Fresh Pineapple and Dry Fruit Roll

Fresh Pineapple and Dry Fruit Roll

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This recipe adds a fruity dimension to the all-time favourite dry fruit roll! Freshly-made pineapple puree and cashews and cooked into a katli like mixture, which is then shaped into cylinders and rolled in assorted chopped dry fruits.

While the base roll has a rich and fruity flavour, the outer layer of nuts and dry fruits adds an exciting crunch and more flavours to it.

The Fresh Pineapple and Dry Fruit Roll is a real sweet treat, which will be loved by young and old alike. It stays good for two days, if refrigerated.

You can also try other sweets like the Kaju Kopra Sheera and the Anjeer Halwa .

Fresh Pineapple and Dry Fruit Roll recipe - How to make Fresh Pineapple and Dry Fruit Roll

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 10 pieces
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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups pineapple cubes
a few saffron (kesar) strands
1/2 tsp warm milk
1/2 tsp ghee
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup powdered cashewnuts (kaju)
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
1/2 cup finely chopped mixed nuts (almonds , cashews and pistachios) for rolling

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the saffron strands and warm milk in a small bowl, mix well. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the pineapple cubes and ½ cup of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame 5 minutes, while stirirng occasionally.
  3. Cool completely and blend in a mixer till smooth. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the pineapple purée and sugar, mix well and cook on a slow flame for approx. 5 to 7 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the cashewnut powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 20 to 25 minutes, while stirring continously using a whisk.
  6. Add the cardamom powder and safrron-milk mixture, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 2 minutes, while stirirng continously.
  7. Let the pineapple cashew mixture cool completely.
  8. Divide this mixture into 10 equal portions, roll out each portion into 50 mm. (2”) cylindrical shape.
  9. Roll each portion into the mixed nuts till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  10. Serve immediately or store it in air-tight container. Use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per piece
Energy147 cal
Protein2.8 g
Carbohydrates19.1 g
Fiber0.9 g
Fat6.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium9.7 mg

Reviews

Fresh Pineapple Katli
 on 15 Apr 13 02:37 PM
5

Lovely dessert.
Fresh Pineapple Katli
 on 02 Aug 12 09:36 PM
5

This recipe is awesome...Made it on this raksha bandhan and everyone just loved it. Recipe is really easy to follow. Addition of fresh fruit makes this all time favourite sweet healthier. Lots of thanks to Tarla Mam for this recipe as it made my rakshabandhan very special this time.
Fresh Pineapple Katli
 on 06 Nov 11 12:16 AM
5

This recipe is truly wonderful. Love the omission of fat and milk in it. It is really a snap to prepare and also delicious. Thanks, Tarla Dalal, for all your recipes.