Adai , Diabetic Adai Recipe


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Adai is a very popular snack in parts of South India, where it is served as Breakfast or as supper. Traditionally, this dosa-like snack is made with a batter of rice and lentils, flavoured with chillies, pepper and other ingredients.


In this diabetic-friendly variant, we have substituted rice with broken wheat, which not only matches up to the original in terms of flavour but also gives a unique texture that is absolutely delectable.


Diabetics can have two Adais for Breakfast , to meet their nutrient requirements.

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Adai , Diabetic Adai Recipe recipe - How to make Adai , Diabetic Adai Recipe

Soaking time:  2 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 24 adai
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Method
  1. Combine the broken wheat, green moong dal, masoor dal, urad dal and fenugreek seeds in a deep bowl and soak in enough water for 2 hours. Drain well.
  2. Blend them in a mixer along with approx. ¾ cup of water to a coarse mixture.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the onions, asafoetida, ginger-green chilli paste, coriander, turmeric powder, curry leaves and salt and mix well.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle), sprinkle a little water on it and wipe it off gently using a muslin cloth.
  5. Pour a ladleful of the batter on it and spread it in a circular motion to make a 125 mm. (5”) diameter thin circle.
  6. Smear 1/8 tsp of oil over it and along the edges and cook on a medium flame till the adai turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  7. Fold over to make a semi-circle.
  8. Repeat steps 4 to 7 to make 23 more adais. .
  9. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values per adai
Energy 63 kcal
Protein 2.7 gm
Carbohydrates 9.9 gm
Fat 1.4 gm
Calcium 11.1 mg

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Adai , Diabetic Adai Recipe
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 on 03 Jun 16 04:01 AM


Adai is so delicious, my husband is Indian and he introduced me to your fantastic food!! This is one of my favorites :) It''s hard to eat right with diabetes, but when you have tasty recipes to choose from it makes things so much easier!!! 12 years ago when I was diagnosed with diabetes I didn''t know how much of an impact it would have on my life... I''d pay over $5000/year in supply costs.. I was worried sick my children may not develop normally, I''d always be worrying about the possible future complications.. I''d find it hard to stay motivated to continue treatment. My friend told me about a Doctor she saw on Oprah.. she said the Doctor created a program on how to reverse diabetes, I found it at http://goawaydiabetes.org I''m frickin tired of worrying about syringes, pens, lancets, pump sets, blood work, IV''s so I''ve been giving it a try... Results so far: My fasting blood sugars were 230-250 range, three weeks after following the program I''m in the 120s.. I''m hoping to get into the 70s and stay there for good. Everything is coming into normal ranges but I think I''ll always be diabetic for life. If I don''t follow the protocol I''ll go back to my old numbers right? Has anyone else tried the program? If so how did it work for you I''d really like to hear.. Thanks so much!
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Tarla Dalal    Dear Jessica, we are glad to know that you like our recipes. With regards to a programme on reversing diabetes, it''s good to know that your blood sugars are under control with this programme. However we recommend you to continue following this programme under the supervision of your diabetologist.
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03 Jun 16 02:41 PM
Adai , Diabetic Adai Recipe
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 on 29 Mar 16 04:36 PM


Adai.. my favourite.. and a perfect breakfast to start your day.. I found this recipe very healthy.. As Adai is mostly made with rice.. but in this recipe it is replaced by broken wheat.. just too good..