Add the nuts to the anjeer paste and continue to stir - Pic by Abby from TheWingedFork
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Dairy free Gluten free Khajur Dry Fruit Barfi

An Indian dry fruit barfi made mainly of khajur or dates that is dairy free, gluten free and sugar free.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Refrigeration1 hr
Total Time1 hr 50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Abby


  • 300 g Dates (Khajur)
  • 200 g Figs (Anjeer)
  • 250 g Nuts Almonds, pistachios, cashews and walnuts (Roughly chopped)
  • 30 g Almonds Slivers
  • 70 ml Coconut Oil
  • 100 ml Water


Preparation for the Khajur Dry Fruit Barfi

  • Soak the figs in 100 ml water for 4 to 6 hours or overnight.
  • Make slivers of 5 to 10 almonds and set aside.
  • Roast the roughly chopped nuts and set aside.
  • Line a tray with butter paper and grease with coconut oil. Sprinkle the slivered almonds on it and set aside.

Cooking the Khajur Dry Fruit Barfi

  • Grind the figs or anjeer along with the dates to form a rough paste.
  • Add 70 ml coconut oil to an open pan.
  • Pour the date and fig mixture into this pan and stir till it gets quite dry.
  • Add in the chopped nuts and fry for a few more minutes till it starts to leave the sides.
  • Pour the mixture into the pre-greased tray and cover with another sheet of butter paper.
  • Flatten the mixture with your hand, a spatula or a piece of cloth. (If using your hand, wait for a few minutes and grease your fingers well to avoid burning them.)
  • Once flat, refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours. The longer the better.
  • Once ready, peel of the top layer of tissue paper, turn it over on a chopping board, cut into slices and serve.