Nutritious sheera

Posted on October 16, 2009. Filed under: Heart recipe/low cholesterol recipe, Sweets | Tags: , , |

Satisfy your sweet tooth occasionally without compromising your health with this low fat version of an all time favourite Indian dessert. Walnuts and almonds contain MUFA and antioxidants that protect our heart from free radical damage and help to lower LDL.

Preparation Time : 5 mins.
Cooking Time : 10 mins.

Serves 4.

Ingredients
2 tablespoons whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
2 tablespoons ragi / nachani (red millet) flour
2 tablespoons soya flour
8 teaspoons grated jaggery (gur)
½ teaspoon cardamom (elaichi) powder
2 teaspoons oil
For the garnish
4 almonds, sliced
2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
Method
1. Boil 1½ cups of water in a pan and add grated jaggery to it. Allow to simmer till the jaggery melts. Keep aside.
2. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add all the flours and sauté till light brown in colour.
3. Add the jaggery water and cardamom and mix well till no lumps remain. Cook on a slow flame for a while and remove from the flame.

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