Low Fat Mawa ( How To Make Khoya Or Mawa)

Low Fat Mawa (  How To Make Khoya Or Mawa)

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Khoya is the key ingredient that imparts not only richness and taste to any sweet or a dessert but also the required grainy texture and mouth feel. But knowing the fact that it is too high in calories it is always considered a culprit.

Here’s a low fat and a healthier version of khoya made from low fat milk, which when added to any sweets and desserts allows you to relish them without any guilt. Recipes like Mixed Halwa , Orange Sandesh, Shahi Poli ,gets a different twist on adding of this low fat khoya.

Low Fat Mawa ( How To Make Khoya Or Mawa)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.5 cup
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3 1/2 cups low-fat milk
3 1/2 tsp cornflour

  1. Heat the milk in a broad non-stick pan and bring it to boil.
  2. When the milk starts boiling, cook it on a slow flame for 8 to 10 minutes or till the milk reduces to half, while stirring continuously and scrapping the sides of the pan.
  3. Add the cornflour, mix well and cook on a slow flame for another 8 to 10 minutes or till the mixture thickens well.
  4. Remove from the flame, keep the mava aside to cool slightly and then refrigerate for ½ hour. Use as per the recipe.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy44 cal
Protein3.7 g
Carbohydrates7 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat0.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium50.1 mg


Low Fat Mava ( How To Make Khoya Or Mava)
 on 15 Mar 13 10:04 AM

Good way to cut down those calories....little time consuming but trust me...worth trying!!
Low Fat Mava ( How To Make Khoya/ Mava)
 on 06 Jan 12 02:29 AM

Great recipe for low fat mava. If you are in hurry, you can also microwave instead of steaming.