Anjeer (Fig) Halwa

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by webcontacts

A sumptuous halwa to which the addition of ground almonds lends a smooth texture.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 200 g dried figs (24 nos, anjeer)
  • 3 tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)
  • 12 cup almonds, blanched, peeled and powdered
  • 13 cup powdered milk
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 14 teaspoon cardamom powder (elaichi)
  • For the garnish

  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds


  1. Cook the figs in boiling water for about 3 to 5 minutes. Drain and puree them in a food processor. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a heavy bottomed pan, add the powdered almonds and saute over a medium flame for about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the pureed figs, milk powder, sugar with 1/2 cup of water and cook for about 5 minutes till the sugar has dissolved, stirring continuously.
  4. Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  5. Serve hot, garnished with slivered almonds.

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