The auspicious festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated all over the country. Irrespective of what part it is celebrated, food plays an important role during the fastivity. Lord Ganesha is worshipped during the 10-day-long festival, and it is said that he loved feasting on sweets as per Hindu beliefs. Hence Ganesh Chaturthi is incomplete without an array of desserts. But what if someone is diabetic or is bound to a sugar-free diet? Does that mean they should be deprived of a good chunk of the festivity's fun? Not at all. They can indulge in sugar-free desserts without care. Here are seven sugar-free dessert recipes to whip up at home.
Here Are 7 Sugar-Free Dessert Recipes For Ganesh Chaturthi 2021:
Modaks are popularly known as Lord Ganesha's favourite sweet. Make healthy and sugar-free modaks by using dates, nuts, raisins, coconut, poppy seeds and ghee. Store them in airtight jars for later use.
This unique phirni has a layer of pista and another layer infused with rose essence. Use soaked rice, skimmed milk and artificial sweetener for the base. For the first layer, add ground and blanched pistachio. Then, add drops of rose essence.
This sugar-free barfi can be a showstopper at the dining table. The recipe uses two basic ingredients: grated khoya and roasted and crushed almonds. Artificial sweetener is optional for the dish.
4. Rice Pudding
Sugar-free rice pudding anyone? In order to amp up its health factor, add coconut milk to this recipe. This dessert is a riot of flavours with ingredients like lime leaves, cinnamon sticks, lemongrass and cardamom pods.
Make this delicious sugar-free malpoi or crepe by stuffing carrot halwa (without sugar) into it. Serve them with rabri.
6. Oats Kheer
Ganesh Chaturthi desserts can't get healthier than this. Relish this sweet dish with the goodness of oats and dry fruits.
Don't want to miss laddoos during these festivities. Make this fruity delight with dates, nuts and desiccated coconut.
These are some sugar-free delights to enjoy on Ganesh Chaturthi. Try them at home.