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Lauki Sabzi: The Ideal Low-Carb Veggie Dish to Keep Your Blood Sugar In Check

Written by Team Ultrahuman

Nov 01, 2022

Lauki sabzi is an Indian dish. The main ingredient of this is Bottle Gourd. It is then cooked with onion, herbs and spices. The glycemic index of bottle gourd is 15, which falls under the low GI category. It may lead to Hypoglycemia due to the low-sugar structure of the food and Hyperglycemia if paired with a high-GI carb source like (roti, naan, or rice). So it is important to pair it with a food that gives you the most health benefit.

Consume “Lauki Sabzi” in the following ways
• Try to cook it in only 1 Tbsp of oil.
• Pair it with low GI carbs like cauliflower rice, black rice or one small millet roti.
• Alternatively, you can also pair it with cooked protein like chicken, fish, paneer, etc., and 100 gm veggies instead of millet roti.

Bottle gourd is one of the healthiest vegetables and is an ideal food for fitness enthusiasts as well as people with diabetes or prediabetes. It is a low-carb vegetable. 100gm of bottle gourd contains only 3.69gm of carbohydrates. Bottle gourd is also rich in minerals like potassium, calcium, phosphorus etc.

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