A super healthy Portion Control Meal that works well even for Diabetics. Our meal plate today has a contribution each from various different Indian cuisines.  A well balanced meal that tastes good and has all nutrients we need from proteins to fiber to carbs, healthy fats and the like. 

Our portion control meal here has a wholesome Sindhi Sai Bhaji, chatpata Amritsari Kala Chana, fresh South Indian style Kosambari made from green sprouts, a refreshing Buttermilk with Mint and Boiled Eggs and a paratha made using Millets- Ragi Tawa Paratha

A comforting Portion Control Meal is something all of us looking forward to during our lunch or dinner. Digging into our meals at home with all 10 fingers, leaves us satisfied at the end of it all. This South Indian meal is one such feel good meal, packed with nutrition, the healthy meal which leaves you feeling satiated. This meal includes Beetroot salad Vegetable & Avarekalu kootuBoondi Raita, Avarekalu Rasam along with Steamed Rice

In this edition of Portion Control Meal Plate, we have a delicious plate of Keerai Masiyal which is a simple stir fry of Palak, Lauki Chana Dal, Bhakri - a classic Maharashtrian bread, classic Salad of Tomato Onion and Cucumber, a simple Boiled Egg and cup of Homemade Curd.

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.

In this edition of Archana's Kitchen Portion Control Meal Plates, here is a healthy indian lunch with Palak Paratha, Mirch Ki Sabzi, Panchmel Dal, Lemon Rice and Tomato and Onion Raita. Sounds like complete and wholesome meal right? 

Here is a wholesome Portion control plate that is packed with nutrition and taste with a colorful combination of vegetables and protein. In this plate you will find a Spicy Mixed Vegetable Pulao along with fresh Indian Salad Recipe made with a combination of Beetroot, Carrot & Cucumber Salad and a smooth Rajasthani Kadhi with a side of Sukhe Gatte Capsicum Ki Sabzi and ghee smeared Phulkas. 

This healthy meal has almost all nutrients that a body needs on a day-to-day basis. Different flavour profiles in the plate like spicy and tangy, will leave your taste buds satisfied and your tummy full. 

Tip for maintaining a Portion Control: In this meal, we have added rice and roti. You can either reduce the quantity of rice and have two rotis, or have one roti and the small portion of rice. The addition of the variety of vegetables, kadhi and salad will ensure your tummy gets full and gets the required number of proteins and vitamins. Ensure you eat your food slowly and mindfully, a habit which will help you maintain good gut health and also help in weight loss.

Read our article on how you can exercise portion control using these Guidelines for Healthy Eating Using Portion Control.

Serve these Indian Vegetarian Dinner Recipe for a Portion Controlled meal during the weekdays or for a delicious sunday lunch. 

In this edition of Portion Control Meal Plate, we bring to you a Sindhi Style lunch menu idea consisting of a Sai Bhaji, Lauki Raita, Koki Roti and Bhuga Chawal. 

Don't we all just love it when there is a variety of food on our plate? And of course adding variety should mean that we are adding colour to the plate with a wide range of foods that include all food groups.

We at Archana's kitchen never go without adding a colourful salad or side dish/gravy that not only is flavourful but also packed with nutrients from the ingredients used in them. Rice or Roti makes a staple that goes beautifully with a protein packed side dish and no meal ends without a side of raita or homemade curd. 

Here's a delicious Portion Control meal inspired from the region of Punjab - Chole Pindi, Aloo Methi Sabzi, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita, Carrot & Radish Salad along with soft and fluffy phulkas. 

Here is a delicious and wholesome meal idea that you can use for lunch or dinner - from Kerala Pulissery,Raw Banana Thoran, Egg Roast, Rice & Curd.

Pulissery which is a thin curry made with ground coconut and cooked along with white pumpkin. The egg roast is cooked in less oil and adds the the protein for the meal and the Raw Banana Thoran are rich in resistant starch and pectin, which is filling and improves digestive health and help lower blood sugar levels as well. 

An idea for a Sunday lunch or even a weeknight dinner. Try this menu idea from  Gujarati Kadhi, Aloo Capsicum Subzi, Phulka, Salad & Pickle for a wholesome meal. Notice that this meal is packed with a lot of proteins and good fats. The meal is simple and packed with the goodness of potatoes, salad and a multigrain roti.

Here is a delicious and protein packed lunch menu which has delicious recipes spread across indian cuisines from the south to rajasthan - The Brinjal Kootu, Kala Chana Kadhi, Pulao, Roti & Curd making it a wholesome meal.

Our eating habits have changed dramatically; with the advent of processed foods and our fast paced lifestyles, we have begun to fill ourselves up with highly processed snacking foods like chips, biscuits, desserts, aerated drinks and many more. This is happening sometimes purely due to lack of time but a lot of times due to easy access to these sort of foods/snacks.

     
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