Bajra Dates Burfi

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Bajra Dates Burfi


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :1 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 15 Min


Serves : 8
  • 1/2 cup bajra grains, dry roasted & ground to a fine powder

  • 12-15 seedless dates, soaked in warm water for an hour

  • 3 tbsp. ghee

  • 2 tbsp. milk powder

  • 2 tbsp. almond powder

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom powder

  • 1 tsp. rose water

  • 1 tbsp. mixed nuts

  • 1 tsp. dry rose petals

  • 1/2 tsp. toasted sesame seeds


  • Blend the dates to a fine paste and keep aside. Heat 2 tbsp. ghee in a pan and saute the bajra powder for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the dates puree, milk powder and almond powder. Mix well and add the milk followed by the cardamom powder.
  • Combine everything well and continue to saute on a low flame till everything comes together and leaves the sides of the pan. Add the remaining ghee and mix well.
  • Switch off the flame and add the rose water. Transfer to a greased plate and garnish with the chopped nuts, rose petals and sesame seeds.
  • Set aside to cool down before refrigerating for an hour. Cut as desired and relish this unique, healthy and exotic dessert.