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Diwali 2019 Healthy Recipes: Diabetic-Friendly, Low-Calorie, Sweets for Anyone with a Sweet Tooth

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Sweets are an important part of Diwali and no one should be denied the goodness of sweets. If you are a diabetic, the key lies in moderation. Here are some healthy and innovative Diwali sweet recipes that anyone with a sweet tooth can rub, while keeping their blood sugar level under control. These sweets are also low carb, which means that your energy levels will be more stable and you will not call for sweet stuff.

Apple Rabri

Apple Rabri is a delicious dessert that will be very tasty to your taste. Bring milk to boil in a deep non-stick pan and boil it for 10 to 12 minutes. Stir occasionally and scrape the sides of the pan. Add grated apple while stirring continuously and mix well for another 2 to 3 minutes. Then add cardamom and nutmeg powder and mix well. After cooling, add jaggery and refrigerate for at least one hour. Serve cold. How to prevent diabetes: 6 ways to keep blood sugar at bay from normal and prediabetes.

Red pumpkin pudding

This easy-to-make pumpkin pudding is fragrant and om-so-sooy. After removing the seeds, peel the pumpkin and grate it. Fry the almonds in the pressure cooker with some ghee and keep them aside to cool down. Heat some ghee again, add pumpkin puree and heat for about 10-15 minutes. Close the pressure cooker lid by adding water and cook on low flame till two whistles come. Remove the cover, mash the pumpkin, add stevia powder, saffron and cardamom powder and mix well. Increase heat and allow all excess water to dry. Serve hot by adding almonds.

Gourd pudding

Give your regular kheer a twist with louki which is not only lip-smack but also refreshing. In a deep non-stick pan, add bottle gourd and milk and cook on medium heat for 10-20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Then add some jaggery and cook till it dissolves. When it is almost done, add cardamom powder and take it off the flame. Refrigerate and refrigerate for at least one hour before serving. Home remedies of the week: How to reduce blood sugar and diabetes with mango leaves (mango leaf) and seeds (gutli).

Chocolate Sandeep

The Bengali favorite comes with only 39 calories per sandesh as your exclusive chocolate. In a bowl, mix the paneer and jaggery powder well. Add cocoa powder and vanilla essence and mix the mixture in a smooth vacuum area. Now, divide the mixture into eight equal parts and shape each into a flat circle. Refrigerate it for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Nachni Barfi

This healthy barfi will add more exclusivity to your Diwali dessert menu. Heat the ghee in a pan, add chopped nuts and sauté in it. Then add nachni flour and cook for 8 to 10 minutes. Then add grated jaggery and stir well. Add khoya, peanut butter and stir for a while. Remove the mixture and refrigerate it. Garnish with chopped almonds and serve. Diwali 2019: The things about the festival of lights that people miss the most from home.

Papaya Low-Fat Yogurt Parfait

This delicious parfit will take you to a tropical paradise, serving protein, vitamins and minerals. Arrange some papaya in a bowl, and layer the fruit with low-fat yogurt, roasted oats and nuts. Garnish with fresh mint leaves and serve chilled.

Just remember to prepare these sweets in small batches so that you don't have to regret later.

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