Koftas are generally made of meatballs and paneer. They are served with a spicy gravy and are ideal with rice and rotis. Koftas are baked, grilled, fried or even steamed. A grilled or steamed version of vegetable kofta can certainly be included in a diabetes diet menu.
Vegetable kofta is made with minced vegetables in an onion and tomato gravy. Various kinds of spices like cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, cumin seeds, and bay leaf are used in this preparation.
Since onions and tomatoes are some of the best foods for diabetics, and spices like cinnamon, and bay leaf also have proven benefits to people with diabetes, vegetable kofta has ingredients that are good for people with diabetes.
By using vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage, pumpkin, beans and bottle gourd along with paneer, one can ensure that the glycemic index of the vegetable kofta is lesser. Moreover, opting for olive oil, or baking it instead of frying is a better option.
Vegetable kofta made with lauki or bottle gourd is known to assist in weight loss and can be included in a diabetic diet plan.
Calories in Vegetable Kofta Curry (100 gm.)
|Saturated Fat||0.86 gm.|
Vitamins in Vegetable Kofta Curry (100 gm.)
|Vitamin B2||0.06 mg.|
|Vitamin B6||0.22 mg.|
|Vitamin B9||44.68 μg.|
|Vitamin C||10.07 mg.|
|Vitamin D2||2.7 μg.|