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Krishna Janmashtami is just around the corner, the time of the year where the aroma of food fills our kitchen. While there can be no better way to celebrate the occasion than treating your family with Krishna's favourite sweets, the delicacies are often loaded with calories. Here are a few healthy Janmashtami recipes for you to enjoy your favourite dishes guilt free.
If you are bored with the regular kheer, make this healthier version of kheer to please your guests and get all the praises. Prepared with paneer and soya granules this dish will boost your protein intake without adding too many calories. Plus, it is immensely delicious and can be prepared in a jiffy. Find the recipe here.
Your heart will crumble just at the sight of this delicious kheer. The sweet apple is loaded with vitamins while walnuts are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids which can aid weight loss. Substituting the rice in kheer with apples and walnuts will also add a lot of fibre to your diet. Find the recipe here.
Here is yet another satiating sweet treat for you. Prepared with jaggery and beaten rice, this poha is rich in both iron and fibre. The kesar or saffron also adds an amazing flavour to the dish. The cashews load it with omega-3 fatty acids that are beneficial in boosting your metabolism. Find the recipe here.
The traditional Gujrati basundi is a rich dish prepared with thickened milk and dry fruits to add crunch to the creamy delight. While it tastes yummy, it is loaded with fat and calories at the same time. To give it a healthy twist, prepare your basundi with fresh anjeer and low-fat milk instead. Replace the high-fat cream with corn flour to cut the calories further down. Find the recipe here.
If indulging in ghee and sugar is banned from your menu, we have good news for you. Here is a low-fat apple rabdi for you. Prepared with apple and low-fat milk, this rabdi turns out to be a waist-friendly as well as a heart-friendly treat. Plus the nutmeg and cardamom adds an amazing flavour to this sweet delight. Find the recipe here.
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