Aug 25, 2014

8 Mins Microwave Dates & Figs Burfi Recipe / Sugar Free Dates & Figs Burfi Recipe / Anjeer & Dates Burfi Recipe

I got mails and comments from my viewers to share more microwave sweets recipes. So i have started working on it. So far i have posted 5 recipes. You can check out my Cornflour Halwa, 2 Mins Chocolate Pista Fudge, 10 Mins Paal Kova, 5 Mins Microwave Mysorepak, Rocky Road Chocolate Bars...I made 2 recipes yesterday, this one and another special recipe. I want you all so do a favour, just tell me what all simple microwave recipe you want me to share here, so i can work on it

This is a sweet which i made today. I made it sugar free, i have already posted a sugar free dates ladoo and this my second one..I hope you will love this as much i did..I made this in microwave, but you can equally make this in stove, i have given that recipe too. So try this out and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 1 min
Cooking Time : 8 to 10 mins


Dried Figs / Anjeer - 1.5 cups
Dates - 1.5 cups pitted
Badam / Almonds - 1/4 cup
Pistachio - 1/4 cup
Cashews - 1/4 cup
Milk - 1/2 cup
Poppy Seeds / Kasa Kasa / Khus Khus - 1 tblspn
Ghee - 3 tblspn


Take figs and dates in a microwave safe bowl. Add in milk and pop it in microwave and cook for 2 mins. Remove it, take it in a blender and puree till smooth.

Take all the nuts and chop it finely and set aside.

Now in the same micro safe bowl, add in 2 tblspn of ghee and add in all the chopped nuts, mix well, pop it microwave for 1 mins. Remove it and drain the nuts in a bowl.

In the remaining ghee, add the pureed figs and dates. Mix well.

Pop this in microwave and cook for 2 mins. Remove it and mix well.

Pop this again in microwave and cook for 2 mins. Remove it and mix well.

Remove it from microwave and add in a tblspn of ghee and mix. Now pop this again in microwave and cook for 1 min.

Now it must have left the sides of the bowl. Add in nuts and mix well. If it didn't leave the sides of the pan you have to cook it for 1 more min.

Line a tray with foil, grease it with a tsp of ghee. Now add in the dates mix and smooth it with the back of the spoon.

Set it in fridge for a hour till it is properly set.

Remove it and peel off the foil. Cut it into squares.


Stove Top Method:

1)Soak figs and dates in hot milk for 15 mins. Now take it in blender and make it into a fine puree.

2)Heat ghee in a kadai, Add in nuts and fry them till golden, drain and set aside.

3)In the remaining ghee, add in pureed dates and mix well. Cook on low to medium heat for 10 mins till it leaves the sides of the pan.

4)Now add in fried nuts and mix well.

5)Transfer that to a grease foil tray and smoothen the top.

6)Chill it for a hour or so and cut it. Serve.


1)You can cook the figs and dates in water if you want to store it for longer time.

2)Each microwave varies by heat, so cook till the mix leave the sides of pan.

3)My microwave has 800 watts and it took my 5 mins.

Take all the ingredients

Take figs and dates in a microwave safe bowl

add in 1/2 cup of milk

Put it in microwave

cook for 2 mins

take it out

add it to blender

Puree smoothly

chop up your nuts

Take 2 tblspn of ghee in the same bowl

add in nuts

mix well

pop it in microwave 

cook for 1 mins

Now it has turned golden

remove them to a bowl

in the remaining ghee,

add the pureed fig and date mix
pop it in microwave

cook for 2 mins

now it has turned little frothy

mix it well

Pop it again in microwave
cook it for 2 mins

now add in a tblspn of ghee

mix well

finally pop it in microwave

cook for 1 mins

mix well

it has started leaving the sides

add in fried nuts


see it has leaved the sides

line a tray with foil

add a tsp of ghee

grease it

transfer the date mix in the tray

use a back of spoon to smooth the top

take some poppy seeds

sprinkle it over

chill it for a hour or so

now it is all set

flip the barfi over a plate or board and peel off the foil

cut off the edges if you like

slice them


  1. wow thats a super one aarthi.searching for this kinda recipe and thanks for sharing

  2. Superb recipe!! Thank you. I tried it and aside from having to microwave 2-3 extra mins, and use of a bit less ghee, it was perfect :) keep sharing

  3. V.nice n healthy sweet...I tried ur most of the recipes n they turn out so well...ur presentation is so easy...dat any one can learn easily. ..

  4. Can we do on stove any tips for that

  5. Hi Aarthi, many many congratulations for this wonderful recipe.. Tried it today since Christmas is fast approaching... M so happy with the result.. The only thing i did was add a lil powdered sugar coz i love sweets.. Can u please tell me at what stage does the sugar need to be added... Coz i added it while pulsing it.


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