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Studies have shown that Indians are supposedly lacking in their protein intake. If you compare the snacking habits from our parents or grandparents’ time to ours, now, you would notice that we have gotten used to choosing convenience of better health time after time and therefore we face a lot more health problems than the previous generations did.  

However, to beat this trend and give yourself a nutritious break, here are 5 snacks that are high in protein and delicious too!

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Paneer tikka:

  • 150g natural yogurt
  • 3 tbsp tandoori paste
  • limes 3 juiced, 1 cut into wedges
  • 2 x 225g blocks paneer, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 2 small red onions, cut into 1cm slices
  • Mint chopped
  • 1 red pepper, cut into 3cm pieces

Prep: Heat the grill pan at a high temp. Mix the yogurt in a bowl along with the tandoori paste, 1 tbsp lime juice and some seasoning as per preference. Add the paneer cubes and gently coat them with the marinade. Gently, thread the paneer cubes on a skewer, alternating with peppers and anion and place them on the grill pan, for 10 mins, turning them halfway until the paneer looks cooked and the veggies soft-grilled. Serve hot by itself or as a filling for your roll.

Egg chaat:

  • 2 hard boiled eggs
  • 1 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tsp. chili sause
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin
  • Seasoning
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 spring onion chopped

Prep: In a bowl, mix the ketchup, chili sauce, lemon juice, roasted cumin, green chili and seasoning. In a plate, cut the boiled eggs into wedges and spread the mix over them. Sprinkle chopped spring onion, garam masala and crushed crakckers (optional) over.  Serve.

Chana Chaat:

  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas
  • Seasoning
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Oregano ½ tbsp
  • Chili flakes ½ tbsp
  • Red chili powder/ paprika/ garam masala ½ tbsp

Prep: Toss the chickpeas with all the ingredients in a bowl and layer evenly on a baking tray lined with foil or butter paper. Bake at 180 degrees C or until crisp for 30 minutes. Serve warm.

Dry Fruit Roast Mix:


  • ½ cup almonds
  • ½ cup peanuts
  • ½ cup cashews
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • ½ cup pistachios
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ½ cup toasted coconut slakes


 Prep: Lightly toast the nuts for crispness and toss with all the ingredients.

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Smoothie:

  • 250 ml milk
  • 2 tbsp chunky peanut butter
  • 1 whole banana
  • ¼ cup rolled oats (toasted)

Prep: To make the smoothie simply add all of the ingredients to a blender, blend for 30 seconds and stir. Blend for another few seconds. Pour into a glass and garnish with banana slices and oats if desired. Serve immediately or place in the refrigerator until ready to eat.

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