Raksha Bandhan Festival 2018: Raksha Bandhan is a symbol of love between a brother and a sister. Every Indian household, celebrate this festival with great zeal and enthusiasm. Lots of sweets and gifts are exchanged to add to the sweetness of the festival. While tieing the sacred thread around the wrist of the brother, sisters make their brothers eat sweets. Many delicacies are being prepared at home to relish the festival. In order to prevent unhealthy eating, one must try out some healthy eating options. One can eat healthy and well-nourished diet even on the festival to stay fit and healthy. Let’s discuss what to eat at the festival of Rakhi. (Also read: Happy Raksha Bandhan 2018: Best rakhi gifts for your sister to stay fit and healthy)
Rakhi Festival 2018: Which healthy items should be eaten on Raksha Bandhan to balance the nutrition
- Dates roll
- Almond Kesar Phirni
- Dark chocolate cake
- Hara Bhara Kebab
- Panner tikka
You can prepare a delicious date roll as sweets. It is light and naturally sweet. Dates are great for the health and also keep your nutritional level balanced.
Almond Kesar Phirni
Almond Kesar Phirni is a delicious sweet and is healthy too. It has calcium and vitamin E which makes it fit to eat.
Dark chocolate cake
It’s time to ditch the traditional sweets. Try out the dark chocolate cake as a healthy sweet dish. It is great for your heart and is less sweet. Being rich in antioxidants it proves to be healthy for you.
Hara Bhara Kebab
Besides sweets, you can also try out some healthy snacks. Made from spinach and green vegetables, it contains iron, vitamins and minerals. This is one of the best snacking options.
Roast the veggies and cheese to prepare paneer tikka. It contains calcium in a good amount. Instead of deep frying the veggies, try to roast them. They are rich in antioxidants and are great for the body. Also, use olive oil to prepare the paneer tikka. It is light and healthy.
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These are some of the best dishes which are healthy as well as tasty. You can read this article in Hindi as well.