We, Indians simply love gorging on sweets and a festival is just one reason to do the same. There are so many delicacies available and the number of options increases during the festive season.
The last few months of the year are simply the best because of the back to back festivals. This only means family and friends coming together, relishing delicious foods and having a gala time.
People suffering from obesity and diabetes usually have to take a lot of caution during the festive season. Their only worry is that eating fried food and sweets can affect cholesterol, blood sugar level and weight management.
One can still enjoy feasting without dampening the spirit of festivity. Health experts have suggested that sugar free treats are good alternatives for the sugar based sweets. These are prepared from sugar free or artificial sweeteners and provide the same taste of sweetness but with no calories.
Many e-commerce platforms and sweetmeat sellers have started offering sugar-free sweets that contain very less or no sugar at all and taste simply delicious.
In case you have a sweet tooth, then you can satisfy your craving with these following sugar free sweets. Why not feast on these sweets this 'Ganesh Chaturthi'?
Khajoor roll: For all those calorie-conscious people out there, khajoor roll is simply the perfect option. Why not try the mouth-watering khajoor rolls garnished with almond slivers? You need not worry about the calories as the sweet is made with honey and dates and avoids using sugar at all. As a matter of fact, Khajoor or dates is a popular fruit from date palm trees and is used in many dishes of middle-eastern countries.
Lauki Ka Halwa: There are many people who make bad faces when told to eat lauki (bottle gourd). But lauki ka halwa is simply delectable and can't be resisted. The sweet is prepared with just a teaspoon of ghee, low-fat milk, bottle gourd, stevia and cardamom powder. The best part is- the sweet is diabetic friendly.
Fini: This sweet is simply irresistible to eat. The traditional Rajasthani sweet is prepared using flour, pure ghee and sugar. Once made it looks like a bunch of hair because of the thin strands. You need not fret reading the word 'sugar'. The sugar-free variant of 'Fini' can be prepared by using honey instead of sugar. You can still enjoy the delicacy without comprising on the flavour.