October 17, 2014

Khajoor burfi recipe - Dates burfi recipe

burfi in a plate picture
Khajoor burfi recipe - Today here is my post on khajoor dry fruits burfi.  Khajoor dry fruits burfi is an excellent healthy sweet for kids and adults. It is made out of pure dry fruits and no sugar is added. So, try out this burfi and treat your family with this guilt free healthy sweet.

In this sweet, I have used poppy seeds which is totally optional. Along with khajoor, you can also use roasted dry coconut and sesame seeds to get a burfi with a different taste and texture. This is a durable sweet that you can store at room temperature for a couple of months. Here is the khajoor dry fruits burfi which is liked not only by me but by all of my family members. This healthy sweet can be prepared in very less time. 

Preparation time 20 minutes
Cooking time 20 minutes
Yields 30 barfis

  • 70 dates / khajoor
  • 1/2 cup almonds / badam
  • 1/2 cup cashew nuts / kaju
  • 2 tbsp poppy seeds / khus khus
  • 2 tbsp ghee


1.  Take the khajoors in a large plate. Slit the khajoor from a sharp knife and remove the seeds. Then using the same knife chop them finely.  Keep it aside.
chopped khajoor

2.  Cut the cashews and almonds into small pieces.
chopped badam kaju

3.  Heat a pan and roast the almonds and cashews separately on low flame till they become crispy and golden colour. Transfer the roasted almonds and cashews to a plate and set aside.
roasted badam and kaju

4.  Heat the ghee in the same pan and add the khus khus to it. Fry it for a couple of minutes.
heat ghee in a kadai and fry poppy seeds

5.  Add the chopped khajoor and mix well till the poppy seeds and dates combine well.
Add khajoor and mix well

6.  Add the roasted badam and kaju and combine well with the khajoor poppy seeds mixture.
add roasted badam and kaju

7.  Now keep this mixture on low flame till the khajoor becomes soft.  Stir constantly to prevent it from burning. Once the khajoor mixture turns soft, remove from the flame and keep it aside till the mixture becomes warm.
cook till khajoor is soft

8.  When the khajoor mixture becomes warm, divide it into 3 equal portions and roll them into a cylindrical shape. Then wrap them into plastic sheets and keep it in the fridge for about an hour and allow it to set.
Roll and wrap the dryfruits mixture

9.  After one hour,  remove the khajoor dry fruits mixture rolls from the fridge. Remove the wrapped plastic sheet. Take a sharp knife and cut them into round burfis. Further, keep it in a bowl and allow it to dry.
cut the burfi into round shape

10.  After  1 - 2 hours, store this burfis in an airtight container. This burfi can be stored for a couple months. Serve, eat and enjoy.
store burfis in a container


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