Fresh Fig Barfi
Even though it sounds exotic and tastes royal, Fig Barfi is the epitome of convenience and a healthy sweet to serve to your guests!! Prepared with mixed nuts and fresh figs, this delicious delicacy can be made in minutes! Just give it a few hours to set and then you can indulge in its lingering taste and luxurious flavour.
8-10 fresh figs soaked for 2-3 hours
3-4 tbsp ghee/coconut oil
12-15 dates seeded and soaked for 2-3 hours
10-12 cashew nuts, finely chopped
8-10 almonds, finely chopped
12-15 pistachios, finely chopped
As required silver varq
Take a baking tin and grease it with ghee/coconut oil.
Grind fresh figs and dates separately and transfer them to two different bowls.
Heat a non-stick pan and add ghee/coconut oil to it. Add dates and figs paste and mix well. Cook the paste on medium flame and stir continuously till thick.
Add 3/4 of cashwenuts, almonds, and pistachios to the mixture. Mix it and cook for another 3-5 minutes till well combined by stirring continuously.
Transfer the mixture to the greased baking tin, level the top and tap.
Cover the top with varq and let it cool
Cut into squares or diamonds and serve it garnished with remaining nuts.