Vegan Hazelnut Spread - SK Khazana

Roasted hazelnuts and dates ground together to make a fantastic spread or dip This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Vegan Hazelnut Spread - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Hazelnuts, Seedless dates
Cuisine Fusion
Course Dips
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Vegan Hazelnut Spread - SK Khazana

  • 1 cup Hazelnuts
  • 5 Seedless dates
  • 2 tablespoons Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • to serve Apple sliced

Method

  1. Preheat the oven at 180˚C.
  2. Spread hazelnuts on a baking tray, keep the tray in the preheated oven and roast for 12-15 minutes or until they have browned a little. Take them out of the oven and set aside to cool down to room temperature.
  3. Meanwhile, take dates in a bowl, add sufficient water and soak for 30 minutes.(If using soft dates then you need not soak them.)
  4. Transfer the roasted hazelnuts into a grinder jar, grind to a fine powder. Drain and add the dates along with cocoa powder and a little water and grind. Add 2 tbsps water and blend till smooth. You can store in an air tight container for upto 2 weeks.
  5. Or transfer into a bowl and serve as a dip with apple slices. or serve with apple slices or as required.