Date and Walnut Wontons

Dates and walnuts marry well whenever added together and these wontons are no exception. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Date and Walnut Wontons

Main Ingredients Dates, Walnut kernels
Cuisine Chinese, , , ,
Course Desserts
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Date and Walnut Wontons

  • 100 grams Dates seedless
  • 1/2 cup Walnut kernels
  • 16 Wonton wrappers
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar/jaggery
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon powder
  • 2 tablespoons Refined flour (maida)
  • for deep-frying Oil


  1. Boil water in a non-stick pan and add seedless dates. Cook till soft. Strain and chop the dates.
  2. Put dates, walnuts, brown sugar and cinnamon powder in another bowl and mix. Divide the mixture into sixteen equal portions.
  3. Put refined flour in a medium bowl, add two tablespoons water and mix well.
  4. Place a portion of date and walnut mixture in the center of each wonton wrapper, wet the edges with the refined flour mixture. Fold into half and twist the ends and stick.
  5. Heat sufficient oil in a wok, add stuffed wontons and deep-fry for a couple of minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
  6. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with any ice cream of your choice.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1522
Carbohydrates 201.9
Protein 30.5
Fat 65.7
Other Fiber Niacin- 4.9mg