Anjeer and Mixed Nut Barfi (Iron and Protein Rich Recipe)

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Jul. 17, 2014

A barfi in one minute, and that too a super-healthy one? Here you go! The Anjeer and Mix Nut Barfi, as the name suggests combines iron-rich and flavorful ingredients like figs, nuts and sesame seeds. A teaspoon of ghee together with saffron and cardamom imparts a rich and magical aroma to this quick barfi, while the sesame seeds imparts a deep flavor to it. The sweetness of figs is balanced well by the husky flavor of the nuts. In all, a super quick and easy treat for your sweet tooth.


Dried figs 12
Chopped walnut 2 Tablespoon
Chopped almond 2 Tablespoon
Chopped pistachio 2 Tablespoon
Roasted sesame seed 2 Tablespoon
Ghee 1 Teaspoon
Saffron strands 1 Pinch , dissolved in milk (just a few)
Milk 2 Teaspoon
Cardamom powder 1/4 Teaspoon



1. Soak the dried figs in hot water for 5 minutes. Drain well and blend until smooth without using any water. Set aside. 

2. Grease a plate and set aside.



3. In a non-stick pan, heat ghee, add blended fig, walnut, almond, pistachio and sesame seeds. Stir and cook over medium flame for 1 minute.

4. Turn off the flame and stir in saffron milk mixture and cardamom powder.

5. Into the greased plate, transfer the mixture and spread evenly using a flat spoon. Let cool slightly and cut into 9 equal square-shaped pieces. 



6. Cool completely and serve or store refrigerated until ready to serve. 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 7

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 144Calories from Fat 86

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2 mg0.08%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet