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Date Candy Made Easy To Chew For Mama

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ONEMAN show describes making a date candy in simple three steps making paste, mixing nuts and hand rolling to make good chewy nutty DATE candies for any day and DATE,friend or family.
Ingredients
  Pitted dates 500 Gram, cooked in microwave and mashed
  Mixed nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely ground (almonds, pistachio, cashew nuts)
  Cardamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ghee 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Poppy seed 2 Tablespoon (for decoration) (Optional)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large pan, heat ghee and dates. Stir until paste.
2. In a food processor, add almonds, cashew nuts, pista and gently crush them.
3. Add in the nut mixture to the pan. Keep stirring until the candy reaches the right consistency. Add cardamon and nutmeg.
4. Turn of the heat and make rolls with the candy mixture.
5. Slice the rolls into small circles. Garnish with almonds and cashew nuts or poppy seeds.

SERVING
6. Serve the Date Candies with warm chocolate drink.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Gujarati
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Stirred
Dish: 
Candy
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Date
Interest: 
Kids, Easy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
12
Candies bought from outside are high in calorie. Why not make at home with dates and nuts and serve as a surprise to everyone? The process to make it is simple with easily available ingredients from kitchen cabinet. You can try this once and forget store bought candies forever.

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Sanghi's picture
Good one.
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