Nachni Khichu ( Non- Fried Snacks )
by Tarla Dalal
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Nachni khichu, a versatile ingredient, 'nachni' is rich in protein, fibre, iron and calcium. Try this nachni-based nutritious variation of the famous gujarati snack - khichu. It is unusual in taste but very nutritious, so make sure you try it at least once. This healthy snack is a good way to keep yourself away from calorie laden snacks like samosa, vadas etc.
- Put curds-water mixture in a deep non-stick pan, add the salt, cumin seeds, chilli powder, asafoetida, soda bi-carb and green chillies, mix well and boil on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add the red millet flour and mix well, while stirring continuously with a wooden spoon so that no lumps remain.
- Cover and cook on a slow flame for another 8 to 10 minutes or till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, stirring once in between.
- Add the coriander, mix well and divide it into 4 equal portions.
- Drizzle ½ tsp of oil on each portion. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||157.8 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.3 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.8 mg|
|Vitamin C||2 mg|
|Folic Acid||13.2 mcg|
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