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.
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)
- Chopped nuts
- Grated or finely sliced coconut
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.
Add a layer of chopped fruits over the liquid.
Repeat steps 3 and 4 to layer the parfait.
Add toppings, a pinch of cardamom powder and swirl of liquid jaggery.
Garnish as you like and serve chilled.
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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