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This weight-loss friendly cauliflower pudding is low in calories and carbs

Now you can even relish gobhi as a dessert with this low-calorie cauliflower pudding recipe, which will fit perfectly in your weight-loss diet.
phirni for baisakhi
You have to make phirni this Baisakhi! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Biswajit Sahoo Published: 31 Dec 2020, 05:00 pm IST
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If recent trends have taught us anything, it’s that cauliflower is the most versatile vegetable out there. Not only you can make the usual aloo-gobhi and chilli-gobhi—but you can also use it in place of rice and pasta. And if cauliflower rice or risotto isn’t your thing, you can always make cauliflower mash—which is a healthier alternative to mashed potatoes.

But did you know that your friendly-neighbourhood gobhi also makes for an exceptional dessert? Yes, cauliflower can also be used to make a slew of sweet treats—including puddings.

Now, now… we know that this is hard to believe. Cauliflower pudding? How can you even make that? And how will it taste? These are all valid questions and we have the answers right here you: in just 30 minutes and absolutely delicious.

This easy cauliflower pudding recipe is proof that you can enjoy the humble gobhi even as dessert.

Ingredients for cauliflower pudding

100 gm cauliflower florets
10 gm butter
30 gm fresh heavy cream
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tsp stevia

cauliflower pudding
Say no to unhealthy fats and yes to cauliflower. Image courtesy: Shutterstock.
How to make cauliflower pudding

1. Cut the cauliflower into florets. Steam or boil them for five minutes until tender.
2. Drain the water and allow the cauliflower to cool, before blending it until pureed.
3. Heat the butter in a nonstick pan and add cauliflower puree to it. Cook until it loses water and its strong flavour.
4. Add vanilla essence to it and mix well. Add fresh heavy cream and keep cooking till the mixture becomes thick.
5. Add stevia and mix it well.
6. You can have it as a pudding or freeze it to relish as an ice cream later.

Here’s what makes this cauliflower pudding oh-so-healthy

Well, for starters, cauliflower pudding is low in calories—with this preparation weighing at just 145.9 kcal. It is also low in carbohydrates, containing just a gram of it. Rich in fat (15.5 grams), this recipe is keto-friendly and can also help you lose weight. Not to mention, this cauliflower pudding makes for a guilt-free dessert that won’t come in the way of your weight loss plans.

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About the Author

Biswajit Sahoo is a fitness and nutrition coach with Fittr. His area of expertise is postpartum fat loss, general well-being, strength and conditioning, and contest preparation. Biswajit has helped about 561 people in their transformation and fitness journey. ...Read More

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