Whole Wheat Vegetable Noodles, Hakka Noodles for Diabetics
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Whole wheat vegetable noodles is a Chinese delicacy which can be consumed in a small portion by diabetics. Hakka noodles for diabetics has been made nourishing by tweaking a few ingredients. Learn how to make Chinese noodles for diabetics.
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. These hakka noodles for diabetics have been made diabetic-friendly by using whole wheat noodles. Further the trick is to add lots of fibre by way of vegetables like cabbage, carrot, spring onions and garlic so that the dish looks colourful and also suits the diabetic diet. This increased fiber count of the recipe, in turn, will avoid that quick spike in blood sugar levels.
We have taken the liberty of adding healthy Indian style noodles for diabetics to a diabetic menu along with loads of flavourful vegetables and have tossed it in very little oil. Too much oil is also not recommended for diabetics as that can lead to weight gain and may be also other complications of the heart.
Moreover these Chinese noodles for diabetics also has a handful of bean sprouts added to it. Sprouts are a good source of protein and sprouting makes them easily digestible and increases their nutrient count also. The fiber in sprouts are also considered to control blood sugar levels.
Finally the portion size of these whole wheat vegetable noodles for diabetics has also been kept restrictive, as diabetics are always advised to not go overboard in their meal sizes. 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.
You can also try other diabetic friendly Chinese recipes like Chinese Fried Rice and Chinese Vegetables in Hot Garlic Sauce.
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- Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the garlic.
- Add the spring onions, carrots, cabbage corn, capsicum, bean sprouts and salt and sauté over a high flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Add the noodles and sauté for another 2 minutes.
- Serve the whole wheat vegetable noodles immediately.
- 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.
Whole Wheat Vegetable Noodles, Hakka Noodles for Diabetics recipe with step by step photos
This hakka noodles recipe is diabetic friendly so, we are making use of whole wheat hakka noodles instead of regular ones which are made with refined flour.
To boil gehun hakka noodles, boil enough water in a deep non-stick pan.
Add salt and mix well.
Once the water starts boiling, add the noodles.
Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till they are cooked while stirring occasionally.
Remove from the flame and drain out all the excess water.
Pour some cold water on the noodles to stop further cooking.
Let all the water drain out and ensure that the noodles do not contain any moisture. Keep aside.
To make diabetic friendly veg noodles, heat the oil in a non-stick pan.
Once the oil is hot, add garlic. You can even toss in some ginger for zesty yet sweet and warm flavor.
Add spring onion whites and greens.
Add carrots. Make use of crunchy vegetables to give a nice bite to the nutritious hakka noodles.
Add capsicum. Also, you can make use of bell peppers.
Add bean sprouts. The crunchy and delicately sweet bean sprouts are a rich source of folic acid, protein and vitamin C.
Add salt and sauté over a high flame for 3 to 4 minutes. Cooking on high heat cooks the vegetables faster and also helps in retaining their color and crunch.
Mix well and sauté for another 2 minutes.
Serve nutritious hakka noodles immediately. 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.
You can enjoy diabetic-friendly Hakka noodles with Hakka Mushrooms, Schezuan Style Stir Fried Vegetables, Chinese Stir- Fried Vegetables, Stir Fried Paneer to make a complete meal.
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