Sunday, August 16, 2009

For diabetic patient

Ragi Adai (to serve one person)


Ragi Flour - ½ cup
Channa Dhal - 1 tbsp
Gram Dhal - 1 tbsp
Curry Leaves - 1 tbsp
Onion - 1 Chopped
Salt to taste
Chillie powder - to taste
Oil - 1 tsp
Water - as required


Soak Channa dhal and Gram dhal for 20 - 30 minutes and grind coarsely. With the Ragi flour add salt, chillie powder and the ground mixture and mix well with water to a thick consistency. In a hot tava pour this and sprinkle chopped onions and curry leaves on it. Add some oil to the sides and let it cook on a slow flame. Turn it around till done and serve hot with skimmed curd.

MARINATED BEAN SALAD - for diabetic patient

1 can (15 oz.) each: kidney, cut green and garbanzo beans, drained

1 can (15 oz.) plain artichoke hearts, drained

¾ cup fat-free Italian salad dressing

2 tablespoons olive oil, optional

¼ cup each: minced celery and green onion

1 teaspoon finely minced garlic

In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Refrigerate for several hours before serving to let flavors blend. Serves 10.

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