Showing posts with label Diabetic Recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Diabetic Recipes. Show all posts

Samba Rawa Vegetable Upma

Roasted Samba rawa - 1 cup 
Mixed vegetables - 
Potato,beans,carrots and peas. 
ginger- few cut finely 
green chillis-2(small) 
red chillies-2 
Onions- 1 big 
Tomatoes-2 medium 
curry leaves-few sprigs 
coriander -for grarnishing 
salt- as req. 
water-2 to 2 1/2 cups 
For seasoning- mustard, urad dal and chana dal( kadala parupu) 

In a pan add little oil and when slightly hot, add mustard,then urad dhal, chana dhal and chilies (to suit to your taste) add ginger and curry leaves. Then add onions and saute . when onions turn translusent add tomatoes. Then add 2 cups of water and salt . when water begins to boil. add steamed vegetables( can be done in microwave or cook first keep aside) add turmeric.and mix well. simmer for a few minutes till the water gets fully absorbed . add a teaspoon ghee and mix well. 
Add coriander for garnishing. This is a very nutritious receipe and suits well for the diabetics.

Dal Idly - A different kind of idly without rice

A protein rich idly which can be had even by people with diabetics.

Urad Dal - 1 cup
Moong Dal - 1 cup
Rawa - 1 tbsp
Carrots - 1/4 cup (grated or diced small)
Peas - 1/4 cup
Coriander leaves - a little finely chopped
Curry leaves - a little finely chopped
Green chilly - 1 no
Red Chilly - 1 no.
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tbs
Bengal gram dal - 2 tbsp
Salt to taste

Soak the dals for about 4 to 6 hours. Soak the rawa for 1 hour. Grind the dals together to a coarse paste. Add salt to it and mix the rawa to it. Let it ferment for about an hour. Add the curry leaves, coriander leaves, finely chopped green chilly, carrot and peas.

In a tadka pan add ghee and when it is hot add the mustard seeds when it splutters add the red chilly, Add it to the batter. Mix well and steam it in the idly plates.

This is a riceless idly.

Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower - 1 small
Onion - 1 big
Oil - 1 tsp
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Green Chilly - 1 no
Toned Milk - 1 1/2 cup
Salt and Pepper powder to taste
Corn flour - 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1 pinch

Cut cauliflower into small florets. Put them in boiling water added with a pinch of turmeric powder. Keep it in water for about 5 mins. Drain and remove excess water. Slit the green chilly into 2, chop the onions finely.

 In a pan heat oil and fry the onion till they become glassy. Add the cauliflower and saute well. Add cornflour to 1/4 cup of water and add it to the pan. Add 1 cup of milk and 1/2  cup of water and reduce the flame. After a few mins add the chilly and ginger. Close the pressure pan and cook for about 1 whistle. When cool remove ginger and chilly.

Grind the cooked vegetable in a juicer grinder. Add the remaining milk and another cup of water. Heat the mixture again in medium flame. Let it not go to a boil.

Add salt and pepper powder to taste. Serve hot.

Recipe using Oats - Dosai

Oats – 3 cups heaved
Rice – ½ cup
Curd or buttermilk – just enough to cover the oats
Onions – 12 finely chopped (smaller ones)
Green chillies – 2
Coriander leaves – a small bunch
Cooking oil
Salt to taste

Soak Oats and Rice in the buttermilk for about half an hour and grind it along with green chillies, coriander leaves. It shoudl reach dosa batter consistency. Add salt and chopped onions to the mixture.

In a tawa, pour the batter and spread it a bit thick as Oothappam. Pour oil along side the dosa  and cover it with a lid. After a min or two (this dosa will take more time to get cooked) flip it over (do not cover now).

Remove from fire and serve it with coconut or mint chutney

Recipe for a healthy salad

 Salads have become the latest fab for many. People love to eat salads as regular meals. Here is one healthy salad recipe that can be had along with rice or chappati or just as a snack during tea/coffee time.

Ground nut - 1/2 cup(fired or boiled fresh groundnut)
Sprouted Moong Dal - 1 cup
Onion  - 1 big finely chopped
1 big ripe tomato - Finely chopped (can also add 2 to 4 tbspns of Tomato Puree)
Green Chilly - 1 medium sized
Ginger - 1 inch piece (grated or finely chopped)
Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp
Salt - to taste
For seasoning:
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
Urad Dal - 2 tbsp
Curry Leaves - a few
Coriander Leaves - a few (finely chopped)

        In a salad bowl, add groundnut, moongdal, onion, tomato (or puree), ginger, green chilly and the lysalt. In a frying pan add oil and add the mustard seeds and when it splutters add it to the groundnut mixture. Mix thoroughly. Add the lemon juice to it.
        This salad can also be decorated with finely chopped coriander leaves.