Recipe of the week: Usli

Preparation Time: 10 minutes; Cooking Time: 10 minutes; Serves- 2; Ingredients Sprouted moong dal (whole green gram): 1/3 cup; Sprouted kala chana (brown chick peas): 1/8 cup; Sprouted kabuli chana (white chick peas): 1/8 cup; Sprouted peanuts: 1/8 cup; Chopped onions: ¼ cup; Chopped ginger: ¼ teaspoon; Garlic cloves (Chopped): 2; Green chilies (Chopped): 1; […]

Puran Poli

Recipe of the week: Puran Poli

Preparation Time: 60 minutes; Cooking Time: 25 minutes; Serves: 1 (2 pieces); Ingredients Split bengal gram (chana dal): 1/4 cup; Jaggery (gur) grated: 1/4 cup; Oil: 1 teaspoon; Saffron (kesar): a pinch; Green cardamom powder: 1/8 teaspoon; Nutmeg powder: a pinch; FOR THE DOUGH Diabetacare multigrain flour: 1/3 cup; Salt: a pinch; Pure ghee: 1 […]

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Recipe of the week: Fluffy egg white vegetable omelette

Preparation Time- 10 minutes; Cooking Time- 10 minutes; Serves- 1; Ingredients: Eggs (whites): 3; Oil: 1 teaspoon; Chopped onions- ¼ cup; Chopped red & yellow bell pepper- ½ cup; Chopped mushroom- ¼ cup; Chopped tomatoes- ¼ cup; Chopped green chilies- ½ teaspoon; Diabetacare Flaxseed, powdered- 1 teaspoon; Salt- as required; Black pepper powder – for […]

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Brown rice kheer

Preparation time- 10 min; Cooking time- 15 min; Serves- 2-4; Ingredients: Yellow moong dal: 1/8 cup; Chana dal: 1 tablespoon; Diabetacare Diabetic rice: 1/8 cup; Low fat milk: ¼ cup; Cardamom powder: 1/8 teaspoon; A few saffron strands, optional; Chopped nuts: 1/8 teaspoon; Raisin: 1/8 tablespoon; Sugar substitute: ¼ tablespoon; Method: • Heat a non-stick […]

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Skincare tips for people with diabetes

People with diabetes are prone to dry skin, particularly when blood glucose levels are high. High blood glucose causes the body to lose fluids and skin to become dry. Unhygienic scratching and open wounds can lead to infection. Most skin conditions can be prevented or treated, if noticed in early stages. Approximately 30% diabetics tend […]

Pear quinoa salad

Recipe of the Week: Pear Quinoa Salad

Preparation Time: 5 minutes; Cooking Time: 10 minutes; Serve: 1; Ingredients: Chicken broth or vegetable broth: 1 cup; Diabetacare Quinoa: ¼ cup; Olive oil: 1 teaspoon; Diabetacare Apple cider vinegar: ½ tablespoon; Salt to taste; Freshly ground pepper: ¼ teaspoon; Ripe but firm pears, diced: 1; Coarsely chopped walnuts: ½ cup; Arugula leaves: 1 tablespoon; […]


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; […]

Jowar Dates Ladoo - Diabetacare

Recipe of the Week: Jowar Dates Ladoo

Preparation time: 5 minutes; Cook time: 10 minutes; Serve: 3; Ingredients Jowar Flour: ½ cup; Dates – seeds removed and chopped: 10-12; Chopped nuts (Almonds and walnuts) – optional: 2-3 tablespoon; Water: ½ cup; Ghee-2 teaspoon; Diabetacare Flax seeds: ½ teaspoon (optional); Method: 1.Dry roast jowar flour in a pan or kadhai for 5-8 minutes […]

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 […]