Small Rice is also called Varai, Kodri, Bhagar, or Samak chawal. Its one of the few cereals allowed to eat during Navratri fast, as it is a seed not a grain. It is completely gluten free, high in fibre and amino acid except lysine. This is a perfect breakfast and snack recipe on fast days for people with diabetes.
|Samak Rice||1 cup (125gm)|
|Beaten curd||1 cup (200ml)|
|Finley chopped Ginger||1 tbsp|
|Grated carrot||½ cup (100 gm)|
|Eno powder (optional)||1 tbsp|
It is vital to stick to proper meal plans and exercise routine, and monitor sugar levels consistently. While this recipe is suitable for people with diabetes, it is advisable to monitor your blood sugar levels before you eat and after 2 hours of consuming your meal. One should use glucometers to test the readings and store data in order to observe patterns in fluctuations if any. Consulting with a physician/doctor is advised whenever required.
This article is validated by dietitian Geeta Shenoy (BSc - Dietitics / Nutrition, Post Graduation Diploma in Dietetics, Registered Dietician /Nutritionist, Sports Nutritionist, 29 years of experience), Previously Geeta Shenoy was associated with S. L. Raheja Hospital, All India Institute of Diabetes.
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