Diabetes is a major disease that is affecting millions of people all around the globe. However, you can manage and control it through a holistic method of living. Dietary management is one of the primary factors that should be taken into consideration while working towards a diabetes-friendly lifestyle. With this in mind, try this recipe for ragi bites which are delicious, easy to make, and packed with nutrients.
Moreover, ragi is also rich in fiber content that can help you lose extra weight. Furthermore, the magnesium peasant in ragi can gradually increase insulin sensitivity and hence combat insulin resistance seen in type 2 diabetes.
How to Make Ragi Bites
- Ragi- 1 cup
- Jaggery- 1 cup
- Ghee- 1 cup
- Heat ghee in a pan on low flame
- Add ragi powder and cook until dark brown (make sure to keep stirring)
- In another pan, put jaggery and let it melt
- Next, mix both ragi and jaggery
- Let this mix cool
- Make a laddu or cut in any shape you like.
- You could also add some almonds or cashews while making the laddu.
- Enjoy a bite or two when you feel like munching on something.
Tip: The recipe above contains jaggery, which is good for people with diabetes, but only if they consume it in moderation.
Ragi bites are a great sugar-free snack for type 2 diabetics to satisfy their evening hunger pangs. These are excellent choices for gestational diabetes as well. It is loaded with fiber, which is a key element for pregnancy, to keep your digestive system healthy and make you feel energetic throughout the day.
Moreover, it is important to keep in mind that how your body reacts to different foods can only be determined by keeping track of your sugar levels. So it is advisable to keep a user-friendly glucometer handy.
You can also buy fiber-loaded ragi cookies and ragi chips at the BeatO store. Download the BeatO App to get answers to all your problems in one place.