Chakra Pongal ( Diabetic Recipe)

Chakra Pongal diabetic friendly, festive, low calorie, coarse textured sweet made from dals and brown rice.

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A sweet dish made during most festivals in south india. Made using low-fat milk and sugar substitute… it finds place on an occasional treat menu for people with high blood sugar levels.

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Chakra Pongal ( Diabetic Recipe) recipe - How to make Chakra Pongal ( Diabetic Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 8 servings
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  1. Heat a non-stick pan, add the dals and dry roast on a medium flame till the raw smell disappears, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
  2. Clean and wash the rice. Add the dals, milk and 2½ cups of water mix well and pressure cook for 5 whistles or till the rice and dal become soft.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  4. Combine ¼ cup of milk and ¼ cup of water in deep non-stick pan and bring to boil.
  5. Add the cardamom powder, nutmeg powder, saffron, cashewnuts, raisin, cooked rice and dal mixture, mix well and stir it on medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from the flame, add the sugar substitute and mix well.
  7. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy133 cal
Protein5.1 g
Carbohydrates24.3 g
Fiber1.6 g
Fat1.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium19.9 mg

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