10 Healthy foods while watching the India vs. Pak cricket match

Cricket is in the air! It is all about cricket the season of big matches as India takes on Pakistan. For Indians, the hunger for cricket never fades away! The nail-biting shots and amazing catches force you to grab delicious snacks.

Hurry up! Go to your kitchen and cook these easy snacks to eat while you watch the game.

Steamed Dhokla (136 calories and 12 grams of fat)

Dhokla is a steamed nutrient filled vegetarian snack from Gujrat popular all over India. It is made from a fermented batter that comes from rice and chickpeas (chole). Moreover, the delicacy works perfectly as an appetizer before lunch. [Read recipe here]

Mixed Bhel Puri (265 calories and 14 grams of fat)

Bhel Puri is a low-calorie diet that is made from puffed rice, millet, ragi, roasted peanuts, vegetables, tangy tamarind sauce and a multitude of spices. Bhel Puri is best enjoyed after the first 25 overs into the game. [Read recipe here]

Chana Chaat (100 calories and 5 grams of fat)

Chana chat is a popular North India healthy garbanzo beans. It is made as a mixture from Chana, crushed pani poori, onions, tomatoes, chillies, cumin seeds (jeera) powder, dry mango (amchur) powder, black salt, lime juice, and coriander leaves. Moreover, Chana Chat is best relished along with Idli Sambhar in between the innings. [Read recipe here]

Baked Hara Bhara Kabab (240 calories and 6 grams of fat)

A popular vegetarian Kabab, Hara Bhara Kabab, is made from mashed potatoes, spinach, green peas, chillies, and cornflour. [Read recipe here]

Boiled or Steamed Corn (60 calories and 1 gram of fat)

A very simple and popular American delicacy, Boiled corn (Steamed) includes boiling (or steaming) the corn for 3 to 4 minutes and serving the corn with butter, salt, and pepper for flavor. [Read recipe here]

Idli Sāmbhar (348 calories and 7.5 grams of fat)

Idli is a salty cake. It is made from ground rice or rice flour mixed with ground urad dal (black lentil), salt, and methi (fenugreek seeds). Sāmbhar is a lentil (dal) based vegetable stew or chowder made from pigeon pea lentil (tur dal), vegetables, tamarind, chilli and sambhar powder, and asafoetida (hing). In addition, Idli Sambhar is best relished along with Chana Chat in between the innings. [Read Idli recipe here and Sāmbhar recipe here]

Hot Tomato Soup (225 calories and 18 grams of fat)

Easy to make the delicious recipe in the monsoon Tomato Soup. It is made from tomatoes, garlic, coriander, onion, bay leaf, and butter. Furthermore, Tomato soup can be eaten as an appetizer before dinner [Read recipe here]

Upma (322 calories and 6 grams of fat)

Upma is a popular South Indian dish made from cream of wheat. It consists of cream of wheat (sooji), onion, green chilli, Bengal gram (chana dal), black gram (urad dal), giner, mustard seeds (rai), cumin seeds (jeera), curry leaves (kadi patta) and cashews. [Read recipe here]

Moong Dal Chilla (200 calories and 5 grams of fat)

Moong Dal Chilla, a very popular North India food. It is a pancake made from green gram (moong dal), black lentil (urad dal), spinach (palak), onion, cumin seeds (jeera), and turmeric powder (haldi). Additionally, It is best served with tamarind and coriander chutney. [Read recipe here]

Ragi Dosa (81 calories and 1 gram of fat)

Finger Millet (Ragi) is a healthy grain. Moreover, it has 80% of the calories and 33% of the fat compared to normal Dosa (pancake made from ground flour and pulses). The treat is made from finger millet (ragi) flour, rice flour, black lentil (urad dal) flour, rava (sooji), chillies, ginger, onion cumin seeds (jeera) and coriander leaves. [Read recipe here]