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      Keto Cauliflower Lemon Rice

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      Time40 Min
      DifficultyEasy
      Serves2

      Lemon rice is a simple, tasty and versatile recipe that hails from South India. South Indian dishes are popular for combining spices and vegetables in a masterful way. A staple food in many households, it's not uncommon to begin the days with a bowl of lemon rice. However, rice is high on carbs and those who are watching their blood sugar have to restrict it. That doesn't mean you have to stop eat ... ing rice, because that's the reason behind the invention of this keto cauliflower lemon rice recipe. Unlike traditional rice recipes, the keto cauliflower lemon rice calories are super low. Since there's not much carb content in our keto cauliflower lemon rice recipe, it makes the dish safe for diabetics. The lemon adds flavour to the rice and you can also add olive oil to it. If you're in the mood, saute colourful veggies and make this dish your very own. You can learn how to prepare keto cauliflower lemon rice at home by watching our video. We show you the steps to making this keto cauliflower lemon rice restaurant-style. It will quickly become one of your favourites and you can serve it with a side of homemade cashew curd if you want.

      Nutrition Info. (per serving)

      ProteinFatCarbsFibre119 Cal119 Cal119 Cal119 Cal
      • 6gProtein
      • 6gFat
      • 9gCarbs
      • 10gFibre

      Ingredients

      Dry Grocery

      Salt

      Salt

      1 teaspoon

      Coconut Oil

      Coconut Oil

      2 teaspoons

      Turmeric Powder

      Turmeric Powder

      0.5 teaspoons

      Mustard Seeds

      Mustard Seeds

      0.5 teaspoons

      Chana Dal

      Chana Dal

      2 teaspoons

      Asafoetida/hing

      Asafoetida/hing

      1 pinch

      Vegetable Local

      Cauliflower

      Cauliflower

      450 g

      Fruits & Vegetables

      Lemon

      Lemon

      1 piece

      Curry Leaves

      Curry Leaves

      5 g

      Onion

      Onion

      1 small piece

      Other

      Green Chillies

      Green Chillies

      1 piece

      Directions
      1
      Chop the onion, green chilli and set aside. Remove all greens. Cut cauliflower into florets and soak in salt water for half an hour. Check for worms. Drain and thoroughly dry.
      2
      If using a food processor, cut the cauliflower into small florets and use the grater attachment to grate the same.
      3
      Squeeze the cauliflower to remove all the liquid, spread it over a paper to remove the excess moisture.
      4
      Heat oil in a pan, add chana dal, saute it till it turns a golden color. Once it turns a golden color, add mustard seeds & hing, saute it well. Add chopped onion, turmeric powder and saute it till translucent and till turmeric cooks through.
      5
      Add chop green chili, curry leaf, and cook well. Add cauliflower, salt and mix well. cover it with a lid and cook for 5-6 minutes or till it cooks through. It should have a bite of cooked rice and shouldn't be mashed. Once it is cooked, squeeze 1 whole lemon and check seasoning. Serve hot.
      Health Benefits of Keto Cauliflower Lemon Rice :
      Keto cauliflower lemon rice benefits start with it being good for your health. Low-carb diets have been popularized since they keep the disease from progressing, thus controlling blood sugar. Our keto cauliflower lemon rice calories for the recipe is low while being high in dietary fibre which means it's good for your gut. Cauliflower is high in vitamin C, K, folate and vitamin B6. If you're trying to meet your RDA for several vitamins and minerals, having this vegetable will help you out on your journey. For those who are into fitness, this recipe is light on the stomach and won't constipate you before or after workouts. Lemons are a good source of vitamin C and boost digestion. They prevent kidney stones from forming and are alkalizing by nature. Besides boosting your metabolism, they are ideal for use in any weight loss diets. You also get iron from lemons which is helpful in preventing fatigue and anaemia. Garnish this dish with grated carrots and celery to add a level of crunchiness. We recommend serving it immediately since it tastes best fresh. For more ideas on how to serve or any modifications to the recipe, watch our keto cauliflower lemon rice video online.

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