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Senior Citizen Rice recipes
Last Updated : Dec 19,2017
Rice is a huge part of our Indian diets and rightfully so! Rice is very economic and widely available. Cooked in the right way to get perfect textured soft rice delicacy, it can easily fit into a senior citizen’s meal. It can be combined with various vegetables such tomatoes, onions, carrot, cabbage, green peas and the list can go on and on. Adding vegetables increases the nutritional value and lowers GI of rice which means that you can stay fuller for longer without spikes in your blood sugar levels.
Below are a few nutritional tips to help include rice in your diet in versatile ways.
Rice is one of the most versatile foods as it can be prepared in the form khichdis, dosas, appe, pulao's, biryani's etc. Try our Bohri Khichdi and Lemon Rice Recipe which are easy comfort food recipes that can be prepared in no time.
· Try including brown rice in your diet instead of white rice as it is less processed and includes the bran which is rich in fiber and minerals such as potassium, magnesium and phosphorus. Brown rice also has a lower glycemic index which means that it is broken down slowly by the body and causes a slow rise in blood sugar which can help diabetic patients. If your looking for healthy brown rice options, try Fenugreek and Mushroom Brown Rice. Sprouts Pulao
Adding milk products like milk, paneer and curd to rice makes for a calcium rich meal. Try Curd Rice
Adding fresh herbs and greens to rice makes them more exciting and flavourful. Try Tomato Methi Rice for that extra punch of flavour.
Lemon Rice Recipe ( Microwave) by Tarla Dalal
Lemon Rice is an all-time favourite rice preparation in South India, where it is made on a regular basis for lunch or dinner, offered as prasad to devotees at temples, served as part of a wedding spread, and carried frequently in the dabba to work or school.
With a holistic flavour that combin ....
25 May 18
Sprouts Pulao ( Low Cal) by Tarla Dalal
Mildly spiced brown rice, to which sprouts and veggies have been added, is garnished with mint, to enhance its flavours. Sprouting pulses leads to the production of enzyme called "amylase" which helps in enhancing the process of digestion. The pulses when combined with any other cereal like rice, as ....
10 Jul 18
Curd Rice, South Indian Curd Rice Recipe by Tarla Dalal
In South India, the Kheer
and mithai are served at the start of a meal. It is the Curd Rice that comes at the end, as a flavourful and soothing finish to a traditional spread. At the same time, it is also a comforting one-d ....
Cabbage Pulao by Tarla Dalal
Here is a tasty rice delicacy, which we put together especially for those who love south Indian
The Cabbage Pulao is tempered with the traditional South Indian
combination of mustard seeds and urad dal, along wi ....
18 Oct 10
Tomato Methi Rice ( Iron Rich Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
Iron-laden methi greens are combined with vitamin c rich tomatoes which helps in the absorption of iron. For an additional fibre touch, i have used the unpolished brown rice which is beneficial for weight watchers, diabetics and people with high cholesterol.
Fenugreek and Mushroom Brown Rice by Tarla Dalal
Rice is usually a no-no for diabetics because it causes a quick rise in blood sugar levels. To counter the effect of high glycemic index white rice, replace it with high fibre brown rice and toss in some fibre-rich vegetables along with diabetic-friendly ingredients like garlic and fenugreek to crea ....
21 Jul 18
Green Peas and Mint Pulao by Tarla Dalal
A thoughtful blend of minimal but well-matched ingredients like mint, peas and brown rice together with flavour boosters like green chillies, onions and garlic, results in a delectable Green Peas and Mint Pulao that throws you into a tizzy. Brown rice and green peas are rich in fibre, which binds an ....
Tamarind Rice by Tarla Dalal
Called Puliyodare in Tamil, this is an Iyengar cuisine classic. A heart-warming dish that uses tamarind to create a magical flavor. The South Indian style tadka adds both flavor as well as appeal, making this a great lunch/dinner recipe. Enjaaai!
Corn Palak Pulao by Tarla Dalal
Delicious and healthy, this is a dish that will win many a young heart with its mouthwatering combination of ingredients and attractive appearance! Tried and tested, the combination of corn and spinach works in almost any recipe thanks to their complementary colours, textures and flavours. This iron ....
Cucumber and Carrot Curd Rice by Tarla Dalal
Who can resist a bowlful of cool curd rice on a hot summer’s day? And if you suffer from acidity, then this soothing bowlful is more than tasty – it is nothing short of ambrosia for you!
When reinforced with carrots and cucumber, the curd rice gets all the more pleasing for your stomach and tast ....
23 Aug 11
Chick Pea and Mint Rice by Tarla Dalal
An all-rounder that contains ingredients from four cereal groups – cereals, pulses, veggies and oil, the chickpea and mint rice is a satiating one-dish meal. The brown rice and mixed veggies used in this delicious preparation provide not just nutrients but also lots of fibre, to keep cholesterol lev ....
23 Mar 13
Brown Rice ( Zero Oil Dal Chawal Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
You can substitute white rice with brown rice while making delicious pulaos and biryanis, to benefit from its added nutrient and fibre content. Here is how you can cook brown rice on an open flame. While pressure cooking is a bit faster, cooking on an open flame gives you greater control over the te ....
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