Dalia (Broken Wheat) Khichdi
Rice is the staple food of the Indian diet. It is one of those foods which has to be avoided if one is on a weight loss diet plan. Rice is avoided as it is high in Glycaemic index and can affect the sugar/insulin levels leading to spikes. It is rich in starch making it not very favourable to be included in the Weight loss diet plan.
Dalia is considered to be a healthy alternative to rice. Dalia is broken wheat. Dalia has many health benefits, It is a good source of fibre. Along with fibres, it’s a good source of Vit B1 and Vit B2. Dalia takes time to get digested, is slowly absorbed making it a diabetic friendly food. The taste of-course is different from rice, but when cooked can resemble rice to a certain level. It can be included in the weight loss diet plan instead of rice.
Some recipes where Dalia can replace Rice: Khichdis, Pulav, Biryaani, Dosas, Idlis Etc.
Go forward include Dalia in your weight loss diet plan for a healthy solution for your Rice craving.
Dalia (Broken Wheat) Khichdi (Serves 3)