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6 Delicious One-Pot meal Recipes for those with Kidney Disease

In this blog, we’ll share six easy one-pot Indian recipes tailored for people with kidney problems. These dishes are designed to be low in sodium, phosphorus, and potassium, so you can enjoy tasty meals without worrying about your health.

Kidney-Friendly One-Pot Indian Delights:

1. Oats Khichdi Or Masala Oats

Ingredients:

  • Oats- 1cup
  • Finely chopped small onion- 1 piece
  • Veggies ( carrots, green beans)- ¾ cup (leached)
  • Oil- 2 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds- ½ teaspoon
  • Water (adjust as needed)- 1 cup
  • Bay leaf- 1 piece
  • Ginger- ½ tablespoon

Preparation:

  • Dry roast oats until golden or it begins to smell good. Set aside.
  • Heat a pot with oil.
  • Saute the cumin seeds, and bay leaf until fragrant and then sieve them out.
  • Add ginger garlic and saute until raw smell goes off.
  • Add chopped onion and fry until they turn slightly brown.
  • Saute veggies for 3 to 4 mins.
  • Add 1 pinch of salt and mix it.
  • Add water and bring it to boil.
  • Add oats and stir well then cover the pot with a lid.
  • It is now ready to serve.

2. Vegetable Upma

One pot meals- Upma

Ingredients:

  • Suji/ Semolina- ½ cup
  • Chopped mix vegetables ( Carrot, beans, peas)- 1 cup (leached)
  • Onion- 1piece ( Finely chopped)
  • Oil- 1 tablespoon
  • Water- 1½ cups
  • Salt & sugar- 1 Pinch
  • Bay leaf- 1 piece
  • Ginger- 1 teaspoon
  • Green chillies slit- ½

Preparation:

  • Dry roast suji or semolina on low to medium heat until crunchy. Transfer to a bowl and cool it.
  • Add chopped ginger and green chillies then saute for a min.
  • Add chopped onion and saute until it turns translucent.
  • Add chopped and leach veggies and cook for a few minutes.
  • Pour 1 cup of water bring the water to a boil and let the vegetables become soft.
  • With one hand pour semolina or suji in a stream to the boiling water, while you stir the suji in the water with the other hand. Stir everything once to check for any lumps. Break up if any.
  • Cover and cook on a low flame until the water evaporates.
  • Open the lid and stir once. Switch off the stove and add a pinch of salt. Allow rest for 5 mins and serve.

3. Curd Rice

Ingredients:

  • Boiled rice- 1 cup
  • Homemade plain curd- 2cups
  • Oil- 2tablespoon
  • Green chilly- 1 small piece
  • Chana daal- 5g
  • Finely chopped ginger- 1½ teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds- pinch
  • Curry leaves- 2-3 pcs

Preparation:

  • In a saucepan heat 2 tablespoons full of oil.
  • Add a pinch of mustard seeds and curry leaves to the oil.
  • When the mustard seeds start popping, add chana daal, and green chilly.
  • Take off all ingredients from the oil.
  • After a minute, add the ginger
  • Saute it for a minute.
  • Take the pan off the gas. Add in the rice.
  • Just before serving, mix all the ingredients with curd.
  • Curd rice is ready to be served.

4. Vegetable Pulao:

One pot meals- Vegetable pulao

Ingredients:

  • Basmati rice- 1 cup
  • Finely chopped onion- 1 small
  • Chopped vegetables (Carrot, green peas, green beans)- 1 cup (leached)
  • Unsalted butter or oil- 1 to 2 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds- ½ teaspoon
  • Bay leaf- 1 piece
  • Cloves- 1-2 pieces
  • Water- 1½ cups

Preparation:

  • Heat the butter or oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Sauté the cumin seeds, bay leaf, and cloves until fragrant and then sieve them out.
  • Add chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.
  • Add the vegetables and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the rice, and stir with the vegetables.
  • Add water and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover, and let it simmer for about 15-20 minutes, or until the rice is cooked.
  • Fluff with a fork and serve warm.

5. Moong Dal Khichdi:

One pot meal- Moong dal Khichdi

Ingredients:

  • Moong dal (split green gram)- ½ cup
  • Basmati rice- ½ cup
  • Finely chopped onion – 1 small
  • Chopped tomato- 1 small
  • Oil- 1 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds- ½ teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder- ½ teaspoon
  • Water- 2 cups

Preparation:

  • Wash and soak moong dal and rice for 15 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pot over medium heat.
  • Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.
  • Add onion and sauté until translucent.
  • Add tomato and sauté until soft.
  • Add moong dal and rice, and stir to coat.
  • Add turmeric powder and water, and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover, and let it simmer for about 20-25 minutes until rice and dal are tender.
  • Serve warm with yogurt or a side salad.

6. Pishpash

Ingredients:

  • Soaked Rice- 1 cup
  • Oil/Butter
  • Bay leaves- 1 piece
  • Cloves-1-2 pieces
  • Warm Water- 2 cups
  • Chicken(2 pieces)- 100gm
  • Cinnamon- 1 piece
  • Chopped Ginger- 1 tablespoon
  • Chopped Garlic- 1 tablespoon
  • Chopped vegetables (Carrot, green peas, green beans)- 1 cup (leached)
  • Finely chopped small onion- 1 small

Preparation:

  • Soak rice for 15 mins. Drain from water and keep aside.
  • Heat 2 tablespoon oil/butter in a deep-bottomed pan, throw bay leaves, cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. Allow them to splutter.
  • Add chicken pieces for 5-7 mins
  • Add chopped ginger, carrots, garlic, onion, green beans, and green peas.
  • Saute for 3-4 mins.
  • Add soaked rice, and give it a hearty mix. Add warm water and allow them to cook for 15-20 mins.
  • Continue to cook till the rice it soft and mushy.
  • Serve warm.

Conclusion:

One-pot meals provide a convenient and efficient solution for preparing kidney-friendly dishes, particularly in the summer when spending less time in the kitchen is preferred. The following five Indian recipes are crafted with kidney disease and failure considerations in mind, ensuring they are low in sodium, phosphorus, and potassium. Despite their health-conscious design, these dishes remain flavorful and comforting. By incorporating these recipes into your meal rotation, you can relish satisfying meals that promote kidney health.

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Comment

2024-05-14 05:30:13
Abdul Hamid

Very informative, interesting and beneficial

Reply:

Glad to hear from you. Stay informed with upcoming health-related blog updates at https://www.drpratim.com/blogs/

2024-05-13 12:46:19
Surajit Chakraborti

Well done, thanks

Reply:

Glad to hear from you. Stay informed with upcoming health-related blog updates at https://www.drpratim.com/blogs/

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