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Managing Diabetes Deliciously, Try Our Chocolate Makhana Recipe!

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Do you want to savour a healthy chocolate dessert? Yes, you heard it right! Taste and health both come together in our exclusive Chocolate Makhana recipe. We have made the use of diabetes-friendly ingredients and would not be left worrying about a spike in your sugar levels.

We make use of diabetes-friendly dark chocolate and blend it with the goodness of almonds and cashews. You can enjoy this chocolaty snack without feeling the guilt-pangs.

Chocolate Makhana Recipe For People With Diabetes

Indulge in this healthy snack without compromising on the taste. It is a guilt-free pleasure that takes care of both your sweet cravings and your wellness goals. Check out the healthy recipe below-


  • 2 cups puffed Makhana
  • 1 cup chopped dark chocolate (sugar-free)
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2-3 tbsp almond & cashew powder


  • Lightly roast the makhana for 3-4 minutes on a low flame.
  • In another pan, melt 2 tbsp of butter and then gently add the chopped dark chocolate.
  • Give this mixture a good stir and wait until you reach the desired consistency and texture.
  • For the next step, add two tbsp of almond & cashew powder to add a nutty essence to this mixture.
  • Once the chocolate is melted, remove from the heat and gently fold the roasted makhana.
  • Make sure that each piece is perfectly coated with this chocolate mixture.
  • Garnish these chocolate makhanas with a dash of almond & cashew powder.

Apart from being delicious, this recipe can have numerous health benefits for people with diabetes. Makhanas have a low glycemic index, high fibre and they are low in calories. They are a safe option for people with people with diabetes as they do not lead to a spike in your sugar levels.

Enjoy this healthy recipe and in case you have any doubts, talk to your doctor or health coach. They will give you recommendations based on your individual health status and you will be able to assess which particular food items are suitable for your diabetes diet.

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Sakshi Poptani

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