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.
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
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.
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.
Mix the yoghurt with finely chopped mint leaves and some salt
Enjoy it as a refreshing dip with roasted chicken.