The festival season is on. Festivities are incomplete without sweets. I have quite a few dessert recipe in my blog to choose from. Here adding one more.
Wish you the best in the upcoming festive season!
Recipe; ( From the net )
Makhana 2 cups
Peanuts 1/2 c
Cashews 1/2 c
Coconut powder 1/4 c
Cardamom powder 1/2 tsp
Sugar 3/4 cup ( to taste )
Water 3/4 cup
Ghee 3 Tbsp
Almond and Pistachio slivers and rose petals to garnish.
Take one Tbsp ghee on a pan add the makhanas. Roast for a few minutes, till crispy. Collect on a plate.
Dry roast the peanuts and cashews separately and collect them.
Grind the roasted makahanas. Pulse the peanuts and cashews till fine. Add the cardamom powder.
In a pan take the sugar and water on medium high flame and let it boil for a few minutes. take a drop in a bowl, when it forms a string. between the thumb and first finger add the ground nuts. Carefully stir the mixture until it comes together. Add 2 tablespoon of ghee and mix again till it forms a dough. Take it out and spread the mixture evenly on a greased tray. Garnish with almond and pistachio slivers, rose petals. Cut them to your preferred shape and enjoy.
Foxnuts are available in Indian grocery stores.