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Barfi recipes


Last Updated : Sep 09,2019



बर्फी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Barfi recipes in Hindi)
બરફી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Barfi recipes in Gujarati)

Barfi Recipes, Collection of 50 Barfi Recipes

When we think of Indian sweets or mithai the first thing that comes to our minds is barfi. Barfi is very popular all over India, and is made for varied occasions like pujas, festivals, parties, to celebrate an achievement, or simply because it is so tasty! Being so popular, barfis are readily available in most Indian sweet shops; however homemade barfis taste better and are also more economical. Plus, the fact that you have taken the effort to make it at home delights your loved ones and they will relish it even more!

There are innumerable varieties of barfis – made with dairy products, nuts and even fruit pulp! So, there is no dearth of choice, and you can make a different one each time. It takes a little practice to get the barfi perfectly right, so start by following our sure-shot recipes to the T, and once you get the hang of it, you can innovate with your own additional ingredients, slightly modified proportions etc.

Remember that all barfis take some time to set into solid form, so schedule it accordingly. You can make them a day in advance and store them in the fridge. As they use dairy products and sometimes fresh ingredients too, most barfis do not have a long shelf-life, so keep them in the fridge and consume within a day or two.
 

Quick Barfi Recipes

Besan-BarfiBesan Barfi

Everybody loves homemade sweets but we often do not have enough time to make them at home. These quick and easy recipes will help you make tasty barfis even when you are in a real rush!
Besan Barfi has very few ingredients and takes very little time to cook, yet it has a rich taste and awesome aroma of cooked besan. Quick Cashew Barfi features cashews through and through with a few supporting ingredients. It has the creamy mouth-feel and nutty flavour that everyone loves! Nariyal Vadi is made often in coastal regions like Maharashtra where coconut is available in abundance and used extensively. Everybody loves the flavour and texture of coconut in this easy-peasy recipe!
 

Microwave Barfi Recipes

The microwave is a handy kitchen helper that can be seen in most kitchens these days. Yet, many people use it only for re-heating food and boiling veggies without understanding its true potential. Just try making barfis in the microwave oven and you will be amazed by how easy and quick it it!

Walnut-Barfi
Walnut Barfi

Walnut Barfi, a sweet treat made with walnuts can be made easily in the microwave oven.

Kalakand, a North Indan milk-based delicacy that usually seems to take a long time to prepare can be prepared within minutes using this microwave recipe.

Microwave-Coconut-Barfi
Microwave Coconut Barfi

All-time favourite Coconut Barfi can also be made faster in the microwave oven as compared to cooking it on the gas stove.
 

Mava Barfis

Lots of people prefer to base their barfis on mava as it gives a royal mouth-feel and rich milky taste! It also thickens the sweet quickly, making your job easier.

Rose-Barfi
Rose Barfi

Rose Barfi uses a good amount of paneer along with mava, touched by a rosy magic! It has a very cooling mouth-feel and pleasant flavor that goes well with kids and adults. The ever-popular Malai Barfi steals everyone’s hearts with its creaminess and rich taste.
 

Healthy Barfis

Badam-BarfiBadam Barfi

Trust us, sweets can be healthy too, and some of our favourite barfis prove this fact. The Almond Barfi made with loads of almonds is super healthy, and gives you a good shot of protein! We have reduced the sugar content of this barfi to keep it within a healthy range.

Another example is the Chana Dal Barfi, a healthy treat for the sweet tooth. It is made of chana dal, which is loaded with folic acid and good protein for vegetarians. An optimum amount of ghee gives you the healthy fat you need.
 

Nut-based Barfis

Anjeer-and-Mixed-Nut-BarfiAnjeer and Mixed Nut Barfi

Nuts feature commonly in Indian sweets. They usually give the mithai a nice and satiating mouth-feel, as well as a pleasant nutty flavour. Several barfis can be made with nuts as the main ingredient, along with a little sugar and if required a little ghee. Usually, since nuts like almond and cashew have some amount of oil content, these barfis will not require much ghee. And when ingredients like anjeer or dates are coupled with the nuts, the requirement of sugar also goes down.

Pista-Barfi
Pista Barfi

The Pista Barfi is a rich and delightful barfi with an attractive green colour, while the Anjeer and Mixed Nuts Barfi has a nice crunch that surprises you! When you cannot decide which nut to prefer, go for the Dry Fruit Barfi, which brings them all together to make a splendorous treat!

Whichever festival it is, be it Diwali, Raksha Bandhan or Navratri, be it a loved one’s birthday or a party, the spread would be incomplete without delicious barfis. With a bit of practice, you know which ingredients combine well together, how long to cook the barfi, and so on. So, start with the easy ones and surge ahead to become an expert in making this all-time favourite treat. Keep making various barfis in small quantities, not just on special occasions but even during weekends or to celebrate a small achievement in a tasty way. That’s the best way to gain expertise in the art of mithai making.

You, along with your friends and family will enjoy every bite!

Happy Cooking!

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Moong Dal Barfi
Recipe# 40554
16 May 11

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 by Tarla Dalal
A richly-textured mixture of moong dal paste and crumbled mava is cooked in sugar syrup, and flavoured aesthetically with desi spices to make a delicious Moong Dal Barfi that looks appetising and tastes fabulous. The best part about this irresistible Moong Dal Barfi is that it stays well at room tem ....
Microwave Coconut Barfi
Recipe# 4937
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Grated coconut is cooked to perfection with sugar, milk and ghee to make this all time favourite barfi. Be very careful whilst cooking this dessert as even a few extra seconds can cause the barfi to harden up.
Walnut Barfi, Microwave Walnut Barfi
Recipe# 4939
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bored of the same old pista, badam and kaju barfis? Why not try this mouth-watering Walnut Barfi for a change? The best part is that this tasty mithai can be prepared in a jiffy using our handy helper, the microwave oven. The milk powder helps to balance the salty flavour of the walnuts very wel ....
Recipe# 15460
29 Aug 04

 
 by Foodie #228342
No reviews
Kela barfi is a sweet dish recipe prepared from boiled and mashed unripe bananas. The kelas mixture are cooked with ghee, sugar, milk,almond slivers and relished as balls or square barfis.
Recipe# 15439
10 Aug 04

 
 by keerthikarthik
No reviews
Matar barfi is prepared from crushed fresh green peas and then sweetened with sugar and flavoured with elaichi powder. Add this appealing barfi with crushed nuts as garnish in your menu and serve as dessert after meals.
Recipe# 15433
12 Jul 04

 
 
by kavitakj
No reviews
Learn the way to prepare the popular Indian sweet dish, the Coconut barfi . The coconut powder or grated coconut is cooked on a hot pan with ghee, sugar and flavoured with elaichi powder. A simple dessert item , which can also be given in tiffins for children .
Recipe# 10008
04 Dec 03

 
 
by varsha_77
No reviews
Quick and easy kaju barfi recipe at tarladalal.com. The kaju barfi is cooked with condensed milk, sugar and crushed cashewnuts or kaju. A special dessert for festivals and parties.
Recipe# 11259
05 Dec 01

 
 by vazhelil
No reviews
Tasty and unique chikku burfi recipe at tarladalal.com. The barfi is cooked with condensed milk, chikku fruit puree,sugar and crushed dry fruits. A special dessert for festivals and parties and a favorite among children for its delectable fresh chicku flavour.
Recipe# 14640
23 Nov 01

 
 by veer
No reviews
Quick and easy coconut burfi recipe at tarladalal.com. The burfi is cooked with desiccated coconut, condensed milk, sugar and crushed dry fruits and makes for a lovely dessert recipe for festivals..
Recipe# 14484
25 Oct 01

 
 by pikiu
No reviews
Quick and easy singhara ki burfi recipe at tarladalal.com. The burfi is cooked with roasted water chestnut flour or singhare ka atta, condensed milk, sugar and crushed dry fruits. A special dessert for festivals and parties.
Recipe# 14173
13 Oct 01

 
 by MCGRAFF
No reviews
Pamper your sweet taste buds with the Coconut burfi prepared in a traditional and authentic way. The freshly grated coconut is cooked with milk, sugar and flavoured with elaichi powder before placing on a greased tray. Cut the coconut burfi in any desired shape and size and enjoy as snack or dessert ....
Recipe# 12103
11 Oct 01

 
 by pghaghada
No reviews
This barfi is very easy and so a novice at cooking will also will be able to make it. I have measured the amount of milk which should be left to give an exact measurement for some who are not very good at making "chasni". it is very important to get the chasni right as the success of the recipe depe ....
Recipe# 12844
29 Jun 01

 
 by mani36
No reviews
Quick and easy orange burfi recipe at tarladalal.com. The burfi is cooked with orange segments which is cooked with khoya, sugar and cardamom powder. Serve the orange burfi cut into appealing diamond shapes garnished with crushed nuts.. A special dessert for festivals and parties.
Recipe# 13548
14 Apr 01

 
 by Suks
No reviews
Discover how to prepare traditional Indian mithai or sweet meat, burfi with this easy recipe. The burfi is prepared from milk, sugar and served cut into diamond shpes, garnished with crushed pistachio.
Recipe# 13317
15 Mar 01

 
 by mals
No reviews
An interesting burfi or Indian mithai recipe with sprouted moong, Sprouted burfi is as unique as it sounds. The boiled sprouted beans are cooked with ghee and jaggery and then mixed with desiccated coconut.
Recipe# 13401
26 Nov 00

 
 by ranjana
No reviews
Quick and easy kaju burfi recipe at tarladalal.com. The burfi is cooked with condensed milk, sugar and crushed Cashewnuts or kaju. A special dessert for festivals and parties.
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