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Low Cholesterol Rice , Khichdi, Pulao & Biryani recipes

Last Updated : Dec 20,2023

पौष्टिक लो-कॉलेस्ट्रोल चावल, खिचड़ी, पुलाव और बिरयानी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Low Cholesterol Rice , Khichdi, Pulao & Biryani recipes in Hindi)
લો કોલેસ્ટ્રોલ ભાત, ખીચડી, પુલાવ અને બિરયાની - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Low Cholesterol Rice , Khichdi, Pulao & Biryani recipes in Gujarati)

Low Cholesterol Rice , Khichdi, Pulao & Biryani recipes | rice khichdi recipes to lower cholesterol | 

To many a meal isn’t complete without a bowl of rice. But rice is made more flavourful by the addition of oodles of ghee, butter or sometimes even cheese. This is when Cholesterol starts piling up in the meals.

In this section we have tried to avoid these ingredients and also replaced the white rice with brown rice to add in some fiber, which would help in to keep blood cholesterol levels under check. Also white rice is higher on glycemic index scale which raises the blood glucose levels quickly. The blood glucose is attached to LDL (bad) cholesterol in the blood which will also be raised in turn, eventually causing plaques around artery walls.

Low Cholesterol Khichdi recipes

palak bajra khichdi recipe | bajra moong dal khichdi | healthy bajra khichdi | with 20 amazing images. Stuffed to the core with iron, this palak bajra khichdiis a treat for elders and the children in the family! Bajra itself is a very good source of iron… It has further been enriched with iron by combining it with moong dal and spinach. This bajra moong dal khichdi is a real treat to overcome anemia. One serving of palak bajra khichdi gives 20% RDA of iron. See calories of palak bajra khichdi.
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buckwheat sprouts khichdi recipe | kutto moong dal sprouts khichdi | healthy kutto no daro sprouts and dal khichdi | Moong dal and sprouts are a good source of protein, making this a very healthy and wholesome choice for pregnant women. Being paired with buckwheat instead of rice, this healthy kutto no daro sprouts and dal khichdi is a wise choice for diabeticsweight-watchersand heart disease. The fibre in it will satiate you for long hours. With 207 calories per serving, this khichdi is a meal in itself at dinner time. One serving of buckwheat sprouts khichdi  gives 29% RDA of iron. See calories of buckwheat sprouts khichdi.

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Brown rice used for Low Cholesterol rice recipes


Brown rice is okay to have when you have cholesterol. In fact, it is a good choice for people with high cholesterol because it is a whole grain and contains fiber. Fiber helps to lower cholesterol by binding to bile acids in the digestive tract and carrying them out of the body.

Brown rice is also a good source of magnesium, which is a mineral that helps to regulate cholesterol levels.

tomato methi rice recipe | healthy tomato methi pulao | Indian tomato methi brown rice | iron rich fenugreek brown rice | Iron-laden methi greens are combined with vitamin C rich tomatoes which helps in the absorption of iron. For an additional fibre touch, we have used the unpolished brown rice. However, it is important to remember that brown rice is also not devoid of carbs. So we recommend only half serving of this healthy tomato methi pulao for weight watchersdiabetics and people with high cholesterol. Also make this iron rich fenugreek brown rice only an occasional fare and prefer to relish it with a bowl of raita like cucumber and pudina raita or mixed veg raita.


So turn to Brinjal Rice, Cabbage Pulao, Green Peas and Mint Pulao for a hearty rice fare. Also remember to toss in some veggies for sure so you go one step further to add in fiber to these delicacies. On days when you really want something different, try adding sprouts to the rice dishes like we have shown in the recipe of Sprouts Pulao and Sprouts and Methi Rice.

Alternatively you can avoid the rice completely and make use of whole bajra, whole wheat or bulgur wheat to make khichdi and Biryani. Fada ni Khichdi and Bajra Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi are a few examples to site this.

Finally remember that these can form a part of your meal, but in small portions occasionally.

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Green Peas and Mint Pulao
Recipe# 5295
02 May 22

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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 ....
Tomato Methi Rice, Healthy Tomato Methi Pulao
Recipe# 35073
21 Aug 23

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 by Tarla Dalal
tomato methi rice recipe | healthy tomato methi pulao | Indian tomato methi brown rice | iron rich fenugreek brown rice | with 36 amazing images. tomato methi rice recip ....
Mexican Rice (  Zero Oil Dal and Chawal)
Recipe# 22160
10 Jun 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
The use of vibrant red chilli flakes, mealy kidney beans, peppy capsicum and pungent garlic make the Mexican character of this dish very clear indeed. This rice delicacy is made without oil, and using brown rice instead of white to enhance the fibre content. Moreover, lots of fibre-rich and nutritio ....
Cabbage Pulao
Recipe# 5585
31 Aug 23

 by Tarla Dalal
cabbage pulao recipe | spicy patta gobi pulao | healthy Indian cabbage rice | with 30 amazing images. cabbage pulao is a hearty and satisfying dish that is popular in South India. Enjoy how ....
Brinjal Rice (  Zero Oil Recipe )
Recipe# 22144
24 Feb 21

by Tarla Dalal
Brinjal has a unique flavour that is enhanced by the masala used in this dish. Grind the masala fresh every time, for that tantalizing aroma! Brinjal is rich in both calcium and folic acid, making this dish a nutritional treat too! The Brinjal cook fast, so cook it for just one whistle to avoid over ....
Sprouts and Methi Rice
Recipe# 38440
04 Mar 20

 by Tarla Dalal
In a rush? You still need healthy food to stay energetic! How about preparing this super tasty Sprouts and Methi Rice one-dish meal that you can have right away or even take along in your dabba? The blend of brown rice with mixed sprouts, fenugreek leaves and spices makes this a tasteful dish brimmi ....
Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi
Recipe# 39646
11 Aug 23

 by Tarla Dalal
bajra whole moong and green pea khichdi recipe | whole moong bajra and green pea khichdi | healthy green pea bajra and whole moong khichdi | with 20 amazing images. Watching weight or on a diet or want to eat someth ....
Vegetable Biryani (1 Tsp Oil )
Recipe# 3580
26 Nov 12

by Tarla Dalal
Biryani is known to be a rich and luxurious preparation of rice and vegetables. While it traditionally contains oodles of ghee and oil, you will realise upon trying this intelligent version that the same richness can be brought out through the intensity of the spices and quantity of vegetables, with ....
Soya Chunks Pulao
Recipe# 3585
26 Apr 23

 by Tarla Dalal
soya chunks pulao recipe | soya chunks brown rice pulao | soya chunks vegetable pulao in a pressure cooker | with 30 amazing images. soya chunks pulao recipe is a healthy option made using ....
Sprouts Pulao
Recipe# 3583
28 Aug 23

 by Tarla Dalal
sprouts pulao recipe | brown rice sprouts pulao | pressure cooked healthy sprouts pulao | with 20 amazing images. sprouts pulao recipe is a healthy Indian pulao cooked with just 1 tsp oil. ....
Handi Khichdi
Recipe# 22154
08 Oct 21

 by Tarla Dalal
This dish is cooked in a traditional Indian deep iron pan called "handi". It is believed that cooking in iron utensils increases the iron content of food, however rice is also naturally rich in iron, so you can be double sure that this recipe will boost your haemoglobin levels. Marinating the vegeta ....
Masoor Biryani
Recipe# 5298
17 Nov 10

 by Tarla Dalal
Bring rice and fibre-rich masoor together to create a low-cholesterol but infinitely tasty biryani. A special masala, and a thoughtful method of preparation make the masoor biryani a grand fare despite using minimal fat and avoiding unhealthy cooking techniques. You will love the outcome.
How To Cook Kodri, Foxtail Millet, Varagu
Recipe# 43035
06 Jun 23

 by Tarla Dalal
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how to cook kodri | how to cook foxtail millets Indian style | how to cook varagu | with 25 amazing images. how to cook kodri recipe is a simple way to cook step by step in the Indian kitch ....
Quinoa Khichdi
Recipe# 43076
24 Dec 23

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
masala quinoa khichdi recipe | healthy quinoa khichdi | instant pot quinoa khichdi | with 39 amazing images. Quinoa Khichdi is a nutritious,
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