Anjeer Halwa ( Mughlai Recipe)

Anjeer Halwa ( Mughlai Recipe)

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Dried anjeer is truly delicious even when eaten by itself. Here is a recipe of a scrumptious anjeer halwa that uses loads of almonds. Milk powder is used in this recipe improving its texture and adding a unique flavour. Adjust the sugar content based on the sweetness of the figs and the milk powder used.

Anjeer Halwa ( Mughlai Recipe) recipe - How to make Anjeer Halwa ( Mughlai Recipe)

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15 to 20 almonds (badam) , blanched and peeled
24 (200 grams) dried figs (anjeer)
5 tbsp ghee
1/3 cup milk powder
4 tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
2 tbsp almond (badam) slivers (badam) for the garnish

  1. Pat-dry the peeled almonds on a towel and then blend in a mixer to a fine powder.
  2. Heat 2 cups of water in a pan, add the figs and cook for about 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Drain and blend in a mixer to a smooth purée. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the ghee in a deep heavy-bottomed pan, add the powdered almonds and sauté over a medium flame for about 2 minutes.
  5. Add the puréed figs, milk powder, sugar and ½ cup of water and cook for about 5 minutes till the sugar is completely dissolved, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
  7. Serve hot garnished with almonds.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy309 cal
Protein3.3 g
Carbohydrates20.7 g
Fiber2.3 g
Fat23.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A227.9 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C2.2 mg
Folic Acid0.5 mcg
Calcium77.3 mg
Iron1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium1.6 mg
Potassium7.7 mg
Zinc0.4 mg


Anjeer Halwa ( Mughlai Recipe)
 on 23 Oct 20 10:56 AM

Tarla Dalal
23 Oct 20 10:59 AM
   Thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
Anjeer Halwa ( Mughlai Recipe)
 on 03 Feb 17 02:46 PM

I have made this many times, follow the recipe exactly and turns out amazing every time. All of our friends love it and ask for the recipe! It is awesome on its own but I serve it with rabdi sometimes.
Tarla Dalal
04 Feb 17 08:32 AM
   Hi Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !!
Anjeer Halwa ( Mughlai Recipe)
 on 05 Mar 13 05:12 PM

I love anjeer and this is just a fab dessert.