Simply Sublime Sandesh Mithai

Desserts can in fact be made to be healthy and satisfying, This Sandesh Mithai contains ricotta cheese, which is a good source of low-fat protein, and it contains some calcium. Pistachio nuts contain healthy fats and are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, which are important antioxidants for eye health. Try out this very easy Indian dessert, usually enjoyed during Diwali.

Recipe Details

4 Servings

Ready In: 30 minutes

Nutritional Information

Energy: 143 kCal

Protein: 8 g

Carbohydrates: 10.9 g

Sugar: 6.3 g

Fat: 8 g

Fibre: 1 g

Dietary Requirements

Gluten-Free

Lacto-Ovo Vegetarian

Equipment List

Measuring spoon

Mixing bowl

Frying pan

Spatula

Serving bowl

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp Liviana® CBD-Infused Honey
  • 5 strands of saffron
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ pineapple
  • 1 cup ricotta
  • 1 tbsp cranberries
  • 2 tbsp pistachios
  • Edible flowers for garnish
  • Slice of lemon for garnish

Method

  1. Add the Liviana® CBD-Infused Honey, saffron, water and lemon juice to a small mixing bowl. Stir and set aside.
  2. Peel the pineapple and slice 4 x 1 cm-thick slices from it.
  3. Slice the ricotta into 0.5 cm circular slices.
  4. Place the pineapple in a griddle pan over a very high heat. Grill for 1 minute on each side.
  5. Place the pineapple on a serving plate. Put the ricotta on top of the pineapple. Drizzle the honey mixture over the ricotta.
  6. Garnish with cranberries, pistachios and edible flowers for the perfect Diwali dessert. Serve with a slice of lemon.  

Wilna Eksteen

Registered Dietitian

Share the health, socialise.