Baklava roll


Ingredients

  • 12 Spring roll sheets or phyllo sheets
  • 1/3 cup Almond ,coarsely ground
  • 1/3 cup Walnuts or cashew nut ,coarsely ground
  • 1/4 cup Coconut powder
  • 1/4 cup Castor Sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted Butter
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
For Syrup
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Rose water (optional)
Method
  1. Mix ground almond ,walnuts or cashew,coconut powder,castor sugar and cardamom powder in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Take two spring roll sheets and join the edges so that you have one long sheet.Butter the entire sheet using a brush. 
  3. Sprinkle a tablespoon of ground nuts on the short side of the sheet and roll once,apply butter on the rolled part of the sheet.Roll again and apply butter,now sprinkle another tablespoon of ground nuts and roll, each time you roll keep applying butter on the rolled part of the sheet.
  4. Place the roll in a square 8 inch baking pan, continue the same procedure with rest of the rolls.Using a sharp knife cut the rolls in 18 equal size rolls.
  5. Bake the rolls in a preheated oven at 180 degree C for 30 minutes or till the roll is crispy and brown.
  6. Meanwhile prepare sugar syrup. Combine sugar and water in a vessel and cook till you get one thread consistency.Add lemon juice to stop the syrup from crystallizing.Now add rose water.
  7. Pour the hot syrup over the baked rolls ans let it stand for few minutes.
  8. Garnish with pistachios. 
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