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Sattu Paratha, Bihari Recipe, Spicy Paratha

Breads, Breakfast Recipes, High Protein, Vegan

Sattu Paratha, Sattu Ka Paratha is made with spicy sattu filling, sattu is roasted chana flour. This is a popular paratha in state of Bihar. Sattu Paratha is a great breakfast treat and a good lunch box option.

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Makhana Matar Curry

Diwali, High Protein, Navaratri, Party Recipes, Vegetables Curry / Gravy

Makhana Matar Curry is a delicious gravy-based dish. This can be a tasty side dish for formal dinner or even a quiet dinner with a few friends. Makhana and matar is made with a spicy tomato and cashew gravy. I like to serve with fresh hot puris or white rice.

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Roasted Caramelized Makhana

Appetizers, Gluten Free, High Protein, Krishna Janmashtami, Navaratri, Snacks, Vegan, Winter Recipes

Caramelized Makhana is the perfect snack for all ages, especially kids. My grandchildren absolutely love this recipe and my youngest even calls it kettle corn. This is not just quick and easy to make, but it is a healthy snack because it is high in protein and has many nutritional values. This recipe is the perfect tea time munchie and will be a hit with everyone who enjoys a sweet and crunchy snack.

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Paneer Methi (Methi Malai Paneer) Recipe by Manjula

Diwali, Gluten Free, High Protein, Krishna Janmashtami, Paneer (Indian Cheese), Party Recipes, Vegetables Curry / Gravy

Paneer Methi is a delicacy of Northern India. This recipe is paneer with creamy gravy flavored with dry fenugreek leaves known as Fasoori Methi. Paneer Methi is a perfect side dish for formal dinner or even a quiet dinner where you want to impress someone. Any way or time you serve this, it is delicious.

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Pineapple Sandesh (Bengali Sweet)

Desserts, Diwali, Gluten Free, High Protein, Krishna Janmashtami, Low Fat, Navaratri, Party Recipes, Quick & Easy, Summer Recipes

Pineapple Sandesh is a popular Bengali sweet. This is healthy and delicious dessert and a great dessert for sophisticated people and so easy to make.

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Chole Rajma Curry

Dal (Lentils), Gluten Free, High Protein, Party Recipes, Vegan, Vegetables Curry / Gravy

Chole Rajma Curry is a healthy and delicious main course meal. This is a popular north Indian cuisine which consists of boiled beans cooked with spicy tomato gravy. It goes well with roti, naan or rice.

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Chana Chaat (Spicy Snack)

Appetizers, Chaat, Diabetic, Gluten Free, High Protein, Lunch Box Suggestion, Quick & Easy, Snacks, Vegan

Chana Chaat is a healthy and delicious snack. I am using kala chana for this recipe. Kala chana looks like chickpeas, but brown in color. This is a delightfully sweet and tangy snack. Channa Chaat will also make a very enjoyable lunch box meal.

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Quinoa Salad

Diabetic, Gluten Free, High Protein, Low Cholesterol, Low Fat, Quick & Easy, Soups and Salads, Summer Recipes

Quinoa salad is a healthy and delicious salad. This bright and colorful salad is also a great summertime recipe. For this particular salad, I made my own homemade dressing with ginger. Ginger gives a refreshing kick to the salad. Quinoa is naturally gluten free and also high in protein.

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Handvo – Baked Spicy Lentil Cake

Gluten Free, High Protein, Snacks

Handvo is a popular Gujrati snack. This is a baked, spicy lentil cake made with rice and different lentils fermented batter mixed with spices. This is served with chutney. Handvo is crisp outside and soft inside.

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Spinach Couscous Salad

Diabetic, High Protein, Low Cholesterol, Low Fat, Soups and Salads, Winter Recipes

There’s nothing like a fresh salad. They are healthy and contrary to popular belief they can be quite filling and extremely satisfying! Spinach Couscous Salad is made with fresh spinach, arugula, couscous, sliced red grapes, cheese crumbles, pecans and my special house-dressing!

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Peanut Chaat

Appetizers, Chaat, Gluten Free, High Protein, Low Fat, Snacks, Vegan

Peanut Chaat is a combination of peanuts, tomatoes, cucumbers and spices. It is a delicious and satisfying snack-not to mention healthy and low-fat! It is easy to make. It can be served as an appetizer or anytime spicy snack.

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Stir-Fry Cabbage Salad

Diabetic, Gluten Free, High Protein, Low Cholesterol, Lunch Box Suggestion, Party Recipes, Soups and Salads, Vegan

Stir-Fry Cabbage salad is a healthy mix of cabbage, carrots, beans and bell pepper, garnish with coconut. This color full crunchy salad is low in calories and very satisfying.

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Black Eyed Beans (Lobia)

Dal (Lentils), Gluten Free, High Protein, Vegan

Black Eyed Bean is also known as lobia or chawalie. This is a basic recipe, easy and nutritious recipe to make, very delicious and protein rich.

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Mixed Dal (Mixed Lentils)

Dal (Lentils), Dinner Recipes, Gluten Free, High Protein, Main Course

This is a delicious and nutritional dish that accompanies many different meals. Mixing different lentils gives a more interesting flavor. Dal is a staple dish in most Indian meals. For most Indian vegetarians, dal is a frequent source of protein in their diet.

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Kala Chana (Black Chana)

Dal (Lentils), Diabetic, Gluten Free, High Protein, Low Fat, Vegan, Winter Recipes

Kala Chana is very high in protein and provides a nutritional meal. It has a low glycemic index and is a good protein option for people with Diabetes. Kala Chana is a variation of the commonly found chickpea but it is dark brown in color and smaller in size. It is also known as Bengal gram.

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