The Indian diet be it South Indian which is rich in rice or North Indian which is rich in wheat by extension makes it carbohydrate heavy. We all grew up eating rice/wheat breads as a staple mixing with vegetable or meat based curries. The end result is the consumption of a large amount of carbohydrates.
Eating meat based proteins might be the easiest thing you might think but lots of us are not used to eating meat every single day and it is not probably common in the Indian diet. I know I know the Paleo diet aficionados might not be very pleased.
So here is my attempt to collect some recipes that might fit in the category. The recipe collection is also available on the Recipes page.
Problem with Beans - How to solve it?
While a simple question might why not eat beans. Beans while rich in protein also have the infamous flatulent properties. This can be reduced to a large extent by rinsing a couple of times after they have soaked overnight. Also while cooking add some grated or scraped ginger which can be taken out later if needed. Add powdered ajwain (omam in Tamil) to the dish. If it is a salad just sprinkle a tiny bit.
Recipe 1: Corn and Peanut Salad
Recipe 2 : Guacamole - Avocado,onion and tomato salad
Recipe 3: Zucchini Puttanesca
Recipe 4: Chickpeas, peanuts, green mango and apple - A Salad
Recipe 5: Kadai Paneer
Recipe 6: Masala Paneer Burji
Recipe 7: Button Mushrooms Fry
Recipe 8: Pan Roasted Tandoori Paneer
Recipe 9: Quiche in a Pan
Recipe 10: Besan(Chick pea flour) Chilla or Vegetarian Omelet or Vegetable Pancake
Hope you find this useful. I will try to a round up of recipes every month.
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