“Kholo, Gholo Ore Pilo” ( Open Dissolve and Drink).
This is the phrase used by Ranchi-based famous company Jalan Food Products to express a characteristic position of its top new product -Sattu Drink.
Sattu drink or sattu sharbat is a healthy summer drink made with roasted gram flour. Roasted black chickpea flour is also known as chane ka sattu.
“This recipe of Sattu Drink is the simplest one that you can try at home. You just require sattu flour, chilled water, a sweetener and some black salt and your beverage is ready in a matter of minutes. Quick, fuss-free, beneficial, and oh-so yum!”, states an advertisement published online by Jalan Food Products.
Another online advertisement going viral on WhatsApp says “ To beat the scorching summer heat, take … Horlicks of Bihar.”
Notably, Sattu is a protein-rich flour made from powdered Chana ( Bengal Gram). It is quite popular in many parts of India such as Jharkhand, Bihar, Punjab, Uttrakhand, and UP.
Another point is it is liked and consumed in many parts of Pakistan also.
Many times, Sattu is referred to as ‘Poor man’s protein’. It is the latest food that has gained popularity and is recognized as a superfood. It has numerous health benefits and some very quick and tasty recipes could be made out of Sattu. It is high in nutrients and is often called the powerhouse of energy. Here is a look at all you need to know about Sattu.
One item made of Sattu is Litti. With chokha, Litti is a complete meal that originated from the Bhojpuri region of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. It is a dough ball made up of whole wheat flour and stuffed with gram flour, pulses and mixed with herbs and spices.
Jalan Food Products has been manufacturing Sattu for long. It is available in the market worldwide.
Even Sattu drink was popular among people. Often they used to mix Sattu with water, lemon, and pieces of dry mango to drink it during summer. But now Jalan Food Products has manufactured Sattu drink.
This Bihar Horlicks of Jalal Food Products is bound to get sold like a hot cake.