This is a traditional Indian sweet, often consumed at weddings or on holidays.
2 cup chopped almonds
1 cup date paste
olive oil(if needed)
poppy seeds (optional)
1. Put the chopped almonds and the date paste in the food processor, and blend until a dough is formed, adding olive oil if necessary.
2. Remove from the food processor and spread over a small baking dish so the dough forms a 1/4 inch thick layer
3. Sprinkle the poppy seeds over the mixture (if desired)
4. Cut the mixture into diamond shaped pieces, and put one cashew in the middle of each diamond.