You need for the date balls:
Dates -200 gm
Cashew- 75 gm
Bananas – 2 Nos
Butter /Ghee- 50 gm
Sugar – 50 gm
For the custard you require
Milk – 1 cup
Custard powder – 4tspn
Sugar – 4 tbspn
Vanilla essence – ¼ tbspn
Prepare the date balls to be dropped in the custard
Finely chop dates, cashew and bananas separately.
Take a kadai, melt butter. Add dates.
Keep mixing it till it turns dark brown.
Add the chopped banana and cook till it is blended well with the dates.
Add sugar and mix till it reaches halwa consistency. Remove from fire
Allow it to cool. Make gooseberry size balls of the mixture and roll them over the chopped cashew and keep it aside.
If you want to reduce the calorie, you can skip this step of rolling over cashew. It tastes good without this also.
Now let us move on to custard preparation
Mix the custard powder with little milk. See to that no lumps are formed.
Add the mix to the remaining milk. Add sugar.
Boil the mix till it starts to thicken. Remove from fire.
Allow it to cool.
Drop the date balls into the custard.
Refrigerate and serve.