Veggie Muffin
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Being overweight increases the chances of developing type 2 diabetes. So these veggie muffins are an attempt to come up with low calorie healthy and delicious snacks. An attempt to keep us away from junk food loaded with sugar and fat. It is a perfect snack with pudina chutney for our evenings. These with a cup of low-fat milk (150ml) can also be an excellent post-workout snack.

 Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 15 mins

Recommended portion size: 1serve- 2 muffins

Ingredients5 serve
Whole wheat flour120g, 1 cup
Olive oil15ml, 1 tbsp.
Cucumber, grated100g, ¾ cup
Carrot, grated50g, ½ cup
Fresh Spinach, chopped30g, 1 cup
Red chilli powder1/2 tsp
Low fat curds30ml, 2 tbsp.
Tomato Puree, homemade, no added salt75ml, 1/3 cup
Dried herbs1tsp.
Baking powder3/4 tsp.
Baking soda½ tsp.
Salt½ tsp.


Preheat the microwave oven in convection mode at 180 degrees Celsius.

Line or grease a muffin tray. Set aside.

In a bowl, add whole wheat flour, red chili powder, dried herbs, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix well.

Stir in the olive oil, vegetables, curd, tomato puree, and water into the bowl. Mix well till everything combined properly. Make sure to drain water from shredded vegetables.

Tip: Save the water from the vegetables and use it in gravies or sauces. – don’t throw away all that good as it is loaded with micronutrients!

Pour the batter into the greased muffin moulds and place them in the preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 10 – 20 minutes or until golden and a wooden pick comes out clean.

Once done, serve it hot.

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