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Preparation Time: 10 minutes; Cooking Time: 10 minutes; Serves: 2; Ingredients: Brown flattened rice (poha/avalakki): 1 cup; Black mustard seeds: 1 teaspoon; Chopped boiled vegetables: 1 cup (carrot, beans, peas, cauliflower and capsicum); Chopped medium size onions: 2; Pinch of turmeric powder; Curry leaves: 10-12; Green chilies, slit and de-seeded: 2; Refined oil: 2 teaspoons; […]

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Haryali Dal

Preparation Time- 30 minutes; Cooking Time- 10 minutes; Serves- 1 cup; Ingredients: Toor dal: ¼ cup; Yellow moong dal (split yellow gram/lentils): ¼ cup; Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon; Oil: 1 tablespoon; Salt to taste; Ingredients for green paste Roughly chopped coriander: 1 cup; Thinly sliced onions: ¼ cup; Freshly grated coconut: 1/8 cup; Green chilies […]

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Chicken Souffle

Preparation Time– 10 minutes; Cooking Time– 20 minutes; Serves – 1; Ingredients: Skimmed milk: 50 ml; Butter: 1 ½ teaspoon (mixture) + ½ teaspoon (greasing); Cheese: 30 gms (2 cubes); Egg: 1; Diabetacare Multigrain flour: 1 tablespoon; Chicken: 40 gms (boneless); Pepper powder: ½ teaspoon; Whole wheat bread (cubes): ½ slice; Salt as required; Method: […]


Food swaps & combinations for diabetics

Food item Replace with Rice idli/Dosa Jowar idli rava/Jowar upma rava/Ragi idli Cornflakes Muesli/Oats/Quinoa Rava upma Quinoa or Millet or Oats upma Milk bread Whole wheat or Atta bread Puri/Aloo paratha Mixed vegetable paratha Fried snacks(samosa, mixtures, panipuri) Roasted snacks/Steamed snacks/Roasted bengal gram/Puffed rice with veggies/Steamed vegetable momos Plain white rice Diabetic rice/Brown rice/Quinoa/Millets Plain wheat roti Multi grain cereals or roti/Jowar roti Pongal  Kodo or Banyard Millet pongal Fried chicken or fish Grilled/Roasted/ Boiled fish or chicken Fruit juices Whole fruits Burgers Sandwiches Pasta Quinoa pasta   Jowar idli rava/Jowar upma rava: Contains a combination of jowar and rava. Both are […]

Tomato Quinoa Soup

Recipe of the week: Tomato Quinoa Soup

Preparation Time: 5 minutes; Cooking Time: 10 minutes; Serve: 1; Ingredients: Olive oil: 1 teaspoon; Medium onion, minced: 1/2; Celery stalk, chopped: 1/2; Garlic cloves, minced: 1; Crushed tomatoes: 1 ½ cup; Fresh tarragon or coriander: 2 sprigs; Vegetable stock: 2 cups; Diabetacare Quinoa, thoroughly rinsed and drained: ¾ cup; Salt and pepper to taste; […]

Oats Pongal

Recipe of the week: Oats Pongal

Preparation time – 10 minutes; Cooking Time – 15 minutes; Serves– 1; Ingredients: Diabetacare Oats: 1/2 cup; Split yellow moong dal/pasi paruppu: 1/4 cup; Cashew Nuts: 4-5 pieces; Refined oil: 1 teaspoon; Salt as needed; For seasoning: Finely chopped ginger: 1 teaspoon; Whole black pepper: 1 teaspoon; Cumins seeds/ jeera: 1 teaspoon; Curry leaves: 2-3; […]

Lauki kheer

Recipe of the week: Lauki Kheer

Preparation time: 5 minutes; Cooking time: 10 minutes; Serves: 1; Ingredients: Grated Bottle Gourd (Doodhi/Lauki): 1 cup; Skimmed milk: 150ml; Jaggery: 2 teaspoon or natural sweetner (sucralose); Cardamom Powder (Elaichi Powder): ¼ teaspoon; Diabetacare chia seeds: 1 teaspoon; Method: 1. Mix the milk and grated bottle gourd in a deep non-stick pan   2. Cook […]

Hyderabad biryani - Diabetacare

Hyderabad Biryani Recipe

Preparation time – Marinate the meat for 3-4 hours; Cooking Time – 1 hour; Serves – 4; Ingredients:, For marinating meat: Goat or lamb meat: 500 gm cut into big chunks, Thick curd/yogurt: 50 gm, Chopped green chilies: 2-3 teaspoon, Ginger garlic paste: 1/2 tablespoon, Red chilli powder (adjust per your taste) : 1 tablespoon, […]


Recipe of the week: Steamed Fish in a Banana Leaf

Cuisine: Indian; Yield/Serves: 60 gms (1 piece); Ingredients Pomfret or any kind of fatty fish – 325 gms (1 medium), Banana leaf- 1 big, Coriander leaves- (1 bunch), Coconut- 10 gms (coconut grated), Green chillies- 4, Mint leaves- ½ bunch, Oil- 15 ml (1 tbsp), Vinegar- 45 ml, Salt- as required, Lemon- 2, Weight of […]

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Recipe of the week: Prawn Curry

Serves: 1; Ingredients, 60gm prawn, 1 small onion (finely chopped), 1 small tomato (finely chopped), 1/2 tsp roasted coriander seeds, 1/8 tsp roasted cumin seeds, 5-6 roasted peppercorns, 1/8tsp roasted methi seeds (optional for paneer), 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, tamarind (small piece), 5 garlic pearls (with skin), 1/4 inch ginger (optional), 1/4 inch coconut, salt […]