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)

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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 per serving
Energy 62 calories
Protein 3.2 gm
Carbohydrates 10.0 gm
Fat 1.2 gm
Calcium 45.1 mg

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