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Diabetes and Kidney friendly recipes

Last Updated : Nov 05,2019

डायबिटिक और किडनी के अनुकूल रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Diabetes and Kidney friendly recipes in Hindi)
ડાયાબિટીસ અને કિડનીને માફક આવે એવી રેસિપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Diabetes and Kidney friendly recipes in Gujarati)

Recipes and tips for diabetics with kidney problems

diabetics with kidney problems recipes and tips. Diabetes is a disease in which the body cannot make insulin or cannot utilize the insulin in the body. This leads to raised blood sugar levels which in the long run affects the blood vessels. When the blood vessels of the kidneys are affected, its functioning is hindered. The kidney may not be able to filter protein and hence it will be found in the urine. Also other waste material will build up in your blood. You might experience water retention due to excess salt in your blood. At this stage keeping blood sugar in control along with keeping your kidneys healthy should be focused through medication and diet.

Watch your salt, potassium and phosphorus for diabetics with kidney problems

Carbohydrate monitoring is of prime importance to keep a check on blood sugar levels. Protein has to be consumed in restricted quantities to avoid excess load on the kidney. Fruits and veggies low on sodium, potassium and phosphorus count should be preferred. Salt has to consumed in restricted quantities to avoid fluid retention in your body. Since these diets are quite individualized depending on the intensity of blood sugar levels and kidney health, your doctor (endocrinologist and / or nephrologist) along with your dietitian are your best guide.

Restrict whole grains and cereals for diabetics with kidney problems

Though diabetics are usually recommended to have whole grains and cereals, those with kidney complications are often recommended to restrict its intake as they are a high source of phosphorus and potassium. Prefer white bread over whole wheat bread. However barley and bulgur wheat are a healthier choice. Avoid rice and oats completely. But it’s best to work it out with their dietitian who will plan the carbs depending on your blood nutrient profile.

The Vegetable bulgar wheat khichdi low salt recipe uses bulgar wheat which is low in phosphorus and potassium.

Vegetable Bulgur Wheat Khichdi, Low Salt Recipe
Vegetable Bulgur Wheat Khichdi, Low Salt Recipe

Vegetables to eat for diabetics with kidney disease 

Some of the best options in veggies are Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Zucchini, Capsicum, Celery, Cucumber, Ladies Finger, and Eggplant. Have the mixed vegetable thoran recipe (low in salt),which uses some of these vegetables. 

Mixed Vegetable Thoran, Low Salt RecipeMixed Vegetable Thoran, Low Salt Recipe

Vegetables to avoid for diabetics with kidney disease 

The starchy veggies like potato, Sweet Potato, yam, Purple Yam, Sweet Corn are best avoided. Amongst the fruits prefer apple, Cherries, Pear, Peaches and Grapefruit.

Consume protein in moderate amounts for diabetics with kidney problems

Protein has to be consumed in moderate amounts so balance between the intake of dairy products and pulses. Prefer low fat milk and low fat curds avoid the cheese completely. Avoid the nuts and chocolate along with baking powder, baking soda and ready to eat foods.

Low Fat Curds
Low Fat Curds

Enjoy our recipes for Diabetes with kidney problems given below and other diabetic articles. 

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Nourishing Lettuce Soup ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe)
Recipe# 4626
14 Apr 20

 by Tarla Dalal
This unusual yet delicious combination of lettuce and onions is sure to become a firm favourite and help restore your B-complex vitamin levels as well. Though just pepped up with salt and pepper, it's sure to tingle your taste buds.
Vegetable Bulgur Wheat Khichdi, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 42659
31 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Vegetables add a splash of colours and refreshing textures to what might otherwise be a boring khichdi. The Vegetable Bulgur Wheat Khichdi is a wonderfully tasty and super healthy dish that’s ideal for those with diabetes, kidney problems or
Karela Tikkis, Bitter Gourd Tikki Recipe
Recipe# 22273
15 Oct 19

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One Meal Soup, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 22312
02 Jan 19

by Tarla Dalal
A nourishing soup that does wonders for the heart! The One Meal Soup brims with the goodness of vegetables and moong dal, and provides you with a good amount of fibre and protein. It is also a wonderful source of vitamin C , a ....
Matarsutir Kochuri, Healthy Bengali Snack
Recipe# 42003
13 May 20

 by Tarla Dalal
A delicacy from the kitchens of Bengal, this kochuri is made using a dough of two flours with a green peas filling. The flavours of aniseeds, kalonji and pepper mingle together in the stuffing to create a truly zesty bite! This is a filling snack, with the goodness of whole wheat and jowar flour ....
Bulgur Wheat Pongal, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 42008
07 Oct 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Next only to Idli and Dosa, Pongal is amongst the most popular breakfast recipes in South India. Usually made of rice and moong dal, cooked and spiced up with pepper and cumin seeds, Pongal is quite sumptuous and ensures that you don’t get hungry till lunch time! We have made this popular re ....
Mixed Vegetable Thoran, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 41654
05 Apr 17

 by Tarla Dalal
Thoran is an all-time favourite Keralite vegetable preparation. It is a simple but flavour-packed method of tempering veggies with red chillies and garlic, and seasoning it with crushed cumin seeds. A dash of red chilli powder adds a touch of spice to this peppy dish. Do not miss out on the garli ....
Broccoli and Walnut Soup
Recipe# 5625
16 Jun 08

by Tarla Dalal
The Broccoli and Walnut Soup is a magic potion for strong bones! Vitamin C rich broccoli does wonders by enhancing protein absorption. Along with milk and walnuts, it also provides abundant calcium necessary for proper growth and development of bones. What is more, walnuts are also a great source of ....
Veggie Curd Dip
Recipe# 1361
26 Nov 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a low-cal snack that will beat chips and dips hands down! Your friends and you are sure to devour cucumber and carrot strips with a new-found fervor when served with this crunchy, creamy Veggie Curd Dip. Hung curds give the dip a smooth and creamy texture while the veggies give it a ni ....
Lazeez Parathas
Recipe# 3590
07 Sep 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Chana dal and broken wheat make unusual beginnings for a paratha. This combination of bengal gram dal (pulse) and broken wheat (cereal) forms a complete source of protein and also provides fibre. Apart from being rich in nutrients, these parathas are also rich in taste and flavour. Serve them hot an ....
Bulgur Wheat Pulao, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 42661
31 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This yummy pulao is so tasty that you won’t feel the absence of rice in it! Made of nutritious bulgur wheat, teamed up with a horde of veggies, this pulao is pleasantly-spiced and has a nice mouth-feel too. Bulgur wheat, also known as broken wheat, is loaded with
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