Oats Bhel, Healthy Snack for Kids

Oats Bhel, Healthy Snack for Kids

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Who does not like to munch on bhel, the all-time favourite Indian roadside snack? The spectra of flavours and textures packed into a bowlful of bhel is truly mind-boggling and makes it a hot favourite with young and old alike.

We recreate the same wonderful experience in a healthier way, for kids to enjoy as an after-school treat . Oats and poha are roasted till crisp and perked up with crunchy peanuts, tongue-tickling chutneys and juicy veggies.

Do not forget to add a dash of lemon juice as it is instrumental in boosting the flavours of the Oats Bhel.

You can also treat your kids to other healthy snacks like the Moong Sprouts Dosa and Multigrain Palak Paneer Roti .

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Oats Bhel, Healthy Snack for Kids recipe - How to make Oats Bhel, Healthy Snack for Kids

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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1 1/2 cups quick cooking rolled oats
1/2 cup thin beaten rice (poha)
2 tbsp oil
2 tbsp raw peanuts
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp chaat masala
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tbsp green chutney
1 tbsp sweet chutney
1/4 cup pomegranate (anar)
  1. Combine the oats and poha in a broad non-stick pan and dry roast on a medium flame for 5 minutes. Remove and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in the same broad non-stick pan, add the peanuts and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Add the oats-poha mixture, turmeric powder and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 3 minutes. Keep aside to cool completely.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and toss well.
  5. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy298 cal
Protein7.7 g
Carbohydrates37.9 g
Fiber5 g
Fat13.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4.9 mg

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Oats Bhel, Healthy Snack for Kids
 on 19 Jul 17 04:27 PM

I always thought bhel can be made only with mumra but I was wrong when I cam across this recipe, the oats used along with little poha made an exciting snack recipe that was so easy, chatpatta that kids and adults all loved it.