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Diabetes-Friendly Curried Lentils Recipe

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Lentils are part of a staple Indian diet. We all like to consume them in various forms. Some people like to have them with rice and some like to have them with a side of chapati. You might feel confused about whether or not you should include them in your diabetic diet. Therefore, we’ve got a Diabetes-Friendly Curried Lentils Recipe for you.

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The soluble fiber present in lentils helps in stabilizing blood sugar levels. They also have a high protein content which helps in the smooth functioning of your body. Apart from blood sugar control, they also help in controlling cholesterol levels, controlling your appetite and lowering the risk of Type 2 Diabetes.

Here’s an Easy Diabetes-Friendly Curried Lentils for You-

Total Cook Time: 15-20 mins


  • 1/2 cup dried lentils
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup canned cream of coconut
  • 1 tablespoon curry paste
  • Salt – to taste
curried lentils recipe


  1. Rinse lentils and place in a saucepan with the water.
  2. Bring to a boil, then cover, and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in the curry paste, coconut cream and season with salt to taste.
  4. Return to a simmer, and cook for an additional 10 to 15 minutes, until tender.
  5. Serve hot with an almond-flour chapati.

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Eat foods which have a low glycemic index and are suitable for your sugar levels, if you are a diabetic. Also, have a regular exercise routine. The most important thing to remember is to check your sugar levels on a regular basis.

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