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 7 Diabetic Friendly Indian Sweets

  Last Updated : Jul 28,2018

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7 Diabetic Friendly Indian Sweets

Diabetics can also enjoy limited amounts of sweetmeats as long as they are prepared correctly, with the right mix of ingredients. We have taken care to see that these sweets will not create a surge or sugar rush when eaten. Removed or reduced full fat milk from the Desserts and replaced it with low fat milk and low fat paneer which form the base of Indian Desserts. For sweetening, sugar substitutes have been used and apples at times. So hope you enjoy these recipes.

Our team of nutritionists have adapted special sweets like Oats Apple Phirni , Stuffed Lychees and many more to suit diabetics by replacing sugar and fat-laden ingredients with healthier counterparts. Below is the list of diabetic-friendly recipes:

7 diabetic friendly indian sweets

 by Tarla Dalal
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this cardamom-flavoured low-fat Paneer Kheer. By replacing traditional sweeteners with sugar substitute, and by doing away with unhealthy thickeners, we ward off those unnecessary carbohydrates and calories too. So, you can enjoy the rich texture and wonderful flavour of this kheer comfortably. Just make sure you add the paneer after the milk is completely cool, to avoid curdling.
 by Tarla Dalal
On a low-cal regime and yet yearning for phirni? This Oats Apple Phirni is an answer to your prayers! Made with coarsely crushed oats and apple, this medium-sweet phirni uses only a low quantity of sugar substitute thanks to the fruit’s natural sweetness. Further, this recipe also makes use of low-fat milk, so the calorie counter does not surge up!
Who does not love the traditional charm of Shrikhand? Now, for all those diabetics who crave for this delightful dessert but cannot have it, here is a Sugar Free Shrikhand recipe, which you can enjoy occasionally in small portions. This creamy delicacy is full of the goodness of curds, but sans the fat, since we have used hung low-fat curds. Use fresh curds for best results. Although we have used a sugar substitute to make this recipe suitable for diabetics, you will be delighted to note that it tastes just the same as the authentic version made with sugar. Also try other diabetic friendly Indian sweets like Paneer Kheer and Malai Peda .
 by Tarla Dalal
These dainty chenna filled lychees are sure to melt in your mouth. Choose sweet lychees to make this dessert because sharp or acidic lychees are not going to complement the filling. You can have 2 pieces at one time without feeling guilty.
 by Tarla Dalal
Low fat milk thickened with apple. The addition of nutmeg and cardamom blends well with the subtle flavours. Try not to peel the apple, as much of the fibre is present in the peel and just below it. Select sweet apples for this recipe, as sharp apples can split the rabadi bitter and so render it useless. Also try other diabetic friendly Indian sweets like Paneer Kheer and Malai Peda .
 by Tarla Dalal
Here's the traditional Indian sweet made using a combination of low-fat and full-fat milk, as compared to the other sweets which are made only using low-fat milk. A combo of both the milk is what gives these pedas its required grainy texture. However, we have used sugar substitute to cut down the calories drastically and to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar levels. Saffron adds its own delightful colour to the pedas and makes them all the more irresistible. Like all diabetic sweets, these pedas are also best enjoyed occasionally in restricted quantity. They are best used within 3-4 days. Also try other diabetic friendly Indian sweets like Paneer Kheer and Gajar Halwa .
Shrikhand is no longer out of reach of diabetics! This delectable Mixed Fruit Shrikhand keeps the fat in check by using low-fat curds and replacing sugar with sugar substitute. Apart from bringing in ample nutrients, the fruits also increase the fibre count of this dessert. Try and avoid peeling the fruits like pears and apples as a lot of the fibre lies just beneath the skin. **Disclaimer: It is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. This is just a mere ‘treat’ and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.
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7 Diabetic Friendly Indian Sweets
 on 04 Oct 17 07:40 PM

all reciepe looking nice .will try
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words..Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them..Happy Cooking !!
05 Oct 17 08:34 AM
7 Diabetic Friendly Indian Sweets
 on 02 Mar 17 05:38 PM

The above collection of Recipes for Diabetics person bhi Diwali aour tyohaaro me Sweets ka anand le sakte hai..