chaats

Healthy Aloo channa chaat recipe

Chaat is a favourite at home. We all enjoy it and I do try to make it quite often with whatever ingredients I have in hand. So there is nothing of a compulsion except for a few ingredients which are readilly available. You can just proceed with whatever you have like puffed rice, store bought chiwda, sev,boondi, peanuts ,spicy dals. Mix them with onion and tomatoes. Pour in some sauces and chutneys and your chaat is ready.

 

Dates tamarind chutney recipe- sweet chutney recipes for chaats

I try to make chaat for dinner once a week. My family simply love that day and look forward for it. I do try to make it healthy like using moong sprouts or chickpeas with loads of vegetables like grated carrots or cucumber. But the sweet chutney is mandatory even if its healthy or just junk. I usually make the sour or khatti chutney as it is called by just adding tamarind and jaggery. But I decided to use dates in my chutney for the sweetness and reduce the quantity of jaggery in it.I used a quarter cup of jaggery…

 

13 bean soup mix chaat recipe – 13 bean soup mix chundal- healthy snack recipes

My regular readers must have already guessed that this (that is the 13 beans soup mix) was the next thing I got from my mustafa shopping few days back. As I mentioned before, that we have been trying to reduce carbs from our diet especially during dinners. So we have been using quinoa, millet varieties,oats etc regularly. So along with this , I also make a salad everyday, sometimes with avacados, other vegetables or sometimes even fruit salads. I make salad with chick peas or black eyed beans or sometimes it is just a cup of plain dal. So for…

 

Quick Sweet potato chaat – easy and healthy chaat recipes

We don’t really enjoy the sweet potatoes much as it tastes sweet and a vegetable being so sweet is somewhat unacceptable:). But they are really healthy especially for kids, So I do buy them quite regularly. I make a dry curry with it just adding some red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. It does taste good. Last time, I made this chaat and we enjoyed it. My son is not too fond of it. But my daughter likes sweet potatoes as I have been feeding her mashed sweet potatoes since when she was around 8-9 months old and she…

 

Moong bhel recipe – healthy snack recipes

This is a nice healthy dish which is enjoyed by the kids as it is like any other chaat and equally by grown up as its healthy and tasty. I make this for breakfast or also when we are in mood for light dinner. It is low in calories too. You can also make this with moong sprouts. Some people make with raw moong sprouts too. But I love it this way. Do try this especially if you are on a diet and trying to reduce weight. It makes a delicious and filling dish too. Distribute some portion of the…

 

Channa masala parathas- leftover recipes- Kids food recipes

This recipe is especially for kids, Kids who eat their rotis (indian breads) happily without even touching the side dish or the vegetables.So its not only about using left overs, but even freshly made side dishes and you are certain that your kid is not going to touch it. Just sneak it in their parathas and they wont even know it.Its also a easy way to use up your left overs. Okay, its not only chole or channa masala, but you can follow the same recipe to use any leftover side dishes like pav bhaji or even your dals. Believe…

 

Peanut chaat /peanut salad recipe

I made this during the weekend when we all felt like eating something spicy. Infact we were watching a movie that time and I needed to make something really quick. I just had to pressure cook the peanuts as we do for the chundals and throw in some spice powders along with some chopped onions and tomatoes. Hardly a recipe, so I just clicked the pictures of the final product. It was just delicious. A fuss free recipe, where I could do the things during the break without missing the movie!!! Notes-