April 23, 2013

Dates Filled Papad Topped With Apple Rabdi

  • 10 Papads
  • Oil for frying

For Papad Filling :
  • 1 Cup Dates, chopped
  • 5 Tbsp Water
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Butter

For Apple Rabdi :
  • 4 Cups Milk
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Apple, grated
  • Few Saffron strands

For Garnishing:
  • 10 Almonds, Grated
  • 2 tbsp Raisins
  • Few Saffron Strands


For Papad Filling:
  • Heat butter in a pan and add the chopped dates.
  • Saute till the dates turns soft.
  • Add the measured water and cook until the dates turns mushy.
  • Now add the coconut powder and mix well.
  • Saute till the mixture becomes dry.
  • Remove from the flame and cool.
  • Prepare small balls using dates mixture and shape them into small rolls.
  • Repeat the process for remaining balls and keep aside.

For  Apple Rabdi :
  • Boil the measured milk in a thick bottomed vessel till it reduces half its quantity.
  • Add the grated apples and sugar.
  • Boil them for few more minutes and add the saffron.
  • Stir the milk continuously and switch off the flame, once it gets thick consistency.
  • Cool and refrigerate them before serving.

For Frying Papad :
  • Take one papad and soak it in water for few seconds.
  • Slowly remove them and place it in a plate.
  • Place the dates roll in a papad and fold it like spring roll.
  • Seal the ends using Maida paste.
  • Repeat the process for remaining papads and let them dry for 10 – 15 minutes.
  • Now deep fry them in batches in a medium flame.
  • Remove and drain the excess oil using kitchen towel.
  •  Now for serving, Place the fried papads in a small bowl or plate and top it up with Apple Rabdi.
  • Garnish with grated Almonds, Raisins and Saffron strands.
  • Serve.

Variations :
  • Nuts like badam, cashews, pista and raisins can also be filled along with dates.
  • Fried coconut pieces can also be used instead of powder.

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  1. Never thought of it, but lovely and looks delicious.

  2. delicious filling n lovely preparation dear...

  3. delicious filling n lovely preparation dear

  4. looks interesting and new recipe to me...Bookmarking this...

  5. very interesting recipe priya,superb presentation.

  6. mouthwatery preparation dear..

  7. awesome and interesting dessert Raks :) looks superb, love your presentation dear

  8. Interesting and exciting dessert for a burst of flavors.

  9. looks mouthwatering & delicious :)

  10. Thats kind of new !! very unique in thoughts and am sure must have tasted excellent.

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  11. Interesting and delicious.. Very inviting!

  12. Looks yummy n tempting:)perfect dessert aftr dinner.


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