7 Sattu Drinks You Can Make For Breakfast

Sattu is made from roasted gram or barley and is considered one of the healthiest ingredients to consume in summer. It energises the body and helps to regulate the temperature in the scorching heat. In many Indian households, this ingredient is a staple and used to make a variety of dishes from litti to sharbat.

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If you mix sattu with water, it has a cooling effect on the body. Apart from hydrating your body, it can also help to prevent or manage symptoms of heat stroke. The best aspect of making sattu-based drinks for breakfast is it offers a chance for you to explore different varieties. From lassi to smoothie, you can try a new recipe every day and kickstart your mornings. 

Sattu And Coconut Shake

Make a refreshing drink with not just one but two summer ingredients. If you combine sattu and coconut milk, you can pair your breakfast with a delicious and nutritious beverage. Combine a glass of coconut milk with two tablespoons of sattu powder, ice cubes, and maple syrup. Top it with grated coconut and enjoy.

Sattu Chaas

If you want to drink a new kind of chaas, combine curd or buttermilk with sattu powder. This unique combination can be made tastier by adding chopped mint leaves, roasted cumin powder, salt to taste, and black pepper powder. You can also garnish it with fresh coriander leaves and relish along with the first meal of the morning.

Sattu Lassi

Instead of trying your hands with just fruit lassi, make sattu lassi as well this summer. Add two tablespoons of sattu flour to a jar of yoghurt and water. Add a pinch of cardamom powder for refreshing flavour and sugar syrup for sweet notes. You can also garnish each glass of lassi with saffron strands before serving.

Sattu Almond Shake

To pair your breakfast with a nutritious drink, mix sattu with almond milk. You can add a banana or a fruit of your choice to the food processor along with a drizzle of honey and a spoonful of almond butter. Once you blend it, top it with crushed almonds and some dried fruits. It will provide your body with essential nutrients.

Classic Sattu Sharbat

The easiest recipe for a sattu drink is an old classic sharbat. Mix two tablespoons of sattu flour with water, jaggery, lemon juice, and salt to taste. Stir all the ingredients together and enjoy the drink. It might be an old recipe but a tasty one that you can drink throughout the day to fight the symptoms of heat stroke.

Sattu Fruit Smoothie

Sattu is a versatile ingredient because it can be combined with a variety of ingredients. Blend at least two tablespoons of sattu with coconut water (or yoghurt), fruits and vegetables of your choice, and spices. Turn off the appliance once you have a smooth paste. After straining through a sieve, enjoy a glass of delicious smoothie every morning.

Sattu Lemonade

Another easy recipe you can make with sattu powder is lemonade. To your classic ingredients, like water, lemon juice, honey, mint leaves, and salt to taste, add a couple of tablespoons of sattu. Once you have combined the ingredients, let the lemonade chill in the refrigerator or add ice cubes to it before serving.