A Diwali to die(t) for!
Worried about the kilos you might pile on with the farsan and mithai binge? Your prayers have been answered. The GUIDE lists a spread of delicious diet versions of your favourite cravings
Roasted Moong dal
Rs 45. Thakker and Co, Vile Parle (W).
Call: 26155946 Having a card party, this Diwali? This is the perfect diet chakhna to accompany your booze dose.
Rs 55 for 200 gms. Chheda Dryfruits. The smaller portions mean lesser calories and the whole wheat factor is an added benefit.
Diet Mini Papads
Rs 60 for 200 gms. Nagrik. These tiny masala diet moong dal papads are a must-try when craving for something spicy.
Rs70 for 250 gms. Nagrik. We have been munching on this roasted chakli for 5 pm-hunger pangs and guarantee that it is better than the traditional variety!
Mixed Dry Fruits Sugar-free Sweets Pack
Rs 575 for 450 gms. Chheda Dryfruits. They offer individual packs of sugar-free sweets by weight and a box of mixed sweets if you are confused by all that’s
Rs 130 for 100 gms. Chheda dryfruits, opposite Matunga CR station.
Jardalu Sugar-free Sweet
Rs 300 for 250 gms. Nagrik, Munshi Estate, SL Road, Mulund (W). They have seven varieties of sugar-free sweets for those who love options to choose from.
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Nine-coloured Mithai platter
Puranmal is offering a Rangbirangi Mithaai Ka Platter. The 90-year-old mithai company offers nine-coloured mithais made of natural ingredients. The preparations include fruits, nuts, dry fruits, milk and more.
At Puranmal Restaurant, Juhu; R City Mall, Ghatkopar and Mulund (W).
Call 67178888 / 9223411147
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Craving farsan but pressed for time? Log on to farsankart.com where you can purchase Gujarati Chorafali and Mathiya. They have a special offer whereby you can buy three, and get one free. They also have discounts on purchases worth `500 and ` 1,000 and above.
Log on to farsankart.com
Fancy laddoo and kaju katli on your donut? Go desi this Diwali and try Indian versions of donuts such as Boondi Bomb and Nuts Over Mohanthal.
At All Mad Over Donuts outlets.
Concept and Text: Dhara Vora
Platter, Rs 599 each. indiacircus.com
A walk through Mohammed Ali Road's Khau Galli