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 Highlights
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 dash 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 381
Calories from fat 249
Calories from saturated fat 82
Total Fat 27.7 g
Saturated Fat 9.1 g
Trans Fat 0.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.2 g
Cholesterol 31 mg
Sodium 272 mg
Potassium 551 mg
Total Carbohydrate 35 g
Dietary Fiber 11.1 g
Sugars 7.9 g
Protein 3.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Vegetables 5.0

Energy sources