- CKD non-dialysis
- 3 cups rice, uncooked
- 1 cup black lentils, uncooked, split without skin
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- Soak rice and lentils in water. Grind the lentils in a food processor or liquidizer to a smooth paste.
- Grind rice not too fine, a little coarse. Mix the two pastes and add salt. Let the batter ferment for 12-14 hours at a warm place (avoid the inside of the oven or on top of a gas stove).
- Just before cooking, add the baking soda. Steam idlis on idli moulds. Serve with sambar.
Nutrients per serving
- Calories 168
- Protein 7 g
- Carbohydrates 35 g
- Fat 0 g
- Cholesterol 0 mg
- Sodium 93 mg
- Potassium 161 mg
- Phosphorus 90 mg
- Calcium 24 mg
- Fiber 3.1 g
Renal and renal diabetic food choices
- 2 starch
- 1/2 vegetable, medium potassium
- Lentils contribute extra potassium and phosphorus, so portion must be limited to 2 rice idles.
- Sambar is a vegetable stew containing pigeon peas, tamarind, vegetables and ground spices. It is very popular in southern India.
- Serve with cilantro chutney or with a dollop of butter topped with a spoon of sugar.