Festival celebrations come alive when delicious mix dry fruit laddu prepared with coconut, cashew, white sesame, dates, and almonds is served. It is a traditional Indian sweet suitable for all occasions and festivals.
The best part of this laddu is that they can be had for Navratri fasting season as well as for the Diwali festival when you want to make something quick and easy sweet dessert. They are good for growing up kids also.
These laddus can also be gift wrapped and send to your family and friends during Diwali season.
This dry fruits laddu is the healthiest Indian deserts and most economical sweets in terms of calories, which does not even require edible gum to form the round shape.
Prepare time: 20 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 35 min
- 1/4 cup Cashew nuts
- 1/2 cup Dates seeded and chopped
- 1/4 cup Almonds
- 1/4 cup Pistachios
- 1 cup desiccated coconut
- 2 tsp. Ghee
- 2 tbsp. Raisins
- 1 tsp. white sesame seeds
- 1 tsp. Green cardamoms powder
- Coarsely grind dates in a mixer and transfer into a bowl. Coarsely grind cashew nuts, almonds and pistachios.
- Heat one tablespoon of ghee in a pan, add desiccated coconut and fry till golden brown. Drain and set aside.
- In the same pan, add the remaining ghee and sauté coarsely ground dry fruits and sesame seeds. Add raisin, dates and mix well. Sauté till dates are heated through. Remove into a plate and set aside to cool slightly.
- Add green cardamom powder. Mix everything well. And knead into dough.
- Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into laddus. Roll each of them in sesame seeds.
- Cool it & serve immediately or store laddu in an airtight container.