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Dry fruits burfi
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Dry fruits burfi recipe

No sugar added, healthy sweet recipe using dates and nuts
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Resting time2 hours
Course: Dessert, Diwali recipes, Sweet
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Diwali recipes, Festival recipes, holi festival recipes,, sweets
Servings: 11 pieces
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 20 dates
  • ½ cup mixed nuts
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp vanilla essence


  • In a mixie jar add the dates.
  • Pulse this into a coarse paste.
  • Keep it aside.
  • In a pan add the mixed nuts and roast this for 2 minutes.
  • I used cashew nuts, pistachios and almonds
  • Ensure not to burn this.
  • Take out and pulse this into a coarse powder.
  • Alternatively, you can chop the nuts into small pieces and roast it too.
  • In the same pan add 1 tsp of ghee and add the coarsely ground dates.
  • Cook this for 2 minutes.
  • Now add the ground nuts to this.
  • Add the cocoa powder and vanilla essence to this.
  • Mix well until everything is combined well.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Transfer this to a flat surface.
  • Gather this into a whole mass and make a log.
  • If you feel it is bit dry, add 1 tsp of ghee and combine well.
  • Once you form a log, place this on an aluminium foil.
  • Roll this and keep it inside the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • After 2 hours, take it out and cut them into roundels.
  • Dry fruits roll is ready.



1. Do not skip the cocoa powder and vanilla essence. It will give a nice wonderful taste.
2. You can also add pumpkin seeds, walnuts and sunflower seeds to this Dry fruits burfi.