7 Healthy Indian Snacks To Enjoy During Pregnancy


During pregnancy, your body works day and night to nourish your baby. You and your baby need a constant supply of nutrients. Therefore, it becomes necessary to eat at appropriate intervals. If you take small meals at regular intervals, then you may not be faced with pregnancy symptoms such as heartburn and nausea.

Below are six tasty and healthy Indian snacks with enough fiber, carbohydrates and protein to get rid of hunger pangs during pregnancy. All of these recipes are packed with essential nutrients that will help you manage fatigue, tiredness and illness during pregnancy.


 1. Sprouts Bhel


This very popular Indian street food is very spicy and can be turned into a healthy bhel for pregnant women with some modifications. Take some coriander leaves, chopped green chilies, boiled potatoes, tomatoes, chopped onions, boiled grains and some puffed rice. Add a little save, salt, mango powder (mango powder), a little tamarind sauce. Now, mix all the ingredients well. Sprinkle chaat masala in this mixture. You can include these Indian snacks for your party also. Puffed rice is rich in vitamin B and protein. This bhel is more nutritious due to growth.


 2. Oatmeal


It is rich in soluble fiber and is very easy to make. You have to add milk or water to the microwave and oatmeal. Add a little raisin to make it healthier. Enjoy this very nutritious snack at any time. It also contains potassium, fiber and carbohydrates.


3. Smoothies


Smooth can help you to get rid of fatigue and tiredness and feel refreshed and relaxed. Make homemade soda from raspberries, blueberries, mangoes, apples, etc. Cut the fruit into small pieces and blend it well using a food blender. Pour a little milk on it, and add ice cubes. Blend to blend it again. This snack contains essential nutrients, protein and calcium.


4. Roasted Masala Papad


Use urad dal papad (roasted papad) instead of frying. You need coriander, radish, onion, cucumber and chopped tomatoes. Mix all these ingredients well and spread evenly over the roasted papad. Sprinkle with chaat masala, salt and a little mango powder and serve. A salad is the best way to eat if you don’t like big kisses. This snack is full of nutrition and vitamins.


5. Fruit bowl


Collect fruits at your home and cut these fruits into small pieces. Take these pieces of fruit in a bowl. Add salt, tamarind sauce, green sauce, chilly powder, lemon juice, chaat masala, black salt and roasted cumin powder to your taste. Sprinkle some mint and coriander leaves and bounce it well. You can use yogurt instead of sauce. This fruit bowl is rich in iron, protein and carbohydrates.


6. Paneer Aloo Chaat


Cut the cheese and boiled potatoes into small pieces. Fry both these things in a pan. Also fry some grated ginger and green peas. Mix all the ingredients together and add lemon juice, salt, chaat masala and green chilies. Tussle them and garnish with finely chopped coriander. This cheese aloe chaat is rich in calcium.


7. Chana Daal


Chana Daal is one of the most popular Indian snacks of all time. It is created with whole gram peas, deep-fried, and tossed in aromatic spices. You can make a chana daal chaat by mixing finely chopped tomatoes, green chilies, coriander leaves, mint leaves, lemon juice and a pack of chana daal. You can also add chaat masala to enhance the taste. 


Final words


Many times, working pregnant women might not get time to prepare all these snacks at home. To address the needs of such women, different types of healthy and tasty ready to eat Indian snacks are available in the market.

ShivNext is the prominent brand offering healthy snacks throughout Australia. You can grab a varieties of healthy snacks options to munch during your movie time, free time and for your pregnancy crunches.