Indian snacks using soya granules
Snacks are a must in the evenings and we need something interesting and healthy. Here are recipes for you which are easy and tasty at the same time.
1. Soya Poha an interesting variant of the ever-popular Maharashtrian snack, here the poha is prepared with nutritious soya granules.
2. Nutritious Burger a hearty all-in-one fare. The potato tikkis have been substituted with soya tikkis as the chemical “choline” in it helps to control diabetes and prevent nerve damage.
3. Chick Pea and Soya Tikkis a heart-friendly, low-cholesterol variant made with fibre and protein rich ingredients like soya and chickpeas.
4. Masaledar Mixed Sprouts Sandwich is so tasty you will never feel tempted to reach for such unhealthy sandwiches again.
Mix soy granules into any dish to include the goodness of soy into it. It can be used in all kind of dishes - Indian, Chinese and Continental.
• Modify your Upma recipe by adding soy granules for an iron and protein boost.
• Poha made with a mixture of beaten rice and soy granules will become a hit with your family!
• Soy granules can be combined with a variety of rice dishes, curries and subzis.
• You can also spice it up with daily spices and relish it with roti, bread or rice.
• Mix sprouts and soy granules into salads or use as toppings for sandwiches.
• Add soy granules to vegetable stews and soups.
• Tacos can be stuffed with soy granules along with the gravy.
• Munch on a handful of roasted soygranules or sprinkle them on cereal, yogurt, apple sauce, etc., for a little crunch and a lot of nutrients.
Health benefits of soy granules, soya granules
• Soy granules are rich in vitamins, minerals, isoflavones and lecithin, nutrients proven to help lower cholesterol, prevent cancer and loss of bone mass.
• Soy is strongly recommended for diabetics, expectant mothers, growing children, cardiac patients, weight-watchers and the aged.
• A 100 per cent vegetarian high quality protein source that does wonders for young and old.
• Especially great for growing children, as it provides critical vitamins, minerals, fibre and protein.
• Eating more high-fiber foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains and soy nuggets helps to lose weight.
• Soy granules are one of the best non-fish sources of essential omega-3 fatty acids, which may help reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
• Soy protein may provide positive results for people with high blood pressure.
• Soy protein is beneficial to women in post-menopausal years.
• Soy is low in fat and sodium, and may help reduce the risk of heart disease.