3 Delicious ways to add Chia Seeds to your diet

Chia seeds, these little wonders, once prized by Aztecs and Mayans, have become the rockstars of the nutrition world. Loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and antioxidants, chia seeds not only pack a punch health-wise but also know how to tickle your taste buds. In this blog, we’re on a hilarious culinary journey through India, exploring three chia-infused dishes that will leave your taste buds laughing!

chia seeds in a bowl
chia seeds in a bowl

The Nutritional Pranksters: Chia Seeds

Before we jump into the giggles, let’s chat about why chia seeds are the class clowns of the nutritional kingdom. With more omega-3s than a fish in a comedy pond, and enough fiber to keep your digestive system on its toes, chia seeds are the life of the party. So, let’s see how they perform in the spotlight of traditional Indian cuisine!

chia fruit pudding

Chia Seed Pudding

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A delicious chia seed pudding topped with fruits and honey
Prep Time 4 hours
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1 people

Equipment

  • 1 Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup milk dairy or plant-based
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • Fresh fruits for topping

Instructions
 

  • Mix chia seeds, milk, and sweetener in a bowl.
  • Pop it in the fridge for at least 4 hours or overnight – because even chia seeds need beauty sleep!
  • Stir well before serving and top with your favorite fresh fruits.

Notes

This chia seed pudding is the breakfast prankster you didn’t know you needed – waking up your taste buds with a burst of energy and nutrients.
Keyword chia seed, honey, maple syrup, pudding
strawberry and blackberry in chia yogurt

Chia Seed Parfait

Chia Seed parfait is a Yogurt delight with the added goodness of honey and berries.
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 1 people

Equipment

  • 1 Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 cup chia seeds
  • 1 cup yogurt Greek or regular
  • 2 tablespoons honey or agave syrup
  • Mixed berries for layering

Instructions
 

  • Mix chia seeds, yogurt, and sweetener.
  • Layer the chia-yogurt mix with fresh berries – it’s like creating a colorful comedy routine in a glass!
  • Repeat the layers and finish with a berry encore on top.

Notes

This chia seed parfait isn’t just a treat for your taste buds; it’s a masterpiece that can be enjoyed as a snack or dessert. Cue the applause!
Keyword chia seed, parfait, yogurt
chapati

Chia Chapati

Chia Chapati is the ringmaster of flatbread, delivering a nutritious punch with every delicious bite.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • 1 Tawa
  • 1 Bowl

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • Water as needed
  • Salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Mix whole wheat flour, chia seeds, and salt in a bowl – the ingredients are ready to party!
  • Gradually add water to form a dough.
  • Divide the dough, roll them into chapatis, and cook on a hot griddle – because even chia seeds can flaunt their chapati swagger!
Keyword chapati, chia seed, flatbread

Chia seeds have seamlessly integrated into Indian cuisine, offering a healthy twist to traditional dishes. Whether they’re starring in a pudding, parfait, or flatbread comedy show, these tiny seeds bring balance and nutrition to the table. Embrace the quirky side of chia seeds and get ready for a flavorful and fantastically nutritious journey through the world of Indian cuisine!