When on a weight loss diet, desserts can be a major temptation and if you have a sweet tooth, the craving can be stronger. While it is a good idea to cut down on sugar intake and save yourself from piling on the extra calories,
Kheer is one of the favourite Indian desserts that is irresistible. Unfortunately, traditionally kheer is laden with fat and calories due to addition of high amounts of sugar, nuts and full fat milk. This version makes use of
Sandesh is a classic Bengali sweet made with fresh paneer or chenna which is often flavoured in a variety of ways. Here I have used a fascinating combination of calcium rich low fat paneer and vitamin C rich fruits - oranges and
Low fat paneer replaces chenna and low fat milk, sugar substitute seal the deal to make it a yummy low cal Indian dessert.
Preparation Time: 10 mins. Cooking Time: Nil. Baking Time: 10 mins. Baking Temperature: 150ºC
Carrot halwa, a sweet vegetable delight! the natural sweetness of carrots and beetroot helps to cut down on the amount of sugar required, thus making this halwa low in calories. You will not miss the usual texture as we have
Mustard is usually a base ingredient in various dishes, but here is a recipe that used the pungent flavor of the mustard seeds to make a lip smacking dish.
3/4 cup chilled hung curds (chakka dahi), whisked
Mustard is available in various shapes and forms, but would you know how to use mustard powder? Here is a crunchy and juicy salad with a creamy dressing that blends beautifully. Great for the hot summers, this dish is sure to
Diet plays a major role in weight loss. As most dieticians say, it is 30% exercise and 70% diet when it comes to fitness and weight loss. This means, one needs to be conscious and mindful about what they eat for every meal. But
Coming up with innovative ideas to make your kids eat all the vegetables on their plate is a challenge every mother faces. You can tell them their benefits in the form of stories but after a point they too become old and you find
Unlike candy lollipops, you wouldn’t mind your children eating these. The oats, jaggery, nuts and sesame seeds all blend in nicely to make these lollipops crunchy and delicious. You can make them in advance and store them in
Treat your little ones to thin-crust pizzas right at home. Crisp bhakris topped with tangy pizza sauce and toppings make a nice snack. These pizzas are small so serve them whole, they are extremely enjoyable.
Kids love attractive looking food – this variation of the traditional Gujarati snack uses mixed flour and bottle gourd batter baked in muffin moulds. A yummy and protein rich treat that aids in their growth and
Children will enjoy eating parathas shaped like stars. And why not, filled with vegetables and soya, and served with ketchup, it is a healthy, nutritious snack. These parathas are extremely soft, making it easy for a child to
Here’s a healthy alternative to kids’ favourite junk food – a one meal wonder that combines peas, paneer, mayonnaise, onions, tomatoes and lettuce.
Preparation Time: 20 min Cooking Time: 15 min Makes 4