There are instances when your sweet tooth craves for a treat but your brain warns of calorie overload, try these delectable low-cal sweets and desserts. These recipes will not hinder your weight loss routine. They allow you to enjoy special occasions by satisfying your sweet tooth! You can make these sugar-free recipes and add both sweetness and health to your festivities:
Oats Sesame Ladoo
The natural oils in sesame seeds help bind the ladoo without the use of any ghee.
- 1 Cup Oats
- 1 Cup White Sesame Seeds
- 4-5 green cardamom freshly grounded
- 1 ½ cup coconut palm sugar or stevia
Heat a pan, dry roast the oats and sesame seeds separately and keep aside. Cool and Grind the oats, sesame seeds and green cardamoms into a powder. Add the jaggery into this powder. Roll to make balls. Store in an airtight container.
Dry Fruit & Dates Burfi
Try this barfi loaded with nutrients and add good health to your celebrations. Remember not to overdo it.
- 1/4 cup stevia powder
- 1/2 kg Dates (khajur) pits removed coarsely chopped
- 100 gm mixed dry-fruits (badam, cashew, pista) Powdered
- 1/2 cup desiccated grated dry coconut
Add the dates, dry-fruits powder and Stevia powder to a heavy non-stick pan.
Cook on slow flame, stirring continuously. Do not allow to stick to the pan.
It might take some time to cook so stir gently till a soft lump forms.
Spread some of the coconuts on a butter paper sheet.
Grease hands with a little ghee and take a chunk of the mixture.
Roll into a thick roll, on the sheet, to cover with the coconut.
Chill the rolls in the refrigerator.
Cut into slices.
A unique way to make tasty kheer without loading with sugar. Make this kheer on any festive occasion and win compliments from your loved ones.
- 3 cups low-fat milk
- 1 cup grated low-fat paneer (cottage cheese)
- 2 tsp Stevia powder
- 1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
Heat the milk in a broad non-stick pan and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 6 minutes or till it starts boiling while stirring occasionally.
Keep aside to cool completely.
Once cooled, add the sugar substitute and cardamom powder and mix well.
Add the paneer and mix well. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.