ANJEER KULFI ~ Happy Winter Week to you all. Here’s one unusual festive treat you can try this season. Healthy, homemade and delicious! Of course its sweet but no sugar indulgence
- Milk 1 litre +1/4cup milk
- Cornflour 2tbsp
- cream 100 gm
- Cardamom 1tsp
- Anjeer /dates 1/2cup (grounded)
- Roasted almonds 1/4cup(chopped)
- Honey1/4cup (optional if you want kulfis to be on sweeter side )
- 1.Boil 1 litre milk in a heavy bottom pan and continue to cook till it reduced to half.
- 2.Add 1/2 tsp green cardamom powder. continu(keep stirring in between).
- 3.Mix cornflour with 1/4 cup milk and add to the reduced milk, cook for two minutes, stirring constantly. The mixture at this stage must coat back of a spoon.
- 4. Once cooled down properly add cream, ground figs/dates/,honey and roasted chopped almonds.
- 5.Pour into kulfi moulds and leave to set in the freezer overnight.
Fig is considered immensely beneficial as they are rich sources of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese and iron.
#AnjeerKulfi…a little healthy indulgence all season. Made of dried organic figs (anjeer) and a whole lot of awesomeness. Kulfi is a frozen dessert very similar to icecream but slows cooked and reduced to half its volume to get the thick rich creamy consistency. Likely to have originated during Mughal Empire. Anjeer Kulfi
•Burns belly fat: Figs are a good source of fiber, research has found that they could aid in weight management and belly fat reduction.
•Improves digestion: The high fiber content in figs helps in maintaining a healthy digestive system.
•Prevents heat attack: Figs help reduce the level of triglycerides in the body, which are fat particles that circulate in the bloodstream and are a major cause of heart disease. Moreover, the high antioxidant content in dried figs couple with blood pressure lowering properties help in eliminating free radicals from the body, which could lead to the blockage of coronary arteries in the long run, and prevent coronary heart disease.
•Strengthens bones: Figs are rich in calcium which is highly needed to maintain bone strength. As our body doesn’t produce calcium on its own and also it needs 1000mg of calcium daily. So the intake of calcium-rich food is necessary.