Healthy Snacks help us to stay healthy while the tasty pakoras or samosas on rainy day afternoons feel mouthwatering but result in health problems. Generally in India, we eat and offer others oily or fried snacks with salt and spices.
And those snacks are not easy to digest and also do not provide any good nutrients. Moreover, our immunity becomes vulnerable with the season change. To strengthen your immunity healthy snacks will help you with essential nutrients.
Therefore, read these eight Healthy Snacks ideas and avoid gastritis, acidity, and indigestion people often face in Monsoon Season.
Eight delicious Healthy Snacks ideas are as follows:
1. Roasted Almond:
Almonds are always tasty and healthy. As a healthy snack roasted almonds give you a crunch, salty and sweet taste. And perfect for munching on a rainy day.
To roast almonds in Kadhai take 1 cup of almonds, ½ teaspoon of salt, and 2 cups of salt for roasting. Make a salt solution with 2 teaspoons water and ½ teaspoon salt. Toss almonds until all solution is absorbed and roast it until it becomes crunchy.
Or you can roast almonds in a microwave oven at 180 degrees on an oil baking sheet and stir them occasionally until they become golden brown.
2. Air Fried Salty Pistachios:
Take 1 cup of pistachios and air fry it with sea salt. It will taste the best. And people will enjoy it surely. Pistachios are cholesterol-free, and along with high protein, you will get manganese, copper, phosphorus, and vitamin B6.
Popcorns are low-calorie snacks that have many healthy nutrients in them. On a rainy day, you can enjoy hot popcorns of different flavors. If you are making it at your home add ½ teaspoon of olive oil, sprinkle salt and sunflower seed and toss it.
Popcorn contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, potassium, and zinc. So obviously it will help in boosting immunity.
4. Corn Chaat
The mouth-watering corn chaat will take you to the level of taste with health. Take 2 cups of boiled corn; add salads like chopped onion, green chili, and tomato, and add some masala to make it tastier. You can add chaat masala, black salt, and lemon juice for taste. Mix all the ingredients. Now enjoy the healthy snacks by sharing them with friends and family.
5. Roasted Bhutta
Monsoon season and roadside healthy snacks like roasted Bhutta are a perfect combination for enjoyment. Hot roasted Bhutta with salt and lemon juice sprinkled on it is not only relaxed your hunger and taste buds but also gives you a lot of nutrients. Rich with fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1 it will sharpen your memory and strengthen immunity.
6. Roasted Chickpeas
Take a bowl of overnight soaked chickpeas, and mix oil, salt, pepper powder, cumin, coriander, chaat masala, and garlic powder if you wish. After mixing it well toss and stir the mix in a shallow pan until it becomes do crispy. And serve it hot.
Do not use less oil than is required because it will make chickpeas non-crispy. You can opt for olive if you do not like to intake vegetable oil.
Chickpeas are full of nutrients like protein, calcium, fiber, phosphorus, and folic acid. Therefore, in your healthy snacks recipe add roasted chickpeas; enjoy it in the cool breeze of the monsoon.
7. Grilled Fruit Salad
In the healthy snacks list, the 7th snack is Grilled Fruit Salad, which is full of nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants. To make this salad first cut all fruits into cube pieces like apples, peaches, plums, pineapples, kiwi, strawberries, lemons, etc. Now squeeze lemon juice and toss all fruits. Then take skewers stick and insert pieces one by one and grill it for 10 minutes. East and serve it hot.
8. Chicken Thukpa
The tasty Nepalese Chicken Thukpa recipe is delicious and healthy. To make it you need chicken stock, skinless chicken, and rice noodles mainly. To add the charm to this dish, chop garlic, ginger, capsicum, onion, and green chili also you must add spices like cumin, turmeric, Szechwan pepper, salt, lemon juice, and asafoetida powder.
The total time required to prepare the dish is about 40 minutes. Heat the oil in a saucepan, add the spice paste and stir it until aroma comes out from it. Then boil the chicken stock. After that add shredded chicken and cook it for 15 minutes. Then add capsicum & carrot and cook them in the mix until they become tender. Now season the soup and add boiled rice noodles. Have it for nutrients and make your rainy afternoon joyful.