Tuesday, May 12, 2009
K. Shah 13 comments
A Spicy Indian quick snack for entertaining
Know what you eat:
Sprouts are good source of Protein, Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Potassium, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Riboflavin, Folate, Copper and Manganese.
Sprouts also contain an abundance of highly active antioxidants that prevent DNA destruction and protect us from the ongoing effects of aging. It wouldn't be inconceivable to find a fountain of youth here, after all, sprouts represent the miracle of birth.
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook / Mixing time: 10 mins
4 C Puffed rice } Or get a readymade bhel mixture from any Indian Grocery Store
2 C Sev ( Bengal gram flour fried noodles )
1/2 C Sprouted & Boiled Whole Black/Red Chana (horse gram)
1/2 C Sprouted & Boiled Whole Mung (Green gram)
1 C Boiled/diced Beet root
1 C Finely chopped Tomato
1/4 C Grated / diced Carrot
1/4 C Diced /Chopped Cucumber
1/2 C Boiled / Peeled/ Diced Potatoes ( I did not used it, optional)
1/2 C Peeled/ Diced Onions ( I did not used it, optional)
1/4 C Roasted Peanuts
1/4 C Roasted Chana dal (optional)
2 tsp Chaat Masala pwd (any brand)
1 Tbsp Chopped Cilantro
Lemon juice to taste
Green chutney & Sweet chutney Acc to taste
Ingredients / Method
For Green chutney:
Cilantro 1 bunch
green chillies 6 nos
salt & lemon juice.
Blend all the above to a fine paste & reserve
1 C Tamarind extract
1/2 C Pitted Dates
1 Tbsp Brown sugar
2 tsp Cumin Powder
2 tsp Chilli Powder
3 tsp Oil
Salt to taste
Boil the above till they reduce by half & cool.
Grind /Blend it to smooth consistency.
Mix all the ingredients in large bowl & serve in an individual plates immediately. Garnish it with sev & cilantro.
1. Add puffed rice in the end, after you mix everything, to maintain the crunchiness needed in this recipe.
2. For easy entertaining keep all the ingredients in seperate bowls & let the guests help themselves acc to taste. Enjoy this healthy guilt free snack at anytime of the day.
l This is our entry for Sunday Snack Event hosted by Pallavi
l This is our entry for WYF Event hosted by EC
l This dish goes to 15 mins Event hosted by Mahimaa
l This is our entry for My legume love affair 11th helping hosted by Taste with eyes.