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Dil Pasand (Valentine Day Special)

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Dilpasand is of the most delicious, yummy treats available in the popular Iyengar's Bangalore Bakeries in Pune. Crisp and flaky on the outside, sweet with a yummy bites of tutti fruity and slightly chewy on the inside. Perfect Tea time snack!
Ingredients
  Puff pastry sheets/Frozen paratha 2
For the filling
  Shredded coconut 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Fresh or frozen)
  Assorted nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cardamom powder 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg powder 1 Pinch (Optional)
  Tuti fruity mix 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. Heat a skillet on medium and fry some shredded coconut for about 3 - 4 minutes, to evaporate the moisture.
2. Add some assorted nuts (chopped almonds and raisins used), sugar and stir fry for another 3 - 4 minutes over medium heat until the sugar melts and mixes with the shredded coconut.
3. Add cardamom powder, nutmeg powder and tutti fruity. Stir to mix everything.
4. After a couple of minutes, turn off the heat and set the mixture aside to cool down completely.
5. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
6. Lay out puff pastry sheets or frozen parathas, cut in the shape of rounds. Spoon a portion of the filling in the center. Close with another puff pastry sheet or paratha (of a smaller size) over the top and seal the edges with water as shown in the video.
7. Bake in the preheated oven with the sealed side up for 30 minutes.
8. After 30 minutes, turn off the oven and let it sit in the hot oven for 10 minutes.

SERVING
9. Serve as a dessert or a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Bangalore
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Feel: 
Crunchy
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Valentines Day
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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