When it comes to Diwali sweets, you can t just eat one. But that just makes your weight loss or healthy eating plan go for a toss. What if this year s Diwali sweets came with the goodness of fibre, iron and other nutrients along with taste? I made these laddoos for the first time last year and just so that I know they are healthy enough, I consulted Deepshikha Agarwal, dietitian and sports nutritionist to ask her if my recipe could fall in the healthy recipes bracket.
The recipe includes oats, dates, figs and other ingredients that are all a good source of fibre. The dried fruits and nuts make it rich in iron and the flax seeds contribute Omega-3 fatty acids or the good fats says Deepika. The high fibre content will also satiate you and keep you full for a longer time. So all in all, this recipe is definitely healthy compared to the usual Diwali mithai and you can eat more than one without feeling guilty. Here s the recipe: