Low Carb Poha Recipe: How To Make Cauliflower Poha – Fitelo


Recipe by Sahil

Low Carb Poha Recipe

Cooking Time

20 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes

  • Curry Leaves - 8-10
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 Tsp
  • Cauliflower - 1 Cup
  • Onion - 1 Diced
  • A squeeze of Lime Juice
  • Green Chilly - 1
  • Haldi - 1/2 tsp
  • Olive Oil - 1 Tbsp
  • Salt to Taste
  • Coriander For Garnish
  • Not the regular poha recipe but this one is with a surprising twist. Swap out flattened rice to cauliflower rice and see the magic. Try our low carb poha recipe today and surely there will be no going back to your everyday poha recipe. Come, check this.

    Low Carb Poha Recipe
    • Separate the cauliflower into florets and stalks. Wash thoroughly.
    • Now, grate the florets to resemble fine rice.
    • Shape and cut the stalk into cubes to resemble potatoes.
    • Boil the stalks in salted water for 10 minutes or till tender.
    • Now, heat a pan, and add olive oil. Then, mustard seeds, and once they start popping, add curry leaves and cauliflower stalks. Cook until tender.
    • Then, add onion and season with some salt and turmeric. Cook till onion becomes soft.
    • Add green chilies and cook for a further minute or so.
    • Now bring cauliflower rice, add salt, splash of water and mix well. Cover and cook till tender.
    • Once the cauliflower is cooked, add coriander and a squeeze of lime juice.
    • Serve and enjoy.

    Health benefits of Low Carb Poha Recipe

    • This poha recipe has 50% fewer calories than our normal poha.
    • However, this recipe is diabetic-friendly.
    • The fact that poha can also be cooked in different ways means that it can be both tasty and healthy.
    • Those who are on a diet can still enjoy a delicious breakfast without losing out on the benefits.
    • Poha can be eaten as a snack too but it essentially is a good breakfast option despite oats, quinoa, and other whole grains flooding the Indian market and being promoted as ‘healthy and nutritious’.
    • Also, Nutritionists acknowledge poha’s high nutrient value and recommend it as one of the healthiest Indian breakfasts.

    Tips To Remember

    • No peanut in our recipe but if using peanut: use it to garnish 5-10 gm.
    • Please make the low carb poha recipe under the guidance of a dietitian/nutritionist.

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