Healthy lunch menu to boost immunity

Healthy lunch menu to boost immunity
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Here are the recipes of a complete and well balanced lunch menu that is less fatty and has enough nutrients to boost immunity. This lunch plan is especially amazing during the pandemic times when it important to stay healthy and fit. As this menu is low on fat, those who are trying to trim down too can try it out. The dishes in this menu are roasted chicken, chickpeas and drumstick leaves porridge and mint yoghurt. This lunch plan is enough to feed up to four persons.

Ingredients

350 gms chicken breast

10 gms salt

10 gms raw pepper corns

10 ml olive oil

5 gms curry leaves

5 gms garlic

5 gms ginger

40 gms yoghurt

5 gms mint leaves

100 gms drumstick leaves

100 gms chickpeas (soaked)

5 gms green chillies

20 gms shallots

2 gms turmeric powder

Preparation

Chickpeas and drumstick leaves porridge

Pressure cook the soaked chickpeas with salt, turmeric powder and some water

Keep it aside to be used later

Heat olive oil in a pan

Sauté ginger, green chillies, curry leaves, shallots and garlic

Into it add the drumstick leaves and cooked chickpeas

Cook until they are soft and nicely mixed.

Roasted chicken

Score the chicken breast

Prepare a marinade by grinding raw pepper corns, ginger, garlic, curry leaves, yoghurt and salt

Marinate the chicken breast with this marinade

Keep it aside for at least 30 minutes

Heat a tawa or skillet

Roast on low flame until all sides are cooked nicely.

Mint yoghurt

Mix the yoghurt with finely chopped mint leaves and some salt

Enjoy it as a refreshing dip with roasted chicken.

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