How to make Dry Fruits And Khajoor Laddoo -
Tasty laddoo made with a combination of dates and dry fruits
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Dry Fruits And Khajoor Laddoo Recipe Card
History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines. The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions.
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.
Prep Time : 16-20 minutes
Cook time : 16-20 minutes
Level Of Cooking : Difficult
Ingredients for Dry Fruits And Khajoor Laddoo Recipe
Cashewnuts 1/4 cup
Dates seeded and chopped 1/2 kilogram
Almonds 1/4 cup
Pistachios 1/4 cup
Ghee 2 tablespoons
Gum resin (gond) crushed 1 tablespoon
Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) 1 tablespoon
Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoon
Nutmeg powder 1/2 teaspoon
Coarsely grind dates in a mixer and transfer into a bowl. Coarsely grind cashewnuts, almonds and pistachios.
Heat one tablespoon of ghee in a pan, add gum resin and fry till golden brown. Drain and set aside.
In the same pan, add the remaining ghee and sauté coarsely ground dry fruits and poppy seeds. Add dates and mix well. Sauté till dates are heated through. Remove into a plate and set aside to cool slightly.
Add green cardamom powder and nutmeg powder. Crush the gum resin and add. Mix everything well. And knead into a dough.
Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into laddoos.
Cool completely and store in an airtight container.