Feeling DESS..ERTED !!
Dessert derives its name from a French word desservir, which means to clear the table. It is a course that typically comes at the end of a dinner, usually consisting of sweets and other strongly flavoured dishes. Today, desserts have become a standard part of a meal and served in almost all the restaurants. These are classified as frozen desserts, fruit desserts and some varieties of milkshakes also. This festive season, consider the following options to satisfy the sweet pangs.
A homemade puran poli, this Maharashtrian delicacy has lesser calories than other traditional sweet dishes. This sweet besan filling is healthier if prepared at home; the amount of sweetness and oil can be controlled well.
Prepared from dairy products, Kalakhand is rich in calcium and proteins and one piece of Kalakhand has around 100 calories.
One bar of pistachio kulfi has 180 calories, and also has vitamin A and protein. But if made from skimmed milk, the calories can be reduced to half.
50gms of Shrikhand costs you about 130 calories. But Shrikhand also has proteins and carbohydrates to keep you energised through the festive season.
Kheer or rice and milk pudding when prepared at home has 134 calories for 100gms. But kheer is also a healthy Indian dessert as it is rich in potassium and protein.
One piece of kaju kathli has 57 calories, which is far less compared to other Indian sweets.
Indian sweets or Indian desserts are considered high in calories and are also very sweet. Indian sweets can create a spike in your blood glucose levels or may result in unhealthy weight gain. But choosing the low calorie ingredients can help to reduce the calories and GUILT too…!