Millets may help diabetics regulate blood sugar levels, due to the presence of high-quality carbohydrates, fiber and high levels of protein in them.
Diabetic-diet chart: Breakfast is the most essential part of our daily meal, especially for those whose blood sugar levels are irregular (also known as diabetics). The people who suffer from the issue of low blood sugar must ensure a healthy breakfast so that they can prevent the lowering of glucose levels in their blood. The same thing applies to people who suffer from high blood sugar, as they also require a healthy and filling breakfast so that they can stay away from unhealthy food.
Millets are one of the food grains that can help in regulating high blood sugar levels, with the high-quality
- the protein
present in them. Millets contain minerals and vitamins, which are extremely important for the smooth functioning of the body. If you are suffering from diseases like diabetes and confused about your breakfast every morning, then we are going to help you with some of the millet recipes. It will help to control your blood sugar level.
Bajra Roti Recipe
Millet is commonly known as 'bajra' and found in almost every Indian kitchen. It is used in making roti and several other snacks. The roti which is eaten as a healthy breakfast is very important for those who have high blood sugar levels and who need a complex carb. This recipe consists of millet, whole wheat flour, fenugreek leaves, curd, and cheese. You can also try the recipes with methi roti or missi roti.
Korralu (Porridge) Recipe
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Foxell Millet is also known as korralu and it is used in making oatmeal. Korralu can be consumed by people suffering from diabetes as an easy and healthy breakfast. This 'sweet Dalia' does not contain sugar and instead, you can make it sweet with the help of natural fruits. Lotus seeds and cashew nuts can also be used in this recipe.
Wheat Dosa Recipe
Dosa is the most common and famous breakfast to be made in the Indian kitchen. This thin and crunchy dish can be eaten as breakfast or even lunch. You can make a great combo of dosa with sambhar and chutney. Ragi and wheat dosa are full of fiber and proteins, which contains very fewer calories. You can mix and match the recipe with oats or bajra too.
Jowar Medley or sorghum is another type of millet, which is considered to be good for diabetic patients. This sorghum (jowar) recipe includes low-calorie vegetables such as sponge gourd, bell paper, baby corn, etc. Apart from this, jowar medley becomes much tastier if cooked with mustard, curry leaves, ginger, green chili, and Rice Bran oil. This recipe is good for controlling the level of sugar in the blood.
Try to experiment with millets and bring more breakfast ideas to your kitchen.
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Written by: Tavishi Dogra
Source: Onlymyhealth editorial team Jul 22, 2019
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