What would you do when you want to eat chat-pata? Try this new version of bhel. Your energy and protein requirements shoot up during the second trimester and also you may sometimes feel like munching on a snack. This is an excellent snack with a good combination of sprouts and fruits providing you with vitamins and fibre.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.
Cooking Time : 10 mins.
For the sev-mamara (Traditional gujarati way of making quick snack)
1 cup mamra (puffed rice)
1/2 cup sev
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 teaspoon black salt (sanchal)
1/2 teaspoon oil
4 tablespoons peanuts, boiled
4 tablespoons moong sprouts
4 tablespoons chopped tomato
4 tablespoons chopped apple
2 tablespoons chopped raw mango
4 tablespoons fresh pomegranate seeds
1/2 cup orange segments
4 tablespoons chopped coriander
4 teaspoons lemon juice
salt to taste
For the sev-mamara
1. Heat the oil and add the cumin seeds. When they crackle, add the asafoetida, turmeric powder and mamara and mix well.
2. Add the black salt and sev, mix well and cool completely.
3. Store in an air-tight container and use as required.
How to proceed
1. Mix all the ingredients together and serve immediately.