Walnut Date Burfi

These bite-sized sweets come together in mere minutes and require no baking.
By Radhika Penagonda
Walnut Date Burfi

Walnut Date Burfi
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These bite-sized sweets come together in mere minutes and require no baking.
Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 8 squares
  • ¼ cup Walnuts
  • scant ¼ cup flax seeds
  • 3-4 good quality medjool dates, pitted
  • 1 square, good quality fair trade 60-70% cacao bittersweet baking chocolate
  • pumpkin seeds for garnish
  1. Pulse flax seeds in a small jar grinder or spice grinder to a fine meal.
  2. Measure ¼ cup flax-seed meal storing the rest for use later. Alternatively, you can start with ¼ cup flax-seed meal.
  3. Add walnuts and pulse to a fine meal. Add pitted dates and dark chocolate and pulse until ground to a lump which can be molded easily.
To mold and decorate:
  1. Use a the lid of a rectangular tin or anything similar (ikea tins are quite handy). Grease the clean and dry lid with a dot of ghee or butter, fill it with the burfi mix and press tight. if needed, flatten the surface with a knife or spatula.
  2. Turn it over on to a plate and tap it gently to release the burfi and cut into small squares, garnish with pumpkin seeds.

Radhika Penagonda

Radhika Penagonda is a vegetarian food blogger, ardent photographer and enthusiastic cook who loves to explore new ingredients and believes strongly in eating with our eyes first. Passionate about home-made food prepared from natural ingredients, minimally processed and close to nature, she shares through her blog how home style or not 100% vegetarian food can be lip smacking tasty and simply delicious.

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