Anjeer (Fig) Halwa

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 200
    g dried figs (24 nos, anjeer)
  • 3
    tablespoons ghee (clarified butter)
  • 12
    cup almonds, blanched, peeled and powdered
  • 13
  • 4
    tablespoons sugar
  • 14
    teaspoon cardamom powder (elaichi)
  • For the garnish
  • 2
    tablespoons slivered almonds
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the figs in boiling water for about 3 to 5 minutes. Drain and puree them in a food processor. Keep aside.
  • Heat the ghee in a heavy bottomed pan, add the powdered almonds and saute over a medium flame for about 2 minutes.
  • 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.
  • Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Serve hot, garnished with slivered almonds.
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