Anjeer Slices

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500g - dried figs (anjeer) chopped, soaked in water for 2 hours
  • 300g - sugar
  • 100g - khoya, crumbled finely
  • 100g each - almonds and pistachios halved
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • Icing sugar, for dusting
  • Silver foil (optional)

How to Make Anjeer Slices

  • Drain soaked figs, run in mixie for few seconds to crush coarsely.
  • Mix figs, sugar, khoya in non-stick pan.
  • Put to heat on low, stirring continuously, till a soft lump forms.
  • Add cardamom powder, sliced nuts, mix well, take off fire.
  • When cooled enough to handle, make 1 inch wide cylindrical rolls, 6 inches long.
  • Dust with icing sugar to handle easily.
  • Cover with silver foil if desired.
  • Place in a tray, refrigerate to cool and harden slightly.
  • Cut into half inch thick slices, with a sharp knife.
  • Arrange in airtight container, using butter paper to separated layers, if necessary.