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Chef Kunal Kapur

Make simple changes to make the festivities healthy for your heart

By IANSlife

November 22, 2021 (IANSlife) During the festive season  and winter months, the focus on healthy food often takes a backseat, even for those who are health conscious; but it doesn’t have to be the case. Small changes can help make your recipes healthier, while not compromising on the delicious taste.

Heart healthy ingredients like oats, millets, flaxseeds, almonds, walnuts, chia seeds, berries are a great way to add a heart healthy twist to your snacks. A, blended oil like Saffola Gold is perfect for any type of cooking as its neutral taste brings out the natural flavors of the food. Try these delicious recipes curtesy Chef Kunal Kapur for Saffola Gold for a lovely treat:

 

Mazedaar Oats Spring Rolls

Ingredients:

For Stuffing,

Oats - 1 pkt (preferably Classic Masala, Saffola Masala Oats) 

Spring onions – 1/4 cup, chopped

Capsicum – 1/4 cup, chopped

Spring roll sheets – 10 Nos 

Saffola Gold cooking oil – adequate for frying

Maida – 1/4 cup 

Water - as required 

Salt – as per taste 

 

For Sauce, 

Tomato ketchup - 1 cup 

Green chilies – 1 tsp, chopped

Onion – 1/4 cup, chopped

Chilli sauce - few dashes 

 

Method: 

Add oats in a pan, along with water and bring this to a boil. Now reduce the flame and cook them until they turn thick. Remove from heat and let it cool completely. Add the chopped spring onions and capsicum to the oats for some added crunch. 

While the mixture is cooling, make a thick batter with flour and little water. This will be used to seal the sides of the spring roll sheets. 

Spread the spring roll sheets and place a spoonful of the thick oats, roll it up like a cigar. Apply the thick batter on the edges and seal it. Repeat it with the remaining sheets. Heat oil in a pan and make the spring rolls golden brown. Remove and serve them.

For the sauce, mix together all of the ingredients and serve with the delicious plate of spring rolls.  




 

Chatpata Soya Sattu Kebab

Ingredients:

Soya chunks (dried) - 1 cup

Sattu (channa) - 2tbsp

Onion - 2 tbsp, chopped

Potato - 2 tbsp, boiled and mashed

Mint – handful, chopped

Coriander – handful, chopped

Green chilli – 1, chopped

Cumin - 2 tsp

Coriander seeds - 2 tsp  

Turmeric - 1/2 tsp

Chilli powder - 1tsp

Garam masala - 1/2 tsp

Saffola Gold cooking oil - 2 tbsp

Ginger - 2 tsp, chopped

Chaat masala - 2 tsp

Salt – as per taste 

 

Method:

Soak soya chunks in hot water for half an hour. Now squeeze the water out and place it in a blender. 

Add channa/sattu, chopped onions, mashed potato, mint, coriander, green chilli, cumin, coriander seeds, turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala, cooking oil, ginger chopped, chaat masala and salt. Mix it well and divide this into small portions in the size of golf balls. Shape it to your liking.  Heat a pan and drizzle some cooking oil and cook the kebabs till it is brown on both sides. Serve hot.

 

Saffola encourages you to follow a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle!

 

 

 

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