High-Protein Recipes: 6 Desi Ways to Add Sprouts to Your Weekday Lunch

After spending the weekend, we often feel guilty about our uncontrolled eating and wish to reset our diet. We prefer to eat healthy, guilt-free meals on weekdays, to cover all our gourmet indulgences. But eating healthy does not mean switching to simple and tasteless foods! We want to strike a balance between healthy and delicious, choosing the healthiest alternative to our favorite recipes. For those healthy foodies, we’ve found quick and tasty Brussels sprouts recipes that will deliver a balanced meal with a kick of protein.

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Dosa, Pulao and More: 6 Desi Sprout Recipes for a High-Protein Lunch

1. Sprouts Dosa – Our recommendation

Sprouts dosa is made with a blended choux pastry and is packed with nutrients. To do this, first grind the sprouts and mix them with a dosa paste. Then simply spread a ladle of the mixture on a pan and cook until crispy.

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2. Sprout curry

As the name suggests, the star of this healthy masaledaar curry is the sprouts themselves! Using desi spices like ginger garlic paste, haldi, red chili powder and more, this sprout curry can easily be made in a pressure cooker. You can accompany it with your choice of rice or roti.

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3. Sprouts Sooji Uttapam / Sprouts Sooji Pancake

The dough for this tasty and healthy lunch is made only from sooji and sprouts! You can even top it with your choice of vegetables to make it even more nutritious. Serve it with chutney or sambhar!

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4. Jalfrezi Sprouts

If you are looking for a healthy sabzi to accompany your dal chawal, then this sprout jalfrezi is the perfect dish for you. The sprouts are cooked in the quintessential jalfrezi style to make a healthy, masaledaar sabzi, ideal for the midweek meal.

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5. Pulao Sprouts

This pulao recipe uses brown rice which is considered a much healthier option than white rice. Soaked brown rice is cooked with a mixture of fried onions along with savory spices and herbs which are then sautéed with chana sprouts, bean sprouts and spinach.

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6. Khichdi Cabbage

Must-have comfort food gets a healthy twist with this sprout khichdi recipe. Instead of dal, sprouts are added to khichdi along with pieces of lobia and soybeans to make this rice dish even tastier and healthier.

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Try these high protein sprout recipes for lunch and let us know which dish is your favorite in the comments section below!

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