Paratha To Sharbat, These Sattu Recipes Will Make You Drool
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We become dehydrated during the long summer days due to the heat and heated breezes. Even if we are staying inside, the weather has had an impact on us. While there are numerous foods that might help us maintain a cool body temperature, sattu is one of these superfoods that you can eat this summer. This underappreciated component, commonly referred to as "poor man's protein," is a relatively recent cuisine that is quickly gaining traction. Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, and Uttar Pradesh are to be credited for the newly gained, much-deserved attention of this neglected food component.

Benefits of sattu

  • Sattu is frequently referred to as an energy powerhouse and has a consistency similar to flour. It is also abundant in nutrients. You may use this flour-like consistency in numerous dishes and it might be useful for you in the summer.
  • Sattu is renowned for being high in dietary fibre, protein, calcium, and iron in addition to being a natural chiller in the summer.
  • Also, it might aid in controlling your body's cholesterol levels, dealing with constipation, and protecting you from sunstroke.

Different ways to use sattu-

Sattu sharbat

You only need a few items to make this dish, and it works well. A simple sattu beverage can benefit your body. Just combine one tablespoon of sattu with some lemon juice in a glass of water. Drink this healthy beverage after giving it a good stir.

Sattu Paratha

Sattu parantha, a staple in Bihar, is tasty and goes great with any sabzi, pickle or plain raita. For your parantha, you must first knead plain dough. Take half a cup of sattu and mix in the following ingredients for the filling: coriander, cumin, ajwain, ghee, green chilli, onion, lemon juice, salt, ginger and garlic paste, and mustard oil. Your filling should be combined to create a thick paste. The filling should then be placed in the centre of the parantha dough before it is shaped and cooked on a pan.

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The preparation time for this four-ingredient ladoo is only 15 minutes. One cup of sattu, a half cup of jaggery powder, three tablespoons of ghee, and a quarter teaspoon of cardamom powder are needed for this. First, combine sattu and ghee for roasting. Jaggery and cardamom powder are then added. After the mixture has reached a coarse consistency, use your fist to create the ladoos.

Sattu Cheela

Sattu cheela is a tasty and filling breakfast option that is simple to prepare. Besan, onions, tomatoes, salt, pepper, buttermilk or water, and of course, 6 to 7 spoons of sattu are required for this. Combine all of these elements before frying the cheela in a pan.

Sattu Mango Drink

Don't we all just adore mangoes for their sweetness? Take half a cup of mangoes, one spoonful of sugar, two tablespoons of sattu, and half a cup of milk to make your mango drink even more nutrient-dense. Your sattu mango drink is ready once everything has been blended.