Hakka Noodles, Diabetic Friendly Recipe


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A Chinese meal is not complete without noodles, but diabetics are often asked to avoid refined foods like noodles, refined bread and pasta which have a high glycemic index.

I have taken the liberty of adding noodles to this menu along with loads of flavourful vegetables and have tossed it in very little oil.

The trick is to add lots of fibre by way of vegetables so that the dish looks colourful and also suits the diabetic diet.

Vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, protein, calcium and fibre are the nutrients that fortify this recipe.

You can also try other diabetic friendly Chinese recipes like Chinese Fried Rice and Chinese Vegetables in Hot Garlic Sauce .

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Hakka Noodles, Diabetic Friendly Recipe recipe - How to make Hakka Noodles, Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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3/4 cup cooked whole wheat (gehun)
1 large clove garlic (lehsun) , chopped
1/2 cup chopped spring onions , (whies and greens seperated)
1/4 cup carrot , thinly sliced into strips
1/4 cup baby corn , thinly sliced into strips
1/4 cup capsicum , thinly sliced into strips
1/2 cup bean sprouts
1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and add the garlic.
  2. Add the spring onion whites, carrots, baby corn, capsicum, bean sprouts and salt and sauté over a high flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add the noodles, soya sauce and spring onions greens and sauté for another 2 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately.


  1. It is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. This is just a mere ‘treat’ and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.

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Nutrient values per serving
Amt 83 gm
Energy 116 kcal
Protein 5.7 gm
Cho 17.0 gm
Fat 3.0 gm
Vit-A 469.6 mcg
Vit-C 29.8 mg
Calcium 47.9 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
F.Acid 5.1 mcg
Fibre 1.7 gm

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Hakka Noodles ( Diabetic Recipe )
 on 13 Sep 13 05:43 PM

Hakka noodles are usually made with oodles of oil and less vegetables. Here, I salute you Tarla Ma'am for making it healthy by adding less noodles, using less oil and adding soo many vegetables. And trust me, it's equally tasty...this recipe is also for those people who wish to lose weight!
Hakka Noodles ( Diabetic Recipe )
 on 13 Sep 13 01:22 PM

Lots of vegetables and smaller proportion of noodles. Perfect for eating healthy. Soya sauce adds that nice tinge.
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Rupnarayan Patra    I liked the recepie
07 Apr 15 02:36 PM