Many people worry that they may not be getting enough protein while on a plant-based diet. The good news is that plants are not only rich sources of protein but also have a better quality of protein. A small serving of besan (25 gms) has the same amount of protein as an egg has (6gms) or a glass of milk has, maybe slightly more. There is a plethora of seeds, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, and grains available out there that are rich in protein and have a high nutrition profile. The workshop will begin with creating awareness on a variety of plant-based protein options and busting some protein myths that encompass our minds time and again. We will learn how to use some basic Indian ingredients and give them a gourmet spin, to create high protein tasty dishes. They are sure to add variety to our regular mundane preparations.
I grew up in Ranchi with fewer toys and more experiences on our house farm. Enjoyed visiting local market and ancestral village and learned to appreciate resources and be grateful to what is on our plate as per season, region, and availability. After finishing schooling in Ranchi, I went on to study Architecture from IIT Kharagpur and later completed PGDM from IIM Kozhikode. I am a digital marketer, working with a leading Indian corporate, and living in Mumbai with husband and daughter