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4 High-Protein Recipes You Can Toss Up in Just 30 Minutes

4 High-Protein Recipes You Can Toss Up in Just 30 Minutes

Are you trying to increase your protein intake and when you think of a high protein meal, all you can think of is omelette or dal chawal? Well, we can’t deny the healthy properties of these dishes, but eating the same dish every day can be quite boring. If you want to break the monotony of everyday dishes without compromising the macronutrient protein nutritional profile, the recipes below can be tossed in under 30 minutes and that too, with some basic ingredients in your pantry. High in health as well as delicious – these treats will have you salivating over their taste and aroma. We know you’re already slurping! Put on your apron and let’s get started.

1. Tofu and Brussels sprout pulao

Ingredients needed

  • 50 grams of sprouted moong dal
  • 20 grams sprouted lobia
  • Half a cup of scrambled eggs
  • 100 grams of rice
  • 1 tomato (diced)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • Red chili powder to taste
  • 1 teaspoon jeera
  • 2 tablespoons of ghee
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • Coriander (chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water, as much as needed

Method:

  • Take a pressure cooker and heat the ghee in it. Add cumin seeds, ginger-garlic paste and fry well. When you’re done, mix tomatoes, chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt and cook until you can smell the aroma.
  • Add the scrambled eggs, Brussels sprouts and rice and stir-fry well.
  • Now fill it with water and cook over medium heat for 2 whistles.
  • Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves on top before serving.

2. Desi Spicy Poached Eggs

Ingredients needed

  • 4 eggs
  • 20 grams onions, chopped
  • 20 grams tomatoes, diced
  • 20 grams chopped coriander
  • 1 teaspoon chopped peppers
  • Red chili powder to taste
  • Salt and black pepper powder to taste
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 tsp olive oil

Method

  • Take a pan and heat the olive oil in it. Stir-fry the onions, peppers, tomatoes and dry herbs until you smell a soft scent.
  • Now lower the heat and crack the eggs over this mixture.
  • When the side is cooked, flip the other side and cook well.
  • When both sides are well cooked, lower the heat and sprinkle finely chopped coriander over it.
  • Serve hot.

Desi spicy poached eggs

3. Soy bhurji

Ingredients needed

  • 200 grams of soy (boiled and scrambled eggs)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • ½ inch ginger (grated)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Red chili powder to taste
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • coriander leaves

Method

  • Take a pan and heat the oil in it. Add cumin seeds and ginger paste and fry well. Mix the tomatoes and fry them until they are soft.
  • Sprinkle with turmeric powder, salt, pepper and red chili powder and stir well until you smell a sweet aroma.
  • Now add the scrambled eggs to the mixture and stir well.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and garnish with bread and roti or use as a filling in homemade wraps.

soy bhurji

4. Twisted amaranth and quinoa porridge

Ingredients needed

  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 1 cup amaranth
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 tomato (chopped)
  • 2 green chillies (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 cup spinach puree
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chili powder to taste
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • Coriander leaves (chopped)

Method

  • Take a pan, heat olive oil in it and fry the ginger-garlic paste. Now stir fry the onions and tomatoes and let it cook well.
  • Add the spinach puree, green pepper, salt, pepper and chili powder and cook until you can smell the aroma of all the ingredients.
  • Now add the cooked quinoa and amaranth to the pan and stir everything together. Now add the yogurt and stir.
  • Sprinkle the chopped coriander leaves before serving.

Twisted amaranth and quinoa porridge

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