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Recipe for Fig and Date Burfi

Recipe for Fig and Date Burfi

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Fig & Date burfi is a nutritious dessert. Here both Figs and Dates along with some Nuts are cooked together and formed into the desired shapes. It's a good way of eating nuts in tasty form and of course non messy!

Serves:

4

Preparation Time:

2 - 4 hours

Cooking Time:

20 mins

Ingredients:

Dried Figs - ½ Cup
 
 Pitted dates - ½ Cup
 
 Almonds chopped - About 10
 
 Cashewnuts chopped - About 6
 
 Pistachios chopped - About 6
 
 Ghee - ¼ Cup
 

Method:

• Soak dried Figs in two Cups of Water for about three hours.

• Drain and grind it into a puree. Add Water only if required.

• Then chop the Dates and place them in hot Water for about 15 minutes. Grind this also into a puree using very little Water.

• Now heat Ghee in a pan, add both the purees and cook on medium heat stirring continuously. Cook until all the excess moisture is dried up.

• Now add the nuts and mix well. Continue to cook further for 10min or till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.

• Now spread on a greased tray, once it cools cut into desired shapes and serve.
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