Your 4pm snack: Granola Bar with Gur

Your 4pm snack: Granola Bar with Gur

Breakfasts, lunches and dinners are the essentials of everyday living but the deal breaker and maker for good health and nutrition is your 4 pm snack. As Rujuta Diwekar points out in her book, ‘12 Week Fitness Project’, the 4 pm meal is actually the most strategic one. So if you are looking for something that will ease those 4 pm hunger pangs, make you feel satiated, keep you feeling full for longer, read on through this easy, quick self-bake granola bar recipe that you can make on a Sunday to take to work the week ahead. The best part about this recipe is tweaking it to suit your nuts and dry fruit preferences.


Ingredients:

 

Method:

Roast the oats and almonds in a pan on medium flame for 10 minutes. In another pan put the ghee and add the gur till it melts. Add a 1 tsp of vanilla essence.Add the oats, almonds, dates and raisins to the gur mix and combine well. Grease a baking tray and press the mixture into it about 1-2 cm thick. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top and press lightly.Bake in a preheated oven at 170 degrees for 10 min.Cut bars with a sharp knife or carve out shapes with a cookie cutter. Let it cool and break the pieces. Wrap each in parchment paper. Eat it on the go!

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