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Celebrate the festivities with these yummy barfis

Barfis make your celebrations complete. © Shuuterstock

Want to try something new and interesting during the times of celebration? Then, go for these lip-smacking recipes to treat your taste buds.

Written by Aishwarya Vaidya |Updated : November 8, 2018 8:06 PM IST

People exchange sweets and snacks during festivities as a token of love. If you are planning to arrange a party at your house during this festive season, try these yummilicious recipes by Pavithra N Raj, Chief Dietician, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur. You will love them!

1: Banana halwa burfi


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1 cup chopped ripe bananas

1 cup grated khoya

1 cup sugar-free

1 cup coarsely ground cashew nuts


1 cup milk


Grease a tray with a little ghee. Then you should heat a non-stick pan and add bananas and khoya and cook them.

Stir at regular intervals and cook the ghee begins to ooze from the mixture.

Then you can add sugar-free and cashew nuts powder and mix it well. Stir continuously.

You can add milk and cook till it starts leaving the sides of the pan. Pour the mixture into the tray and set aside to cool.

Cut into the shape of your choice.


2: Paneer barfi


cup sweetened condensed milk

100 grams paneer

cup cream cream

one drop of rose essence

1 pinch saffron strands

4 green cardamoms finely powdered

teaspoon ghee

10 shelled and blanched pistachios

10 blanched almonds


First heat water in a pan and add pistachios and almonds to it.

You can cover and keep aside for 30 minutes.

You can peel the pistachios and almonds and chop them and grate the paneer.

Take the sweetened condensed milk and grated paneer in the pan.

Cook it on a medium flame and stir and mix.

When the mixture starts leaving the sides of the pan and then add saffron and cardamom powder.

Continue to cook but don't overcook, as then the paneer barfi will become chewy.

Then you can add rose essence. In tray greased with ghee, spread the paneer barfi mixture and layer it with chopped pistachios and cashews.

Cool the barfi and then slice it into the shape you like.


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