Almonds : 1 cup
Cashew Nuts : 1 cup
Raisins : 1 Cup
Jaggery : 1/2 cup
Coconut : 1 cup ( Fresh or dry coconut: copra ).
Cardamom : 5 to 6
Ghee : 2 Table spoon.
Method : Roast Cashew nuts and Almonds separately . Dry grind Almonds in to small pieces.( Do not powder). Cut cashew nuts in to small pieces and powder cardamom and keep it aside.
Now keep a bowl on the fire . Add jaggery and add 1 table spoon of water and let jaggery dissolve and become liquid. Put off the fire when it starts bubbling. Add powdered Almonds , roasted cashews and raisins. Mix thoroughly .Add fresh coconut and powdered cardamom and mix again . Take a handful of the dough and prepare balls using your palm. Serve them when it is cold.
Note : Adding coconut is an option. You can also try using grated copra( kobbari in Kannada). If it does not hold can use little ghee or sprinkle little hot milk and prepare Almond balls. Remember if you use milk it will not stay for long. So better to use ghee . You can also add 1 table spoon of roasted edible gum and roasted wheat powder. so that balls can be prepared easily by adding wheat powder. Adding edible gum will help you to reduce your backache.
15 Almond Balls can be made .