Baked Tortilla with Citrus Salsa ( Healthy Diabetic Recipe )

Baked Tortilla with Citrus Salsa ( Healthy Diabetic Recipe )

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Time to tango with tangy oranges! This green and orange salsa not only looks good but also tastes good, and is healthy as well. There is a tinge of innovativeness at play too… salsa is usually made with tomatoes and capsicum, but here I have made it with citrus fruits.

This unique, light-baked dish serves as a nutritive and tasty snack. For the salsa to taste best, ensure that you select just-ripe fruits which are sweet and tangy. You can make the salsa in advance too and store in the refrigerator.

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Baked Tortilla with Citrus Salsa ( Healthy Diabetic Recipe ) recipe - How to make Baked Tortilla with Citrus Salsa ( Healthy Diabetic Recipe )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  25 minutes   Baking Temperature:  190°C (380°F)   Total Time:     6Makes 6 servings
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(makes Approx.1 Cup.)
1/2 cup finely chopped orange
1/2 cup finely chopped sweet lime (mosambi)
1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

(makes Approx. 36 Pieces)
1 cup maize flour (makai ka atta)
1/2 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
1 tsp oil
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for dusting

For the citrus salsa

    For the citrus salsa
  1. Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and mash lightly with the back of a spoon. Refrigerate till ready to use.

For the baked tortilla chips

    For the baked tortilla chips
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using hot water.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.
  3. Roll out each portion between two sheets of plastic into a thin circle of 175 mm. (7") diameter. Dust the tortillas generously with flour to make the rolling easier.
  4. Lightly cook the tortillas on a non-stick pan.
  5. Cut each tortilla into 6 triangular pieces.
  6. Place the tortilla pieces in a single layer on a baking tray.
  7. Bake at 190°c (380°f) for 7 to 8 minutes or until the tortilla chips are crisp and lightly browned.

How to serve

    How to serve
  1. Serve the baked tortilla chips with chilled citrus salsa.


  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.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy117 cal
Protein2.7 g
Carbohydrates23.3 g
Fiber3.2 g
Fat1.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium5 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy Diabetic CookingBuy this cookbook

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