5 Quick and Healthy Vegetarian Snacks for Everyone

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Vegetarian snacks are easy to digest and give you just the right amount of nutrition. Here we give you a lowdown on 5 vegetarian snacks you can prepare in a jiffy!

1. Veg Omelette aka Gram Flour Cheela 

This mouth-watering snack is the easiest thing you’ll ever cook. Simply mix gram flour with water to get a smooth paste. Add salt, pepper, chili flakes, and other spices according to your taste. You can also add diced tomatoes, baby corn or spinach leaves to this mix. Now heat oil in a non-stick pan. Once the pan is sufficiently hot, spread the batter over it evenly and let it cook till it is golden brown. Cook both the sides.

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TIP: You can prepare the gram flour batter and freeze it for later use. To enjoy the full and complete flavor of this dish, it is better to eat it hot and fresh. While preparing the batter, make sure the mixture doesn’t get too runny in consistency.

Nutritional Info: Gram flour is a rich source of proteins, iron, potassium, magnesium and Vitamin B6. The addition of veggies increases the fiber content of this snack.

2. Scrambled Tofu Sandwich 

Cut tofu into little pieces, and mix it with seasoning. Now fry these tofu pieces till they become softer. Add chopped parsley to this mix. You can get this complete recipe here. Use the scrambled tofu in between buns or bread for a wholesome, filling snack.

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TIP: If you’re not a fan of tofu, you can replace it with paneer (curd cheese).

Nutritional Info: Tofu is a rich source of proteins, iron, and calcium while the buns and bread will fulfill your carbohydrate needs.

3. Honey Yogurt Fruit Dip

This delicious snack is perfect for those binge movie marathons you do huddled over your laptop. Simply mix honey with plain yogurt and enjoy with fruits like grapes, strawberries or sliced apples.

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TIP: It is best to avoid using citrus fruits with this dip since they would increase the overall acidic content of this snack.

Nutritional Info: Honey is rich in carbohydrates, Vitamin C and iron while yogurt is a good source of calcium and Vitamin B-12. Most fruits are a good source of fibers, vitamins and minerals so depending on the ones you eat with this dip, the specifics will vary.

4. Crackers with Peanut Butter and Banana Slices 

Perfect for the short breaks during long study hours, this little 3 ingredient snack hardly takes 5 minutes to make.

Banana, Peanut butter and Crackers
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Simply spread peanut butter on crackers and top them off banana slices.

TIP: To add some crunch to this snack, you can sprinkle chocolate chips on top or use chunky peanut butter.

Nutritional info: Peanut butter is rich in proteins and magnesium while bananas are a good source of potassium. However, do not overdo the peanut butter as, like any other butter, it is rich in fats.

5. Whipped Cream and Butter Mashed Potatoes 

We can never have enough of potatoes, can we?. For this classic favorite, simply boil potatoes and mash them, adding cream, seasonings, and butter to the mix.

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TIP: You can boil a kilo of potatoes at one go and deep freeze it to use as you go.

Nutritional Info: Potatoes are a rich source of Vitamin C, dietary fiber, and potassium while butter packs up Vitamin A, Vitamin D and fats. Moreover, Cream is mostly fat so be a little conservative using it in this snack.

Already craving a snack, are you? 🙂

Which of these vegetarian snacks will you be trying? If you’ve got any questions or suggestions, let us know in the comments below! 🙂

 

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Aparna Ghildiyal
I’m a true blue gypsy at heart. YES is my buzzword. Planning a travel adventure? You can always count me in. Treat me to good food, and you can be my friend forever. Fashion has been my guilty pleasure ever since I was a little girl who loved poring over the sparkling jewels and opulent gowns of Disney princesses. Keeping fit and showing love to my body is what keeps me feeling good. I LOVE those looooong discussions and stimulating experiences concerning spirituality, religion, and things beyond – the explorer in me is forever fascinated by these. A neuroscientist-turned-writer-turned-online marketer, my little 5-year-old career has seen me wearing multiple hats. In my world, there are no rules chiefly because I ain’t got no motivation to make or break ‘em.

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