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Holi 2021: 7 healthy lip-smacking dishes for every food lover

First Published Mar 27, 2021, 2:08 PM IST
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Holi is just around the corner, so let's get our hand in making some delicious healthy platter; read on.

Are you a foodie but overthinks that it will take a toll on your health? Worry not, here are 7 yummilicious traditional dishes to make in this Holi and savour them without bothering much about the health issues.

Are you a foodie but overthinks that it will take a toll on your health? Worry not, here are 7 yummilicious traditional dishes to make in this Holi and savour them without bothering much about the health issues.

Oat idli
Oat is one of the most healthy food staples. Make something interesting out of it this Holi, what say some oat idlis? It will be rich in carbohydrates and low in fat, and obviously tasteful.

Oat idli
Oat is one of the most healthy food staples. Make something interesting out of it this Holi, what say some oat idlis? It will be rich in carbohydrates and low in fat, and obviously tasteful.

Palak methi dumpling
Eating green veggies is always good for health. So, prepare some palak methi dumpling with chickpea flour (Besan) this Holi and serve it hot with mint-coriander chutney. It will be one of the lip-smacking snacks. It will also be rich in protein and iron. (Picture Credit: Pinterest)

Palak methi dumpling
Eating green veggies is always good for health. So, prepare some palak methi dumpling with chickpea flour (Besan) this Holi and serve it hot with mint-coriander chutney. It will be one of the lip-smacking snacks. It will also be rich in protein and iron. (Picture Credit: Pinterest)

Tikki chole
This Holi, replace your aloo Tikki with veggies or oats and prepare a healthy but tasty Tikki chole and serve it with green chutney or some tomato sauce or mayonnaise.

Tikki chole
This Holi, replace your aloo Tikki with veggies or oats and prepare a healthy but tasty Tikki chole and serve it with green chutney or some tomato sauce or mayonnaise.

Pan gujiya
How can we forget about gujiya in Holi? To those who are diet conscious, make these pan flavoured gujiyas and enjoy the festival of colours with taste. 

Pan gujiya
How can we forget about gujiya in Holi? To those who are diet conscious, make these pan flavoured gujiyas and enjoy the festival of colours with taste. 

Lawki ka Halwa
We all have heard about gajar ka halwa, but this Holi, try making a healthy one by using bottle gourd. It benefits people who are having the urinary disorder as it contains 98% water. Incorporate your favourite nuts and dry fruits, and rose petals to make it taste better. (Picture Credit: Pinterest)

Lawki ka Halwa
We all have heard about gajar ka halwa, but this Holi, try making a healthy one by using bottle gourd. It benefits people who are having the urinary disorder as it contains 98% water. Incorporate your favourite nuts and dry fruits, and rose petals to make it taste better. (Picture Credit: Pinterest)

Fruit smoothies
Prepare yummy but healthy smoothies with seasonal fruits. Use honey and almond milk instead of sugar and regular milk, blend everything and serve it cold.

Fruit smoothies
Prepare yummy but healthy smoothies with seasonal fruits. Use honey and almond milk instead of sugar and regular milk, blend everything and serve it cold.

Low-calorie Thandai
Holi is incomplete with a glass full of Thandai. But give a twist this Holi and replace your sugar and full-fat milk with honey and low-fat milk, and voila! Your healthy Thandai is ready.

Low-calorie Thandai
Holi is incomplete with a glass full of Thandai. But give a twist this Holi and replace your sugar and full-fat milk with honey and low-fat milk, and voila! Your healthy Thandai is ready.

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