Dates Nuts Roll Recipe/Khajoor Katri-Easy Diwali Sweets Recipe

dates nuts roll

Dates roll is a very healthy,easy to make,Zero sugar, diabetic friendly, Indian sweet recipe.It is popularly known as Khajoor katri (In Hindi) in North India.I have seen this sweet in all the famous sweet shops here in Bangalore.Whenever I see this sweet,I thought it would be difficult to prepare.But when I come across this video in youtube I was overjoyed to find the ease of making this sweet.I tried it immediately and its outcome was awesome and perfect !! I am not a big fan of dates but still I liked the taste of this dates roll may be because of the crunchy nuts coming in each and every bite Smile.I have used poppy seeds for coating this roll.Recently I heard from a reader that poppy seeds are banned in some foreign countries.So feel free to use desiccated coconut instead of khus khus.It tastes good.You can also shape this as dates & nuts balls/Ladoo instead of rolls.I am very happy to add this recipe in my easy Diwali sweets recipes collection.Friends,Bookmark this easy sweet recipe for Diwali.It’s a no fail recipe which takes just 10 minutes preparation time. Lets check out how to make this yummy,easy Indian sweet – Dates Roll !!
Please view the full video recipe to get a good understanding !

Dates Roll – Full Video Recipe
dates nuts roll

Dates Roll Recipe

Dates Roll Recipe How to make easy dates & nuts roll

Cuisine: Indian
Category: Sweets
Serves: 12 nos
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes

  • Seedless Dates – 200 gms ( I used Lion Desseded dates)
  • Chopped Nuts(Cashews,Melon seeds,Pista,badam) – 1/3 cup ( add more or less as u wish)
  • Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Poppy seeds/Khus khus – 2tbsp (to coat,optional)
  • Chop the nuts finely and chop the dates roughly.Grind the dates into coarse paste.I used small sized mixie jar and ground in batches.Remove them in a plate.
dates nuts roll Indian
dates nuts roll Indian
  • heat a kadai and dry roast the poppy seeds for a minute.Collect in a plate.This is to coat the rolls.Please skip this step of u don’t have poppy seeds in hand. Use desiccated coconut or do not coat it.
  • Heat 1 tsp of ghee and roast the nuts for a minute. Remove in a plate.
dates nuts roll Indian
  • In the same kadai,heat 1 tbsp of ghee and add the ground dates.Mix well until it becomes a whole mass.Initially it would be difficult to mix.,But when the mixture gets heated,dates will become soft and pulpy.It takes 3-4 minutes in medium high flame.Time may vary based on the dates.
dates nuts roll Indian
dates nuts roll Indian
  • Now add the roasted nuts & mix till everything incorporates well. It takes 2 minutes.When it becomes a whole mass and non-sticky,remove it and keep in a plate.When it turns slightly warm,knead it well and make a log shape as shown in the picture.
dates nuts roll Indian
  • Coat it in the roasted poppy seeds and roll in a thermal foil or plastic sheet.Refrigerate for an hour.Remove and keep it outside for 5 minutes.Use a sharp knife and cut into roundels.Serve them once it comes to room temperature.It tastes hard and chewy when it is cold.So serve them after 30 minutes.This roll stays good for 3-4 days.No need to refrigerate.
dates nuts roll Indian
dates nuts roll Indian

Enjoy this healthy sweet with your family !

  • Coating the rolls in coconut or poppy seeds is optional.
  • Add more nuts if you wish.I used cashews,melon seeds,pista and badam.You can skip melon seeds if u don’t have. 
Khajoor Katri

Make this healthy,easy,yummy sweet for this Diwali and have a great Celebration !
Khajoor Katri

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