Saturday, August 1, 2015

Almonds - Walnuts Burfi.

Burfi is a sweet dish and can be eaten at any time of the day. Here is a burfi, prepared with Almonds and Walnuts. It can be prepared quickly and it is delicious to have. I had prepared this burfi when my relatives said, they will be coming home. I was planning of preparing of Almonds and Walnuts burfy since long time and now it suddenly flashed me.Anyways I had these main ingredients at home and I could do it with in a few minutes. The result was really good. Almonds and Walnuts burfi just melts in the mouth and you can really enjoy each bit of it. Try it out and you will appreciate.
Lets see the benefits of dry fruits in our diet.

Nuts and dry fruits help in increasing metabolic rates. They are great source of energy and fibre. Dry fruits do not contain fat, cholesterol or sodium. They are good source of antioxidants, Vitamin C and Viramin A. Walnuts nourishes the dry skin and improve its texture. Walnut oil helps to prevent wrinkles and fine lines. Almonds are effective in treating acne. It also helps to maintain the cholesterol level and helpful for people who suffer from anemia. Eating dry fruits help to improve Hemoglobin levels. They are considered as a rich source of potassium, vitamin A fiber and copper and help in maintaining high energy levels. Dry fruits contain the right blend of unsaturated fats, vitamin B, phosphorus, copper and iron that are good for the proper functioning of the body organs.
Its a simple and yummy recipe that you can prepare it quickly.

Things Needed :

Walnuts : 1 Cup
Almonds : 1 Cup
Milk Powder : 2 Tablespoons.
Sugar : 11/2 to 2 cups
Ghee : 3/4 cup
Saffron : 2 to 3 Rakes.

Method :

1. Soak almonds in hot water and remove the outer skin. Grind it with little water til paste and remove from the mixture.
 2. Dry grind walnuts and keep it aside.

3. Put sugar in a big pan. Add 1/3 cup of water and mix sugar nicely and let it melt.
4. Keep this sugar mixture on the fire.(Low flame).
5. Add ground almonds, powdered walnuts and mix it well. Add a spoon of ghee.
6. Keep stirring until it thickens. Add ghee little by little.
6. Add milk powder and stir until it leaves the pan. 

7. Stir it turns as one ball consistency. Add remaining ghee and saffron rakes and mix it nicely.

8. Remove from the fire and put it on a ghee applied tray. Let it turn warm.
9. Cut them in to small pieces according to your wish and serve.

Note :

You can use milk to grind soaked almonds. See that not much of water or milk is added while grinding.
If the water or milk is more then you need to spend more time on stirring till it turns thick. (it takes more time to be thick
Adding more ghee is added to taste. Try it on low flame to get good burfi.
Time : 30 minutes.
Serves : At least 25 pieces. (Depending upon to the size of the burfi).


  1. lovely...they have come out very nice

  2. Lovely and healthy dessert indeed

  3. Yummy burfi!! Can I grab some?? :)

  4. Delicious and healthy burfil I will give it try.