Healthy Snack Recipes

Cup Cakes for Diabetics

For the sweet tooth most diabetics can’t resist!

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp oats flour
  • 2 dates ground with 1 tbsp oil
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1 egg or 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4th tsp Baking powder

Method:

  1. Add the dry ingredients in a ceramic mug
  2. Add the egg/oil and dates suspension
  3. Mix the batter well with a fork
  4. Microwave on high for 90 seconds
  5. Let it cool for 2 to 3 minutes

Per serving values:

Calories: 300 kcal
Carbohydrates: 35 g
Proteins: 9 g

 

Masala Corn

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander

Methods:

  1. Steam or pressure cook the corn.
  2. In a bowl toss the boiled corn with the flavourings.
  3. Garnish with the coriander.

Serves one people

Per serving values:

Calories: 163 kcal
Carbohydrates: 30 g
Proteins: 4.5 g
Fats: 2.8 g

 
 

Chana Chaat

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chana
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped tomato
  • 1 cucumber chopped
  • ½ cup curd
  • 1 cup coriander
  • ½ cup mint
  • 1 tbsp tamarind pulp
  • ½ tsp roasted jeera powder
  • 1 green chilli
  • ½ inch ginger
  • ½ lime

Methods:

  1. Boil the chana in a pressure cooker with 2 cups water (up to 2 whistles).
  2. In a mixer, blend curd, coriander, mint leaves, tamarind pulp, roasted jeera powder, green chilli and ginger.
  3. Mix the blend along with the boiled chana and add the chopped cucumber, onion and tomato.
  4. Squeeze a dash of lime on the top and serve.

Serves four people

Per serving values:

Calories: 169 kcal
Carbohydrates: 30 g
Proteins: 10 g

 
 

Grilled Paneer

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup paneer cubes
  • 1 capsicum cut in cubes
  • 1 onion cut in cubes
  • ½ cup blanched mushrooms cut in slices
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 2 tsp crushed garlic
  • ½ tsp black pepper powder
  • Salt as desired

Methods:

  1. Mix the curd with chilli powder, garlic and pepper powder in a bowl.
  2. Toss all the vegetables in the bowl and let it marinate for an hour or two.
  3. Put the vegetables on wooden satay sticks and grill the vegetables till they brown on all sides and serve hot.

Serves two people

Per serving values:

Calories: 148 kcal
Carbohydrates: 10 g
Proteins: 8 g
Fats: 8 g

 

Healthy Bhel

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup kurmura
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup chopped tomato
  • ¼ cup chopped capsicum
  • ¼ cup boiled corn kernels
  • ¼ cup chopped cucumber
  • ½ cup roasted dal

Method:

  1. Mix all the ingredients and add your choice of flavourings like chopped green chilli or lime or chaat masala.

Per serving values:

Calories: 92 kcal
Carbohydrates: 15 g
Proteins: 3.5 g
Fats: 2 g