A Lite Mithai This Diwali

With lots of fun going on around this time of the year, we are sure that you all are enjoying the festivals to the fullest. The preparations for “Diwali” have begun.

We are not only excited about the fireworks but are also delighted about the yummy food we will be having on this particular day. Lots of namkeen, chatpata snacks and new dishes.

But for every Indian, a festival treat is incomplete if there are no sweets. You may have numerous dishes on the table but no meal course in a festival is complete without a dessert or mithai. Hold on, are you thinking of skipping the dessert??? Don’t.

For all food and health lovers, here is a sweet recipe which will save you from taking the guilt trip” after eating it. Yes, a mithai good for the taste buds and for the
health too. The Bulgur (Dalia) Kheer.

THE BULGUR (DALIA) KHEER

1/4 cup of Broken Wheat (Dalia)

2.5 cups of Low Fat Milk

1/2 tsp Cardamom (Elaichi) Powder

2 tbsp Sugar

A Few Saffron (Kesar) Strands

For Garnishing

1 to 2 Rose Petals, Few Shredded Pistachios
Method

Wash and soak the bulgur wheat in ½ cup of water for 15 to 20 minutes.
Drain and discard the water. Cook the soaked bulgur wheat in milk. Once the dalia is cooked, add sugar. Cook it for some more time, till the sugar melts.

Remove from heat and allow it to cool.Dissolve saffron in 2 tablespoons milk and add the saffron and cardamom powder to the cooked mixture. Mix well.

Serve chilled garnished with shredded rose petals and pistachios.

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Enjoy this guilt free Mithai/Dessert at home even if you skip a dessert outside.

Have a BEAUTIFUL, LIGHTED and SAFE DIWALI!!!!!!

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