Fig & Date Halwa

By Nmami Agarwal     12-Jun 2019

Fig & Date Halwa

Figs and dates are amongst the best possible sources of natural sugar. This halwa recipe is a quick and easy way to satisfy your sugar cravings in a healthier way.

Nutritional Benefits

Figs are a good source of natural fibre and thus help in managing healthy digestion. These little wonders are also rich in calcium, and can effectively help in strengthening of bones and reducing cholesterol levels.

Dates are an excellent source of natural sugar, can help in lowering blood pressure, and can help boost brain health.

Ingredients

  • Dates- 4 large, pitted
  • Figs- 3, dried
  • Ghee- ½ teaspoon
  • Ground cardamom– ½ teaspoon
  • Water- as required

Calories- 210 Kcal
Carbs- 47.3 grams
Protein- 1.8 grams
Fats- 2.5 grams

Method

  • Chop figs and dates
  • Place chopped figs and dates in a bowl of warm water, for 30 minutes
  • After 30 minutes, blend dates and figs to a smooth consistency
  • Now, add ghee in a small sauce pan, let it warm
  • Transfer the blended puree’ and stir continuously till the mixture thickens
  • Take off from the heat and garnish with cardamom powder
  • Serve hot!

Over to you

A perfect sweet delicacy to take care of your unhealthy sweet cravings, in the right portions with goodness of health. Do give this one a try!

 

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Recipe Alert
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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

Over to you

Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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