Day 5 of My Desi Detox!

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April 21, 2016


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With Detox Day 5 the party begins! For the next two days Protein reigns supreme, and there is no end to the delicious meal ideas you can come up with!
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I started the day off with a steam poached egg and moong sprouts salad along with a cup of warm milk.

Mid morning snack…was delicious smoky roasted baingan ka raita/dip with some crunchy papad.

Lunch was a Besan-Gobhi ka chila with some spicy green chutney and Kisan Ketchup…I know I cheated on the ketchup! 🙂

Dinner was the star meal of the day….So indulgent and delicious , I forgot I was on a detox!
I had Veg Shaami Kabab made with lotus stems followed by warm udad ki dhuli dal that was made on slow simmer in my crockpot!

By the end of day 5, I have started feeling the changes from doing the detox.

As compared to before, I feel lighter, eat simpler and smaller meals that are way more satisfying!

Previous Account of day 5 of desi detox!
ROUND 2
Day 5: Protein Day!
Today I decide to use lentils in different ways to make creative dishes through out the day.

Breakfast was delicious Moong Dal Chilas with a cup of hot milk….extremely filling and satisfying! After 4 days of fruits, salads and soups….they tasted heavenly!
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However lunch was the star meal of the day….I did a detox friendly chaat theme….Moong Dal Bhel
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and No-fry Dahi Bhalle/Pakori.
The dahi Bhalle/Pakori were so light, soft & melt-in-the mouth yummmmm…that I just couldn’t have enough of them!
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This meal was so much fun…I forgot I was detoxing! 🙂
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Dinner was aback-to-basics simple meal of lauki Chana dal ki Sabzi (made chattisgarhi style)
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along with roasted papad, kuchumber salad and dahi.
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The protein intake between today and tomorrow…gradually nudges me back to every day food! At the end of the 5th day I feel exhilarated to be heading successfully towards the finishing line of yet another round of my desi detox!

ROUND 1
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Breakfast was a deliciously indulgent protein packed Paneer Omlette.
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Lunch was a picnic we took to the beach consisting of homemade Chunky Hummus n Carrots and Chickpea Salad. Dessert was some sweet juicy watermelon.
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Evening snack was spicy Italian style Paneer which we enjoyed both plain and pan-seared with cups of Ayurvedic Spice Tea.
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Dinner was a TGIF meal of Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks, Chicken Seekh and a big bowl of Maa ki Daal!
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By the end of this day…I’m feeling so stuffed, satiated and sleepy…that I am barely able to finish composing this post! 🙂

Day-to-Day Desi Detox
About Detoxing…My Desi Way!
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Day 1
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Day 2
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Day 3
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Day 4
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