Monday, May 4, 2009

Anjeer Halwa

A wonderful and easy recipie...
Preparation Time: 10 min
Cooking Time: 20 min
Serves 4


Ingredients
Anjeer (Dried figs) 24 no.s (200gms)
Clarified butter (ghee) 3 tbsp
Almonds, blanched, peeled & powdered 1/2 cup
Milk powder 1/3 cup
Sugar 4 tbsp
Cardamom powder (elaichi powder) 1/4 tsp


Method
1. Cook the figs in boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes. Drain, cool and then grind them in a mixer.
2. Heat clarified butte in a thick bottomed non stick vessel and add the powdered almonds to it.
3. Saute for 5 minutes and then add pureed figs, sugar, milk powder and 1/2 cup water. Keep stirring continuously.
4. Cook till the sugar dissolves and the consistency becomes a bit thick.
5. Remove from gas and then add cardamom. Mix it well. Serve hot garnished with slivered almonds....

9 comments:

Sweta said...

This is great-something the whole family will enjoy :)

Priya said...

Tempting halwa, never tried desserts with dried figs..Halwa looks yum!

Shama Nagarajan said...

lovely halwa..yummy

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Wow Anjeer ka halwa looks very tempting and its indeed simple to make havent tried them before... sure gotta make them...

Priti said...

Looks yummy and I love anjeer, :)

DEESHA said...

nice halwa with anjeer

Sweta said...

Sheetu-have left an award for you on my blog :)Happy Mother's Day!

notyet100 said...

even i have some dried figs,..i guess i will try this,../:-)

LG said...

halwa looks very tempting Sheetal. Got some dried figs in the refrigerator looks like it's time that I made something nice out of it :)

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