3 protein-rich Indian traditional recipes

Protein is essential for our bodies. Many traditional Indian recipes are containing high protein amounts.

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Protein is essential for our bodies. Many traditional Indian recipes are containing high protein amounts. Three of these recipes are given below, and they are;

  1. Chole recipe
  2. Rajma recipe
  3. Palak Paneer recipe

Chole Recipe

Ingredients

  • MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic: 1 sachet
  • Cumin Seeds: 1½ teaspoon
  • Ginger-Garlic Paste: 1 teaspoon
  • Red Chilli Powder: 1½ teaspoon
  • Coriander Leaves: 3 tablespoons
  • Turmeric Powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Onion: 2 
  • Tomatoes: 2 
  • Coriander Seeds: 1½ tablespoon
  • Green Chillies: 2 (slit)
  • Oil: 2 tablespoons
  • Kabuli Chole: 1½ Cups
  • Water: 5 cups

Method

  • Cook Chole in the pressure cooker for 15 minutes.
  • Grind cumin seeds, coriander seeds, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and cooked chole to make a fine paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add onions, Chole paste, and tomatoes. Sauté till they become soft.
  • Add the remaining chole along with two cups of water, salt, and MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic. Cook for five minutes.
  • Garnish with green chillies and coriander leaves before serving.

Rajma recipe

Ingredients

  • MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic: 1 sachet
  • Oil: 2 tablespoon
  • Onion: 2
  • Ginger-Garlic Paste: 1 teaspoon
  • Tomatoes: 2
  • Rajmah (Kidney Beans): 200 grams
  • Red Chilli Powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Turmeric Powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Water: 6 cups (750ml)
  • Salt: According to taste
  • Coriander Leaves: 3 tablespoons

Method

  • Cook the Rajmah for ten minutes in a pressure cooker.
  • In a pan, fry onions. Then add ginger-garlic paste and tomatoes. Sauté well.
  • Now, add turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Mix well.
  • Next, add the cooked Rajmah along with salt and MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic and stir well.
  • Cook on a medium flame for ten minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves before serving.

Palak Paneer recipe

Ingredients

  • MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic: 1 sachet
  • Oil: 2 tablespoon
  • Onion: 2
  • Ginger-Garlic Paste: 1 teaspoon
  • Tomatoes: 2 
  • Spinach: 500 grams
  • Water: 2 cups
  • Salt: According to taste
  • Cumin Seeds: 1 teaspoon
  • Green Chillies: 2
  • Turmeric Powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Red Chilli Powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Paneer: 250 grams
  • Ginger: 1-inch piece

Method

  • Boil and grind the spinach to make a paste. Keep it aside.
  • In a pan, fry cumin seeds. When they start spluttering, add chopped onions. Fry them till they become golden brown.  
  • Add ginger-garlic paste and tomatoes turn by turn. Sauté them till they become soft.
  • Add turmeric powder, green chillies, and red chilli powder. Mix them well.
  • Add the spinach paste along with one cup of water, and MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic. Cook for a minute.
  • Add the Paneer pieces and cook for five minutes. Add salt according to taste.
  • Garnish with ginger juliennes.

Many other dishes have a high protein level. Making them is also very easy. You can collect the recipes from the internet. All the dishes are delicious and healthy.