Cabbage Vadi | Kobichi Vadi Recipe | How to make Diabetes friendly Vadi

The burden of type 2 diabetes is increasing day by day.  The facts and figures point to it as an alarming situation. We all know maintaining blood sugar levels is a great task for diabetics. This can be done with proper diet and exercise. 

A diet rich in fruits and vegetables can act as a strong weapon in relation to maintaining high blood sugar levels and cabbage is one of the best vegetables for this condition.

Even though cabbage is not your favourite vegetable, if you are a diabetic, it is the vegetable that should be on your grocery list.

Is Cabbage good for diabetic patients?

Cabbage has a lot of antihyperglycemic and antioxidant properties.  Its low calories and high fibre content put it in the ideal vegetable category for diabetics. Its GI number is also very low at 10 which means having cabbage does not give any quick sugar level rise in your blood.  All these factors make it a diabetes-friendly vegetable.

Recipe features

It is a diabetes-friendly recipe made up of a combination of wisely chosen ingredients like cabbage, spices, sesame seeds and dal.

Course Snacks
Cuisine  Indian
Preparation time  10 min
Cooking time 15 min
Serving 1-2 People


Today, we are going to learn how to make Cabbage Vadi or Kobichi Vadi. The Cabbage Vadi recipe is as follows


  • Grated Cabbage – 1 cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tsp

  • green chilli

  • coriander – 1/4 cup

  • masalas - optional 

  • besan – ¼ cup for binding

  • Sesame seeds – 2 tsp or more

  • Salt


  • Grease a plate.

  • Mix all the ingredients and spread on the greased thali.

  • Steam it for 10-15 min.

  • Cut into pieces once it cools down.

Storage suggestions

It is better to eat this fresh but this Kobichi vadi can be stored in a cool dry place for 4-6 hours

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Looking for other healthy Diabetes-friendly Recipes? Try these:

1. Cabbage Vadi Recipe

Kobichi vadi Recipe

2. Tomato Soup Recipe

Tomato soup Recipe

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