Jack & the Bean stock-healthy snack recipe

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Jack and the Bean stock
Healthy Snack
Healthy Eating!
I love my tea time snack. And am always on a hunt for new and healthy snack & tiffin options for my little monsters. All play makes them needing more energy and i need super energy and healthy meals for them. And when you get both in one dish…you have a very happy Me. So you enjoy your Tea and let the kids get the needed energy with this next recipe …
JACK & THE BEAN STOCK…..
Yes! This is the Name of my recipe.
Why is this a Super Snack -These little sticks are full of protein, calcium,Vit-a,Vit-b12, Vit-d,Potassium,Magnesium,Dietary Fiber and etc.
Why this recipe -A few Days back I was reading about the various beans and pulses. I am very fond of kidney beans right from my childhood days, as long as I can remember.I could leave any delicacy for a platter full of Rajma/Chawal.I loved the aroma and flavor and especially the one prepared by my Mother. But I recently discovered that Kidney Beans are too part of the Super Food List. They have been listed as
“WORLDS HEALTHIEST FOODS”.
Amazing!

If you wish to know more about the health benefits of these red beans, Google and you will find links where you’ll find everything about their numerous benefits. After reading that, I  headed to my kitchen to make something interesting and adding to the nutritional value of these magical beans by adding my favorite vegetables to them. Enhancing the flavor and filling my kids platter with another yummy and healthy snack. Here’s how you’ll make these bean stock and make Jack happy!

 

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Jack and the Bean stock-Healthy snacking
beans nuggets, jack and the beanstalk, kids tiffin idea
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 15 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Passive Time 15 minutes
Servings
number
Ingredients
beans nuggets, jack and the beanstalk, kids tiffin idea
Instructions
  1. Soak the kidney beans overnight .In the morning sieve the water and fill fresh water in a cooker, add salt, black cardamom, turmeric powder, cinnamon stick (about xbd inch) and pressure cook up till 3 whistles or till cooked.
  2. Sieve the water and let the beans cool completely.
  3. Now,mash the beans nicely,add mashed boiled potato,all chopped vegetables,crushed peanuts,seasoning and fresh bread crumbs.
  4. Mix everything well together.
  5. Refrigerate this mixture for about 15-20 minutes.
  6. Now,shape them into thick sticks .Take a small portion in your hands.Roll them vertical between your palms and flatten them by pressing between your hands.Now, shape the sides nicely with your fingers and start frying.
  7. Heat a pan or a griddle,put 1 tbsp. olive oil and start frying your sticks.Turn and cook on both sides.Remember do not put too much oil .Keep adding little oil as needed.
  8. Serve hot with Mint Sauce or tomato Ketchup.
Recipe Notes

Enjoy your Jack and the Bean stock with a cup of Tea/Coffee. Add these to the Kids tiffin and see the lovely smile on their face.

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