recipe

Packed with flavours, this recipe goes well with steamed rice for lunch or dinner. This is a side dish that you can make even when you have less hand at time, since this is just a stir fry with recommended spices. Make this dry sabzi with dondakaya or ivy gourds for weekday dinners.

You can also try other Ivy Gourd Recipes such as:

  1. Mangalorean Manoli Bheeja Upkari Recipe
  2. Til Moongphali Aur Kundru Sabzi Recipe
  3. Mangalorean Kadle Manoli Recipe

Dondakaya Menthi Karam Koora


4. Kongunadu Style Arisi Paruppu Sadam Recipe

A good combination of toor dal and rice flavoured with curry leaves, mustard seeds and most importantly sambar powder that gives it the extra flavour to the whole dish. This dish is considered as one of the signature recipe from Kongunadu region. Kongunadu is a part of Tamil Nadu Cuisine that is majorly covers the western part of the state. The rice is a good way to add in protein into your diet by combining dal and rice together.

You can also try other Sadam Recipes such as:

  1. Ellu Sadam Recipe
  2. Milagu Jeera Sadam Recipe
  3. Thengai Paal Sadam Recipe

Arsi Parappu Sadam Recipe


5. Sri Lankan Style Sambol Recipe

A signature dish of Sri lankan cuisine. The cuisine is itself is quite spicy and rich in flavours because of the consumption of coconut milk and dry red chilies. The onions are caramelized well and spiced up with dry red chili flakes, curry leaves, cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom and it is complemented with tamarind juice for the tanginess. Sambol are mainly a side dish for many of their dish. It is eaten along with rice dishes, breakfast courses as well.

sri lankan sambol

6. Yogurt 

Curd or yogurt is a staple food that is used by most Indian households. We use it as a meal accompaniment, or use it as an ingredient in making many recipes. You can also try other Raita recipes such as Lauki Raita, Palak Raita etc.