How to make Pumpkin Seeds and Dates Balls -

A healthy sweet made with pumpkin seeds, dates, almonds and orange juice.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pumpkin seeds, Seedless dates (बीज रहित खजूर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pumpkin Seeds and Dates Balls

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pumpkin Seeds and Dates Balls Recipe

  • Pumpkin seeds ½ + ¼ cups

  • Seedless dates ¾ cup

  • Almonds ½ cup

  • Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon

  • Cinnamon powder ½ teaspoon

  • Cocoa powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sea salt a pinch

  • Juice of 1 lemon


Step 1

Grind ¼ cup pumpkin seeds into a coarse powder and spread onto a plate.

Step 2

Blend together ½ cup pumpkin seeds, dates and almonds to a fine mixture.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, cinnamon powder, cocoa powder and sea salt and blend again. Add orange juice and blend till well combined.

Step 4

Divide the mixture into 16 equal balls and coat them with powdered pumpkin seeds.

Step 5


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