Low Carb 'Rice' Pulao/Pilaf

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 2
Low Carb 'Rice' Pulao/Pilaf
Health Rating
Konjac rice when cooked with the right spices and sauces tastes delish - brilliant accompaniment to any meat curry of your choice.


250 gm Konjac (Konjac rice; drained & washed very well to get rid of the pungent smell; once washed & cooked that smell will disappear)
1 medium Red onion (finely chopped)
2 pepper(s) Red chili pepper (also chile or chilli) (green chili)
1/2 cup chopped Tomato (a handful)
1/2 cup Cilantro (coriander) (finely chopped; a handful)
1/2 cup Cauliflower (or any other low carb vegetable )
1/2 cup Green/yellow string beans, raw (or any other low carb vegetable )
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
2 clove Cloves
1 stick(s) Cinnamon
1 pinch Salt (to taste)
1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper
1/3 tsp Turmeric, powder
1/3 tsp Garam masala
2 tbsp Ghee


  1. Wash the konjac rice under running water really well.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds, cloves and cinnamon. Saute them for a while until the cumin seeds start to splutter.
  3. Now add onion and green chilli and saute for 2 mins.
  4. Add the chopped tomato and saute it for 2 more mins.
  5. Add turmeric powder, salt and cayenne pepper and mix it very well.
  6. Finally add the washed konjac rice, mix it with the sauted mix and let it cook for another 3-4 mins.
  7. Finally garnish your pulao with some freshly chopped coriander.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 216
Calories from fat 115
Calories from saturated fat 69
Total Fat 12.7 g
Saturated Fat 7.6 g
Trans Fat 0.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.2 g
Cholesterol 31 mg
Sodium 104 mg
Potassium 546 mg
Total Carbohydrate 22.0 g
Dietary Fiber 10.1 g
Sugars 7.2 g
Protein 3.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 5.0

Energy sources