If you ask someone from North India why they like winter, one of the reasons is definitely that they get to eat Makki Ki Roti with Sarson Ka Sag all season long. Emerging in the Punjab province, the Winter Time Combo has won the hearts of many in the country and the world for its excellent ingredients, health benefits and prosperity.
Mustard greens are cooked with mustard greens and a variety of other vegetables, making it a highly nutritious dish. Makki ki roti, on the other hand, enhances the overall taste and flavor of the food. Makki da Atta, which is made from corn kernels, is a gluten-free flour in nutritional value. Read on to learn more about the various health benefits of your favorite winter cornbread.
Full of nutrients
Corn is a good source of many important nutrients and minerals, including vitamins C, B1 and B9, magnesium and potassium. Because of its exceptional nutritional profile, most people benefit greatly from eating corn as part of a well-balanced diet.
Improving eye health
Some studies have shown that specific antioxidants can improve eye health and reduce the incidence of macular degeneration and cataracts. High levels of lutein and zeaxanthin, both antioxidants present in corn, can help the body’s ability to fight eye problems and degeneration in old age.
Makki Ki Roti helps to remove harmful cholesterol from the walls of the arteries of the heart. It promotes heart health by reducing the chances of hypertension and heart attack.
Low to moderate glycemic rank
The glycemic index measures how quickly a particular substance raises blood sugar and insulin levels in the body. Foods with high glycemic index scores increase the risk of health disorders such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and sometimes cancer.
Corn flour has a low to moderate ranking (depending on the species), which makes it a better way to consume carbohydrates.
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