CASHEW KATLI ROLL (with date and almond)


Diwali in the air,thought i’d upload this recipe to meet the season’s search for a sweet healthy and undoubtedly a delight for many,and bet  you can’t stop at one!

Festivals and sweets like this defeat your stand of dieting.Yup ..its  an undeniable fact…Hope you agree with me.

Well for the recipe.

Ingredients

1.5 cups fine cashewnut powder

3/4 cup fine sugar

1/8 cup milk

1 tblsp. milk powder( optional)

1/2 tsp ghee

a pinch of salt

a tiny drop of  yellow color(optional)

Heat all these ingredients in a thick bottomed pan,until it reaches a soft dough stage.

Transfer to another bowl .whilst warm roll between two sheets of oil paper,or polythene

wrap ,into a rectangle shape.Spread the date filling and roll .Cut into  desired portions.

This sweet can be stored in the fridge for a month.

For the date filling

1/2 cup dates

1/2 cup almonds

a drop of rose essence

Blend all the ingredients coarsely.spread on cashew mixture,and roll.

CASHEW NUT BURFI


Ingredients:

250 gm cashewnuts

250 gm sugar

1/2 tblsp.butter

3-4 cardamons

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup cream

1/4 tsp.vanilla

1/2 nutmeg grated

Pound the cardamon and mix with nutmeg.Powder cashew to fine powder.

In a heavy pan, stir sugar and water untill all sugar melts.Then add cashewnuts,butter and cream.Stir all this over a slow fire,taking care not to burn in the bottom of the pan.When the mixture begins and leaves the sides of the pan.add vanilla,cardamon,and nutmeg powder.Beat well untill slightly cool.Spread and flatten on a greased tray.Cut into squares or shapes you desire.