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Pakistani & Vegan & Raw (in Costa Rica): Raw Burfi

I told you in my last blog about the wonderful Pakistani evening I had with my friend Laila who is half-Pakistani and a very dear friend of me.

We not only made that delicious Pakistani vegan & raw food I introduced you to, we even had a wonderful Pakistani celebration.

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Laila brought some awesome Pakistani incense which made us feel like we were preparing our meal in the middle of a Pakistani market. And of course we listened to nice Pakistani and indian music the whole evening.

If you are trying those recipes I suggest you do the same. It just belongs together!

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But now let´s going on with our Pakistani dessert – Raw Vegan Burfi! *yummy*

Raw Vegan Burfi

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  • 1 1/2 cups cashews
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 1/2 – 2 cup raisins or/and dates
  • cardamom powder to taste (don´t be shy with it)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • optional: vanilla
  • optional: coconut flakes

Use a blender or a food processor to grind the nuts. Add the salt, vanilla and the cardamom. Add the raisins and dates and pulse carefully until you have a thick, sticky paste. You can make small balls out of  it or whatever shape you like.

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Afterwards you can roll the pieces in coconut flakes or you top each piece with whatever you’d like – for example walnuts, pecans, almonds aso.

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Oh and we had a delicious smoothie as well, Laila reminded me – banana, pineapple and watermelon! Try it out! It´s fabulous! 🙂

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