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Healthy #NavratriRecipes: Laddoo, halwa and more

October 03, 2016 13:20 IST

Check out these six healthy recipes to satiate your sweet tooth this Navratri.

With the festive season in full swing, traditional sweets are on everyone’s mind.

But one has to balance indulgence with calories to make one's guilty pleasures acceptable.

A lot of sweets and desserts can be made by simply substituting some ingredients. One merely needs to be imaginative.

Mini Ribeiro gets five chefs from across India to share healthful, lip-smacking dessert recipes.

Gur Shakarkandi aur Nariyal ka Halwa

Gur Shakarkandi aur Nariyal ka Halwa

IMAGE: Recipe by chef Alok Verma, The Imperial, New Delhi.

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Khajur ke Payesh

Khajur ke Payesh

IMAGE: Recipe by executive chef Mayank Kulshreshtha, ITC Maratha, Mumbai.

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Paushtik Ladoo

Paushtik Ladoos

IMAGE: Recipe by executive chef Sudhir Pai, Holiday Inn, Mumbai International Airport.

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Note: The ladoos can be stored for 12 to 15 days.


Shrikhand

Shrikhand

IMAGE: Recipe by executive chef, Yatendra Rawat, The Westin Chennai, Velachery.

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Chitoi Pitha

Chitoi Pitha

IMAGE: Recipe by chef Rajat Kumar Roy, Pastry chef, Hyatt Regency, Kolkata.

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Khajoor Anjeer aur Gulab ke Ladoo

IMAGE: Recipe by chef Prashant Tikadia, The Fern, Ahmedabad.

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Note: The ladoo can be coated with crushed muesli or crushed cornflakes too. For children, it can be converted into lollypop or put on a candy stick.


Write in to us at getahead@rediff.co.in (subject line: Navratri Recipes) with your name, hometown and any interesting details about the origin of the recipe, along with a photograph if possible.

We will publish the best preparations on Rediff.com.

Mini Ribeiro Mumbai