Dil Pasand with puff pastry

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3.6, 10 reviews

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3.6, 10 reviews

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Posted on 2, May 2016
Serving 4-5 people
Ready in 35-40 minutes
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  • Puff Pastry Sheets - 2 Nos
  • Egg white - 1 Nos, beaten

For Coconut Filling:

  • Freshly grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Brown sugar - ¼ cup
  • Granulated Sugar - 1-3 Tablespoon, adjust according to your taste
  • Tutti-frutti - 2 Tablespoon
  • Glazed cherries, chopped - ½ cup
  • Cashew nuts - 10-12 Nos, chopped
  • Raisins - 15-20 Nos
  • Cardamom powder - ½ Teaspoon
  • Ghee - 1 Teaspoon

Initial Preparation:

  1. Thaw the puff pastry sheets as instructed in the package. Then cut one circle with maximum diameter out of each sheet.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and keep it aside.

Filling Preparation:

  1. Heat ghee in a wide pan, slightly fry the cashew nuts and raisins.
  2. Add in the grated coconut and fry for a minute.
  3. Add in the brown sugar and granulated sugar. Fry until the the mixture is slightly sticky and medium golden brown in color over low-medium heat.
  4. Add in the tutti-frutti, chopped cherries and mix well.
  5. Add cardamon powder and mix well. Remove from heat and let it cool completely.

Dil pasand Preparation & Baking:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Place a circle pastry sheet on the prepared baking pan. Lightly brush the beaten egg white on top.
  3. Then arrange the filling on the pastry sheet. Leave ½ inch space on the sides.
  4. Once finished with filling arrangement, gently place the second circle pastry sheet on top.
  5. Seal the edges perfectly using a fork or handle of a spoon.
  6. Then brush the beaten egg white on top. Bake until golden color on top or for about 13-16 minutes.
  7. Serve warm.
3.6, 10 reviews

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