NUTRITION

Easy, Healthy and Vegan—Rajgira Fruit Parfait

A plant-based, gluten-free and dairy-free recipe that's also rich in Vitamin A, C and calcium? This rajgira fruit parfait checks all the right boxes and hits the sweet spot as a breakfast, snack or dessert.

By VINITA CONTRACTOR

Ingredients list

Makes two servings

  • 1/2 Puffed rajgira (amaranth)
  • 1/2 Banana chopped
  • 1/2 Chopped fruits of choice
  • 1/2 Almond/ coconut milk
  • 1/2 Cardamom powder
  • 1/2 Date/ raisin paste
  • Swirl of liquid jaggery (optional)
  • Pinch of cinnamon powder/ pure vanilla extract (optional)

Suggested toppings

 

  • Raisins
  • Cranberries
  • Chopped nuts
  • Grated or finely sliced coconut

 

Preparation

 

Step 1 :

In a bowl, soak and mix the rajgira in the nut milk and set aside for 10 minutes.

Step 2 :

Combine the date/ raisin paste in the rajgira and milk mixture and add any other flavourings of choice.

Step 3 :

Spoon the rajgira and milk mixture into two glasses.

Step 4:

Add a layer of chopped fruits over the liquid.

Step 5:

Repeat steps 3 and 4 to layer the parfait.

Step 6:

Add toppings, a pinch of cardamom powder and swirl of liquid jaggery.

Step 7:

Garnish as you like and serve chilled.

 

Ease
1
Carbs
18g
Protein
4g
Fat
10g
Fiber
6g
Serves
2
Approx. Cost
100
Cooking Time
15 Mins

 

Vinita Contractor is a Mumbai-based holistic nutrition and lifestyle coach and the founder of Down2Hearth and The Leaf E-Academy. This quick and delicious recipe is one of her many plant-based delicacies and part of her sustainable and affordable approach to a nature-sourced diet.

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