Vegetarian Protein-Rich Foods To Lose Weight

1. Lentils

Approximately one cup of stewed dal contains 18 grams of protein.


In addition to dal curries, lentils can also be used in salads and stews.

2. Chickpeas

Chickpeas, also referred to as chana, are legumes with a high protein content. 


One cup of cooked or simmered chana contains approximately 15 grams of protein.

3. Amaranth And Quinoa

These gluten-free cereals are said to provide adequate daily protein intake. 

 Amaranth And Quinoa

Sorghum and rice constitute full protein sources and are believed to make you feel satisfied for longer, stopping you from overeating.

4. Spinach

Increase its nutritional value by steaming it rather than consuming it raw.


Cooked spinach helps preserve micronutrients, facilitate the absorption of calcium, and prevent bloating.

5. Almonds

Almonds are natural appetite suppressants. Few almonds consumed daily can aid weight loss effectively

6. Paneer Or Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese, also known as paneer, is extremely low in fat and calories and rich in protein.

7. Broccoli

Broccoli is a super-healthy vegetable rich in weight-loss-important vitamin C, protein, vitamin K, and fiber.

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