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Dhu al-Hijjah is the 12th month of the Islamic Calendar that has so many historic events associated with it. Hundreds of Thousands of Muslims make a pilgrimage to Mecca for Hajj in this very month of Dhu al-Hijjah. Eid-al-Adha or Bakrid as we call it, is celebrated by Muslims around the world to remember the sacrifice made by Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham in the bible) towards Allah.
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On Eid-al-Adha Muslims sacrifice four-legged animals (goat or sheep or camel) in remembrance of Prophet Ibrahim who agreed to the sacrifice of his son Ismail for his duty and love for Allah. Ismail was replaced by a sheep as Allah was happy with the devotion shown by Prophet Ibrahim.
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No Eid is complete without the special sweet dishes. The rising health concern compels people to look for alternatives to desserts. You can, however, enjoy desserts on Eid without worrying about the sugar intake. Here are 5 sugar-free desserts that you can try on this Eid-al-Adha.
Faldhari Badam Ki Barfi
The sugar-free recipe of Faldhari Badam Ki Barfi will allow you to indulge in Eid vibes in full flow. This dessert requires different kinds of nuts and mawa with some dehydrated fruits and cardamom.
Oats kheer is a great ‘healthy’ way to celebrate Eid. You need to pick roasted oats, cook them with some milk, add nuts and fruits, and enjoy your delicious, healthy dessert.
Grilled Almond Barfi
Another mouth-watering dessert that is easy to make and healthy to consume. You need khoya, roasted crushed almonds, and caramelized sugar-free substitutes to make delicious Grilled Almond Barfi.
This is a fusion dessert where Carrot Halwa is stuffed in crepes. These crepes are served on rabri topped with pista and almonds. In Khaas Malpoi, you get the taste of three desserts in one and no surprises, all of them are sugar-free.
Imagining Phirni without sugar is tough but the last dessert on this list requires no sugar. Phirni is a traditional Eid dessert that has rice, milk, fruits, and nuts in it. A sugar-free Phirni is prepared with rice, milk, nuts, and rosewater. A little bit of stevia can be added to make it sweeter.