Khajur / Dates n Nuts roll !!!
Ingredients :Khajur roll was in my to do list since long but never attemped ..i know lazy me !!!Atlast i tried it yesterday n it surprised me to a great extent ..was really skeptical about the taste ...never realised that dates n nuts would go so well together...pity me !!
As everyone is aware of the fact that Dates are wonderfully delicious , and are one of the most popular fruits packed with an impressive list of essential nutrients , vitamins and minerals that are required for normal growth , development and overall well being of kids n women especially...
This fruit is rich in dietary fibre..a moderate source of Vitamin A and excellent source of Iron and Potassiums ..also rich in minerals like Calcium , Manganese , Copper and Magnesium...So when a treat is packed with these many health benefits..one should never delay in making it so lets head to the process...
- 2 cups Pitted dates/ seedless khajur
- 2 tsp Ghee/ clarified Butter
- 1/4 cup each Cashews, Almonds,Pistachios
- 1 tbsp poppy seeds
- 2 tbsp desicated coconut
- 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
- Chop the nuts mentioned or as per your choice into small pieces..
- Pulse the dates in a food processor or blender into coarse n slightly mushy dough ..
- Later heat a non stick pan , add the ghee...once warm add the nuts and roast until golden...next add the poppyseeds and roast them as well...
- Next stir in the Khajur mixture..mix well until all the nuts are incorporated with khajur..
- Keep stirring n cook for couple of mins..
- Later turn off the heat, add the cardamom powder, mix well and allow it to cool slightly..
- Now divide this mixture into two equal portions and shape them into logs..
- In a plate spread the desicated coconut ..now roll the log in coconut n reshape pressing the coconut flakes..
- Once done place it on a cling film or foil and wrap the logs sealing the edges of foil/ cling..
- Place these in the refrigerator for an hour or so , until firm to touch..
- Later unwrap and cut into half an inch wide circles..
Treat your kids with this awesome sugarless n Nutrient packed roll..i am sure that it will definetely bring smile on their face...
Make and enjoy with your family n friends..
We loved it hope you will love it too !!!