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Healthy Recipes for Diabetes


Preparation time: 26-30 minutes

Cook time: 31 -40 mins

Serve - 4


  • Apply a mixture of red chili powder, lemon juice and salt to the chicken pieces and set aside for half an hour in the refrigerator.
  • Hang the yogurt in a muslin cloth for fifteen to twenty minutes to remove extra water. Add the ginger and garlic pastes, red chilli and garam masala powders, salt and mustard oil.
  • Apply this marinade to the chicken pieces and place them in the refrigerator for three to four hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. String the chicken pieces onto skewers and cook in the preheated oven or a moderately hot tandoor for ten to twelve minutes or until almost done.
  • Baste with the butter and cook for another two minutes.Remove and set aside.
  • To make the makhni gravy, heat the butter in a nonstick pan. Add the green cardamoms, cloves, peppercorns and cinnamon.
  • Sauté for two minutes, add the ginger and garlic pastes and sauté for two minutes. Add the tomato puree, red chilli powder, salt and half cup of water.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for ten minutes. Add the sugar or honey and powdered kasoori methi.
  • Add the cooked tandoori chicken pieces. Simmer for five minutes and add the fresh cream. Serve hot with naan or parantha.

Nutrition Info

Calories : 1511 Kcal / 4 servings

Carbohydrates : 36 gms

Protein : 120 gms

Fat : 100 gms

Prep Time: 26-30 minutes | Cook time: 31-40 minutes

Serve: 4

Ingredients for Butter Chicken Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into 1½ inch pieces 400 grams
  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter 2 tablespoons
  • For marinade
  • Yogurt 1/2 cup
  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons
  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Mustard oil 2 teaspoons


  • Butter 2 tablespoons
  • Green cardamom 2
  • Clove 2
  • Black peppercorns 2-3
  • Cinnamon 1 inch piece
  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Tomato puree 1/2 cup
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar 2 tablespoons
  • Kasoori methi 1/2 teaspoon
  • Fresh cream 1/2 cup’

“Diabetics are at a higher risk of developing coronary heart disease and should replace red meat in their diets with lean white meats like chicken. Chicken is good for diabetic patients because of its low fat content.This has a beneficial effect on both the heart and the kidneys, two organs that are at greater risk in diabetics. We are doing out bit by giving you recipes that will help you keep diabetes in check without missing out on some lip smacking delicious food and some great recipes!

Chunk of chicken grilled cooked in smooth gravy is butter chicken , which will give the perfect goodness of protein to a diabetic.”

Ms. Madhavi, Dietician

Apollo Sugar Clinics, Mumbai


Apollo Sugar Clinics

Proven Diabetes Care

Bharti AXA Advantages





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