Nutty Spinach Waffles With Stir Fried Vegetable

non-veg Gluten Free | Grain Free | Lactose Free | Vegan | Sugar Free | Low GI 


Servings: 1 (yield: 2 medium waffles)

INGREDIENT QUANTITY GLYCEMIC INDEX LEVEL
Almond Flour ½ Cup <10 Negligible
Bengal Gram Flour 3 Tsp <15 Very Low
Spinach ¼ Cup (Chopped) <15 Very Low
Asafoetida ¼ Cup (Chopped) <15 Very Low
Fruit Salt ¼ Tsp <10 Negligible
Walnuts 4 In Number (Crushed) 0 Nil
Coconut Oil 1 Tsp 0 Negligible
Green Chillies 1-2 (Chopped) <10 Negligible
Vegetables (Spring Onions, Capsicum, Broccoli, Sprouts, Tomato, Garlic) 2 Big Cups (Sliced) <10 Negligible

Note: All ingredients used should be organic, free from pesticides and Non-GMO.
METHOD OF COOKING

1. Grind the roasted walnuts, add the almond four to it and place in a mixing bowl.

2. Add the spinach, green chillies, coriander, asafoetida, fruit salt and salt and blend to a smooth mixture.

3. Grease the pre-heated waffle iron with ¼ tsp of oil, pour a ladleful of batter in in it and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or till the waffles turns light brown in colour.

4. Repeat with the remaining batter and keep aside.

5. For the stir-fried vegetable, Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.

6. Add the capsicum and bean sprouts and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 minutes.

7. Add the tomatoes, broccoli, chilli sauce and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3-5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

8. Place each waffles in a serving plate and top it with one portion of the stir-fried vegetables. Add salt and chilli powder as per your taste!

Nutritional Chart (Nutrients/Serving)

Energy (kcal) Protein (grams) Carbohydrates (grams) Fats (grams)
156 6 12 42

Nutritional Comments: Almond flour is a great addition to a diabetic diet or any diet otherwise. Owing to its minimal carb content, the glycaemic index of almond flour falls in the minimal GI category of less than 1. It is packed with high protein and fibre making it healthier than its gluten-free counterparts. For diabetics it gives you the satiety, glucose control and sugar metabolism which is commonly absent among those with celiac disease. The walnuts chosen in this recipe is to add on to the nutty flavour, crunchiness and good fats in your diet. Spinach not only adds the colour but loads up on vitamins which you miss when you blanch and overcook your green leafy vegetables. Top these with loads of vegetables and favourite sauces to make it a complete meal.

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