Meetha sattu, a delicious, nutritious drink prepared with roasted chana flour. Loaded with protein, fiber and serves as body coolant.
Earlier I bought sattu flour by mistake thinking it is sathu mavu which we prepare with multi grains. Later realized it is different, yet it is very healthy. I love sattu namkeen sharbat, paratha while Aj, Vj loves sattu ladoo.
A reader asked if I know this meetha sattu drink, but I had no clue if there was a sweet version. Eventually she told she tried herself and shared it. I bought a pack of sattu recently, so thought of trying it out.
It is simple to prepare and instant energy with lot of goodness. I have used nattu sakkarai (Unrefined cane sugar), you can use any sugar or powdered jaggery (Gur) too.
What is it?
Sattu flour is prepared out of roasted brown chickpeas. Brown chickpeas is roasted and made to flour with skin. It is packed with protein, dietary fiber, vitamins and iron.
Is it same as besan/ gram flour?
Besan or gram flour is made by grinding chana dal raw. While sattu is made by grinding roasted whole brown chickpeas.
Sattu is a healthful flour as it is packed with micro as well as macro nutrients, easily digestible. You can easily replace protein shake with this desi sattu drinks for your everyday protein fix.
Helps with constipation, improves gut health and good for weight loss as well because it is low GI though it is a carb rich flour. So it is a better choice for diabetic people as well.
Meetha sattu drink
- 1 tablespoon Sattu flour
- 2 teaspoon Jaggery or Sugar
- ¼ teaspoon Black salt
- ½ teaspoon Roasted cumin seeds powder
- Take sattu flour, sugar, black salt and cumin seeds powder in a bowl.
- Add 1 cup cold water to it and mix thoroughly until sugar dissolves.
1. First, take sattu flour, sugar, black salt and cumin seeds powder in a bowl.
2. Then add 1 cup cold water to it and mix thoroughly until sugar dissolves.
Serve cold with ice cubes.