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Dry Fruit Barfi Recipe | Masala Mornings
Dry Fruit Barfi Recipe | Masala Mornings

Apart from Halwas and Ladoos, one of the most famous sweet is Dry Fruit Barfi. This is a soft and quick recipe for sweet lovers.

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Dry Fruit Barfi , Mutton Seekh Paratha And Chicken Makhan Malai Recipes. This show of Masala Mornings with Shireen Anwar aired on 26 February 2021.










  • Clarified butter 3 cups
  • Edible gum 100 gm
  • Lotus seeds 100 gm
  • Almonds (sliced) 50 gm
  • Pistachios (sliced) 50gm
  • Cashew nuts (chopped) 50 gm
  • Melon seeds 100 gm
  • Dried grated coconut 100 gm
  • Wheat flour 120 gm
  • Water caltrop flour 400 gm
  • Jaggery (chopped) 400 gm
  • Water ½ cup
  • Cardamom powder 1 ½ tsp


Heat ½ cup ghee in a wok and fry edible gum in 2-3 batches until golden and puffed, remove in a platter, then add ¼ cup clarified butter and fry lotus seeds until light golden and crisp, grind edible gum and lotus seeds before it cools down, keep it in a plate, add another ¼ cup ghee, fry almonds, pistachios and remove, add another ¼ cup clarified butter and add melon seeds, fry and remove, add some more ghee and fry coconut for 2 mins, remove, then fry cashew nuts and pistachios, melon seeds, mix all well and remove in a platter, then add some more ghee and fry both the flours for 10 mins till nice smell comes, remove that too in a same platter, mix well, add cardamom powder. Now put the remaining ghee in a wok, fry the chopped Jaggery, stir until melted, when jaggery melts nicely and bubbles comes, add ½ cup water cook stirring on high flame for 1 min, off the flame and pour this jaggery mixture, mix everything well with the help of 2 spoons, set in a thal pressing well, bring to room temperature, cut into cubes, you should eat this warm.


  • Mutton mince 500 gm
  • Meat tenderizer ½ tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp
  • Green chilies (finely chopped) 4
  • Bread slices 4
  • Roasted gram flour 3 tbsp
  • Egg 1
  • Chopped coriander 2tbsp
  • Chopped mint 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 2 tbsp
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder ½ tsp
  • Allspice 1 tsp
  • Seekh kebab masala 2tbsp
  • Onion (chopped) 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Coal 1 piece
  • Oil as required



Ingredients For Paratha:

  • Flour 2 cups
  • Wheat flour 1 cup
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Sugar 1 tbsp
  • Water to knead
  • Oil 2 tbsp


Method Mutton Seekh Paratha:

Mix all above together and grind well to a smooth mixture, give dum of coal, leave it for 1 hour, make seekh kabab with the help of greased hand on a skewer, fry with a little oil, keep aside.

Method For Paratha:

Knead with water, leave it for 2 hours, make into parathas, shallow fry till golden and crisp. Any chutney to be used.


  • Chicken 1 kg (12 pieces)
  • Yogurt 1 cup
  • Lemon juice 2 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp heaped
  • Green chilies (grinded) 10
  • Cream 200 gm
  • Salt 1 ½ tsp
  • Cashew nuts (grinded) 3 tbsp
  • Melon seeds (grinded) 2 tbsp
  • Black pepper whole (grinded) 1 tbsp
  • Dried fenugreek leaves 1 tbsp
  • Oil ¼ cup
  • Butter 2 ounce
  • Whole spices mixed 1 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves (chopped) 2 tbsp


Wash chicken and give cuts on pieces, marinate with yogurt, lemon juice, ginger garlic paste, green chili paste, cream, salt, grinded cashew nut, grinded melon seeds, grinded whole black pepper, dried fenugreek leaves, leave it to marinate for 30 mins. Heat butter and oil in a wok, add whole spices, and add the marinated chicken along with the marinade, cook well till chicken is cooked and gravy is thick, lastly add some chopped coriander, serve with frozen parathas.

Dry Fruit Barfi Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Dry Fruit Barfi Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Shireen Anwar at Masala TV show Masala Mornings. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Shireen Anwar.

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