Phirni… good health with yummy Dessert…a rare combination!!

Diwali Fever is on so are Sweets.. But Sweets that don’t harm your weight loss progress are rare. Here is one specially for YOU Phirni



  • 1 ½ liters of low fat milk
  • 150 grams of basmati rice
  • 100 grams of sugar or equivalent amount of sweetener
  • Cardamom (elaichi) 5 pieces
  • Hand full of mixed nuts like almonds, walnuts. Pistachio etc.


Soak 150 grams of basmati rice for minimum 5 hours and grind to fine paste. Boil the milk and add cardamom along with sugar or sugar free (sucralose).

Add rice paste gradually and stir consistently till the milk is thick. Cook till the rice is done. Remove from flame and put it in a serving dish. Garnish with your favourite nuts and enjoy with family guilt free!

Serves 6 to 8 with roughly 150 calories per serving…so yummy so healthy 🙂

About Sunny Bawa 42 Articles
Dr. Sunny Bawa is a sports doctor with a master’s in sports medicine. He specializes in nutrition and micro-trauma injuries. He has 10 years of experience and has handled weight loss needs since 2006. Bawa has been associated with athletes and games for a long time: He was part of the Commonwealth Health Team for Delhi in 2010 and has been the official team doctor for the ICC World Cup, Indian Athletics, and boxing teams. A natural bodybuilder himself, Bawa has won the titles of Mr. Mumbai and Chandigarh. He still trains and coaches celebrities and pro-athletes with special needs. One of the founders of NidSun clinics, Bawa and his team have a vision to bring world-class health facilities to the common man at the best price. Their aim is achieving long-term health and fitness goals and want to help others have a quality life free of diseases—the birthright of every person.

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