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पौष्टिक लोह युक्त स्टार्टस् अ‍ॅण्ड स्नॅकस् रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Iron Rich Starters & Snacks recipes in Hindi)
આયર્ન ભરપૂર નાસ્તો છે, વેજ આયર્ન ભરપૂર સ્ટાર્ટર - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Iron Rich Starters & Snacks recipes in Gujarati)

Iron Rich Veg Snacks and Starters

Iron Rich Snacks, Veg Iron Rich Starter. With a wide range of snacks and starters from muthias to kebabs and upma to chaat and dry snacks like khakhras and crispies, in this section all the recipes are made with iron boosting ingredients. This nutrient is extremely necessary for the supply of oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body. Low levels of iron or its deficiency in the body is termed as Anaemia. The major symptoms of Iron deficiency include fatigue, pale skin, poor concentration etc. Click here to know 35 Iron Rich Foods.

Quinoa Red Chawli Leaves KhakhraQuinoa Red Chawli Leaves Khakhra

Healthy Iron Snacks

Imagine having snacks which are healthy and iron rich too. If asked, each one of us who have the basic knowledge of cooking can up some delicacies Palak Nimki and Baked Methi Puris using common greens like spinach and fenugreek leaves. You can turn to recipes like Quinoa Red Chawli Leaves Khakhra and Cauliflower Greens and Besan Muthia for a true iron rich treat. Not only do the flavours and textures complement each other in these recipes, but the vibrant colours beautifully combine to make this dish a treat for the eyes too! 

Baked Methi PurisBaked Methi Puris

Iron Rich Snacks Using Sprouts

Ah! SPROUTS… These are known as the bundle of health. When you feel indulgent, it’s very important to strike a balance between the taste and nutrition for good health. You can completely rely on sprouts then. The process of sprouting makes them easily digestible and it increases the iron content as well. Learnt the art of Sprouting and Boiling through this video.

And once you have mastered this, experiment with many other pulses like chana, rajma, matki etc. Here are some quick facts such as soaking time, sprouting time, quantities required and cooking method, which will help you get started with sprouts

Finally give an additional healthy twist to these iron rich sprouts by cooking them in a delectable way. Lehsuni Matki Palak Tikki (1.6 mg iron / tikki) and Sprouted Matki Poha (7.8 mg iron / serving) are some interesting iron rich delicacies which can be served to enhance the haemoglobin count and overcome or prevent anemia. 

Lehsuni Matki Palak TikkiLehsuni Matki Palak Tikki

Iron Rich Starters – All Time Favourite Tikkis

Oh NO! Not fried tikkis. Excess fat can hinder iron absorption. Avoid it. Learn the art of cooking the tikkis on a non-stick tava on a slow flame… they taste equally good. You will surely believe it once you have tried our tested tikkis like Chana Dal and Cabbage TikkiOats Moong Dal Tikki and Mint and Masoor Tikkis. Yes, you have guessed it right! Here the major source of iron are pulses and dals. These tikkis have a scrumptious flavour and crunch that can pick you up even on the gloomiest of days! Serve them with your favourite green chutney and enjoy a healthy iron rich starter experience. 

Chana Dal and Cabbage TikkiChana Dal and Cabbage Tikki

South Indian Iron Snacks

We all love South Indian food. Use Cauliflower Greens to make the super healthy Moong Dal Appe. We have converted the deep fried Masala Vadai and cooked them on a Tava. Of course we wanted an Uttpa in this section as  well, so we made it with Bajra for you – Mini Bajra Onion Uttapa. We haven’t missed out on idlis as well. Moong Dal and Spinach Idli is the perfect recipe for you to try for an iron boost. 

Moong Dal and Cauliflower Greens AppeMoong Dal and Cauliflower Greens Appe

Iron Rich Dry Snacks / Jar Snacks

Crunchy jar snacks add a lot of excitement to our day. They are the best options to reach out for in the evening time. To go healthy and store iron rich jar snacks, forget frying them and use other methods like tava or oven to make them crispy. Try the non-fried version of famous Bengali Nimki  - Palak Jeera NimkiBaked Kachodi and Bajra Khakhras. These are sure to prevent iron deficiency fatigue and keep you energized till the next meal. 

Bajra KhakhrasBajra Khakhras

However remember to not pair these jar snacks with a cup of tea or coffee. The tannins in these beverages bind with the iron, making it less of it available to your body.

We hope you enjoy our fascinating recipe collection of Iron Rich Snacks, Veg Iron Rich Starter and would love to have your comments.


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Green Tomato Salsa and Veggie Wrap recipe
Exciting iron-rich serving coming up! A perfect low-calorie main course dish, the Green Tomato Salsa and Veggie Wrap is packed with crunchy veggies for not just good health but an enjoyable texture and taste too. Iron-rich soya flour and parsley used in the dough pack more iron into this sumptuous w ....
Grilled Broccoli Recipe recipe
This is surely one of the yummiest ways to enjoy fresh and crisp broccoli! Marinated with lemon juice and black pepper, and then grilled to perfection, the Grilled Broccoli has a nice texture and fabulous flavour, with spicy and tangy tones. This delicious treat is also equally healthy, being ri ....
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki recipe
Diabetic-friendly ingredients like chana dal and cabbage, flavoured elegantly with mint leaves and cumin seeds powder, make brilliant tikkis! The crispness of the Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki brought about by the interplay of chana dal and curds is indeed remarkable, but must be had fresh off the tav ....
Methi and Moong Sprouts Wrap recipe
These sumptuous whole wheat wraps are perfect to have for brunch, or as a meal on the go. The use of fibre-rich ingredients like methi and moong make this an ideal food for diabetics. In general, most fibre-rich foods help the lower blood glucose levels, but methi is all the more efficient because i ....
Moong Sprouts and Bajra Pessaruttu recipe
Pesarattu is a South Indian specialty, especially famous in Andhra Pradesh. While it is traditionally made of moong and rice, we have made an awesome version with two iron-rich ingredients –
Bulgur Wheat Pancakes recipe
Bulgur wheat proves to be a good breakfast food, as it provides an adequate amount of energy (calories) and protein. Since your body requires calcium, the addition of curds improves the calcium content of the recipe. These pancakes are ideal for your second trimester as they are rich in fibre and wi ....
Moong Dal and Spinach Idli recipe
Eliminating rice reduces the calorie count of these spinach idlis, making them suitable for diabetics as well. The same moong dal batter can also be used to make healthy pankis and pancakes.
Jowar Upma recipe
Ready in a jiffy, Jowar Upma is a healthy snack you can whip up for breakfast, supper, or just any time of the day. A much healthier alternative to the traditional rava based upma, the Jowar Upma is made by replacing a large quantity of the refined semolina with fibre and iron rich jowar and green p ....
Spinach and Chana Kebab ( Healthy Starter Recipe ) recipe
Even health enthusiasts will queue up for a second helping of this kebab that is made of chana dal, spinach, methi leaves and aromatic spices. Proper cooking techniques such as shallow-frying with minimal oil and a thoughtful combination of ingredients qualifies this North Indian starter for a healt ....
Jowar Palak Appe recipe
Irresistibly tempting, the Jowar Palak Appe is a real treat to the palate, while also being a nourishing snack for your body. Rich in iron , fibre and other nutrients, this appe is quite easy to make and super tast ....
Spinach Tahini Wraps ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy) recipe
Build your iron stores with these spinach, lettuce and sesame seed wraps and ensure your baby's blood cells and hemoglobin are developing the way they should. Simple to make, the wraps combine flavour and taste in one healthy package.
Hare Chane Aur Soya ki Tikki recipe
A tikki like none you have tasted before, the Hare Chane aur Soya ki Tikki stands out from the crowd because of the unique combination of hare chana and soya granules. Wondrous iron-rich foods, these two fibre-rich ingredients are combined with unusual binding agents like nachni flour and soya granu ....
Mini Bajra Onion Uttapa recipe
Uttapa with rice is tasty but common! When you feel like cooking something exotic, try this whole grain uttapa made with bajra and of course some rice and urad dal too. You will thoroughly enjoy the unique flavour and crisp texture of the Mini Bajra Onion Uttapa, while also benefiting from the iron ....
Mint and Masoor Tikkis recipe
An interesting way of combining an unusual leafy vegetable like mint and a pulse like masoor. As i have used only 1 teaspoon of oil to cook these tikkis, they are really amazing being moreover relatively light in terms of calories as compared to the deep fried tikkis which are loaded with oil. Serve ....
Cauliflower Greens Mixed Sprouts Tikki recipe
Make the most of cauliflower greens to up your haemoglobin levels! Though not very commonly used, these greens are a very good source of iron and lend themselves to the preparation of very tasty dishes, such as this Cauliflower Greens Mixed Sprouts Tikki. This easy and tasty starter uses mixed s ....
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