Wednesday, August 20, 2014

APPLE & KIWI TARTS ( Eggless )

I had some left over apple and kiwi halwa. I made these little tarts and used it for filling. They tasted better than eating the halwa by itself. 

Ingredients for Halwa :
Apples .... 2
Kiwis ..... 2
Sugar ..... 1/2 cup ( you can increase or reduce the quantity according to your taste )
Cardamom powder ..1/4 tsp
Ghee .... 2-3 tbsps
Nuts ... for garnishing ( you can use cashews / pistachios / almonds )

1. Peel and grate the apples.
2. Peel the kiwis and remove the seedy part (core). Grind them in a mixie.
3. Heat 2 tbsps ghee and saute the fruits together until the liquid dries up.
4. Add the sugar and cardamom powder and keep stirring until the halwa is thick and gets a shine.

 Ingredients For Tarts:
Flour .. 1 cup
Butter .. 6 tbsps
Sugar ... 2 tbsps
Salt ..... 1/4 tsp ( or little less )

1. Combine all the ingredients to make a soft dough.
2. Roll out the dough.
3. Grease the tart moulds with removable bottom and sprinkle a little flour.
4. Place the rolled dough over the moulds pressing it gently to form a shape. 
5. Cut out the excess dough from the sides. Prick the tarts all over with a fork.
6. Bake them in a pre-heated oven until golden brown. ( about 12 - 15 mins.)
7. Remove from the oven and let them cool before filling them.
8. Fill with the apple & kiwi halwa and sprinkle a little pistachio powder over it . You can also decorate with a little cherry if you have it.

Note: The baking time may vary according to the size and type of the oven..

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  1. Delicious! I love how kiwi tastes..The tart must be sweet and tangy :)

    1. Thanks Manju.. yes it does taste sweet and tangy

  2. Superb! Loved this kind of recipes always didi.

  3. I love kiwi, but haven't tried it in tarts..they look super!

    1. The kiwi filling tastes yumm in the tarts.

  4. looks super yummy :) lovely clicks dear :)

  5. Wow !! So unique combo !! Very Innovative Shobhaji !! Thanks for linking to WTML event at my blog space !!

  6. Yummy!!!!!!!! looks delicious.


  7. Lovely combo.. Too good presentation.. Thanks for linking with us..

  8. Thanx for linking this awsome recipe to my event :)
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