This is what exactly vegetarians need.

Protein-rich foods:

Kidney bean

Rajma salad: Rajma is a type of legume called as Red kidney bean that has a high amount of plant-based protein, fair amounts of carbohydrates and fiber. They are known as THE POOR MAN’S MEAT. 100 Grams of rajma┬áserves

  • 9 grams of protein
  • 127 calories
  • 0.5 grams of fat
  • 6.4 grams of fiber

Health benefits:

  • Helps in weight loss
  • Improve blood sugar control
  • Helps in cancer prevention
  • Helps indigestion

This dish contains rajma, with ginger, garlic, having some capsicum and adding salt and pepper to it. The rajma is boiled and the veggies are sauteed mixed and served as salads. It can be served as evening snacks, a post-workout meal that serves a good amount of energy that helps in recovery.

Palak paneer

Palak paneer: The key ingredients for this dish is palak and paneer.

Palak is a good source of plant-based protein, vitamins such as A, C, and K. Greens are one of the richest sources of protein that helps in endurance, bodybuilding, helps in detoxifying the body and reducing oxidative stress in the body. Paneer is one of the excellent sources of protein, that helps in producing energy for the body. They are good for heart health, maintains blood sugar levels, have good amounts of folate.

One serving of palak paneer: (100 grams )

  • Calories -169
  • Carbs – 6.07 grams
  • Fat – 6 grams
  • Protein – 7 grams

Health benefits:

  • Best post-workout meal mainly for dinner that helps in recovery can be served with rotis, brown rice, etc.
  • They are also rich in vitamins , antioxidants.
  • It is also rich in calcium.

Sprouted moong dhal:

Sprouted Moong dhal

Moong dal is a type of pulses that is known as split green gram dhal. Moong dal is rich in proteins that are also known as protein-rich,super-food. They have a low amount of fat, low in carbohydrates that helps in easy digestion.

  • 100 grams of moong dal serves
  • 24 grams of protein
  • 16 grams of fiber
  • 1.6 % fat
  • 0% cholesterol

Benefits :

  • They can be served as a healthy nutritious snack.
  • They are rich in dietary fiber that helps in satiety and reduces hunger
  • Helps in weight loss from food to get into your cells
  • Helps in preventing diabetes
  • Moong dhal helps in the regulation of a hormone known as cholecystokinin, which helps in protein absorption during digestion.

Roasted green gram dhal dosa / pesarattu :

Green gram dosa

Green gram dhal is a type of pulses that are rich in proteins they also are known as protein-rich,super-food. They have low amount of fat ,low in carbohydrates that helps in easy digestion.

  • 100 grams of green gram dhal serves
  • 24 grams of protein
  • 16 grams of fiber
  • 1.6 % of fat
  • 0% cholesterol


  • They can be served as a healthy breakfast , that helps in energy production , helps in endurance and strength throughout the day.
  • They help in maintaining weight and helps in satiety.
  • This dish can be served for cholesterol patients and people with heart diseases as they help in reducing LDL levels in the body
  • They are also considered as a healthy breakfast for diabetes, as it helps to reduce the sugar levels.

Yogurt :


It helps in increasing HDL levels.

They are nutritionally high in amino acids, which are proteins that help in increasing energy in the body, helps in endurance and mainly helps in bodybuilding .

An easy carrying dish that can be taken as a dessert, which has high amount of protein content that is rich in probiotics, that helps in weight loss and it also enhances digestion.

It can also be served as post-workout dish that helps in the immediate recovery process.

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