The festive season is all about indulgence and sweet treats. However, opting for a healthy variant to keep your health in check doesn’t have to be boring. Check out these delicious, low-calorie and sugar-free mithais which are double the indulgence and half the guilt.
Bombay Sweet Shop, Mumbai
Giving the traditional sweets a fun and never-seen-before twist, Bombay Sweet Shop’s vegan power barfi is a perfect guilt-free binge for the festive season. Made using 100% vegetarian ingredients, the power barfi has only natural sugars like dates, jaggery and coconut sugar, along with cashews, almonds, pistachios, figs, puffed amaranth, sesame, poppy and melon seeds for an added crunch.
Born out of an innate love for mithai, GendaPhool aims to bring together the radiance of marigold and the warmth of mithai together in a box that resonates with the gaiety of celebration. And while every bite here is an indulgence, Genda Phool keeps healthy bites in mind with their selection of vegan, sugar-free selections for a guilt-free celebration. Their offerings include Apple Spice, a blend of fresh, delicious apples with hand-pounded walnuts, topped with the aromatic cinnamon, Pistachio Laddu, Classic Cashew, Paantastic Pistachio made with Pishori pista, Kolkata paan leaves and a signature in-house gulkand, hazel surprise made with creamy hazelnut base and crunchy nuts, topped with hazelnut praline, gooseberry square made with pistachios and gooseberries, and milk-n-fig.
Meetha is a premium offering of curated Indian sweets by Radisson Hotels, and is the first premium retail outlet by Radisson Hotels in Mumbai. The outlet offers a wide variety of over 60 plus Indian sweetmeats ranging from pedas, laddoos and more. Among these, meetha also provides a selection of vegan and sugar-free options. The speciality sugar-free Meetha hamper includes curated for the festive season includes delicacies like badam pak, dates dry fruit laddoo, mewa gur laddoo, and cranberry delight.
Box of 12 pieces – ₹820
Box of 16 pieces – ₹1090
Box of 25-pieces – ₹1680
NOTO has been associated with delicious, low-calorie ice creams since 2019. The brand has now ventured into Indian sweetmeats with a whole new range of mithai that is not only low-calorie but also sugar-free and rich in protein. These are made with traditional halwai style techniques and include a distinct variety including motichoor laddoo, malai peda, gulab jamun, mohanthal, rasgulla, and milk cake.
India’s first 100% vegan and gluten-free, plant-based cafe, Yogisattva has been known to make delicious food healthy. Their festive offerings are especially enticing with guilt-free curations that are both healthy and yummy. For the upcoming festive season, Yogisattva has quite a few offerings including their Diwali Special Vegan Mithai Gift Box. The box features an assortment of Yogisattva’s vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar-free mithais such as Kesar badam peda, vegan traditional kaju katli, vegan rose kaju katli, vegan paan mawa peda, vegan saffron malai ladoo and vegan dark chocolate truffles. Each of these is available in individual offerings available in boxes of six and twelve.
Diwali Special Vegan Mithai Gift Box: ₹2499++ (Box of 25)
Individual sweet boxes: ₹799++ (Box of 6) and ₹1,499 ++ (Box of 12)