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Festivals are known for sweets but not for diabetics. This festive season where all the family and friends are relishing yummy modaks and kheer, most diabetics have a hard time resisting deserts, especially those who have a sweet tooth. But if your diabetes is under control and you are carefully monitoring your blood glucose level, then you can enjoy the celebrations plus the sweets. But beware, it should be low in calories and minimal in sugar. So to help you celebrate this festival just like others, our expert Ms Meenal Sharma Binani, Dietician, Apollo Sugar Clinics, Hyderabad, shares three Indian desert recipes for diabetics.
1. Modak: Modaks are an indispensable part of Ganesh Chaturthi festival and what can be best than adding fruits and nuts as filling for modaks. However, here is a simple healthy modak recipe for diabetics which has a calorie count of 24.7 calories.
2. Lauki/bottle gourd kheer: Unlike regular kheer which is made with rice and milkmaid and packed with calories, lauki kheer is easy on the stomach and low in calories (68 calories). Here s a quick and healthy way to make lauki kheer at home.
3. Chocolate Sandesh: An all time favourite desert for Bengalis, sandesh can be made in a healthy way. While traditional sandesh is full of milk cream and sugar, Ms G.S Sudha Dietician, Apollo Sugar Clinics, Hyderabad shares her nutritious sand healthy sandesh recipe, which contains only 40 calories (per piece).
Also read about ABCDE of diabetes: 5 rules to control your blood sugar level
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