Let’s admit it, shedding some extra kilos is no more a stressful affair. With multiple fad diet options around, today weight loss journey has become smooth and easy. One such well-accepted option is Ketogenic Diet (or as we call it keto diet). This diet has made its way to popularity as several celebrities around the world swear by it. This low carb and high fat diet puts the body in the metabolic state of ketosis and is known to burn excess fat. Keto diet works the best for the ones looking to lose excess weight in a short span.
Another reason behind keto diet’s claim to fame is the fact that you do not have to give up on delicious food in this regime. In fact, keto diet offers you myriads of healthy and super delicious foods that can satisfy your palate and soul to the core.
We bring you the recipe of Keto-friendly coconut rice that can be an interesting addition to your meal plan. In this recipe, the classic South Indian coconut rice is tweaked a bit to make it ideal for the dieters. Here, the white rice is replaced with finely grated cauliflower. You may either grate vegetable manually with a grater or use a food processor to do the job quickly, sans much effort.
Here’s The Step-By-Step Recipe For Keto-Friendly Coconut Rice:
Grated cauliflower- 4 cups
Grated coconut- 2 cups
Coconut oil- 2 tablespoon
Curry leaves- 6-8
Mustard and cumin seeds- 1 teaspoon each
Urad and chana dal- 1 tablespoon each
Peanuts- 2 tablespoons
Whole red chilli- 1
Green chilli- 2, slited
Salt- as per taste
Lime juice- as per taste
Dry roast the grated cauliflower till the moisture is completely absorbed and it turns dry and crunchy. Keep aside
Dry roast the peanuts and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Add red chilli, mustard and cumin seeds and let them splutter.
Add the chana and urad dal and fry till they turn light brown-ish in colour.
Add curry leaves and green chilli and saute for half a minute.
Add the peanuts, roasted cauliflower, salt, lime juice and fry everything together.
Finally, add grated coconut to the rice and give a good mix.
Eat healthy, stay fit!
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