Almond Balls

பாதாம் லட்டு

Ingredients –

Almonds – 200 Gms

Dried Coconut shredded or powder – 25 Gms

Dates (Mezdool Big) – 5 or Brown Sugar or Honey (If you are not diabetic, you can add even 10 dates)

Cardamom ground – 4

Ghee (Clarified Butter) or Coconut Oil – 4 Tsp

Method –

Soak the almonds in salted water for 8 to 12 hours to remove the phytic acid. (Change the water every 4 hours if possible). Dry them in room temperature and / or toaster oven. Roast them in a pan, add cardamom and coconut powder just before removing them from the pan to a tray. Let it cool down completely.

Use a food processor or grinder to grind first the almonds mix and then add pitted dates or honey or brown sugar. You can also add a bit almond butter or cocoa powder, cinnamon etc to taste and roll them into balls, freeze them for an hour and store them in air tight container.

Note >>> The finer the almonds are ground, better is the taste. Try different grinders, food processors until you achieve the desired results.





About muruganandan

Born and brought up in India, emigrated to Canada and trying to understand and enjoy the world I live in.

Posted on January 3, 2017, in Food and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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