Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Autumn belly warmers ~ sweet healthy treats

Sweet jaggery sesame snacks:

Handful sesame seeds
Handful raw peanuts or almonds
1 cube jaggery
4-5 cardamon seeds

Dry roast the sesame seeds until lightly brown in a pan. Crush slightly with a wooden spoon in the pan.

In a separate pan dry roast the nuts and crush.

Heat 50 ml water in a pan. Add crushed jaggery and reduce until it becomes sticky.  Add roasted crushed peanuts, sesame seeds and crushed cardamon seeds.

Cook mixture until dark, all water is dissolved and it becomes a thick paste. Turn out onto a plate and flatten or roll into balls. Cut and serve. Enjoy x

 Sumptuous sweet fruit treat

Rose water
Orange blossom
Raw nuts
Sliced nectarines x 2; sliced peaches x 2
3 cloves

Method:  Steep (soak) for 2-3 days. Delicious !!

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