Paneer, Walnut and Celery Rolls, Healthy Diabetic Recipe

Paneer, Walnut and Celery Rolls ( Healthy Diabetic Recipe )

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A crunchy snack that rates high on the health quotient too, these rolls bring in the goodness of a well-chosen array of ingredients including celery, walnuts, paneer and lettuce!

Whole wheat bread adds to the fibre content, making the dish an all-round winner. Remember to select really fresh bread slices for the true experience. And you could add a little cream or milk if you find the mixture slightly dry.

Do try other diabetic friendly snacks like Nutritious Burger or Paneer Tikka Kathi Rolls .

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Paneer, Walnut and Celery Rolls, Healthy Diabetic Recipe recipe - How to make Paneer, Walnut and Celery Rolls, Healthy Diabetic Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 rolls
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1 tsp low fat butter
1/2 cup crumbled low fat paneer (cottage cheese)
salt and to taste
4 whole wheat bread slices
2 tbsp finely chopped celery (ajmoda)
2 tbsp finely chopped walnuts (akhrot)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp mustard (rai / sarson) powder
2 to 3 iceberg lettuce leaves , torn into small pieces
  1. Heat the butter in a non-stick pan, add the paneer and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the salt and pepper and mix well. Keep aside.
  3. Cut and discard the crust of the bread slices.
  4. Press the slices a little, using a rolling pin. If they crack, steam the slices for 2 minutes in a dhokla steamer or a pressure cooker without the whistle and then roll out again. Keep aside.
  5. Combine the paneer, celery, walnuts, green chillies and mustard powder (add salt if required), mix well and divide the mixture into 4 equal portions.
  6. Place a bread slice on a dry, flat surface, spread a portion of the paneer mixture on it evenly and top with a few lettuce pieces.
  7. Roll up tightly and secure the roll by inserting a toothpick.
  8. Repeat with the remaining bread slices and paneer mixture to make 3 more rolls. Refrigerate for an hour.
  9. Just before serving, cut each roll into 2 pieces and serve immediately.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. You can make a delicious sandwich using the same filling mixture.


  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 roll
Energy69 cal
Protein2.1 g
Carbohydrates2.8 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat5.5 g
Cholesterol1.9 mg
Sodium23.6 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy Diabetic CookingBuy this cookbook

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