Let’s face it, we all have our share of sweet cravings and when at work the only sweets we can resort to are unhealthy chocolate bars and confectionary. But what if there was a healthier option? Well, for our last and fifth lunch box recipe Amrita Kaur of ‘Life ki Recipe’ brings us a sweet dish that is not just healthy but also easy to make and equally yummy. Recipe here…

Recipe for the easy Chia Seed Pudding with fresh mangoes and coconut


For the pudding you need…

3 tbsp chia seeds
1 cup milk (You can use regular/coconut or almond milk)
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tbsp sugar/honey/maple/agave
Mango slices
Some freshly grated coconut
Pistachio to garnish


To make the pudding base you need…

Combine chia seeds, milk, vanilla and sugar in a jar. Cover the lid and shake it well. Alternatively, you can whisk everything together in a bowl. Chill for about half an hour and stir once again, or you can chill it for at least 3 to 4 hours or overnight for better results.


To assemble the pudding you need to…

Chia seeds tend to absorb the liquid and become gelatinous. Transfer this mixture into a serving bowl or you can choose to serve the pudding in a pudding glass. Top it with some fresh mango slices and grated coconut.

Finally, scatter some toasted pistachios for garnish.