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Spicy Indian Puffed Rice
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Dry fried puffed rice - useful snack for those who cannot eat popcorn, etc.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Snack
  • puffed rice [or crumbled rice cakes - check for avoids]
  • 1/2 teaspoon mild chili powder [or compliant curry powder]
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
How to make it:
  1. Coat frying pan with oil.
  2. Fry the spices until the fragrance is released.
  3. Add the puffed rice.
  4. Fry the puffed rice for a few minutes until the puffed rice is yellow.
  5. Let cool.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice (Puffed)1 ,2 N N B B B B N N
Turmeric  B N N B N N B N
Olive Oil3 ,4 B B B B B B B B
Sea Salt4 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Cayenne/Red Flakes/Jal...- A A A A N N N N
Curry- N N B B B B B B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 27, 2007 at 04:59 PM By: Drea