This vegan, gluten-free, processed sugar-free Diwali sweet offers a luxurious creamy bite.
*if you don't have saffron, you can sub it with 1/8 tsp turmeric. Warm the turmeric in almond milk to activate it before adding cashews to make the cream.
** Heart-healthy: If avoiding saturated fat, replace coconut oil with apple sauce or water.
Make it nut-free
If you or a family member is allergic to nuts, replace pistachios with pumpkin seeds and cashews with sunflower or melon seeds.
Update 11/06/18: Omit the apple sauce and just add water if the mixture is too dry or to replace coconut oil.