7 High-Protein Indian Dips For Healthy Monsoon Snacking

Whether it be Moong Dal Chutney, which is a delicious dip prepared by blending roasted split yellow lentils with tamarind sauce, coconut, and green chillies. Protien dip like split chickpeas combined with chillies and spices, Chana Dal Hummus is a high-protein take on the traditional hummus  or rajma hummus, that you will surely love.

 A zesty, nutrient-rich choice is the Sprouted Moong Dip topped with lime, which blends sprouted green grams with yoghurt and black salt. A plant-based dip, the rajma dip, is made with blended kidney beans, garlic, and cumin. Try these lip-smacking dips that will easily pair with all Indian dishes as well as slides of your choice.  Here are seven amazing Indian dips that can be combined with your favourite snacks.

Moong Dal Chutney

This is the perfect protein dip, made from split green gram, or moong dal. To make this delicious chutney, which has a tangy flavour, In a blender, add  cooked moong dal and blend it with green chillies, garlic, and a tiny bit of tamarind. When the mixture is well ground and lump-free, serve it in a bowl. It tastes great with steaming rice cakes, dosas, or idlis.

Masoor Dal Dip

Boil red lentils and combine them with garlic, cumin, and a little lemon juice to make masoor dal, a creamy, high-protein dip. This dip has a smooth, soothing feel in addition to being nutrient-dense. For a filling and stimulating snack, try it as a spread on sandwiches, whole-grain crackers, or multigrain toast.

Sprouted Moong Dip

To make the tangy dip, add in sprouted green grams with lime juice and coriander cleaves in a blender. Blend until smooth and lump-free. Your refreshing and spicy dip is ready. This dip adds a healthy punch to your snack time and goes well with whole-grain pita chips, roasted papad, and even as a filling for wraps and sandwiches.

 Rajma Hummus

Want to make an Indian hummus? Use rajma (kidney beans), which can help in making a high-protein dip with bold spices that is delicious and creamy. Cook the rajma well, combine it with chillies, garlic, olive oil, and a sprinkle of Indian spices such as cumin and coriander. This robust dip goes great with naan bread and whole-wheat roti.


Chana Chutney

Chana (chickpea) chutney is a protein-rich dip made from boiling chickpeas, making it a paste and seasoned with ginger, green chillies, and lemon juice. This dip's creamy texture and vibrant aroma make it an excellent companion to baked samosas, khakra, or whole-grain chips. It's also great as a spread on sandwiches or a filling for pita pockets, adding flavour and nutrients to your snack.

Soya Chutney

A flavourful high-protein dip made with soya chunks or granules that are high in protein and fiber. Cook soy and blend with onions, tomatoes, green chillies, and spices to make a tasty and hearty dip. This chutney combines well with whole-wheat toast, multigrain crackers, or as a topping for roasted veggies, providing a protein boost to your monsoon snacks.


Toor Dal Chutney

Another protein-rich dip with a distinctive flavour is toor dal (pigeon pea) chutney. Tamarind, coconut, and red chillies are combined with cooked toor dal to make a sour, hot chutney. Serve this dip as a spread on whole-wheat toast or as a side dish with dosa or idli. Try serving it with baked vegetable chips or roasted chickpeas for a crispy snack.

So try these Indian dips rather than going for the ready-made oil dips that are available in the market. You can make these with simple ingredients that are readily available at your home. These seven high-protein Indian dips are perfect for healthy monsoon snacking, offering a delightful combination of flavours and nutritional benefits. Pair them with a choice of slides, nachos, samosas, etc.