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October 16, 2015

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

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Dates and nuts roll is a very healthy, easy to make, no sugar, diabetic friendly, Indian sweet recipe.It is popularly known as Khajoor katri (In Hindi) / Khajur roll 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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Unknown said...

Yum yum ...looks perfect ...same pinch I made this yesterday..but I additionally used figs 😃

Priya said...

Thats looks fantastic ....i am drooling over your nuts roll.

trupti said...

Looking Yummy...

Kalaivani packiaraj said...

Plz post video for such easy receipes too

Chitra said...

I took a video.I will upload & share the video link in the post soon :)

Unknown said...

Thank you mam

Chitra said...


Unknown said...

How long it can be kept fresh in the refrigerator?

Chitra said...

For a week I guess. Atleast for 3 to 4 days.