How to Make Protein Salad for Weight Loss
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Here I am writing about the protein salad that I have been eating as a breakfast after yoga. Let’s know how to make protein salad for weight loss.
Protein Salad for Weight Loss
Isn’t this looking delicious?? trust me, it also taste good.
Ingredients to make protein salad:
- Boiled Chickpea (white or black)
- Paneer or Tofu
- Green Chilli
- White Salt
- Black Salt
- Roasted Cumin Powder
- Black Pepper Powder
- Chat Masala
- Olive Oil
- Lemon juice
How to Make Protein Salad:
Mix Boiled Black Gram or Chickpea, cubed Paneer or Tofu, chopped Lettuce, cubed Carrot, Cucumber, Onion, Tomato, and chopped Green Chilli in a bowl. Add white salt, Black Salt, Roasted Cumin Powder, Black Pepper Powder, and Chat Masala as per taste. Add 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil and lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients well.
Your protein salad is ready to eat. You can have it for breakfast or lunch. You can also change the ingredients or skip some ingredients that are unavailable in your kitchen but black gram and paneer are main that are necessary for protein salad. But this one with all ingredients is a perfect one.
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Now, I will tell you the nutrition content and health benefits of every ingredient of this salad. After knowing about it, you will definitely add every ingredient of this salad in it.
Boiled Chickpea (white or black):
Every 100g of chickpea contains 364 calories, protein 19g, fiber 17g, Sodium 24 mg, Potassium 875 mg, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 10%, Iron 34%, Vitamin B-6 25%, and Magnesium 28%.
The protein and fiber in chickpeas help in keeping the appetite under control and promote fullness. It is a low-calorie food that helps in weight loss.
Paneer or Tofu:
Paneer is a combination of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. 100 gm of paneer contains few carbs, 8gm of protein, and 8 gm of fats (saturated). If you will eat paneer in a balanced way and at the right time it will make you fit and not fat.
If you don’t want to include fat in your diet, you can replace Paneer with Tofu. 100gm of Tofu contains only 4.8 g of fat.
100gm of lettuce contains 0.2 g of fat and 1.4 g of protein. It is also rich in Vitamin A (148%), Vitamin C (15%), Calcium (3%), Iron (4%), Vitamin B-6 (5%), and Magnesium (3%).
These are the three main Protein ingredients of this Salad. Always remember to include protein and fats in your diet and avoid carbohydrates, if you are on a diet to maintain your figure. Do include these home remedies for weight loss in your daily routine.
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