Category: Diabetes Recipes

June 1, 2019
Sukha Bhel

Let’s face it, we all love the street food bhel, come what may! Even if we are on a diet, we can’t resist the temptation of bhel. It is tasty, appetizing and probably not all that unhealthy. We are here to help you find out a middle way out with a sukha bhel recipe approved by our in-house dietician.

INGREDIENTS:

½ cup oats
½ cup poha
¼ cup finely chopped tomatoes and cucumbers
1 tbsp finely chopped onions
¼ cup roasted chana
1 tsp lime juice

Sukha chutney:

¼ cup mint leaves
2 tbsp coriander leaves
2 garlic cloves
1 tbsp daria
1 tsp finely chopped ginger and chilli
Salt to taste

METHOD:

  1. Dry roast oats and poha in a non stick pan till they turn crisp.
  2. Allow them to cool completely and take it into a bowl.
  3. Blend all the ingredients into a mixer without using any water.
  4. Add sukha chutney and all the remaining ingredients and mix well. Serve immediately.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION: (PER SERVING)

May 25, 2019
Green Wrap

Everyone craves for street food at times, here is a recipe for a wrap that is healthy and at the same time delicious like the wraps you enjoy on the go.

Ingredients:

• 2 whole wheat chapatis

For The Methi and Moong Sprouts Stuffing

• 1/2 cup finely chopped fenugreek leaves
• 1/2 cup boiled sprouted moong
• 1/2 tsp oil
• 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
• 1/8 tsp turmeric powder
• salt to taste
• 1/2 tsp lemon juice

For The Garlic-onion Spread

• 1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic
• 1 tbsp finely chopped onions
• 1/4 cup hung low-fat curds
• 1/2 tsp oil
• 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
• 1/4 tsp chilli powder
• a pinch of asafoetida
• salt to taste

METHOD:

For the garlic-onion spread

  1. Heat the oil in a small broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the garlic and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute or till the onions turn light brown in colour.
  3. Combine the sautéed garlic and onions with the curds i
May 18, 2019
Chicken-shami-kebab-wellness-diabetes

When hunger strikes, you need something quick and delicious to satiate it and there’s nothing like a good chicken kebab that you can make your way. And guess what, you can make healthy chicken shami kebab at home without compromising on the taste. Here’s the recipe.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup chana dal
1 tsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
4 cloves
4 black peppercorns
1 stick cinnamon
1 tsp coriander seeds
1/2 tsp ajwain
2 red chilli
300 gram boneless chicken
salt as per taste
1/2 cup water
1 tsp ginger, finely chopped
1 green chilli
1 tsp finely chopped garlic
1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves
1/2 cup chopped mint leaves
2 eggs

Method:

  1. Soak 1/2 cup of chana dal for at least 30 minutes.
  2. In a pressure cooker heat oil and add cumin seeds, cloves, black peppercorns, cinnamon, coriander seeds, ajwain, red chilli. Saute for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Now add the soaked chana dal and mix thoroughly.
  4. Add the boneless chicken and salt. Bring to simmer, adding required quantity of water.
  5. Cook until all the water has evaporated and chicken is tendered.
  6. Let it cool for so
May 11, 2019

When hunger strikes, you need something quick and delicious to satiate it and there’s nothing like a good chicken soup that you can make your way. And guess what, you can make healthy chicken green soup at home without compromising on the taste. Here’s the recipe.

INGREDIENTS

• Boneless Chicken Breast 1/2
• Spinach Puree 1/2 cup
• Chicken stock 4 cups
• Butter 1tsp
• Ginger 2 inch
• Garlic pod 1
• Onion 1 medium
• Black pepper powder 1/2 tsp + for sprinkling
• Juice of ¼ lemon

METHOD

  1. Heat butter in a non-stick kadai. Crush ginger and add to the kadai.
  2. Cut garlic pod horizontally and add to the kadai. Quarter onion; add to the kadai and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add chicken stock and chicken breast and let the mixture come to a boil.
  3. Add salt, black pepper powder and garam masala powder and mix well. When the mixture boils, add spinach puree, mix well and cook for 10-12 minutes.
  4. Remove the chicken breast and keep aside. Cut the chicken breast into small cubes and add to the soup. Add lemon juice and mix well.
  5. Transfer into a serving bowl. Sprinkl
May 4, 2019
Sugar Free Custard

If you’ve always loved creamy desserts like custards, this low-carb sugar-free custard sauce recipe is the perfect way to enjoy one. With just five ingredients, it’s not just tasty, but also very easy to make. This recipe has been approved by our in-house dietician for occasional indulgence.

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cup low fat milk
  • ½ tbsp custard powder
  • 2 sachets sugar substitute
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 gms chopped agar agar

Method

  1. Soak the china grass in ¾ cup of water for 20 minutes. Put on a slow flame until it dissolves. Keep warm.
  2. Mix the custard powder in ½ cup of cold milk.
  3. Boil the remaining milk. When it comes to a boil, add the custard powder and milk mixture and continue cooking till you get a smooth sauce.
  4. Add the china grass solution to the custard and boil again for 2 minutes.
  5. Strain the mixture and cool it slightly.
  6. Add the vanilla essence and sugar substitute and mix well. Pour this mixture over the pudding mould. Allow to set in refrigerator.
  7. Before serving, loosen the sides and invert on a plate. Serve chilled.