Friday, April 17, 2020

Dates burfi.. (No sugar | No jaggery burfi)..

Ingredients :

1 cup chopped deseeded dates
1/4 cup ghee plus 1/4 spoon for greasing the tray/plate
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon chopped almonds
1 tablespoon chopped cashews
1/2 cup warm water for soaking dates

Method :

Take a bowl and add in cornstarch and 1/4 cup water and mix it well and keep it ready.

Take a small pan and heat 1 teaspoon ghee and roast dry nuts until it becomes crisp.

Take a dry plate and add 1/4 spoon of ghee and grease the plate along with its sides too.

Soak dates in warm water for 30 minutes.

Transfer dates and soaked water into a mixer jar and blend it to a smooth paste.

Add 1 spoon ghee into a big kadai then add in the dates paste saute for 5 minutes.

Again add 1 teaspoon ghee and continue sauteing for 5 minutes.

And once again add 1 teaspoon ghee and saute the mixture until it looks glossy texture and looks like one big ball.

Take a cornstarch slurry bowl and quick stir it once and add it to the burfi mixture and continue sauteing for 5 more minutes.

Finally add in ghee roasted dry nuts and remaining ghee to the burfi mixture and saute for 4 more minutes.

Transfer burfi mixture into a greased plate and use a spatula to level the burfi.

Keep it aside for 45 minutes, cut burfi into desired shape and serve !!

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