But Indians always find a substitute to almost anything in this world. It's best time to return to old traditional food items, that were easy-to-cook, tasty-to-eat and healthy at the same time.

Have a look at some of the alternatives to our favourite snack. They would not taste like Maggi but can prove to be beneficial for health and satisfy appetite in the best way.

Poha -
Poha is a very light and staple snack made out of moistened flattened rice. It can be easily cooked with lightly frying mustard seeds, chopped onions, sliced vegetables, spices and moistened flattened rice. It should then be steamed for a few minutes.

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Bhel –
The most easy and zesty snack can be made by just tossing puffed rice; chopped onions, chillies, tomatoes, boiled potatoes; roasted peanuts; crispy mixtures; tamarind chutney and a little spices.

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Namkeen seviyan –
Another healthy low-calorie snack that is made out of vermicelli. When mustard seeds, curry leaves, chopped vegetable and spices are fried, the vermicelli is dipped in water and steamed for 4-5 minutes.

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Chilla -

Chilla is a thin nutritious salty pancake made of gram flour batter mixed with chopped onions, ginger and salt. The spread batter is then fried on both sides in tawa.

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Dalia –
This easy-to-digest dish is made with nutritious groats. When spices and chopped vegetables are fried in pressure cooker, the groats are needed to be mixed with water. Wait for 7-8 whistles, dalia is ready.

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