Figs-n-Mava Burfi

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 200 g - fresh figs
  • 50 g - brown sugar
  • 150 g - fresh soft paneer
  • 300 g - fresh khoya or mava
  • 225 g - sugar powdered
  • 1/2 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • For Topping:
  • Slivered almonds
  • Pistachios
  • Edible silver foil (optional)

How to Make Figs-n-Mava Burfi

  • Chop figs, sprinkle with brown sugar and heat in a heavy pan
  • Cook till all moisture evaporates and keep mixture aside
  • Crumble or grate mava and paneer into a non-stick pan
  • Heat, stirring continuously, on a low flame, till a very soft lump is formed
  • Allow mixture to cool to just above room temperature
  • Sprinkle sugar and cardamom and mix well with hands
  • Drizzle ghee and knead mixture to a smooth dough
  • Roll on a greased waxpaper to a thin rectangle
  • Spread fig mixture over half of the rectangle
  • Carefully fold other half over mixture with the help of the waxpaper
  • Smoothen if required with a rolling pin
  • Peel paper off very carefully from top
  • Apply silver foil and smoothen with paper
  • Sprinkle slivered nuts and press in gently
  • Mark and cut pieces in to desired shapes and size
  • Cool and serve