Lentil- Quinoa salad with chickpeas

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Lentil- Quinoa salad with chickpeas

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 10mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Diabetic

Description

This Lentil Quinoa and chickpea salad recipe is a classic gluten free and heart friendly recipe flavoured with lemon and fresh mint. Since this salad is rich in protein and fibre, this will keep you full for longer and can be served as a snack or even a Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner option coupled with a heart bowl of green leafy vegetable soup.


Ingredients

-3/4th cup Lentils : Washed and soaked for 2 hours and cooked till they become soft.
– 100gm Chick peas : Soaked overnight and boiled till they are cooked.
-1/4 cup Quinoa : Washed thoroughly and soaked for 10 minutesboiling water. Drain excess water.
– 150g Cauliflower florets : blanched
– 200g Carrot : Cut into thick slices and blanched.
– 4 Garlic cloves minced.
– 2 big Onion sliced
-1 cup parsley, Finely chopped
-3tsp Lemon juice
– Salt to taste
– 2tsp Pepper
– 3tsp Olive oil


Instructions

1. Heat oil in pan. Add garlic and sauté for some time.
2. Add onion slices and sauté for 2 minutes.
3. Add cauliflower and carrots and sauté for another 2-3 minutes.
4. Add lentils, chick peas and quinoa and sauté for 1 minute. Add salt, pepper and mix well.
5. Remove from fire.
6. Add parsley and lemon juice and mix well.



Nutrition

  • Serving Size: Serves 5
  • Calories: 158kcal
  • Fat: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 29g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 8g

Paneer Tikka

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Paneer Tikka

  • Author: Meenu Agarwal
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Vegetarian
  • Method: Grilled
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Diet: Diabetic

Description

Paneer tikka is a healthy, delicious and easy to make recipe that can be consumed as a snack or main course. It can be made with minimal oil. Since it is a grilled food its healthy and suitable for weight loss too.  It can be served without any sides but it tastes best when served with homemade chutneys, dips, raita and onion salad.


Ingredients

  • Paneer -200 Gram
  • Red Bell pepper-1/2
  • Green bell pepper- 1/2
  • Onion- 1 medium size

For Marination

  • Curd- 200 gram
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1 tablespoon
  • Ajwain powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Jeera powder- 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder-1/2 tsp
  • Dry mango powder-1 tsp
  • Chaat masala- 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice- 1/2 tsp
  • Salt-as per taste

 

 

 


Instructions

Method

  • Cut paneer in 2” square shape.
  • Cut onion, capsicum in square shape

Marination

  • In a large Bowl, Take curd and whisk it till it becomes smooth.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and all the spices and powder
  • Mix it well.
  • Add vegetables and paneer into the marinate.
  • Marinate for at least 2 hours
  • Skewer the vegetables and paneer alternately on skewers.
  • Bake paneer tikka for 15-20 minutes at 240 degree.
  • Serve it with coriander or mint chutney.

 

 


Notes

More vegetables can be added like mushrooms, cauliflower, broccoli while marination. We can make different variety of paneer tikka by adding coriander chutney to the marination mix.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2
  • Calories: 420
  • Fat: 16g
  • Carbohydrates: 47g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 18g

Keywords: Vegetarian snack, Healthy Snack, High protein, Vegetarian Dinner option,