Whatever the season, weather, climate, or occasion, a cup of chai with some snacks can make us chomp at the sight and want to luxuriate as soon as humanly possible, yeah? In India, tea time is perhaps the only time when we want to sit, decompress, loosen up, and eat our favourite snacks. In fact, this quick meal revitalises and refuels us for the rest of the day’s activities. So, what could be better than enjoying this time with some healthy, high-protein snacks seasoned with delectable spices? Nothing comes to mind! Here are 5 snacks made with oats, and spices, and cooked to perfection. The best part is that all of these snacks are ready in a matter of minutes.
Let’s begin with our personal favourite. Oats Tikki is high in nutrients, and you can add leftover vegetables to it. Serve this Tikki with green chutney and enjoy the delicious masalas.
Another of our favourite recipes is this oats cutlet! It is a healthy recipe that includes roasted oats, cottage cheese, vegetables, and tangy spices. This snack is a great combination of health and flavour.
Oats Masala Vada
As the name implies, this masala vada is made with oats and spices that provide an instant zing in taste. The best part about this recipe is that it doesn’t call for overnight preparation. They will be ready in a matter of minutes.
Cutlet with Oatmeal and Mushrooms
This non-oily, non-fried oats and mushroom cutlet is just what you need to enjoy your teatime and continue on your weight loss journey without a hiccup.
Pakoda With Protein-Rich Chana And Oats
Unlike regular pakoras, this pakoda uses very little oil because it is not deep-fried. Simply shape the mixture as desired and shallow fry it in a pan.