Happy World Idli Day 2020

Significance of consuming protein in our daily life

Happy World Idli Day
Protein 101
March 30, 2020

Right To Protein Team

Happy World Idli Day 2020

Stuck on what’s for breakfast today? Tomorrow morning? Or the day after? Our kitchen menus have never been more under pressure than during this quarantine times and lockdown days! Most of us and our families are working hard to dish out creative yet healthy recipes each day of this lockdown — but wait, we’re here to help!

On this World Idli Day, we bring you the perfect hacks to make protein-rich versions of India’s most adored comfort food to keep your immune system in top condition. It is true that idlis are one of the most popular and favorite breakfast items for most Indians, but this south-Indian specialty is an abundant source of nutrients like folic acid, niacin, thiamine, biotin, and Vitamin K. And to make idlis only healthier and highly protein-rich with some of the readily available ingredients in your kitchen, here’s a quick must-try list:

Ragi Idli: Ragi idli is a perfect ingredient for weight loss. This gluten-free whole grain is powerhouse packed with fibre, and protein which takes time to digest but gives a fullness for longer period. Moreover, Ragi contains a special nutritional amino acid called Tryptophan, which helps in curbing appetite and managing body weight.

Moong Dal Idli: Moong dal idli a tasty and mouthwatering option that is rich in protein and can be easily prepped. Idli made with moong dal tastes delicious and you won’t miss your plain old idli at all. This variation of rice and urad dal with moong dal is something not many know of. For this recipe, we used split green gram, which is loaded with proteins, fibre and many other vital nutrients. Moong Dal Idli also packs on other healthy foods like chana dal, carrots, and peas.

Palak Idli: Palak Idli contains fibre, high on protein content, and is extremely nutritious. It is a rich source of vitamin C, K, iron, calcium, and folic acid. Iron helps create hemoglobin and calcium keeps your bone healthy and strong.  Adding colors to your health with these healthy and colorful idli will surely prove to be highly nutritious.

With time, the staple idli too has revolutionized and the healthy alterations to the regular idli can surely complement for building our immune system in such testing times. As for us, we wouldn’t mind celebrating World Idli Day, every day. Happy World Idli Day, everyone!

Protein-O-Meter

The amount of protein you need depends on your weight, goals, and lifestyle. Protein-O-Meter will take your body-composition and activity level into account to estimate your protein needs. Start with the number given by the calculator, see how that makes you feel, and try adjusting your protein level up or down to see what amount makes you feel good and perform well!

Protein Index

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Protein-O-Meter

The amount of protein you need depends on your weight, goals, and lifestyle. Protein-O-Meter will take your body-composition and activity level into account to estimate your protein needs. Start with the number given by the calculator, see how that makes you feel, and try adjusting your protein level up or down to see what amount makes you feel good and perform well!

Protein Index

Find out all about whole foods that are protein heroes! Achieve your fitness goals by finding out just how much protein you should incorporate to stay nourished.

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