Mithai with a (healthy) twist
Mother & Baby India|October 2020
Mithai with a (healthy) twist
Counting calories? Our healthy mithai recipes will come to your rescue this festive season...
Renu Dalal

Amidst the festive fanfare, you might be compelled, rather torn, between indulging in all the sweetness around, and mindfully watching everything that goes into your system. Well then, this issue, we aim to help you get the best of both—and these healthy mithai recipes let you achieve exactly that! So what are you waiting for? Grab the spoons and dig in. ‘Tis the season to indulge, guilt-free!

Rose-Flavoured Shrikhand


  • 5 cups yoghurt

  • 5 tbsp rose syrup

  • 6 tbsp powdered sugar

  • 1 tbsp rose essence

  • 3 tbsp pistachio nuts (with the shells removed and cut into two pieces)

  • 5 tbsp chopped rose petals

  • 1 tbsp cardamom powder

For garnishing

  • 4 rose petals

  • 1 tbsp pistachio nuts (with the shells removed)


  1. Hang the yoghurt in a wet cloth for two hours.

  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Refrigerate and chill for two hours.

  3. Garnish with rose petals and pistachio nuts, and serve.

  4. You can deep freeze the shrikhand and use it at your convenience.

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October 2020