As we all know Navratri is going on and many of you are fasting. During fast we want to have something tasty but on the same time, it should be light on stomach too, Isn’t it?
My todays recipe is very easy to make, very low on calories and very tasty too. Papaya is known for its various health benefits as it has high level of antioxidants, Vitamin A,C and E. It helps to cure skin infections, prevent wrinkles, Improves digestion, arthritis and many more such benefits
Now, how if to consume Papaya not a fruit but as dessert? Sounds interesting. During fast days or even in normal days. if you crave for dessert but afraid of indulging high calories to satiate your cravings then this is certainly a rescue to avoid all such hassles
This dessert is very easy to make and requires minimal ingredients like Papaya, ghee, some dryfruit and sweetener(optional). So lets have a look at this easy peasy dessert recipe
1 medium size Papaya
1/2 spoon of ghee
Dryfruits( almonds, saffron, elaichi powder)
In a pan heat ghee, add chopped papaya pieces to it. Cover it with lid with a occassional stir
Keep cooking on low flame till papaya softens completely.Now mash the papaya with spoon completely.
Papaya must have left water.Add sugar if you wish, I have not added
Keep stirring till the water evaporates completely
Add elaichi powder, saffron and mix it
Garnish it with almond flakes
Papaya halwa is ready to serve. A healthy dessert to eat in fast or otherwise