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Healthy Whole Grain Salad

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Energy (kcal) - 125

Protein (g) - 2.5

Carbohydrate (g) - 22

Fat (g) - 0.5

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

Ragi is an excellent source of dietary fibre, which promotes digestive health, helps lower blood cholesterol and blood sugar levels, aids in weight management and encourages regular bowel movements. Even though they are rich in carbohydrates, they have a low glycemic index which helps the glucose release into the bloodstream slowly. The nutrients are left untouched since they are not processed and provide selenium, manganese, folic acid, protein, B-complex vitamins, and vitamin E. Cooked wheat makes a delicious salad combined with tomatoes and cucumbers which are loaded with antioxidants and phytonutrients.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Ragi [raw] - 30 g
  • Salt - as per taste 
  • Tomatoes [chopped] - 1 tbsp 
  • Green chillies [chopped] - 1 tsp 
  • Cucumber [chopped] - 2 tbsp 
  • Coriander leaves [chopped] - 1 tsp 
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp
  • Chaat masala - ½ tsp

DIRECTIONS:
Step 1 Soak ragi in four cups of water for ten to twelve hours. Drain and pressure cook with water and salt till done. Drain and keep aside.  Step 2 Cut tomatoes into cubes. Chop green chillies. In a large bowl combine cooked ragi, tomatoes, cucumbers, coriander leaves, green chillies, lemon juice and chaat masala.  Step 3 Toss to mix well. Serve.

Healthy Whole Grain Salad - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
VIEWS 2576

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