Bajra Jhalmuri, Healthy Bengali Jhalmuri
by Tarla Dalal
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Bajra jhalmuri is a healthy twist to the traditional Bengali snack. Healthy Bengali jhalmuri is a low calorie, high fiber delicacy which surely will not to fail to please your palate. Learn how to make jhalmuri with bajra snack.
To make bajra jhalmuri, you need to soak the bajra in enough water and then drain it. Add more water pressure cook for 7 whistles. Then make a masala paste using garam masala, chilli powder, cumin seeds powder, very little oil and salt. Add this paste to the cooked bajra along with all the vegetables and toss well.
Jhalmuri is made with puffed rice which is high in glycemic index. Here we have presented a nourishing option using whole bajra in the form of bajra jhalmuri. Of course this involves more planning as it calls for soaking bajra for 8 hours. But it’s worth the benefits it reaps.
Being high in protein (by way of whole bajra) and fiber (by way of assorted veggies), this healthy Bengali jhalmuri will keep you full for long hours and boost metabolism – both of which are an added advantage for achieving your weight loss targets.
Do not omit the lemon juice in this jhalmuri with bajra snack, as the Vitamin C from lemon juice is a potent antioxidant which build our immune system to fight many diseases.
Since bajra jhalmuri it is a Bengali snack, we have made use of mustard oil. As a more healthier option you can substitute it with olive oil.
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- To make bajra jhalmuri, soak the whole bajra in enough water for 8 hours. Drain well.
- Combine the soaked bajra and enough water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 7 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Drain.
- Transfer into a deep bowl, add the tomatoes, cucumber, onions, coriander, lemon juice and finally the masala paste and mix very well using your hands.
- Serve bajra jhalmuri immediately.
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