Though figs are seasonal fruits, they are available throughout the year in their dried form.
They taste better in dried form & are highly Nutritious as they contain Vitamins A, B & Minerals like phosphorus, calcium, iron and manganese.
Here’s a special Fig / Anjeer Recipe for you!
Indulge your sweet-tooth! Try this special ‘Anjeer Ka Halwa’.
• 20 – 25 no. of dried anjeer / figs
• 1/2 cup almonds, blanched, peeled & powdered
• 3 tbsp ghee
• 1/3 cup powdered milk
• 4 tbsp sugar
• 1/4 tsp elaichi / cardamom powder
For the garnish – 2 tbsp slivered almonds
First cook the figs in boiling water for about 5 minutes. Drain the water & puree them.
Now heat the ghee in a heavy bottomed pan. Add powdered almonds & saute over a medium flame for about 2 minutes.
Add the pureed figs, milk powder, sugar with 1/2 cup of water & cook for about 5 minutes till the sugar has dissolved, stirring continuously.
Add some cardamom powder & mix well. Garnish with slivered almonds. Serve hot!
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