Type 2 Diabetes Helping Grocery List + Key Considerations



This type 2 diabetes helping grocery list is based on a mostly plant-based diet as part of our personalized diabetes home remedy. It is designed to use brown parboiled rice on the planned lunch menu and wheat flour for the dinner menu. It covers a wide range of fresh produce, herbs picked from the backyard, and spices that have nutritional benefits for blood sugar and related disease management.

A grocery list is the most vital while planning for diabetes type 2 meals. Thinking of 3 large and 2 small intervening meals a day per person needs quite a bit of plan. You may be diabetic and also vegan. Our group also had a cancer thriver to be taken care of.

Personalized Home Remedy Type 2 Diabetes Helping Grocery List

Having as much of a complete list is really valuable so one take off the listed item or add it if necessary.

The Grains 


  1. Brown parboiled rice 
  2. Finger Millet
  3. Whole wheat-
  4. Sooji and whole wheat flour could be remade in the machine from whole wheat
  5. Gram flour made from black gram

The Dal-Pulse and Lentils

Dal is basically for Protein and Fiber

  • 1. Horse gram
  • 2. Toor 
  • 3. Split Moong Dal, Whole Moong 
  • 4. Chana 
  • 5. Chole (Chickpea)
  • 6. Rajma (Kidney Beans)
  • 7. Masoor Dal
  • 8. Black gram Dal

The Produce 

Vitamins, minerals, fibers, and micronutrients

  • 1. Plantain 
  • 2. Cauliflower 
  • 3. Cabbage
  • 4. Raw Papaya 
  • 5. Green jackfruit
  • 6. Beans
  • 7. Mixed greens 
  • 8. Parval
  • 9. Snake gourd
  • 10. Tindola
  • 11. Drumstick pods
  • 12. Brinjal
  • 13. Gourd (Chinese okra)
  • 14. Bitter gourd
  • 15. Okra
  • 16. Bottle gourd
  • 17. Green Pumpkin
  • 18. Yam
  • 19. Arbi (Saru in the Oriya language)
  • 20. Potato
  • 21. Carrot
  • 22. Peas
  • 23. Mushroom
  • 24. Sweet Potato
  • 25. Cucumber

Seeds and Snacks

healthy fat- Omega 3 and 6, essential micronutrients

  1. Pumpkin seeds
  2. Peanut
  3. Cashew
  4. Almond
  5. Walnut
  6. Sesame seeds
  7. Chia seeds
  8. Flax seeds
  9. Roasted sun-dried lentil dumplings (Badi in the Oriya language)

Leafy Greens

Anti-oxidants, phenols

  • 1. Moringa leaves
  • 2. Bothua leaves
  • 3. Punarnava (Puruni) Leaves 
  • 4. Fenugreek Leaves
  • 5. Pumpkin leaves
  • 6. Bitter gourd leaves
  • 7. Pita Saga (Glinus Oppositifolius)
  • 8. Palak
  • 9. Malabar spinach
  • 10.  Kosala saga (Amaranthus blitum subsp. oleraceusus)
  • 11. Leutia saga (Green Amarnath leaves)
  • Neem young leaves and buds
  • Curry leaves


vitamins and microsubstituents

  1. Guava
  2. Pine apple
  3. Ripe Banana
  4. Ripe Bael
  5. Grapefruit
  6. Orange
  7. Mango
  8. Ripe Bael
  9. Pomegranates


  • Grass-fed cow milk-fresh and raw
  • Homemade-
    • Yogurt
    •  buttermilk
    • butter
    • Ghee (clarified butter)
    • milk cheese
    • cheese from buttermilk
    • Paneer

Homemade buttermilk and yogurt are used for various fruit drinks and smoothies

Drinks (all homemade) and smoothies

1. Water

2. Lemon water

3. Orange water 

4. Mint (Podina) flavored water 

5. Ripe Bael smoothie

6. Mango smoothie

7. Spicey Yogurt and buttermilk drink-They be salty or sweet and spicey

Spices Used

  1. Turmeric
  2. Corriander
  3. Cumin Seeds
  4. Mustard seeds
  5. Curry leaves
  6. Bay leaves
  7. Red Chillis
  8. Cloves
  9. Cardamon
  10. Ceylon Cinnamon
  11. Asafoetida
  12. Black Salt
  13. Star Anish

Making of Spices and Different Spices mixtures at our home premises. 

  • Sambar powder
  • Curry powder
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Ground peppercorn
  • Garam masala powder
  • Cumin seed powder 
  • Corriander powder
  • Red Chili powder
  • Turmeric Powder

6-Key Considerations to Personalized Home Remedy Type 2 Diabetes Helping Grocery List

All these powders could be bought from the store. However, we feel satisfied making food from homemade spice powders and pastes using internet-based recipes.

All these spices mixed and powders are described on the internet. However, we have made many of them. We try not to buy any spice mixtures from the store. 

Who knows the hidden content and unseen adulterations using different artificial essences, monosodium glutamate? At home, we know what we put in. They may not bring in the best taste but they are healthy.

Spice Mixtures for Breakfast Curries

Jeera      100 gram

Mustard  25 gram

Methi      25 gram

Red chili powder 10 g

Turmeric powder 10 g

Dalma spices mixture

  1. Peppercorn
  2. Ceylon Cinnamon
  3. Red chili whole
  4. Cumin Seeds

Roasting all four right before the seasoning is the best, although make them in advance. Every spice is 1 spoon each, and cinnamon is 0.1 inch/one inch. You can measure them accordingly. 

Use 1 spoon of the spice powder (for 2 cups)to add to Dalma is seasoned  and mix it thorou



Food and the source have a tremendous bearing on Diabetes Type 2 management and reduction and maintenance of blood sugar. Never forget about Vitamin D and physical activity. Use of this list in our community living helps me personally reduce and manage blood sugar and HbA1c along with weight reduction

Anusuya Choudhury

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