Binge Recipe – Cheat Chaat

February 16, 2019

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

Ingredients:

Paneer – 100 gm Boiled Chickpeas or Rajma – 50 gm Onions (cubes) – 1 Green chilies (slited) – 1 Jeera powder – 1 tsp Amchoor powder – 1 tsp Chaat masala – 1 tsp Salt – to taste. Tomato (cubes) – 2 Coriander leaves (chopped) – 1tsp Lemon juice – 1tsp  

Method:

  1. Take a big bowl, add boiled chickpeas or rajma, paneer.
  2. Add slit green chilies, onions, bell pepper, tomato mix it well and toss them.
  3. At last, add chopped mint, chopped coriander leaves, lemon juice, jeera powder, amchoor powder, chaat masala and salt to taste.
  4. Serve this delicious binge recipe.

 

Nutritional Information (per serving):

Energy: 160kcal; Protein: 10g; Carbohydrate: 20gm; Fat: 4gm

February 12, 2019

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and some of you maybe planning a nice time with your partner on that day. As a diabetic, you may be a little worried as to how to indulge in a great meal while keeping your diet in check. So for all of you out there, we are sharing Valentine’s Special Binge recipes approved by our inhouse dietician, Ms. Mokshika Gada.

Valentino Mojito

Ingredients:

2 cups roughly chopped and deseeded watermelon 1 cup roughly chopped melon 1 cup chilled readymade pineapple juice 1/2 tsp black salt (sanchal) 16 large fresh mint leaves 2 fresh limes, washed and cut into small chunks 4 tsp granulated artificial sweetener (add more if desired)

Method:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a mixer and blend till smooth.
  2. Stir lime juice, mint leaves, and sweetener together in a pitcher; gently crush and bruise mint leaves with a wooden spoon.
  3. Pour equal quantity of the juice into 4 individual glasses.
  4. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values per glass

Energy: 120kcal; Protein 0gm: Carbohydrate 20gm; Fats: 0gm

Note:

  • It is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally. This is just a mere ‘treat’ and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.
  • Enjoy this 1 glass as a pre workout drink.

 

Red Sauce Past

February 2, 2019

Having Diabetes doesn’t mean that you need to stop eating tasty things, it just means using the right ingredients to make tasty things. Continuing from last week, we are sharing with you Binge recipes approved by our inhouse dietician, Ms. Mokshika Gada. Today, she shares with us the recipe of Pizza Dosa.

Ingredients

1 cup urad dal (split black lentils) 2 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds 1 cup jowar (white millet) flour ½ cup rava salt to taste FOR PIZZA TOPPING: 1 tsp butter ½ cup onion, chopped ½ cup capsicum, chopped ½ cup carrots, chopped ¼ tsp mixed herbs ¼ tsp chilli flakes ½ cup low fat paneer, grated  

Method 

  1. Combine the urad dal and fenugreek seeds in a deep bowl and soak it for 2 hours in enough water.
  2. Drain well and blend in a mixer till smooth using approx water.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the jowar flour, whole wheat flour, salt and approx. 2 cups of water and mix very well using a whisk. Cover with a lid and keep aside to ferment overnight.Next day, mix very well again.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), sprinkle a little water on the tava (griddle) and wipe it off gently using a muslin cloth.
  5. Spread a ladleful of dosa batter slightly thick on hot tawa.
  6. Top with 1 tsp butter.

January 19, 2019

Having Diabetes doesn’t mean that you need to stop eating tasty things, it just means using the right ingredients to make tasty things. Starting today, we’ll be sharing with you Binge recipes approved by our inhouse dietician, Ms. Mokshika Gada. Today, she shares with us the recipe of Nachni Crackers with Dip.

INGREDIENTS:

For The Nachni Crackers 1/4 cup nachni flour 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 2tsp sesame seeds (till) 1 tsp oil ½ tsp green chilli and garlic paste Salt to taste To Be Mixed Into a Dip 1/4 cup grated cucumber, capsicum, onions 1/2 cup curd, whisked 1 tbsp finely chopped pudina leaves 1 tbsp finely coriander leaves 1/8 tsp jeera powder 1tsp flax seeds (alsi) Salt to taste  

METHOD:

For the Nachni crackers

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a stiff dough using enough water.