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khajur pista almond barfi recipe | no sugar khajur almond mithai | healthy sugar free Indian barfi | quick mixed nuts barfi is a healthy sweet to include in your diet. Learn how to make no sugar khajur almond mithai.

To make khajur pista almond barfi, chop the dates finely and keep aside. Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadhai, add the pistachios and almonds and roast them on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the pan and keep aside. In the same pan, add sesame seeds and roast them on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the roasted nuts back into the pan along with dates and cardamom powder and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes. Transfer the mixture into a thali and spread it evenly. Allow it to cool for 5 to 10 minutes. Knead the mixture into a dough and shape into a cylindrical roll off 5 to 6" in length. Wrap it with a cling wrap or aluminium foil and freeze for 1 hour. Cut into 8 equal sized pieces and serve. Serve chilled or store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

This quick mixed nuts barfi is a sugar-free mithai without cooking and thus ready to serve in a jiffy. The crunchy texture of mixed nuts and naturally sweet taste of dates strikes a fabulous balance in this barfi. With each time you enjoy this healthy sweet you will realise that its lingering taste is truly memorable!

The nuts make the sugar khajur almond mithai rich in protein and fibre. These 2 nutrients add a satiety value. So you can pack this sweet and enjoy it as a healthy snack, instead of reaching out from fried and other sugar laden snacks.

Healthy sugar free Indian barfi is a wise pick for weight-watchers and heart patients looking for a healthy sweet option. However, remember that moderation is the key to healthy eating. Further, we do not recommend this mithai for diabetes because of the use of dates.

Tips for khajur pista almond barfi. 1. Dates is the sweetener in the recipe and makes it super healthy. You don't need to add any sugar. Perfect healthy Indian dessert to have any time of the day. When I feel I need something sweet and healthy, khajur pista almond barfi is the answer. 2. Don't try and blend the dates. It's easier to chop them. 3. Ensure you finely chop the dry fruits for best result. 4. Freezing the barfi is important. This makes cutting into pieces easier. 5. The khajur pista almond barfi is best stored in the fridge. Lasts for 7 days in an airtight container.

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Khajur Pista Almond Barfi, Sugar Free Khajur Barfi recipe - How to make Khajur Pista Almond Barfi, Sugar Free Khajur Barfi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     8Makes 8 pieces.
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Ingredients

For Khajur Pista Almond Barfi
1 cup deseeded dates (khajur)
1/3 cup finely chopped pistachios
1/3 cup finely chopped almonds (badam)
1 tbsp ghee
2 tsp sesame seeds (til)
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
Method

For khajur pista almond barfi

    For khajur pista almond barfi
  1. To make khajur pista almond barfi, chop the dates finely and keep aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadhai, add the pistachios and almonds and roast them on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the pan and keep aside.
  3. In the same pan, add sesame seeds and roast them on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the roasted nuts back into the pan along with dates and cardamom powder and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  5. Transfer the mixture into a thali and spread it evenly. Allow it to cool for 5 to 10 minutes.
  6. Knead the mixture into a dough and shape into a cylindrical roll off 5 to 6" in length.
  7. Wrap it with a cling wrap or aluminium foil and freeze for 1 hour.
  8. Cut into 8 equal sized pieces and serve.
  9. Serve the khajur pista almond barfi chilled or store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.

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what is khajur pista almond barfi made off?

  1. what is khajur pista almond barfi made off? no sugar khajur almond mithai is made from 1 cup deseeded and finely chopped dates (khajur), 1/3 cup finely chopped pistachios, 1/3 cup finely chopped almonds (badam), 1 tbsp ghee, 1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder, 2 tsp  sesame seeds (til).

chopping dates

  1. Take 1 cup of pitted (seedless) dates.
  2. Cut into small pices and keep aside.

benefits of almonds

  1. Brain health : Almonds is the powerhouse of innumerous health benefits. Almonds are rich in B complex vitamins such as  Vitamin B1, Thiamine Vitamin B3, Niacin and Folate, Vitamin B9 which plays an important role in the brain development especially during the first 2 years of life. Additionally it is also rich in manganese which is a very important mineral for brain and nerve functioning. It is known to improve your concentration and memory. 
  2. Balances your cholesterol levels : Almonds are extremely rich in antioxidant flavonoids that pair up with Vitamin E  and scavenges free radicals that causes inflammation. Thus prevents oxidation of LDL cholesterol. Hence almonds have a strong property of lowering the LDL cholesterol. It also aids in increasing good cholesterol levels. It is also known to reduce HDL cholesterol. The balance between LDL and HDL cholesterol is very crucial to maintain healthy blood cholesterol levels. See 13 super benefits of almonds.

benefits of dates

  1. Replacement for Sugar : Date flesh is rich in sugars like glucose and fructose hence can be used as a natural sweetener instead of sugar which is an empty calorie.
  2. Good Source of Fiber : 1 cup of dates (90 gm) gives around 8.05 gm of fiber (26.8% of RDA of 25 to 30 gm) and just about 4 dates gives 1.8 gm of fiber (6% of RDA) which is very good for our digestive system It will help keep your gut and bowels healthy. See 8 amazing benefits of dates.

benefits of sesame seeds

  1. Sesame – a good source of protein : These tiny white seeds are indeed a good source of protein. ½ cup provides around 11 g of protein to build bones, enhance muscle mass and promote cell health.
  2. Sesame – a calcium booster : Half of daily requirement of calcium is fulfilled by consuming ½ cup of sesame seeds. That’s truly amazing! Isn’t it? This aids in promoting skeletal health, which is the backbone of our body. This mineral is therefore known to age related osteoporosis. Another remarkable benefit of calcium is maintenance of teeth and oral hygiene. Chewing on calcium rich seeds assists in strengthening teeth, while use of sesame oil is known to keep your mouth germ-free and reduce bad breath. See 11 super benefits of til, sesame seeds

cooking khajur pista almond barfi

  1. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a non stick pan.
  2. Add 1/3 cup finely chopped pistachios.
  3. Add 1/3 cup finely chopped almonds (badam).
  4. Roast the nuts on a low flame and remove from the pan.
  5. Put 2 tsp  sesame seeds (til) in the same pan.
  6. Roast them.
  7. Add the roasted nuts back to the pan.
  8. Add the chopped dates.
  9. Add the eliachi powder.
  10. Cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.  Use a wooden spatula to break the dates apart so they mix with the nuts.
  11. Put the barfi mixture to cool. We have used a steel thali and that should cool in 5 to 10 minutes.
  12. Now mix the barfi mixture into a dough. Roll into a cylinderical shape.
  13. Use a cling wrap or aluminium foil to pack the barfi.
  14. Freeze for 1 hour.
  15. This is how the barfi looks after freezing.
  16. Cut into thick pieces. 
  17. Serve cold.

tips for khajur pista almond barfi

  1. Dates is the sweetener in the recipe and makes it super healthy. You don't need to add any sugar. Perfect healthy Indian dessert to have any time of the day. When i feel i need something sweet and healthy, khajur pista almond barfi is the answer.
  2. Don't try and blend the dates. It's easier to chop them.
  3. Ensure you finely chop the dry fruits for best result.
  4. Freezing the barfi is important. This makes cutting into pieces easier.
     
  5. The khajur pista almond barfi is best stored in the fridge. Lasts for 7 days in an airtight container. 

health benefits of khajur pista almond barfi

  1. Khajur Pista Almond Barfi – a healthy sweet.
  2. Dates are natural sweetener, which also add fibre, calscium, potassium and some antioxidants. 
  3. Almonds, on the other hand, are rich in omega-3 fatty acids which help to boost heart health. 
  4. The almonds and pistachios also lend enough protein to maintaint the health of cells, tissues and other organs of the body. 
  5. Sesame seeds are a good source of calcium – a nutrient that helps in bone strengthening.
  6. We recommend this sweet in limited quantities to all those aiming a healthy lifestyle, weight watchers, heart patients, senior citizens and kids as well. 

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Khajur Pista Almond Barfi
5
 on 19 Jul 21 03:39 PM


How many days can we store this barfi?
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Tarla Dalal    It will surely stay fresh for 3 to 4 days at room temperature.
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20 Jul 21 03:19 PM
Khajur Pista Almond Barfi
5
 on 17 Jan 17 04:13 PM


Khajur Pista Almond Barfi
5
 on 29 Aug 12 10:47 AM


this sweet is rich in iron with goodness of nuts. Growing kids as well as adults will enjoy it. I tried this last sunday, it was excellent
Khajur Pista Almond Barfi
5
 on 16 Aug 12 04:49 PM


Loved this khajur barfi as it has a lovely taste of crushed dates and almonds. Even better, no added fat to this recipe and can be made real fast.