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.
Wilna Eksteen

Wilna Eksteen

Registered Dietician

Servings
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

Lacto-ovo Vegetarian

Gluten-free

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

Equipment List

  • Measuring spoon
  • Mixing bowl
  • Frying pan
  • Spatula
  • Serving bowl

 

Method

Step One

Add the Liviana® CBD-Infused Honey, saffron, water and lemon juice to a small mixing bowl. Stir and set aside.

Step Two

Peel the pineapple and slice 4 x 1 cm-thick slices from it.

Step Three

Slice the ricotta into 0.5 cm circular slices.

Step Four

Place the pineapple in a griddle pan over a very high heat. Grill for 1 minute on each side.

Step Five

Place the pineapple on a serving plate. Put the ricotta on top of the pineapple. Drizzle the honey mixture over the ricotta.

Step Six

Garnish with cranberries, pistachios and edible flowers for the perfect Diwali dessert. Serve with a slice of lemon.

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