Date and Almond Balls
by Tarla Dalal
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Date and Almond Balls are rich in iron, calcium and dietary fibre. The best part is that they have a sweet taste and chewy texture that kids will love. You can prepare this quickly and easily, so you can even make slightly larger batches and store for a few days in an airtight container at room temperature – to enjoy in between meals or to send to school in the tiffin box. Take care not to stow it into the fridge as it tends to get hard.
- Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the dates, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Switch off the flame, add the almonds and cardamom powder and mix well. Allow the mixture to cool completely.
- Once cooled, divide the mixture into 15 equal portions and shape each portion into round balls.
- Roll them in dessicated coconut till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
- Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per ball
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