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बर्फी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Barfi recipes in Hindi)
બરફી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Barfi recipes in Gujarati)

Barfi Recipes, Collection of 50 Barfi Recipes

When we think of Indian sweets or mithai the first thing that comes to our minds is barfi. Barfi is very popular all over India, and is made for varied occasions like pujas, festivals, parties, to celebrate an achievement, or simply because it is so tasty! Being so popular, barfis are readily available in most Indian sweet shops; however homemade barfis taste better and are also more economical. Plus, the fact that you have taken the effort to make it at home delights your loved ones and they will relish it even more!

There are innumerable varieties of barfis – made with dairy products, nuts and even fruit pulp! So, there is no dearth of choice, and you can make a different one each time. It takes a little practice to get the barfi perfectly right, so start by following our sure-shot recipes to the T, and once you get the hang of it, you can innovate with your own additional ingredients, slightly modified proportions etc.

Remember that all barfis take some time to set into solid form, so schedule it accordingly. You can make them a day in advance and store them in the fridge. As they use dairy products and sometimes fresh ingredients too, most barfis do not have a long shelf-life, so keep them in the fridge and consume within a day or two.
 

Quick Barfi Recipes

Besan-BarfiBesan Barfi

Everybody loves homemade sweets but we often do not have enough time to make them at home. These quick and easy recipes will help you make tasty barfis even when you are in a real rush!
Besan Barfi has very few ingredients and takes very little time to cook, yet it has a rich taste and awesome aroma of cooked besan. Quick Cashew Barfi features cashews through and through with a few supporting ingredients. It has the creamy mouth-feel and nutty flavour that everyone loves! Nariyal Vadi is made often in coastal regions like Maharashtra where coconut is available in abundance and used extensively. Everybody loves the flavour and texture of coconut in this easy-peasy recipe!
 

Microwave Barfi Recipes

The microwave is a handy kitchen helper that can be seen in most kitchens these days. Yet, many people use it only for re-heating food and boiling veggies without understanding its true potential. Just try making barfis in the microwave oven and you will be amazed by how easy and quick it it!

Walnut-Barfi
Walnut Barfi

Walnut Barfi, a sweet treat made with walnuts can be made easily in the microwave oven.

Kalakand, a North Indan milk-based delicacy that usually seems to take a long time to prepare can be prepared within minutes using this microwave recipe.

Microwave-Coconut-Barfi
Microwave Coconut Barfi

All-time favourite Coconut Barfi can also be made faster in the microwave oven as compared to cooking it on the gas stove.
 

Mava Barfis

Lots of people prefer to base their barfis on mava as it gives a royal mouth-feel and rich milky taste! It also thickens the sweet quickly, making your job easier.

Rose-Barfi
Rose Barfi

Rose Barfi uses a good amount of paneer along with mava, touched by a rosy magic! It has a very cooling mouth-feel and pleasant flavor that goes well with kids and adults. The ever-popular Malai Barfi steals everyone’s hearts with its creaminess and rich taste.
 

Healthy Barfis

Badam-BarfiBadam Barfi

Trust us, sweets can be healthy too, and some of our favourite barfis prove this fact. The Almond Barfi made with loads of almonds is super healthy, and gives you a good shot of protein! We have reduced the sugar content of this barfi to keep it within a healthy range.

Another example is the Chana Dal Barfi, a healthy treat for the sweet tooth. It is made of chana dal, which is loaded with folic acid and good protein for vegetarians. An optimum amount of ghee gives you the healthy fat you need.
 

Nut-based Barfis

Anjeer-and-Mixed-Nut-BarfiAnjeer and Mixed Nut Barfi

Nuts feature commonly in Indian sweets. They usually give the mithai a nice and satiating mouth-feel, as well as a pleasant nutty flavour. Several barfis can be made with nuts as the main ingredient, along with a little sugar and if required a little ghee. Usually, since nuts like almond and cashew have some amount of oil content, these barfis will not require much ghee. And when ingredients like anjeer or dates are coupled with the nuts, the requirement of sugar also goes down.

Pista-Barfi
Pista Barfi

The Pista Barfi is a rich and delightful barfi with an attractive green colour, while the Anjeer and Mixed Nuts Barfi has a nice crunch that surprises you! When you cannot decide which nut to prefer, go for the Dry Fruit Barfi, which brings them all together to make a splendorous treat!

Whichever festival it is, be it Diwali, Raksha Bandhan or Navratri, be it a loved one’s birthday or a party, the spread would be incomplete without delicious barfis. With a bit of practice, you know which ingredients combine well together, how long to cook the barfi, and so on. So, start with the easy ones and surge ahead to become an expert in making this all-time favourite treat. Keep making various barfis in small quantities, not just on special occasions but even during weekends or to celebrate a small achievement in a tasty way. That’s the best way to gain expertise in the art of mithai making.

You, along with your friends and family will enjoy every bite!

Happy Cooking!

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Mohanthal, Traditional Gujarati Mohanthal Mithai recipe
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Rose Barfi recipe
Rose, whether as a fragrance or a flavour, emanates a sense of coolness! Naturally, this mouth-melting Rose Barfi is also a chilled dessert, which needs to be refrigerated before serving. This mithai has the power to melt the hardest heart, because it combines the creaminess of paneer and mava with ....
Besan Barfi, Indian Sweet recipe
Richness personified yet unbelievably easy to make, the Besan Barfi is an Indian sweet that even beginners can make very quickly. The secret of this recipe’s success lies in the proportions of ingredients and the smart methods of cooking them. The use of besan ....
Anjeer Barfi recipe
The Anjeer Barfi has everything that a mithai ideally should have – rich mouth-feel, lingering flavour and enticing aroma! The best part, however, is that, it is very easy to make. Provided you have a few hours on hand to let the mithai set, this one is a no-brainer. Proper proportions of anje ....
Anjeer and Mixed Nut Barfi recipe
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 flavourful ingredients like figs, nuts and sesame seeds. A teaspoon of ghee together with saffron and cardamom imparts a rich and magical aroma to this quic ....
Mawa Anjeer Barfi,  Khoya Anjeer Barfi recipe
Exotic though it sounds, and royal though it tastes, the Mawa Anjeer Barfi is really an epitome of convenience! Made with mixed nuts, dried figs and crumbled mawa, this delicacy can be prepared in minutes. You just need to provide a few hours for the sweet to set, that’s all! So, take out the ....
Walnut Barfi, Microwave Walnut Barfi recipe
Bored of the same old pista, badam and kaju barfis? Why not try this mouth-watering Walnut Barfi for a change? The best part is that this tasty mithai can be prepared in a jiffy using our handy helper, the microwave oven. The milk powder helps to balance the salty flavour of the walnuts very wel ....
Dry Fruit Barfi recipe
Khoya-based barfis are a delight to savour, because they have a rich milky flavour and amazing melt-in-the-mouth texture. This particular Dry Fruit Barfi recipe is all the more special, because it also includes loads of dry fruits and nuts along with delicate ....
Kalakand, Microwave Kalakand Recipe recipe
The milky taste and moderate sweetness of Kalakand makes it everybody's favourite. It is a brilliant choice for any occasion. Unlike the traditional process that takes a lot of time, this microwave recipe is quite easy to make. With crumbled cottage cheese, milk powder and fresh cream, it has th ....
Badam Barfi, Healthy Almond Barfi recipe
Barfis have a knack of tempting everyone, young and old. But many of us resist taking a bite as we are scared of the calories hidden in it! Here is a Healthy Almond Barfi that you can indulge in occasionally. Made of protein-rich almonds, this yummy barfi uses very little ghee and sugar. It has ....
Chana Dal Barfi, Healthy Indian Sweet recipe
Soaked and ground chana dal flour, roasted patiently in ghee, is cooked into a delicious barfi with hot milk and minimum amount of ghee and sugar. A dash of desi spices gives the Chana Dal Barfi a fabulous flavour that none can resist. Roasting the chana dal mixture well gives the barfi and awes ....
Nariyal Vadi, Naralachi Vadi, Maharashtrian Coconut Mithai recipe
A crunchy coconut treat with a sugary rush, this Nariyal Vadi is a Maharashtrian mithai that is worth trying in this festive season. It is easy to make but tastes just awesome – the creamy crunch of coconut is combined with the charm of mixed nuts and t ....
Chocolate Coconut Balls with Khoya recipe
Chocolate Coconut Balls with Khoya is a no-cooking-required mithai that is delightfully easy while being extraordinarily delicious! Cocoa combines beautifully with the mellow taste and crunch of coconuts, while crumbled khoya adds to the richness of this sweet and improves the mouth-feel further ....
Microwave Coconut Barfi recipe
Grated coconut is cooked to perfection with sugar, milk and ghee to make this all time favourite barfi. Be very careful whilst cooking this dessert as even a few extra seconds can cause the barfi to harden up.
Khajur Pista Almond Barfi recipe
A sugar-free dry fruit barfi without any cooking made in a jiffy. Just ensure you finely chop the dry fruits and dates for best result.
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