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
25 Nov 2021

Rajgira Fruit Parfait - Full Recipe

  • 2
    serves
  • 156
    K calories
  • 15
    minutes
  • 1/10
    simplicity

Easy Steps

01

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

02

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

03

Spoon the rajgira and milk mixture into two glasses.

04

Add a layer of chopped fruits over the liquid.

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
05

Repeat steps 3 and 4 to layer the parfait.

06

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

07

Garnish as you like and serve chilled.

 
Nutritive Value
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Fibre: 6g

 

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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