Isn’t this the most exciting time of the year when all your binging on is delicious food and enjoying the gorgeous festive feel? However, sometimes the sweet quotient goes overboard and needs to be kept in control.
Listing five substitutes to yummy Diwali sweets.
1. Ras Malai
Ras malai is a popular Indian dessert made with milk, sugar, cottage cheese, cream and dry fruits. Make this dessert using low fat milk and sugar and you can enjoy it during the festive season. A person suffering from diabetes can eat it too because of the less proportion of sugar used in the preparation.
2. Carrot Delight
If innovating in the kitchen is something you enjoy, then try making this baked carrot sweet this Diwali. Mix orange juice, grated carrots, condensed milk along with sugar, ghee and bake it after you have cooked it well in the pan.
3. Corn Kheer
Eating nutritious food that tastes delicious should be the ideal way to celebrate Diwali this year. Prepare this kheer using skimmed milk, sugar, corn seeds mixture and milk powder. You may add your choice of dry fruits to enrich the preparation with bags of flavour and nutrition.
4. Almond Barfi
Amonds are known to reduce the risk of heart attacks, are low in cholesterol and are an excellent source of Vitamin E. Use this dry fruit to make a yummy barfi this Diwali. You can prepare this by bringing together sugar and almond meal. You can cut them into a shape you desire to and decorate it with nuts.
5. Pineapple Halwa
A lot of you might have a soft corner for fruits. For all you fruit lovers, pineapple halwa can be the sweet dish for this season. This sweet dish is easy to prepare with a simple amalgamation of grated pineapple, a pinch of cardomom along with khoya prepared from low fat milk. This halwa is low fat, low in cholesterol and has ounces of vitamins and minerals.
There can be numerous ways to please your taste buds this Diwali and ensuring good health at the same time too. Try these scrumptious sweet dishes to add the much needed and awaited sweet quotient to this festive season.