While samosas, kachoris and other fried delights are usually our go-to snacks to enjoy with tea, sometimes we crave healthier options. Fortunately, there are plenty of healthy alternatives that can make our tea time equally enjoyable. Here, we have curated a list of scrumptious snacks made from our favourite pulses that pair perfectly with a steaming cup of tea. Dals are known for being a great source of protein, and these snacks are sure to satisfy your cravings for something tasty and nutritious.
Moong Dal Pakode
Moong dal pakode is a well-known street snack in Delhi. You can easily prepare them at home without any hassle. These crunchy pakodas taste great with chopped radish and green chutney.
Masoor dal is a popular ingredient in Indian households and can be used in many ways. Here, we bring you another delicious pakoda recipe. Soak the dal for a few hours, make a paste, add some spices, chopped onions and green chillies, mix all the ingredients, and deep fry the pakodas.
Dhokla is a popular Gujarati snack that people love to eat. While it's usually made with gram flour, we have a new version that is made with chana dal. Prepare a batter of dal and follow the same process as the classic recipe. Once the dhokla is ready, add tempering on top.
Namkeen is a delicious snack that we all enjoy. Dal moth namkeen is made with whole masoor dal and a blend of spices. You can also add some sev, aloo bhujiya and health nuts to give it an extra crunch. This namkeen is perfect for your tea break.
We can never say no to a delicious and mouth-watering chaat. This quick and easy chaat recipe is perfect for loading up on protein. Cook soaked moong dal with some hing and spices, mix it well, and add coriander leaves and green chutney to give it a fresh and tangy flavour.