Here is a list of 3 easy-to-make yet low-calorie snacks that are not only pleasing to the palate, but are incredibly filling as well:
Masala Anda Bhurji
Egg lovers, rejoice! Egg is one wonder ingredient that is replete with protein content. Its versatility is such that it can be used to make variety of delicacies ranging from egg curry and egg paratha to egg toast and omelette etc. However, there is one eggy delight that is quite low on the calorie count and also serves as a filling option. We're talking about anda bhurji! This scrambled egg preparation is made using a melange of Indian spices and requires bare minimum oil for its preparation. You can add in veggies of your choice in this snack and pair it with some tea or coffee.
Oats Idli/Rawa Idli
An excellent addition to any weight loss diet, idli is prepared using a fermented batter that promotes good digestion. The fermentation increases bio-availability of minerals in the food, making it beneficial for the gut health. What makes idli a super-light snack with fewer calories is that it is steamed and not deep-fried! You can even make idlis out of sooji or rava and add minced veggies of your choice to the batter to make it all the way more wholesome and nutritious. Oats idli is another variation that you can opt for.
One of the best sources of lean protein, chicken can keep you full for a longer spell. When eaten as tikka, a north Indian speciality, this chicken delight serves as a perfect bet for weight loss as it is roasted. You can always replace chicken kebabs with chicken tikka to save on the calorie content.
So, the next time you plan to prepare some snacks to pair with that hot cup of chai, ditch the regular samosas and bread pakodas and opt for the ones mentioned above. Happy cooking!