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Diabetic Starters & Snacks recipes


Last Updated : May 09,2024



डायबिटीज के लिए स्नेकस और स्टार्टर की रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Diabetic Starters & Snacks recipes in Hindi)
ડાયાબિટીસ માટે નાસ્તા અને સ્ટાર્ટરની રેસિપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Diabetic Starters & Snacks recipes in Gujarati)

Diabetic Indian Snacks and Starters Recipes | Healthy Snacks for Diabetes | Healthy Starters for Diabetes |

Diabetic Indian Snacks and Starters Recipes | Healthy Snacks for Diabetes | Healthy Starters for Diabetes. When we think of snacks and in relation to diabetics, then they have to be healthy. For diabetics and healthy living, it's important to have small regular meals all through the day. By eating a big breakfast, lunch and dinner is not the healthy way to go. Break your meals into 2 to 3 hours and have some healthy snacks.

Diabetics need to snack often as they don't as by having a large gap between meals will cause a drop in blood sugar level. So eat small frequent snacks between your breakfast, lunch and dinner.

South Indian diabetic snacks

South Indian snacks, while being fairly nutritious are often not suitable for diabetics. Instead of Idli we have green moong dal and vegetable idli recipe where rice is replaced by wholesome moong dal and vegetables. 

Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli, Healthy Moong Dal IdlisGreen Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli, Healthy Moong Dal Idlis

Adai is a crisp golden dosa made of rice and mixed dal. We have modified this popular South Indian breakfast recipe to use broken wheat with dals to make a healthy diabetic adai recipe.

Adai , Diabetic Adai Recipe
Adai , Diabetic Adai Recipe

Oats based diabetic snacks

Oats contain Magnesium that helps in improving insulin response and they are rich in fibre. So using oats in your snacks is good. Oats and moong dal tikki is a fibre and protein rich snack for diabetics. 

Remove rice which is high in simple carbohydrates and use oats in healthy oats dosa recipe

Healthy Oats DosaHealthy Oats Dosa

3 great ingredients for diabetics : ragi + oats + whole wheat flour combine to make ragi and oats cracker with cucumber dip. The dip is made from low fat curds and cucumber. 

Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber DipRagi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip

Karela in Diabetic Snacks

Karela is the number one go to ingredient for diabetics and we all struggle to eat it due to the strong bitter flavour. So try our karela tikki recipe which is made with low fat paneer, carrot and green peas. Have this with diabetic friendly garlic tomato chutney.

Karela Tikkis, Bitter Gourd Tikki RecipeKarela Tikkis, Bitter Gourd Tikki Recipe

Karela, garlic and onions form the base for these steamed karela muthai recipe

Karela MuthiasKarela Muthias

Sprouts used in Diabetic Snacks

Sprouts are low in calories, high in fibre and good for diabetics. We have created moong sprouts and spring onion tikkis which are bound together with oats. 

Moong Sprouts and Spring Onion TikkiMoong Sprouts and Spring Onion Tikki

Take a whole wheat roti and stuff it with methi and moong sprouts to make a healthy methi and moong sprouts wrap recipe

Methi and Moong Sprouts WrapMethi and Moong Sprouts Wrap

Disclaimer:

It is highly recommended that these recipes be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. It is best to consult your doctor or dietitian for individual dietary needs.

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Jain Pav Bhaji  (using Raw Bananas)
Recipe# 40058
24 Jul 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Oats Moong Dal Tikki
Recipe# 35288
09 May 23

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Buckwheat Dosa
Recipe# 36424
04 Nov 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Karela Muthia, Bitter Gourd Steamed Dumpling
Recipe# 3511
21 Jul 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
karela muthia recipe | Indian bitter gourd steamed dumpling | healthy diabetic snack recipe | with 31 amazing images. karela muthia recipe | Indian bitter gourd steamed ....
Paneer Tikka Roll
Recipe# 3559
13 Aug 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Indian Oats Pancake with Jowar
Recipe# 5529
14 Jun 22

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by Tarla Dalal
Indian oats pancake with jowar recipe | jowar oats pancake | healthy jowar and oats pancake for breakfast | how to make oats jowar pancakes at home | with 16 amazing images.
Bruschettas ( Healthy Diabetic Cooking )
Recipe# 33654
09 May 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Cubes of firm ripe red tomatoes marinated in olive oil, combined with fresh aromatic basil leaves topped on crispy bruschettas, serve as starters that can liven up any dinner party! To get the full flavour, marinate the topping well. Ensure that you deseed the tomatoes; else the topping will become ....
Oats and Cinnamon Biscuits
Recipe# 22299
03 Mar 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Sudden hunger pangs are very dangerous. In the rush to appease the gnawing tummy, we immediately reach for some tempting packaged foods, and end up increasing glucose levels in the bargain. Try to keep some healthy jar snacks like this Oats and Cinnamon Biscuit handy, to snack on when you are hungry ....
Healthy Oats Dosa
Recipe# 42521
07 Mar 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Rajgira  Buckwheat Brown Rice Flour Khakhra
Recipe# 42547
11 Nov 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Khakhra is one of the handiest snacks to have whenever you feel the need for a quick bite! It is also filling, so you can even take it along in your tiffin box. Guess what, the khakhra also provides a wonderful opportunity to sneak in a lo ....
Karela Tikkis, Bitter Gourd Tikki Recipe
Recipe# 22273
08 Mar 23

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 by Tarla Dalal
karela tikki recipe |bottle gourd tikki | healthy Indian tikki | karela tikki with garlic tomato chutney | with 33 amazing images Though unpleasantly bitter, karela tops the list of
Buckwheat Dhoklas
Recipe# 5282
26 May 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Chocolate Pinwheels, Diabetic Friendly Chocolate Pinwheels
Recipe# 22286
09 Aug 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Cocoa powder is a good substitute for high calorie chocolate sauce in these attractive pinwheels. Enjoy this scrumptious snack occasionally to satisfy your sweet tooth. Try to keep it for special occasions like a party and remember not to go overboard. For a variant you can try
Oats Adai, Oats Spinach Pancake
Recipe# 42162
31 Jul 21

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by Tarla Dalal
oats adai recipe | oats spinach pancake | healthy oats recipe for weight loss | Indian vegetable oats adai | keerai adai | with 33 amazing images.
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
Recipe# 38028
18 Jul 21

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by Tarla Dalal
chana dal and cabbage tikki recipe | healthy cabbage chana dal cutlet | non fried tikki Indian snack | chana dal cabbage tikki for weight and diabetes | with 20 amazing images. To make
Herbed Capsicum Paratha, Healthy Shimla Mirch Paratha
Recipe# 22280
20 May 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
herbed capsicum paratha recipe | healthy shimla mirch paratha | bell pepper paratha Indian breakfast | how to make capsicum paratha | with 25 amazing images. herbed caps ....
Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli, Healthy Moong Dal Idlis
Recipe# 22268
25 May 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
green moong dal vegetable idli recipe | split green gram idli | healthy green moong dal vegetable idli | with 35 amazing images. green moong dal vegetable idli is good for diabetics, heart, ....
Spinach Dosa
Recipe# 41017
18 Apr 23

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 by Tarla Dalal
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Moong Dal and Spinach Idli
Recipe# 38991
01 Mar 24

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by Tarla Dalal
moong dal spinach idli recipe | healthy dal palak idli | spinach moong dal idli | with 22 amazing images. moong dal palak idli is a steamed savory idli made with moong dal, yogurt, and spin ....
Rajma Kebab (100 Calorie Snacks)
Recipe# 32610
18 Aug 23

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by Tarla Dalal
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Mini Oats Bhakri Pizza
Recipe# 40709
12 May 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Sprouted Moong and Methi Chilla, 100-calorie Snacks
Recipe# 32590
09 Jan 24

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 by Tarla Dalal
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Mixed Sprouts Poha
Recipe# 3542
16 May 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
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Recipe# 42526
14 Apr 23

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Diabetic Starters & Snacks
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 on 12 Oct 18 07:57 AM


Diabetic Starters & Snacks
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 on 20 Nov 17 12:57 AM


Made chana dal pancakes and carrot garlic chutney as a friend who is diabetic was coming round. Both items are so tasty. Thoroughly enjoyed them. In some of your recipes you use a cup as measurement. How much would that be in grams for flour. Thank you
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Pushpa, . Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. And also 1 cup measures approx 200gms. Happy Cooking!
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20 Nov 17 04:31 PM