Are you diabetic? We have amazing recipes for you!
Diet is different when you have diabetes, and you need to make sure that everything is in the right proportion. You don’t have to think about cutting on your fav foods because you have diabetes. Instead you can do the potion control and enjoy the foods that you love.
Here are a few recipes that will help you to enjoy your diet without feeling deprived.
Indian Masala oats
Oats are a healthy start to breakfast. They are highly recommended for diabetics for maintaining healthy blood sugars. It is also the storage of fiber and carbs.
- ¾ cup veggies ( carrots, beans, corn)
- 2 tomatoes
- 1 onion
- 1 cup oats
- ¾ cup water
Heat a pan and saute onion till it gets golden brown. Then, add all the veggies and saute them. After that, add dry roasted oats. Add spices as per your taste. Drizzle some ghee over the hot masala oats. Serve it hot with chutney or raita.
Khaman Dhokla recipe
Dhokla is a vegetarian snack that is not only tasty but also safe for blood sugar levels. It has a low glycemic index due to which it releases glucose at a more sustained rate.
- Gram flour (besan)
- Eno fruit salt
- Salt and sugar
To make a batter add all the above mentioned ingredients. Pour the prepared batter into the greased pan. Steam the pan in a steamer or pressure cooker. After that, add tempering of sugar syrup with mustard seeds and green chili. Cut them into pieces and enjoy the khaman dhokla.
Bitter gourd juice
It is a saying that every bitter thing is not tasty. But bitter gourd juice acts best for diabetics. It helps in lowering the blood sugar level and acts as an insulin.
- Bitter gourd
To make a bitter gourd juice, combine the karela and ½ cup of water. And blend it till smooth. Strain the mixture and add lemon juice and salt. Pour the juice in glasses and serve.
Moong sprouts curry
Add a twist to your regular sprouts. Here is the recipe of moong sprouts curry which you can enjoy with rice or roti. It is delicious, flavorful and full of spices.
It helps in maintaining high blood sugar levels.
- 1 cup sprouted moong
- Curry leaves
- Tamarind water
- Mustard & cumin seeds
- Coriander leaves
Add water to sprouts till covered. Heat oil and add mustard and cumin seeds. Then add curry leaves. Allow it to splutter. Add tamarind water and sprouts. Bring to a boil and simmer it for 3-4 minutes. Serve hot with rice or roti.
Palak paneer is a popular dish and hence it can be enjoyed with chapatis. It has various nutrients present in it. It is recommended to diabetics or otherwise but it plays a vital role in maintaining diabetes.
- Cumin seeds
- Tomato puree
Boil spinach and blend it smooth. Heat a pan and add oil. Add cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. Add tomato puree and spices (turmeric, salt, coriander powder). When gravy is cooked, add the spinach paste and paneer cubes and stir it well.