Dalia (also known as Indian cracked wheat or broken wheat) is a healthy meal option and a great source of energy. It is also highly recommended by diabetics because it has a low glycemicindex. Daliya is made by breaking down whole wheat dalia into a grain texture. It is very popular among diabetics as it doesn’t cause a sudden spike in blood sugar and keeps them fuller longer. Given its reputation as a nutritious and healthy grain, is it possible to incorporate dalia into a weight-loss diet? Let’s find out:
What Makes Dalia Healthy?
1. It’s a good source of complex carbs, protein, with dietary fiber as well.
2. The combination of protein and fiber takes longer to digest, and that’s why keeps the stomach full for longer, keeps appetite in check.
3. It is easier to digest, but rich in fiber because of its grainy texture.
4. Rich in minerals like calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorous and also B vitamins – all of these minerals help to boost metabolism, thereby increasing calorie expenditure.
5. You can make so many yummy dishes out of plain dalia – upma, porridge, khichdi, pulao, dalia utappam, vegetable daliya, idli,…