- Preparation Time 10 min.
- Cook Time 10 min.
- Total Time 20 min.
- Servings 10-12 bytes
- Dry dates ( pitted) 8-10
- Fully ripen Pumpkin 2 cup
- Almond milk ½ tbsp
- Vanilla essence 1/4 tsp
- Honey 2 tbsp
- Coconut flour ½ cup
- Cinnamon ½ tsp
- Dry rose petals 4-5
- Dry pumpkin seeds ½ cup
2. Cut the pumpkin in small slices and cook them (for 5-10 min) until they turn into a puree.
3. Now, add the dates, pumpkin puree, almond milk, and vanilla essence in a food processor or blender and blend until all the ingredients turn into a thick paste.
4. Pour this mixture in a large bowl and add the coconut flour, honey, and cinnamon and mix all the ingredients to form a dough.
5. If the dough is too wet, add a bit more coconut flour. If it's too dry, add a bit more almond milk.
6. Roast the dry pumpkin seeds on medium flame and then crush them.
7. Now add the rose petals and dry pumpkin seeds into the dough and mix them properly.
8. Take a small amount of the dough and roll it into small balls using your palm.
9. Store in the refrigerator. Serve and enjoy! 😋
Health Benefits:Pumpkin is highly nutritious for having low-caloric count helping with weight loss. It is a super-food highly rich in antioxidants such as beta-carotene and alpha-carotene, two hard-working carotenoids that can help to fight lung and ovarian cancer, and reducing the risk of chronic inflammatory diseases and aging.
Pumpkin seeds have proven to be a natural remedy to parasite infestation. The seeds contain fatty acids, amino acids, and berberine, palatine and cucurbitine. A 2016 study published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences has confirmed that pumpkin seed does have some anti-parasitic properties.
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