Oats and Poha Snack/Breakfast

Poha is one of the most loved grains for breakfast in north Indian kitchens, and is constantly trending for various reasons. Some of them are taste, nutrition, and being very light on the stomach, hence easily digestible. We have combined this ingredient with another very prominent grain trending due to its amazing nutritional profile and amazing health benefits it exhibits. Combined with the goodness of every macro and micro nutrient, this amazingly delicious “Oats Poha Snack” is an instant hit for the breakfasts or even can be enjoyed as snacks with tea.

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Helps in lowering blood sugar levels.
  • Aids in weight loss and management.
  • Eases constipation.
  • Promotes healthy bacteria in the gut.
  • Strengthens bones.
  • Helps in reducing cholesterol levels.

INGREDIENTS

Quick oats2 tbsp.
Poha/ Pressed rice2 tbsp.
Peanuts1.5 tbsp.
RaisinsSome
Roasted channaSome
Dried coconutSome
Curry leaves2-3 sprigs
Mustard seeds1/2 tsp.
TurmericSome
Rock salt1/2 tsp.
Chopped onion1/2
Tomato1
Lemon Juice1/2 lemon
Dried herbsSome
Black pepperTo taste
Chaat masalaTo taste
Fresh cornsSome
Coriander leavesSome
Olive oil1/2 tsp.
Baked Besan Sev (Optional)Some

DIRECTIONS

  • Add oil in a pan along with mustard seeds.
  • Once the seeds start to crackle, add curry leaves and peanuts.
  • Toss them a bit.
  • Now add turmeric, rock salt, and oats.
  • Also add poha, and continue roasting.
  • Now add chana and mix.
  • Add grated coconut, and raisins.
  • Once roasted, transfer them to a bowl, and cool them a bit.
  • In a bowl, add chopped tomatoes, corns, onions, and spices.
  • Mix the contents well.
  • Add the roasted mixture to the bowl, and mix well.
  • Pour lemon juice to the bowl.
  • Garnish with some fresh coriander leaves, and some baked besan sev.
  • Mix again, and serve fresh!

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Quick oats are high in protein, vitamins and minerals including phosphorus, copper, biotin, manganese, and vitamin B1.
  • Poha is an amazing source of healthy carbohydrates, along with iron, fiber, and plenty of vitamins and antioxidants.
  • Peanuts are jam-packed with the goodness of protein, healthy fats, fiber, and magnesium.
  • Raisins are a great source of micronutrients such as iron, potassium, copper, vitamin B6, and manganese.
  • Chana is an incredible source of vitamins like B6, folate, niacin, C, thiamine, riboflavin, and minerals including manganese, phosphorus, iron, and copper.
  • Coconut is especially high in manganese, along with being rich in copper, iron, and selenium.
  • Curry leaves are an excellent source of vitamin C, A, E, and B.

NUTRITIONAL CALCULATIONS

CaloriesCarbohydratesProteinFat
332 Kcal49 gm10.5 gm10 gm

Serves= 1-2
Calories= 166 Kcal/Serve.

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