This is a wholesome recipe of an Indian sweet or an energy bar with a twist of rose petals, a healthy option for all those weight watchers out there. Low on calories, this bar has the goodness of dates and nuts. You can easily make these at home and even gift it to your loved ones whenever you meet them next. 

Dried Rose Bar With Dates & Nuts Recipe Card

The recipe to this healthy dessert has been contributed by Saffron Gourmet Food.

Total Time :
60 min
Preparation Time :
30 min
Cooking Time :
30 min
Servings :
4
Cooking Level :
Medium
Course:
Desserts
Calories:
125
Cuisine:
Indian
Author:
Kishori Sud

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup chopped dried figs
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1/3 cup mamra almonds
  • 1/3 cup cashew nuts
  • 1/3 cup walnuts
  • 1/3 cup pistachios
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 2 tbsp gulkand
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 2 tbsp desi ghee
  • 2 tbsp rose jam
  • ¼ tsp fennel powder
  • ¼ cup cardamom powder
  • ½ cup rose water
  • 1 cup dried rose petals

Instructions

Step 1
To prepare the nutty delight soak the chopped figs in warm water for four hours, strain water and pat dry well.
Step 2
Granulate figs along with the dates and raisins to smooth paste with the help of rose water.
Step 3
Next, chop mamra almonds, cashew nuts, walnut and pistachios.
Step 4
Heat desi ghee in a heavy bottomed pan, add gulkand stir well and saute for a minute.
Step 5
Add the chopped date and nut mixture, nutmeg powder, rosewater and fig. Stir to combine well. Cook for 5 minutes.
Step 6
In a bowl, mix rose jam, fennel powder and cardamom powder.
Step 7
Take a tray with height of 4 inches, grease it with desi ghee and rose jam mixture.
Step 8
Sprinkle dried rose over it and pour nutty delight mixture into the tray. Level it well with a spatula.
Step 9
On the top side of nutty delight again grease some desi ghee and a thin layer of rose jam mixture, generously sprinkle with dried rose petals and allow it to set.
Step 10
Once set, spray desi ghee on knife and cut neatly into slabs.