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Thursday, 15 May 2014

Dry fruit/Nut Burfi with Dates and Fig fruits or Dink Barfi or Antina Burfi


A recipe which includes the goodness of all the nuts and natural sweetness of dates and figs. For those who will want to eat the dry fruits everyday but forgets the same thing everyday. A small Burfi includes 2-3 nuts of all kinds. This is also very good for pregnant women who will have to eat a handful of all kinds of nuts every day. On the top of it this is made with dates which is rich in iron, potassium, calcium, natural revitalizer and doesn't include any sugar. Also a best way to treat your kids with a healthy something. This is also a confinement food given for new mother after 15days of delivery in the morning and evening with warm milk.


Ingredients for Dry fruit/Nut Burfi with Dates and Fig fruits :

Almonds       1 cup
Cashews        1 cup
Pistachios      1 cup
Walnuts         1 cup
Dry coconut   1 cup
Eadable gond / Dink / Antu  1/4 cup
Dates seedless 500gm
Fig fruits 250gm

To prepare Dry fruit/Nut Burfi with Dates and Fig fruits:

1. Grind the Dates and Fig fruits finely in mixture and keep it aside.
2. Chop all the nuts Roughly.(You can chop them with a knife or in a chopper. Nuts are hard....be careful.)
3. Dry roast the nuts and dry coconut one by one on a slow flame. They should be roasted but should not change the color.
5. Mix fried nuts, dry coconut, Eadable gond / Dink / Antu powder with Dates and Fig fruits paste.
4. Microwave the Eadable gond / Dink / Antu for 1 to 2 min (it will puff) then make powder using mixI.
6. Grease a shallow tray, transfer mixture to it, pat it to 2 cm. thickness. Allow it to cool slightly, grease the surface with ghee.
7. Mark sections neatly, making 1”x1” pieces. Allow to cool to room temperature and store them in an air tight jar.


Tips / Notes :


  • You can also add pecans, raisins and any dry fruits of your choice.
  • You can fry Eadable gond / Dink / Antu with ghee instead of microwaving it.
  • You can add honey or sugar for an extra taste.
  • You can also add the saffron strands.
  • You can increase dates or figs according to your taste.

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