Anjeer Ain Kharkun Ji Mithai
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Dried figs, dates and nuts barfi, coated with poppy seeds
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 8
  • 10 dried figs
  • 10-12 de-seeded dates (Khajur)
  • ¾ th cup roasted and chopped/ crushed nuts
  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened Khoya (mawa)
  • 2 tsp or more slightly roasted poppy seeds
  1. Soak separately, dates and dried figs for about an hour or so.
  2. Discard the water and puree/ blend both, if possible, without adding any water.
  3. Dry roast nuts (I used cashews, almonds, unsalted pistachios) and crush or finely chop them.
  4. In a thick bottomed pan, add 2 tsp ghee and cook the fig and dates puree, mixing frequently.
  5. Add khoya and cook further till almost all the moisture dries up. Add chopped nuts and cook further till the mixture start leaving the sides of pan.
  6. Put off the flame, and transfer the mixture to either a greased plate/ tray or on a parchment/ butter paper.
  7. You can either roll it to cut in roundels or flatten it to cut in square or diamond shape.
  8. Garnish it with roasted poppy seeds . Let it cool completely, then refrigerate it for 2 hours allowing it to set properly.
  9. Cut in desired shape and store in airtight container.
Recipe by Sindhi Rasoi |Sindhi Recipes at