Halwai October 20, 2020

Ingredients:

• 2 – dried figs, soaked in 1/2 a cup of warm water overnight
• 3 to 4 – walnuts, broken, cleaned and chopped
• 1 tbsp – pine nuts, peeled
• 4 to 5 – fresh Mint leaves
• 2 tbsp – Honey
• 1/2 cup – Paneer (cottage cheese)
• 1/2 cup – chilled Milk
• 2 tsp – Sugar
• 1 or 2 drops – kewra essence

Method:

  1. Drain figs, saving the liquid.
  2. Put all ingredients into a small electric mixer.
  3. Grind to a smooth thick paste.
  4. If too dry add some more milk, and if too stiff add some paneer.
  5. After ground, transfer paste to serving dish.
  6. Garnish with a few mint leaves.
  7. Refrigerate till required.
  8. Serve as a dip with toasted thin bread fingers, soup sticks, crackers, etc.

Recipe courtesy of Saroj Kering