Nutritional Facts of Brown Rice Khichdi, Healthy Lentil Brown Rice Khichadi, Calories in Brown Rice Khichdi, Healthy Lentil Brown Rice Khichadi

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Is Brown Rice Khichdi Healthy?

This Brwon Rice Khichdi is a preparation made with Brown rice and Green Moong Dal which makes it healthy.

Generally white rice is used in the preparation which is not a healthy option since it can also lead to a weight gain and other related health problems. 

This Brown Rice Khichdi is made with brown rice which is rich in fiber important for lowering cholesterol levels and maintaining blood sugar levels. It is also rich in Potassium important for good heart function and Phosphorus for strong bones and Vitamin B for good health.

Green Moong Dal is rich in proteins which helps in muscle building as well as it contains B Vitamins important for good health.

This is perfect protein, carbohydrate and fiber option to be included in your daily meals.

Enjoy this khichdi  with delicious Mixed Veggie Raita , Palak Raita and some healthy Masala Chaas or  Mor Buttermilk

Brown Rice Khichdi – A Protein Rich One Dish Meal


Brown Rice Khichdi serves the purpose of a one dish healthy meal as compared to fried foods. The use of brown rice adds a dose of fiber, while green moong dal lends good amounts of protein (14.9 g / serving). And the combination of two makes a high quality protein meal, especially for vegetarians. This means this combo comprises of all the essential amino acids the body needs to keep the cells healthy. This khichdi is a nourishing option for those wanting healthy heart khichdi or diabetics khichdi as it has less amounts of brown rice and double the amount of moong dal. However, while healthy individuals can relish 1 serving at a time, diabetics and heart patients should restrict to ½ serving and accompany it with a bowl of salad or raita. Go through the journey of health with this wholesome Indian fare. Remember to serve it immediately on cooking, else you will lose on the texture of this khichdi.

Brown Rice Khichdi is good for:

1.    Lowering cholesterol levels

2.    Weight watchers 

3.    Muscle building 

4.    Healthy heart

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy290 cal14%
Protein14.9 g27%
Carbohydrates49.1 g16%
Fiber5.2 g21%
Fat3.7 g6%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A49 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.3 mg30%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)2.2 mg18%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)80 mcg40%
Calcium47.8 mg8%
Iron2.5 mg12%
Magnesium97.3 mg28%
Phosphorus276.8 mg46%
Sodium15.6 mg1%
Potassium680 mg14%
Zinc2 mg20%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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