8 High-Protein Foods To Replace With Eggs From Your Diet

By Aditi Singhenglish.jagran.com

Greek Yogurt

Greek yoghurt contains more protein than regular yoghurt, approx. 28 grams of protein which is a great alternative to eggs.

black beans

Black beans, in half a cup, have 8 grams of protein which will provide energy and help you lose weight.


Quinoa is a protein-rich food with high fiber. It is easy to make and a healthy option for your diet.

Pumpkin seeds

You can have a handful of pumpkin seeds with an Apple as an evening snack. I will provide you with around 8 grams of protein.


There is a variety of lentils available for you to have in your diet every day. A cup of lentils will feed you 8 grams of protein.

Cheddar cheese

Cheddar cheese has 7 grams of protein in 25 grams quantity. You have to take it in proportion as it might increase your fat. It also contains calcium, phosphorus, zinc, Vitamin B12 and A.

Almond butter

Almond butter has plenty of good fats with 7 grams of protein in only 2 tbs of it. You can have it as a pre-workout or as your breakfast.

Cottage cheese

Cottage cheese/paneer is one of the best protein food which contains 12 grams in half a cup. You can have them in sandwiches, parathas or fry it in little sunflower oil with green sauce.


One bowl of chickpeas will give you approx 6 grams of protein. This is a good egg alternative to eggs and easy to have as it is one of the common dishes to have in our Indian homes.

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