Khajurachi Wadi

The natural sugars in the dates suffuse these mithai with their sweetness.

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Khajurachi Wadi
Main Ingredients Dates, Cashewnuts
Cuisine Maharashtrian
Course Mithais
Prep Time 5-6 hour
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Khajurachi Wadi

  • 500 grams Dates seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup Cashewnuts
  • 1/4 cup Almonds

Method

  1. Coarsely grind the dates in a processor and transfer to a bowl. Coarsely grind the cashew nuts, almonds and pistachios.
    Heat one tablespoon ghee in a non-stick pan, add the gum resin and shallow-fry till golden brown. Drain and set aside.
  2. Add the remaining ghee to the same pan and sauté the cashew nuts, almonds, pistachios and poppy seeds. Add the dates and sauté till heated through.
  3. Transfer to a plate and set aside to cool slightly.
  4. Add the cardamom powder and nutmeg powder. Crush the gum resin and add. Mix well and knead into a dough.
  5. Divide the mixture into two to three equal portions and shape into rolls. Wrap in aluminium foil and refrigerate for four to five hours.
  6. Just before serving, unwrap the rolls and cut them into half-inch thick slices.

    Makes 650 grams

Nutrition Info

Calories 1988
Carbohydrates 188.4
Protein 26.8
Fat 125