Don’t throw away the baasi roti! It can cure diabetes and help in weight loss

1. Health benefits of stale roti

Health benefits of stale roti

Eating stale food is usually considered harmful for health. Stale food kept for more than 15 hours can cause various health problems like acidity, food poisoning, gas and an upset stomach. It is safe to consume leftover roti within 12-15 hours. Daily consumption of stale bread in cold milk helps in treating various health problems like acidity, gas, blood pressure and diabetes. According to celebrity nutritionist Sandhya Gugnani “Chapati has a low glycemic index. It is rich in vitamin B, iron, calcium, magnesium and potassium. It is made from whole wheat flour mixed with water so when it is roasted, it’s dehydrated which increases the shelf life. People allergic to gluten can opt for other millets like jowar, bajra, ragi which are healthier alternatives. It has many health benefits and is one of the healthiest things to consume when hungry” Here are some amazing benefits of eating stale chapatis:

2. Balances blood pressure level

Balances blood pressure level

Consuming stale roti with cold milk in the morning provides relief from the problem of blood pressure. Soak the stale roti in cold milk and leave it for 10 minutes and have it as breakfast. This will help in keeping blood pressure levels in check.

3. Eliminates stomach problems

Eliminates stomach problems

Consuming stale roti soaked in cold milk before you sleep can address a number of ailments like constipation, gas, acidity and flatulance.

4. Keeps diabetes in check

Keeps diabetes in check

For people who suffer from diabetes, stale roti is the best home remedy to keep sugar levels in check. Soak the stale roti in cold milk and leave it for 10-15 minutes and eat this during any time of the day.

5. Controls body temperature

Controls body temperature

Having stale chapatis soaked in cold milk cools down the gut and is said to control body temperature. It is full of nutrition and is devoid of fiery spices.

6. For how long the chapati should be stored

For how long the chapati should be stored

Rotis or chapattis should not be stored for more than 15 hours, as they become rubbery and tight and difficult to consume. If you want to eat a roti the next day, make sure you apply some ghee or oil to re-heat it.

7. The best way to consume

The best way to consume

Eating stale chapati with milk will do wonders to your health and also help in treating various health problems.

8. Leftover chapati noodles

Leftover chapati noodles

So the next time you have some leftover roti, don’t throw it away. Now you can make amazing noodles with leftover chapatis by following this recipe.

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