Indian Sprouts Recipes for Diabetes
Diabetes is known as a silent killer and recently many young adults are also diagnosed with diabetes, the number increasing year by year. For a diabetic, along with medication the diet plays a key role in avoiding its progression. Small and frequent healthy meals which do not raise blood glucose levels rapidly is the main dietary focus. One worthwhile ingredient which is a must addition to a Diabetic meal is SPROUTS.
Made by sprouting pulses, they do have some amount of carbohydrate in them. But the process of sprouting them decreases the starch present in them by 10%, thus they contain Low Carbohydrates. Additionally, they are a good source of Fibre which doesn’t allow a spike in Blood Sugar Levels. These are the twin reasons for making sprouts a part of diabetic meal plan.
However, sprouts are often considered boring as they are quote bland. If you are confused about how to cook delicious meals with sprouts to keep a check on your blood sugar levels turn to our well researched recipes.
Indian Breakfast with Sprouts for Diabetes
The land of south India has idlis, dosas and uttapas as their favourite breakfast. Avoid that rice, add in sprouts, thicken it with oats and make Oats Palak Sprouts Mini Uttapa. One uttapa lends 41 calories and 1 g of protein.
Oats Palak and Sprouts Mini Uttapa
Sprouts can easily be incorporated as a part of famous Gujarati snack dhokla. It is usually made with high glycemic index rice as a main ingredient. Here we present sprouts as a substitute to rice in the form of Sprouts Dhokla. Further spinach has been added for eye appeal and antioxidant touch.
Indian Snacks with Sprouts for Diabetes
The most famous and liked sprouts the moong sprouts can be put together with other basic ingredients to make Moong Sprouts and Spring Onion Tikki. Not very difficult to make, it exhibits that non fried snacks can be equally appetizing. Try with green chutney at snack time.
Moong Sprouts and Spring Onion Tikki
Have you ever tried a Baked Samosa? The aloo laden deep-fried samosas are best avoided by diabetics. Here we have replaced the refined maida based outer covering with wheat flour to add in some fiber. Potatoes have been replaced with fiber rich sprouts. Try it. In 30 minutes you will have a healthy and tasty snack ready on the table to be relished.
Baked Samosa with Mixed Sprouts, Healthy Snack
A steamed snack using sprouts is Sprouts and Palak Idli. Very soft and spongy, this Idli is addictively delicious. The batter of moong sprouts and spinach gains its appetising aroma and taste from ingredients like sesame and green chillies. Enjoy it with coconut chutney and sambar.
Sprouts and Palak Idli
Indian Soups with Sprouts for Diabetes
Sprouts can easily be blended to make thick soups. They turn out to be high satiating then. Check this quick and easy recipe of Mixed Sprouts and Mint Soup. It is a nutritious soupy snack that can be enjoyed between meals, but it may also be served as an appetiser.
Mixed Sprouts and Mint Soup
Indian Salads with Sprouts for Diabetes
Salads are sometimes too boring. But if made creatively can be a delicious welcome to the meals. The right combination of ingredients along with the right herbs (fresh and dried) can make them delightful. Try fat-free Rajma Bean Sprouts and Spring Onion Salad. With 57 calories and 10.7 g carbs it’s a healthy addition to a diabetic menu.
Rajma, Bean Sprouts and Spring Onion Salad
Indian Meals with Sprouts for Diabetes
Mixed Sprouts and Bajra Roti is one of the healthiest options to be added in a diabetic meal. If you have leftover sprouts just mash them and combine with bajra flour and some basic masala and get ready for a healthy treat!
Mixed Sprouts and Bajra Roti
Looking for an interesting sabzi with sprouts? Try Mixed Sprouts and Palak Subzi. It’s a very simple sabzi perked up with pav bhaji masala as an added flavour. You are sure to love this sabzi with chapati.
Mixed Sprouts and Palak Subzi
Salads are a must for diabetics to manage their blood sugar levels. On days you haven’t included sprouts in any other meal, turn to Cucumber Bean Sprouts and Apple Salad. Cucumber is filled with water and bean sprouts and apple are rich in fiber. It is truly a fun-packed and flavour-packed salad that is also bursting with good health.
Cucumber Bean Sprouts and Apple Salad
While cooking lunch and dinner, again many of them find it difficult to find a substitute to rice and khichdi. A khichdi is possible without the rice too. Replace it with other healthy grains like bajra, jowar, buckwheat which are fiber-filled and pair them with sprouts. This helps manage diabetes better. Try Buckwheat and Sprouts Khichdi.
Buckwheat and Sprouts Khichdi
As a one dish meal we present Chat Pati Sprouts Frankie. Try it and you will never miss your Aloo Frankie. This can be a nourishing adding to your meals frequently.
Chat-pati Sprouts Frankie
To learn how to sprout moong perfectly watch our video. Sprouted and Boiled Moong
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