3 Easy and Quick Dry Fruit Sweets – Diwali Special + Blog Anniversary

Vegetarian Tastebuds is turning 1 this October and plus we have Diwali coming over – so it’s time for double celebration for us. We thought why not share a sweet recipe that is quick and easy. But then we thought we should share 2 sweets as we have 2 occasions, but finally ended up shortlisting 3 sweets.

So here we are with 3 easy and quick dry fruit sweets recipes that you can prepare for your Diwali get-together  –

  • Date Cashew Rolls
  • Coconut Dry Fruit Rolls
  • Chocolate Walnut Rolls

We have shaped them in cylindrical rolls but you can shape them as per your choice. All the recipes are hassle-free and quick so that you get enough time to spend with family and friends. You can even involve kids with you in making these.

Preparation time and cooking time for the Sweets:

Date Cashew Rolls 
Prep Time : 10  mins
Cook Time : 15 mins

Coconut Dry Fruit Rolls
Prep Time :   5  mins
Cook Time : 10 mins

Chocolate Walnut Rolls
Prep Time :   15  mins

Do have a look at our Collection of Diwali Sweets and Snacks Recipes

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3 Easy and Quick Dry Fruit Sweets – Diwali Special + Blog Anniversary

Serving Size: 3-4 big-sized OR 5-6 medium sized rolls

3 Easy and Quick Dry Fruit Sweets – Diwali Special + Blog Anniversary

Ingredients (1 Cup = 200 ml)

    Date Cashew Rolls
  • ½ cup milk
  • 10-12 dates/khajur, chopped
  • ½ cup cashew powder + 1 tablespoon more for coating
  • 1 tablespoon milk powder
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • Coconut Dry Fruit Rolls
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • ½ cup desiccated coconut + 1 tablespoon more for coating
  • ¼ cup mixed chopped nuts
  • 1 tablespoon milk powder
  • 1-2 tablespoon honey (adjust as per taste)
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Chocolate Walnut Rolls
  • 13-14 chocolate chip biscuits, powdered
  • ¼ cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon milk powder
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • ½ - 1 teaspoon milk
  • 2-3 chocolate chip biscuits, powdered – for coating

Lets Begin...

    Date Cashew Rolls
  1. In a non-stick pan, combine milk and chopped dates. Cook on a medium flame and keep mashing dates with the help of a wooden spoon.
  2. You will notice that the mixture will start getting thick and will form a thick paste. At this point, reduce the flame to low and add cashew powder and milk powder. Mix well and keep stirring till mixture thickens.
  3. Add ghee, mix and cook till mixture leaves sides of the pan. Keep stirring continuously on low flame.
  4. Remove from flame and let the mixture cool down completely.
  5. Shape rolls from the mixture and roll them in cashew powder. You can even shape them in small round balls.
  6. Keep refrigerated and enjoy.
  7. Coconut Dry Fruit Rolls
  8. Heat ghee in a non-stick pan and add desiccated coconut. Cook on a low flame for 1-2 minutes. Keep stirring.
  9. Now add milk powder and mixed chopped nuts. We have used almonds and cashews. You can use any combination of your favourite nuts.
  10. Stir for about a minute and add honey. Cook and stir for about a minute and then add milk. Check the sweetness level and adjust the quantity of honey. If you find the mixture too dry then add little milk gradually.
  11. Cook till mixture thickens and forms a lump.
  12. Remove from flame and let the mixture cool down completely.
  13. Shape rolls from the mixture and roll them in desiccated coconut. You can even shape them in small round balls.
  14. Keep refrigerated and enjoy.
  15. Chocolate Walnut Rolls
  16. In a wide bowl, add powdered biscuits, cocoa powder, milk powder, chopped walnuts and melted butter.
  17. Mix well with hands and form a dough like lump adding milk gradually. Start with ½ teaspoon milk, then add more milk, if required.
  18. Shape rolls from the mixture and roll them in biscuit powder. You can even shape them in small round balls.
  19. Keep refrigerated and enjoy.

 

 

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