There’s nothing more comforting than a plate of Rajma-Chawal. Delete the chawal, and you have a plate of healthful, protein-packed, fibrous, low-calorie goodness. Kidney beans will cost you just over 100 calories for half a cup, and since they are a complex carbohydrate, will result in sustained energy levels.
Mushrooms are one of the most moreish things I’ve ever eaten. Their earthy, umami flavour and dense chewiness also make them a great meat substitute. Grilled or roasted, they add up to a mere 25 calories for 100 grams, that’s because most of their weight is water weight.