By Nmami Agarwal
October 9, 2018
Navratri almost here, how about adding few interesting and delicious recipes to your Navratri diet?
Sabudana is widely eaten during Navratri days as it is simple to cook and delicious to eat. Sabudana is not very nutritious food but adding nuts and fruits to it, we restore balance to this recipe.
Nutritional Values :
Sabudana the main ingredient of this recipe has good content of calcium, iron and vitamin K making it that food that keeps you charged even after rigorous activities. The most important health benefit of this ingredient is its potassium content which keeps the blood pressure levels under control.
The reason, why nuts serve tremendous health benefits, is due to the variety of vitamins, minerals, and organic compounds found in them. Apart from that, nuts are also the good source of monounsaturated fatty acids, dietary fiber, linoleic acid, carotene, L-arginine, flavonoids, antioxidants, vitamin E, plant sterols, copper, iron, zinc, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and manganese.
Nutrients traced in fruit are vital for your health and maintenance of overall body. Potassium content in fruit reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke, risk of kidney stones and help decrease bone loss when you age. Other than that, folate, vitamins, and minerals help your body form red blood cells.
- 20 grams of Sabudana (Sago or Tapioca pearls)
- 4-5- roasted peanuts
- 10 grams of cucumber; chopped
- 10 grams of apple; chopped
- 10 grams of pomegranate
- ½ a green chili finely chopped
- Bunch of cilantro
- Rock salt to taste
- ½ tsp lemon juice
- ½ teaspoon of Oil
Calories: 120.5 kcal
Proteins: 1.55 grams
Fat: 5 grams
Carbohydrates: 22.35 grams
- Wash Sabudana well and soak them in enough water for 4-5 hours.
- Make sure to drain all the water and keep it separately.
- Roast some peanuts and once they got light brown in color keep them aside.
- In pan heat oil on medium flame, add Sabudana, roasted nuts and mix them. Cook for 2-3 minutes or till they get translucent and soft.
- Remove them from the flame and keep them into a separate bowl.
- Now add the chopped fruits and veggies to above mixture, such as apple, cucumber, pomegranate, green chilli, and cilantro.
- Mix it some salt and lemon juice and combine them well.
- The Sabudana bhel is ready to be served right away.
Over to You:
This is easy to make and can go on almost every event of eating and costs you least efforts and no time. It is a very light meal containing variety of healthy things like cucumber which tastes amazing to our taste buds. Share this Navaratri special meal with your loved ones and give them all the benefits of health.