5 protein lunch recipes you should add to your diet

Chickpeas and brown rice

Chickpeas are a great protein source for vegetarians. Chickpeas curry is very common in India. Prepare this recipe and serve it with boiled brown rice.

Grilled chicken breast and veggies

Chicken breast is a great option for protein. It mostly contains protein and is low in fats and carbs. Make this recipe by grilling a chicken breast till cooked and add nutritive veggies such as green leafy vegetables, carrots, capsicums, etc.

Tofu curry and roti

Tofu, which is similar to paneer, is a very common vegan protein source globally. It can be cooked into curries, bhurjis, sandwiches, stews, etc. Prepare butter masala tofu and other curry variations and serve with whole wheat rotis.;

Egg sandwich

One of the most nutrient-dense foods is whole eggs. This recipe is easy to make and easy to carry. Whole eggs are a great supply of vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, antioxidants and protein. You can prepare this recipe by mashing boiled eggs and combining mustard, and ketchup to it. Now, spread this thick paste filling on your bread and enjoy it.

Paneer salad

It is high in protein and low in fat and calories. Paneer also known as cottage cheese is a commonly consumed cheese. Prepare this salad by combining fresh cubes of paneer, lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, capsicums, etc. into a bowl.

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