LAVASHAK ALOO (FRUIT ROLL)
3 lbs (1.3 kg) Prunes PREPARATIONS: 1- Wash the prunes thoroughly. DIRECTIONS: 1- Transfer prunes to a pot. 2- Add just enough water to cover the prunes in half. 3- Cover the pot with a lid and simmer for 30 minutes over medium heat. 4- While boiling, stir the prunes. At this point, the prunes should fall apart and the seeds should fall right out. 5- Continue boiling the prunes for 30 more minutes. 6- Turn off the heat, Mash the prunes down and allow them to cool down. 7- Run the prunes through a colander to get the seeds and un dissolved skin. 8- Cover a cookie pan with plastic wrap. 9- Spread the prunes across the pan to make a thin layer. 10- Keep the Lavashak outdoor for few days (depending on the heat) until it dries partially or reaches the density you would prefer.
LAVASHAK ALOO (FRUIT ROLL) CALORIES & NUTRITION VALUES
Lavashak e Aloo or Dried Prune Roll is a very popular Iranian snack. Lavashak's variety is as vast as fruit variety. Few of most popular Lavashaks are Lavashak e Holu (Peach), Albaloo (sour cherry), sib (apple) and of course the most famous one Aloo (prunes). Prune is a rich source of antioxidants. It has anti cancer components. It may also prevent type 2 diabetes, and can lower the cholesterol. Due to the high fiber, prunes are laxative. Although dried and cooked prunes don't carry the same value as fresh ones, but prunes are so high in vitamin and anti oxidants that they can hold on to its benefits. Since ancient time, Persians dried their fruits to keep throughout the cold winter. There are different ways and recipes to dry fruits and even fish to keep for a longer time as it was the case around the world three thousand years ago. Lavashak Aloo contains vitamin A and antioxidants. It's high in dietary fiber. Lavashak Aloo can help you lose weight. One serving of Lavashak Aloo (3.5 oz / 100g) has 240 calories (3 calories from fat). Same amount contains 0.4g total fat, 2mg sodium, 732mg potassium, 63.9g total carbohydrates (7.1g dietary fiber) and 2.2g protein. Lavashak Aloo has no cholesterol.
nutritional factsServing Size 100g
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