3. Oatmeal and Raisin Bars

What if we tell you that you can make a delicious snack with zero cooking? That’s what this recipe is all about.


  • 1 cup of dry dates
  • Unsalted pistachios
  • Raisins
  • 1 cup of fresh grated coconut
  • Cardamom
  • Half a cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 teaspoons of ghe
  • A few almonds
  • A few cashew nuts
  • Preparation Time

    It doesn’t take a lot of time to prepare the ingredients. Cooking time is about 15 to 20 minutes tops.


    • Start by roasting the fresh coconut on a non-stick frying pan to dehydrate it. Turn off the stove and now, roast the almonds and the cashew nuts by pouring ghee on the saucepan.
    • Add in the pistachios after roasting and remove from the pan
    • Pour in milk in the pan on low flame and stir the sugar.
    • Add the cardamom powder after the sugar is dissolved.
    • After a soft boil, add in the dates, raisins, and the roasted nuts to the mixture.
    • Keep cooking the nuts on a low flame, stirring gently as it cooks.
    • After the milk thickens a little, add the coconut powder and cook until the moisture evaporates and the mixture becomes thick.
    • Add ghee for flavour, turn off the stove and let the mixture cool down completely. Shape it into rolls and serve fresh.


    Serves between 4 to 8 people

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