Belated Dussehra wishes to all my friends :) Hope you all had a fantastic dussehra with loads of yummy sweets and meals. I prepared this delicious healthy sweet yesterday for pooja using Bansi rava, fruits and Demarara sugar with less ghee. Bansi Rava is a healthy rava which is also an excellent option for weight loss and diabetes. I have used Demerara sugar in this recipe to make my sweet very healthy but it can also be substituted with a regular ones. Demerara sugar is a unrefined sugar which is large, irregular grains, dark brown in color and crunchy in texture. As it is considered to be a healthy sugar, this can also be used in regular coffee and tea. I have included only 3 varieties of fruits in this recipe due to availability but other fruits like pineapple, strawberry can also be included.
1 Cup Bansi Rava
3/4 Cup Demerara sugar
1 1/2 Tsp Ghee
1 Banana, finely chopped
1 Apple, finely chopped
2 Tbsp Pomegranate
A pinch of Saffron
10 Cashews, broken
2 1/2 Cups Water
Heat 1/2 Tsp ghee in a non stick pan and add bansi rava.
Roast it for a minute in a low flame or until the flavor comes out.
Once done, remove and keep aside.
Heat 1 Tsp ghee in the same pan and add cashews followed by raisins.
Fry till it turns brown color and add the chopped fruits ( Banana, Apple and Pomegranate )
Now add the demerara sugar and saute till the sugar melts.
Add the measured water followed by saffron and let the water boil.
Now slowly add the roasted rava and mix well to avoid any lumps.
Simmer the flame and cook it for 5 minutes in a low flame.
Switch off the flame and transfer it to a small bowl.
Garnish with fruits and serve hot.