Diabetes over the years has become one of the serious problems which people are facing. The rate at which people are being diagnosed with diabetes has been increasing at an alarming rate. In earlier days only aged people used to suffer from diabetes problem. But now, even the younger generation is suffering from diabetes problem.
Ayurveda has proven beneficial in treating various problems including diabetes. Ayurveda has been used since ancient times in India for treating a variety of problems. Ayurveda uses natural herbs for the treatment. Ayushakti is one of the best ayurvedic clinic that has been treating many patients using ancient ayurvedic treatment methods and techniques.
Ayushakti has over 32 years of experience in the field of Ayurveda and ayurvedic treatment. Ayushakti has a team of expert doctors who assist in ayurvedic treatment. Ayushakti under the leadership of Dr Smita Pankaj Naram (Co-Founder of Ayushakti clinic) has achieved great achievements in the field of Ayurveda.
Ayushakti has mentioned some healthy food items which can prove beneficial for diabetes patients
- Vegetable Chila (Pancake)
Ingredients: 1 cup mung dal flour or multi-grain mix flour, 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste, 2 teaspoons finely chopped coriander leaves, ½ cup grated carrot & cabbage, 1 green chilli finely chopped, ¼ teaspoon turmeric and enough water to make the batter.
How to make the chila: You need to mix all the ingredients well and add enough salt and water to make a fine batter. Now take a pan and grease it with either oil or ghee. Stir the batter and evenly and cook the batter for approx 2 mins till it turns golden.
- Methi Thepla
Ingredients: 50 gm. millet flour, 50 gm. yellow gram flour, 1 cup fenugreek leaves, 2 tsp. coriander leaves, 2 tsp. ginger-garlic paste, 2 pinch turmeric powder, ¼ tsp. red chilli, 1 crushed green chilli (optional), 2 tsp. ghee. Add some salt to taste
Method: Blend the millet and yellow gram flour together. Now add the chopped coriander and fenugreek leaves. The next step is to add all the ingredients and ghee to set up a delicate batter. Use a little water as well whenever required. Fold it into chapattis. Heat the two sides on a hot frying pan and serve hot. This less carb, high protein thepla is the most ideal alternative for lunch and supper.
- Dalia Salad
Ingredients: Chickpea split broiled (Chana daal dalia split) ¼ cup, squashed onion or onion juice 2 tsp., hacked coriander leaves ½ tsp., chaat masala (discretionary) 1 squeeze.
Method of preparation: The method for this food item is to crush the chickpea split with all the other ingredients well and serve it. This healthy and low carb meal can be eaten between any time of the meal.
- Tofu Spinach Masala
Ingredients: 2 teaspoon oil, 1 squeeze cumin,1/4 tsp slashed garlic, 1 onion,1/2 tsp green stew glue, 1/2 tsp garam masala, salt according to taste. Garcia natural product 5 gm, Spinach 1 bundle, Tofu – cut (soy paneer) 1 cup, coriander leaves 5 gm.
Method for preparing this recipe: Firstly, remove the stem from the spinach and wash it under boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Grind the spinach to make a paste. Heat the oil in the frypan add cumin and chopped garlic, stir well till light brown. Add onion with remaining spices, stir for 2-3 minutes. Add spinach puree and tofu cubes and mix well. Simmer for 10 minutes and serve hot.
- Boiled Vegetables
Ingredients: Take one cup each of medium-sized sliced bottle gourd, white pumpkin, yellow pumpkin, soft gourd and onion. For garnishing purpose take ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder, 3 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves and salt to taste.
Method of preparing: Steam the sliced vegetables till all the vegetables become soft. After this, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan and add black pepper and then add the boiled vegetables to the pan. Sauté this for 2-3 minutes, after this garnish this with coriander leaves. You can eat this low-fat ingredient as and when you feel hungry during the day time.
These are some of the most healthy and tasty recipes espcially for diabetic patients. You can try this recipe at your home and enjoy the meal.
Published by Ayushakti