Anjeer Toffee

A healthy sweet made without the addition of sugar – ideal for growing children This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Anjeer Toffee
Main Ingredients Dried figs (anjeer), Ghee
Cuisine Indian
Course Mithais
Prep Time 3.30-4 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Anjeer Toffee

  • 20-25 Dried figs (anjeer) , soaked for 2-3 hours and drained
  • 1 tbsp + for greasing Ghee
  • 1 cup Seedless dates (khajur) , chopped
  • 4-5 Walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons Cashewnuts , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Pistachios , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Almonds , chopped
  • 1/2 cup Gum resin (gond) , fried

Method

  1. Put the figs in a grinder jar, add a little water and grind to fine paste.
  2. Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan and add fig paste and sauté on medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Add dates, mix well and cook for 10-15 minutes or till excess moisture dries up.
  3. Chop walnuts and add to the pan along with cashewnuts, pistachios and almonds. Mix well and cook till mixture begins to leave the sides of the pan.
  4. Add gond and mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes on medium heat. Set aside in a bowl and allow to cool. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. Grease your palms with ghee and shape the mixture into oblong or any other desired shape.
  6. Take strips of parchment paper and place a toffee on each paper and roll them. Take coloured toffee sheets and roll the toffees again. Store the toffees in a glass jar or serve.