Chia seeds are not your regular staple but for people going vegan they are definitely a boon. While it may get a little boring to consume them as such, there are many restaurants in Mumbai that are whipping up delicacies with a twist with Chia seeds. Here is a lowdown on some of them.
This place serves up something called the Pomegranate Vanilla Chia Porridge. When Chia seeds are soaked, their nutrient content is enhanced even more. They contain Omega 3 fatty acids which are very good for the heart. So this porridge has pomegranate, vanilla, and a garnish of goji berries making it one of the best ways to consume Chia seeds.
Out of the Blue, Khar West
Try the Quinoa, Avocado And Chia Seeds Salad with Orange Vinaigrette Dressing and you are sure to leave impressed with your choice of food. The fact that it contains mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, quinoa, olives, pomegranate, avocado, carrot and beet match sticks topped with toasted pistachio and chia seeds makes it not only healthy but also a delicious option.
Olive Bar and Kitchen, Bandra
The Chia seed miracle here is a cooler by the name Passion Fruit and Chia Cooler. Vodka, passion fruit juice and syrup, lime juice and chia seeds come together to give a heady mix of flavors.
The Sassy Spoon, Bandra
If you are up for some coolers to beat the heat, then the Strawberry and Chia Slush is the right choice for you. Frozen strawberries add the much-needed flavor and Chia seeds cover up the health part. All in all, a great drink.