Chef: Ajay Anand - Pullman and Novotel New Delhi Aerocity
Recipe Servings: 2
Total Cook Time:
Difficulty Level: Medium
About Anjeer Kaju Roll Recipe: This festive dessert recipe is filled with all things healthy and tasty! Nutty dry fruits like pista, kaju and anjeer with the goodness of beetroot juice, this sweet roll is the perfect Indian dessert to binge on this festive season. Prepare this before hand and you can relish it for days if stored well.
Ingredients of Anjeer Kaju Roll
1 Kg cashew nuts
500 gms figs
500 gms sugar
100 gms pistachio
10 gms green cardamom powder
1/2 gms saffron
25 gms honey
100 gms beetroot juice
How to Make Anjeer Kaju Roll
1.Grind 800 grams of cashew nut and add it in a heavy bottom pan or kadhai. Then, add in 250 grams of sugar and cook for about 5 minutes on a slow heat. Take out and keep the mixture aside. It will look like a thick cashew nut paste.
2.Let the mixture cool down enough to handle.
3.Now repeat the same with figs. Grind 500 grams of soaked figs and add it in a heavy bottom pan or kadhai. Then, add in 250 grams of sugar and cook for about 5 minutes on slow heat. Take out and keep aside. It will look like a thick paste. Let the mixture cool down enough to handle.
4.Take another vessel cook beetroot juice and add cardamom powder, saffron, honey and pistachio in it. Mix this mixture with the already prepared cashew nut paste.
5.Take aluminium foil and spread the fig paste on it using pallet knife. Later, spread cashew nut paste over the fig paste with the help of a spatula.
6.Slowing roll over using silver foil into a roll very gently. Keep it in the freezer for couple of hours until it is hard enough to cut.
7.Cut it into roundels using sharp edge knife and serve.