6 Tasty and Healthy HOLI Treats You Shouldn't MISS!!
Eating lots of sugary snacks loaded with high calories during Holi may put all your dieting and exercising efforts in vain especially after most of us transforming into a couch potato during 2020.
So, Go a bit healthy this Holi and try these appetizing snacks.
· Baked Gujiyas
Now you can replace those fried gujiyas with these super healthy baked gujiyas. For the filling part, you can use jaggery in place of sugar. All these things make them healthy and you can munch on them without any guilt.
· Methi – Mathi
These are made by using chickpea flour (besan) and adding some spinach (palak) and fenugreek (methi) leaves. It is a good source of iron and proteins.
· Moong Dal Dahi Vada
Now you can add some moong dal to urad dal to prepare the vadas. Adding moong dal enhances the taste. You can either shallow fry them or bake them instead of deep-frying. Moong dal is rich in proteins and vitamins. Dahi (curd) works as a probiotic and helps in improving digestion. It also helps in weight management.
Thandai is the main part of Holi. It is the signature drink of Holi and is incomplete without it. It is a drink prepared by using milk, almonds, fennel seeds, and sugar. But to make it healthy you can replace the normal fat milk with skimmed milk and sugar with jaggery.
It is one of the popular Holi snacks. The traditional Tikki is prepared from mashed potatoes which contain high calories. But no problem now you can prepare the Tikki with beetroots, carrots, and paneer all these are healthy for your body. You can stir fry the Tikki instead of deep-frying them.
· Almond Rose Rabri
Rabri is a sweet dish, made from milk, and is loved by many people. For making it healthy you can use skimmed milk or almond milk to prepare it. This milk has low calories than whole milk. Add nuts to it as they have low-carb and high-protein value. You can replace the sugar with jaggery for sweetness.
This Holi, make all these snacks with health benefits and enjoy the festival to the fullest.