Step 1: In a bowl, mix the poppy seeds, powdered sugar and orange zest, then set it aside.
Step 2: Clean the plums and remove their seeds, then toss them in a pot. Add the brown sugar and the water to the pot and start boiling. Season with cinnamon, cardamom and vanilla essence, then add the orange juice.
Step 3: Let it boil until the plums get soft, remove the cardamom seeds, then blend the cooked plums using a blender.
Step 4: Finish the sauce by adding it back to the pot and letting it simmer for about 5 minutes, until it starts to thicken and develop a darker color.
Step 5: Boil the Monte Banato egg-free fusilli for 7 minutes, then strain it and pour the coconut oil on top, mixing everything well.
Step 6: Pour the poppy seeds mix over the cooked pasta, then mix everything together.
Step 7: Serve the pasta with plum sauce and a little bit of orange zest on top.