Recipe: Slow Carb Khichdi

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For everyone who craves khichdi, but dreads the carb spikes and slumps, you’re going to love this. Grow Fit’s Head Chef Abhishek has designed a special slow carb khichdi recipe, that will give you all the love of this favourite comfort food, without the blood sugar spikes. Great for diabetics!

Slow Carb Khichdi

This delicious version of khichdi contains slow carbs, which give you sustained energy without the blood sugar spikes. Great for diabetics!

  • 1/4 cup Foxtail Millet
  • 1/4 cup Moong Dal
  • 1 medium Tomato (diced)
  • 1 medium Onion (chopped)
  • 4 strings French Beans (diced small)
  • 1 small Carrot (diced small)
  • 1 small Green Chilli (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp Green Peas
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • 1 sprig Fresh Coriander Leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  1. Wash and soak millets and moong dal for 30 min.

  2. Use this time to prep – cut, dice, and chop all your veggies.

  3. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker. Once hot, add cumin seeds (jeera) and allow to crackle.

  4. Now add the chopped onions and sauté till translucent. Add the ginger-garlic paste and chopped green chilly.

  5. Add the powdered masalas and spices, along with the diced tomato. Sauté while sprinkling a little water from time to time.

  6. Once the mixture caramelises (starts to turn golden-brown in colour), add the remaining veggies, along with the soaked millet and dal. Mix thoroughly.

  7. Add 2-and-a-half cups of water, and pressure cook for 2 whistles.

  8. Garnish with chopped coriander, and serve hot.

So tuck in and enjoy this delicious slow carb khichdi. If you try the recipe, do leave us a comment and tell us how you liked it. Our chef would love to know!

P.S: If you’re looking for a keto-friendly khichdi recipe, we’ve got that too!

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