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Diabetic Indian Breakfast Recipes | Diabetic Vegetarian Breakfast Recipes | Healthy Breakfast for Diabetes. Here's a collection of appetising and healthy breakfast options for diabetics. What should diabetics have for breakfast? That is always a hard question to answer for the average person as lots of restrictions are there. The key to see is that you never miss breakfast whether you are a diabetic or not. Skipping breakfast would probably be one of the causes of getting diabetes. We need to eat small regular meals to live a healthy life. So have breakfast and eat a healthy breakfast which works for diabetics. 

डायबिटिज के लिए ब्रेकफास्ट रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Diabetic Breakfast recipes in Hindi)
ડાયાબિટીક માટે બ્રેકફાસ્ટ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Diabetic Breakfast recipes in Gujarati)

Diabetics should try and eat low glycemic index fruits and try and stick to low carb foods. Eat more of fiber for breakfast through your chilas or healthy Indian pancakes.

What foods should diabetics try and include in breakfast?

1. Oats

2. Ragi

3. Bajra

4. Karela

5. Buckwheat

6. Methi, Palak, Pudina, Coriander

7. Eggs

8. Dalia

9. Quinoa

10. Moong dal

Indian Rotis for Diabetic Breakfast 

Indians traditionally have some form of bread for breakfast. The suffed nachni roti has diabetic friendly vegetables like methi, cauliflower and fenugreek. We suggest you pair this with some low fat curds to make a complete breakfast by itself.

Stuffed Nachni Roti, Healthy Ragi RotiStuffed Nachni Roti, Healthy Ragi Roti

A healthy snack which is full of protein, calcium and fiber is just what a diabetic needs in the morning. Have the Doodhi thepla recipe which is made of whole wheat flour, doodhi and low fat curds. This doodhi thepla can be had with some lehsun chutney and a glass of masala chaas to make a complete diabetic breakfast meal.

Doodhi TheplasDoodhi Theplas

You must include bajra in your breakfast during the week. This stuffed bajra roti recipe has low fat paneer, methi and tomatoes. Perfect for a complete breakfast meal. The fiber in bajra binds with the cholesterol and fats and ensures that it is ejected from your system.

Stuffed Bajra Roti ( Gluten Free Recipe )Stuffed Bajra Roti (Gluten Free Recipe)

Jowar bajr garlic roti is easy to make. We have made it by combining both the millet flours, garlic paste and sesame seeds. Garlic will gives a unique flavor to the roti, as both the flours are bland. It also has heart protecting benefits. Being a good source of fibre, it is a wise choice for diabetics.

Jowar Bajra Garlic RotiJowar Bajra Garlic Roti

Can diabetics have Idlis for breakfast?

Yes, diabetics can have idlis. But not this traditional idli recipe as par boiled white rice is full of simple carbohydrates that may induce weight gain. Instead have the fibre rich oats idli which has no rice used. 

Multi flour idli recipe is yet another healthier version than traditional idli as there is no parboiled rice used in the recipe. healthy multi grain idli is made from urad dal, bajra flour, whole wheat flour, ragi flour and jowar flour. 

Multi Flour Idli, Healthy Multi Grain IdliMulti Flour Idli, Healthy Multi Grain Idli

Moong dal and spinach idli breaks all the stereotypes that tasty idlis cannot be made with rice. The bright green colour adds to its eye appeal. With 4.2 g of carbs per idli, it is a better option for a diabetic to indluge into.

Moong Dal and Spinach IdliMoong Dal and Spinach Idli

Can diabetics have dosa for breakfast?

Yes, diabetics can have dosas. But not this traditional dosa recipe as it has lots of rice. Have the fibre rich oats dosa which is gluten free and a good source of protein. Even better is add peas to the oats for a filling oats mutter dosa fiber rich recipe

Healthy Oats DosaHealthy Oats Dosa

Buckwheat is a low GI seed which will slow down the release of nutrients and thus manages your blood sugar levels. Hence it’s an excellent option for switching your regular Dosa to having Buckwheat Dosa.

Buckwheat DosaBuckwheat Dosa

Quinoa dosa recipe is a healthy dosa recip. Made from just 4 healthy ingredients, quinoa, urad dal, whole wheat flour and ghee, this is a popular quinoa dosa recipe we make at home. The batter requires no fermentation, so you can make this quinoa dosa at any time, although you must provide an hour’s time for the urad to soak before grinding it.

Quinoa DosaQuinoa Dosa

Healthy Indian Pancakes for Diabetics

Breakfast for Diabetics should not have any refined flour in them. Chana dal pancakes are very good because  the high fiber content of the dal allows slow release of glucose into the bloodstream and manages your blood sugar levels.

Chana Dal PancakesChana Dal Pancakes

The combination of green peas and moong dal helps to enhance the fiber and protein content of green peas pancake recipe. Oats + Vegetables make a perfect option for vegetable oats pancake recipe for diabetics. 

Vegetable Oats PancakeVegetable Oats Pancake

Buckwheat is considered as anti-hypertensive seed because of its high potassium and low sodium content and works great for buckwheat pancakes recipe made with sour low fat curds and doodhi.

Buckwheat Pancakes, Kuttu Pancake Diabetic SnacksBuckwheat Pancakes, Kuttu Pancake Diabetic Snacks

Diabetics love their upma and poha in the morning

Oats upma recipe is a meal by itself as it has oats which are fiber rich along with onions, carrots and green peas. The Oats Upma is quite filling, and ideal for breakfast as it will easily keep you satiated till lunch time.

Oats UpmaOats Upma

Quinoa upma is a truly healthy recipe made as a replacement to rava upma. What makes it healthy vegetable quinoa upma? Apart from the use of quinoa, the addition of veggies, peanuts and lemon juice. Try it out!

Quinoa Veg Upma, Vegan BreakfastQuinoa Veg Upma, Vegan Breakfast

Broken Wheat Upma, as the name suggests is a nutrient-rich wheat based upma. While the broken wheat brings in loads of dietary fibre and energy, carrot and green peas bring along a wealth of nutrients, especially vitamin A

Broken Wheat Upma, Healthy Breakfast RecipeBroken Wheat Upma, Healthy Breakfast Recipe

Karela for Diabetic Breakfast

Karela is extremely beneficial to diabetics and use it in any form. This karela thepla recipe uses the peels of karela and whole wheat flour and bajra as its base. It is suggest for diabetics to have karela juice first thing in the morning. Karela is also a great source of potassium and works for those with high blood pressure too. 

How To Make Karela Juice, Bitter Gourd Juice for Diabetes
How To Make Karela Juice, Bitter Gourd Juice for Diabetes

Disclaimer:

It is highly recommended that these recipes be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. It is best to consult your doctor or dietitian for individual dietary needs.

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Diabetic Breakfast
 on 24 Mar 21 09:53 AM
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Tarla Dalal
24 Mar 21 02:36 PM
   Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
Diabetic Breakfast
 on 22 Jul 19 12:01 PM
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Thanks a lot for sharing these diabetes breakfasts recipe.
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