Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Anjeer Halwa - Mithai Recipe

Anjeer Halwa - Mithai Recipe

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

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Makes 4 servings


24 (200 grams) dried figs (anjeer)
3 tbsp ghee
1/2 cup blanched , peeled and almonds (badam)
1/3 cup milk powder
4 tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder

For The Garnish:
2 tbsp almond (badam) slivers

Preparation Method:

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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