Gautam Gambhir Calls This Desi Comfort Dish ‘The Secret Of His Energy’

by Sanjana Shenoy
Gautam Gambhir Calls This Desi Comfort Dish ‘The Secret Of His Energy’

It’s no secret that Virat Kohli’s favourite dish is Chole Bhature. The ace cricketer and his wife, actor, Anushka Sharma have often taken to social media to give fans a glimpse of their cheat days where they indulge in their favourite dish. Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar also revealed his special connection with Goan seafood. And now, former India opener Gautam Gambhir called this desi comfort dish the secret of his energy. Here’s more about it.

Team India Clocks In Biggest ODI Win

Team India celebrated a historic win against Sri Lanka in the third and final ODI match played at Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram. India made a whopping 390 target with a 5-wicket loss. Sri Lanka failed to chase it and lost by a massive margin of 317 runs. The Rohit Sharma-led team recorded the biggest-ever ODI win by any team. Before the match, the entire Indian cricket team visited Thiruvananthapuram’s revered Padmanabhaswamy temple, to seek blessings from the divine.

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Gautam Gambhir Always Orders Dal Chawal

Gautam Gambhir watched the exciting match in the Star Sports studios. The official broadcaster of Star Sports, series revealed that over the past year he has dined many times with cricketer Gautam Gambhir. And while he has often ordered a variety of dishes, Gambhir has only stuck to one particular dish — dal chawal ( dal rice).  When asked what’s the reason for the sheer order consistency, Gambhir cheekily replied, “It’s the secret of my energy”, in reference to the popular Boost tagline.

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Health Benefits Of Dal Chawal

Well, dal chawal, a popular desi comfort dish has plenty of health benefits. While dal or lentils are loaded with protein, iron, calcium and essential carbs, rice is known for being a gut-friendly food. It’s easy to digest has low carbohydrates and is filled with protein. Unlike the common myth that rice makes one fat, it’s actually good for weight loss, says nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar. So, if you want to lose weight and stay healthy, you must eat dal chawal for dinner, but at least two hours before you sleep.

Gautam Gambhir
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So, are you taking a leaf from Gautam Gambhir’s notebook?

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