Dried figs (anjeer), 24 (200 grams)
Ghee, 3 tbsp
Almonds, blanched peeled and powdered, 1/2 cup
Milk powder, 1/3 cup
Sugar, 4 tbsp
Cardamom (elaichi) powder, 1/4 tsp
For The Garnish
almond and pistachio slivers
Cook the figs in boiling water for about 3 to 5 minutes. Drain and puree them in a food processor. Keep aside.
Heat the ghee in a heavy bottomed pan, add the powdered almonds and sauté over a medium flame for about 2 minutes.
Add the pureed figs, milk powder, sugar with 1/2 cup of water and cook for about 5 minutes till the sugar has dissolved, stirring continuously.
Add the cardamom powder and mix well.
Serve hot, garnished with slivered almonds and pistachios.
Recipe by Halima A Dhorat, Compiled by Mona Malik