Nutritious Bhel (Diabetic Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal's Team

Nutritious Bhel (Diabetic Snack) Video by Tarla Dalal's Team

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Getting together with friends for bhel and good conversation? Puffed rice is mixed with fibre-rich sprouts and fruits that prevent blood glucose levels from fluctuating. Munch on this bhel to keep up with your nutrient requirements.

Recipe Description for Nutritious Bhel, Healthy Heart and Diabetic Friendly Bhel

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Makes 4 servings
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For The Masala Puffed Rice
1 cup puffed rice (kurmura)
1/2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp black salt (sanchal)
1/4 tsp chilli powder

Other Ingredients For Nutritious Bhel
1/2 cup fresh pomegranate (anar)
1/2 cup orange segments , cut into halves
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup boiled mixed sprouts
1/2 cup chopped apple
3 tbsp chopped raw mangoes
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
4 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste


For the masala puffed rice

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, turmeric powder and puffed rice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the black salt and chilli powder and mix well and cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Allow it to cool completely.

How to serve the nutritious bhel

  1. Combine the masala puffed rice and all the remaining ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Serve the {span class="bold1"}nutritious bhel{/span} immediately.


  1. It is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. This is just a mere ‘treat’ and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.
RECIPE SOURCE : Diabetic SnacksBuy this cookbook


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