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Anjeer Kheer

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22nd November, 2021 10:54 IST

Fond of Indian desserts and mithais? Give your love for traditional desserts a twist by trying out this fusion recipe of Kheer and Anjeer. Also called Dried Fig, Anjeer is a super nutritious food item that is usually eaten after soaking it overnight. It offers tons of nutrients like zinc, manganese, magnesium and iron. Anjeer is also power-packed with fibre which ensures a healthy bowel movement. Dried figs can also improve reproductive health, lower blood pressure and strengthen the bones. To make this delicious Anjeer Kheer, you just need some milk, rice, almonds, anjeer, sugar, ghee and saffron. You can make this Kheer for festivals and special occasions to add a unique touch to the celebration. This Kheer recipe is very easy to make and will be ready in less than 30 minutes. Be it kids or adults, everyone will love this recipe for sure. If you are bored of having the same kind of desserts for every festival, then it is time to introduce a new variant of mithai, which is this delicious Anjeer Kheer. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be. (image credits- istock)

INGREDIENTS

1 litre milk

1 tablespoon ghee

10 almonds

4 tablespoon rice

4 strand saffron

12 dried figs

5 tablespoon sugar

How to make Anjeer Kheer

Step 1

Heat ghee in a pan. Now add sliced almonds and saute for a minute. Now add washed rice and saute them for another two minutes.

Step 2

Now add milk to the pan. Also soak saffron in 1-2 tbsp water and add it to the pan as well. Keep the flame medium and let the milk come to a boil.

Step 3

Roughly chop the anjeer and soak them in water for some time. Now drain the water and add the anjeer to a blender. Add 2-3 tbsp water and blend to form a paste.

Step 4

Now add the anjeer paste to the milk and mix well. Make sure there are no lumps in it. Let the mixture simmer on low flame for 10 minutes. Now add sugar and mix well. Keep stirring in between.

Step 5

Garnish the Anjeer Kheer with chopped nuts or anjeer and serve.

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