Festive season is incomplete without delicious sweets and treats however not everyone is able to relish them due to strict health and dietary restrictions.
MyGovinda’s is the answer to those sweet cravings, at their newly launched 2nd branch in Dubai Silicon Oasis that offers zero sugar and pure jaggery based wholesome sweets as a commitment to their mission of bringing healthy and holistic food closer and accessible to all.
Not many are aware that jaggery, more popularly known as gur in Hindi, has immense health benefits as well. It is mostly made with sugarcane in North India; however also made of date, coconut and other palm trees in other parts of India.
Indian holistic medical science known as Ayurveda officially recommends the usage of jaggery for medicinal and therapeutic purposes since prehistoric times. Not only because jaggery is a natural and healthy sugar alternative to refined sugar but also because it’s mineral content is considerably higher.
Jaggery can easily be termed as a superfood due to its rich mineral content such as calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium and phosphorus and even has trace amounts of zinc, copper, thiamin, riboflavin and niacin. Research shows that jaggery has vitamin B, some amounts of plant proteins and loads of phytochemicals and antioxidants.
To elaborate the selection; MyGovinda’s no sugar sweets include Chikkis and Laddoos, while jaggery based sweets include kaju katli, rasmali and Sandesh all very popular Indian sweets loved by all members of the family. In addition, their winter specials include jaggery and sesame based sweets.
Enclosed are the names of all the sweets along with its cost per kg.
|Natural ( No sugar sweets )|
|Anjeer Kaju roasted chikki||AED 128|
|Khajoor Kaju roasted Chikki||AED 126|
|Prunes Kaju roasted chikki||AED 124|
|Apricot roasted Chikki||AED 120|
|Dates Pista Roasted ladoo||AED 132|
|Dates Almonds Roasted Laddoo||AED 130|
|Jaggery based sweets|
|Gud katli||AED 102|
|Gud rasmalai||AED 8 per pc|
|Gud sandesh||AED 90|
|Winter special ( Jaggery & sesame based sweets )|
|Gud Til Bugga||AED 92|
|Gud til Burfi||AED 92|
|Gud til cake||AED 92|
|Gud till roll||AED 92|
Nearly one in five people in the UAE are diagnosed with Diabetes and as per IDF, UAE has one of the highest prevalence rate of Diabetes in the world which is why MyGovinda’s decided to dedicate a part of their menu that offers no sugar and natural sugar options including their famous Tru-Frut ice-cream.
MyGovinda’s, known for its holistic and healthy vegan and vegetarian food and their new store is spread over 2700 sq.ft, with the operating hours from 8am to 12am.
Shop No.4, Al Hathboor Residence Building,Opposite Silicon Oasis Mall, Silicon Oasis, Dubai, UAE
Contact: + 971 56 269 4588
Govinda’s Restaurant currently has two locations, the flagship venue in Karama that was launched in 2001 and the newly opened location in Dubai Silicon Oasis. The restaurant also serves a menu for special dietary requirements such as Vegan, High Protein, Diabetic, Healthy Heart and more. Additionally, they are also the manufacturers of Tru Frut, a unique concept of fresh ice-cream that is 100% natural and vegetarian with no added preservatives or artificial flavorings. Both the brands believe in healthy eating and are known for producing the tastiest food with further expansion plans in the UAE.