Kesar – Dry Fruit Roll

Surprise your surprise visitors by preparing this delicious sweet.

Planning & Pre-Preparation: 10 mins

Cooking time: 15-20 mins

Yields: 10 pieces.


Dry Fruit stuffing preparation:

  • In a Kadai, start roasting Almonds/Badam, cashew/Kaju, and pistachio/pista on a low flame for a minute. After a minute, switch off the flame and let it cool down.
  • Once completely cooled, transfer to a mixer grinder and grind to a fine powder.
  • Transfer to a mixing bowl.
  • Add sugar, cardamom/Elachi powder, and milk to the ground mixture & mix the ingredients together.
  • To a Kadai, add the mixture and cook on a medium flame for 2 mins.
  • Add Raisins/Kismis and mix together.
  • After two mins, the mixture will be thickened. Transfer the mixture to a plate & let it cool down.
  • Once cooled, grease your hands and knead the mixture well.
  • Dry fruit stuffing will be ready and keep aside.

Preparing Kesar dough:

  • Soak Saffron strands in lukewarm milk for about 10 mins.
  • In a Kadai, add ghee, milk and mix well.
  • Add milk powder to the milk mixture and mix together.
  • Once it is combined, add the Kesar milk & mix well.
  • Add powdered sugar to the mixture and mix quickly to avoid lumps.
  • Keep stirring continuously for 5 mins.
  • The mixture will gradually get solidified and will leave the pan.
  • To check whether the dough is formed, take a pinch of dough and shape it into a ball, if the ball holds shape, then the consistency is right. If not, keep stirring for few more mins.
  • When Kesar dough is formed, transfer it to a plate, and let it cool down.

Preparing Kesar-dry fruit roll:

  • Once Kesar dough is cooled, gently wrap the Kesar dough by stuffing the dry fruits mixture.
  • Using a knife cut the long Kesar roll and shape it into a cylindrical Kesar roll.
  • Yummy Kesar rolls are ready!!!


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