Sattu Kachori To Litti: 5 Sattu Recipes You Must Try This Summer

Sattu is roasted gram, which is then ground to a fine powder.

There’s a superfood that most people seem to bypass, because ‘not cool enough’. People from Bihar, Jharkand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal discovered the many joys of sattu, long before the world woke up to it. If you are from Delhi/Noida, you must have seen roasted wheat balls served with ghee and spicy mashed potato or sattu sharbat which is popular for its cooling properties.

Sattu is roasted gram, which is then ground to a fine powder. However, in Punjab, sattu is made with barley. It has lots of health benefits as well. Besides being an energy booster, it’s good for intestines, and beneficial for diabetics. So as summers are here, we have listed five easy-to-make recipes using this super-food.

1. Sattu Sharbat

Sattu Sharbat can either be served sweet by mixing it with sugar or salty with jeera, coriander leaves, green chillies and black salt. This easy-to-make drink is very filling and healthy.

Ingredients
Chana sattu
Chilled water
Salt
Lemon juice
Roasted Cumin powder
Black salt to taste

2. Sattu Kachori

Perfect to eat for breakfast, sattu kachori is hot and crisp. You can eat it with spicy curry or pickle.

Ingredients
Wheat
Oil
Salt
Sattu
Oil
Asafetida
Cumin
Coriander powder
Fennel seeds
Red chilli
Ginger
Garam masala
Amchoor powder

3. Litti Chokha
Litti Chokha is one of the most popular Bihari recipes. You will love it with a dollop of ghee and chokha made with potato.

Ingredients
For chokha
Potato
chopped garlic
Lemon juice
Tomato
Green chilli
Coriander leaves
For Dough
Whole Wheat
Salt
Mustard oil
Water
For Filling
Sattu
Salt
Ginger
Green chilli
Mustard oil
Lemon juice
Thymol seeds
Coriander leaves
Pickle masala

4. Sattu Wale Pyaz Pakode

Pakodas are something you can eat in any season. And this special recipe will just add a unique taste to it. Instead of besan, use a lot of sattu here.

Ingredients
Sattu
Besan
Onions
Potatoes
Water
Salt
Chaat masala
Chillies
Carom seeds
Oil
Chaat masala

5. Sattu Ladoo

If you can’t drink sattu sarbat every day, make ladoos and eat one every morning. Not just tasty but also a healthy option.

Ingredients
Sattu
Jaggery powder
Ghee
Cardamom powder

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