Chickpea Patty high protein snacks for diabetics


Useful for : weight loss, altered lipid profile, high protein vegetarian post workout meal, and diabetics

These Yummy patties are a good source of proteins. We have replaced potatoes with chickpeas to cut down on carbohydrates and increase the protein content. On adding Cottage cheese the biological value of proteins increase as combining a vegetarian source of protein with a milk product results in supplying complete proteins. As all the ingredients are already cooked, just a little grilling gives it crunchy flavour, perfect to eat.                   

Nutritional Information for 2 patties which gives 1 serving- 

Calories- 220kcal
Carbohydrates- 17g
Protein-14g
Fats- 3.5g
It is a rich source of Magnesium, potassium, iron, calcium and B complex vitamins.

                                

                       


Key Ingredients

  • Chickpeas
    • Low fat cottage cheese
    • Coriander
    • Indian Spices

Method- 

Boil and Mash chickpeas. Add crumbled cottage cheese, coriander and spices to it. Form small patties and grill. Serve with Coriander chutney. Check out another good detailed recipe on http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/falafel-chickpea-patties-recipe.html

A research from Journal of the American College of Nutrition studies the effect of chickpeas diet on Serum Lipids, Glucose Tolerance, Satiety and Bowel Function and has got significant results. It states that there was reduction in LDL and Serum Triglycerides on have chickpeas diet as compared to wheat diet.