Is Mawa (Khoya) healthy ?
Yes and No, depending on the health of the person. Made only from full fat milk and used as a base for Indian sweets. It is rich milky flavour to mithais and imparts a creamy texture to the mithai.
Let's understand the Ingredients.
Milk and Low Fat Milk : 1 cup of milk provides 70% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Calcium. Milk promotes strong bones. Milk low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. One cup of Milk gives 10 grams of carbs. Low fat milk has lower fat and the same benefits of milk.
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Mawa ?
No, they cannot as there is full fat milk used. That is too much fat for any of the above to have.
Can healthy individuals have Mawa?
Yes, they can have mawa. It's good fat but don't go overboard eating too much.