How to make Anjeer Halwa (Dried Figs)

A different but a very delicious halwa to which the addition of ground almonds lends a smooth texture.

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


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