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Sugar-Free Khajur Ki Mithai

Are you a sweet lover and at the same time watching your diet and are quite conscious about what dessert you eat? Well, we have a treat for you today which your stomach will absolutely love and so your tastebuds.

We all love dry fruits as a whole especially if it is the time of festivals. The abundance of dry fruits available such as cashews, almonds, pistachios, walnuts, etc is a good nutritional asset for the human body.  These have pretty good vitamins to offer which are necessary for hair, skin, and nails. Many sweets and desserts are prepared using processed sugar, which takes a toll on our digestive system if we cross our sweet craving gratification! Sounds crazy, isn't it? Too much of anything can harm you in return. Processed or refined sugar is not good in terms of health aspects so, we have to find ways through which we can feed our taste buds with healthy quality nutritional desserts.

Sugar-free Khajoor barfi is also known as dates or khajur roll is a healthy treat for your tastebuds and a friendly dessert for your gut! The best thing about dates is it's loaded with iron which can satisfy your mini hunger and keeps you full for long. 

Khajur and Dry Fruit Burfi

Khajur ki barfi is one of the easiest dessert recipes which you can make at any time of the day. I guarantee you that this scrumptious Indian sweet is amazing and you will eventually fall in love with it. You can even surprise your guests with this mouthful dry fruit roll! Who knows, it can even win the peoples' hearts. Barfi sweet is made of many kinds and types such as coconut barfi which is prepared using grated coconut. Similarly, khajur ki barfi is made using seedless dates and is coarsely blended into the desired texture. You can use your favorite nuts in desired quantity if you want to make them more delicious of your kind. 

Today we at Easy Recipes World will bring you the best way to make the Khajur ki mithai in no less time. So, without much of a delay let us see the health benefits of the ingredients of dates barfi and also the method of preparation.

Health Benefits of Khajoor(Date) Barfi

  • Nuts consist of an excellent source of healthy fats, proteins, and fiber. Consumption of limited quality every day can aid in weight loss and curbing various diseases such as Anaemia.
  • They are also loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants which help in building hair, healthy skin, and pretty nails.
So, Khajur ki mithai consists of all in one healthy dose and is friendly for the gut too.

Ingredients for making the scrumptious dates barfi

  • 500 gms of seedless dates
  • 100 to 200 gms poppy seeds ( khus khus)
  • 1/2 cup chopped cashew nuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1/2 tablespoon Elaichi powder (cardamom powder)
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon  coconut powder (optional)

Method for preparing sugar-free dates barfi

Khajur and Dry Fruit Burfi

  • As per the desired quantity of the barfi to make, take 500 gms or 1 kg of seedless dates. Make sure the quantity of the dates to be used is at room temperature. Cut the seedless dates finely so that it becomes easier to grind in the mixer.
  • Transfer the seedless and chopped dates into a mixer jar and don't try to add water in the entire process of making the dessert recipe. Run the mixer taking breaks in the middle because grinding the khajoor in the mixer is a realm difficult task! Don't harm your mixer in the process!
  • Heat up the pan in medium flame and take the 200 gms poppy seeds (khus khus) and cook the poppy seeds for 1 to 2 mins till it turns golden brown. Don't do too much just a matter of 1 to 2 mins and transfer it to a plate.
  • Add 1 tablespoon ghee and add all the dry fruits comprising chopped cashew nuts, almonds, pistachios, and whatever seeds of your wish and roast all the nuts in the medium flame. Doing this makes the nuts crunchy and fulfilling for making the barfi the best! Transfer the nutty mixture to a plate after few minutes of roasting.
  • Again add 1 tablespoon of ghee and add the grounded dates (khajoor) to make it melt and soften. As you find it getting soft in texture turn the flame low and don't cook too much else it will become hard. Only 2 mins it takes to soften.
  • Now add 1/2 tablespoon Elaichi powder and add all the roasted dry fruits plus a small amount of roasted golden brown poppy seeds to the soft khajur mix.
  • Mix all the ingredients very well till it becomes a good surface of the roll. If you wish to add desiccated coconut powder of 1 to 2 tablespoons you can go for it.
  • Turn the stove off and don't cook too much else it will become dry. Transfer it to a plate and let it cool off for 10 minutes. You can even make Ladoos mixed with poppy seeds powder from the mixture!
  • Now the khajur roll is ready for garnishing. On a flat surface put the roasted poppy seeds and few amounts of the nuts mixture and roll it all along very well so that all the nuts cling to the roll finely.
  • Take a foil paper roll and put the khajur dry fruit roll. Now using tight hands, roll the foil paper through the dry fruit roll and then keep it in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours.
  • Take a sharp knife and make pieces of the dessert. You will come across a beautiful Indian dessert Khajoor ki mithai.
  • Get the plating ready and decorate the plate with the beautiful Khajur roll! A treat to all sugar restricted people. 
    dates (khajoor) barfi in a plate

Recipe notes

  • Make sure you grind the dates by taking breaks while grinding.
  • You can even cut finely the dates and cook directly in the pan if you are doubtful about grinding. 
  • Always use ghee before roasting poppy seeds and the nuts else it will burn.
Indian cooking has always been the center of attention for a long decade. The healthy, nutritious aspect has caught the eyes of all over the world. Indian sweet dishes are made with milk and nuts which is special every time be it during festivals or a family occasion. 
Khajur roll is nutritious and at the same time succulent for everyone out there! It is one of the healthy desserts which you must try at home. You can make it to mark any festival or even for your own pleasure of the taste buds. 

Do try this amazing dessert recipe of Dates (khajur) dry fruit roll and share your views in the comment section!

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  1. Thanks for sharing this healthy and tasty recipe.