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Anjeer roll is a popular sweet in India. The main ingredient of the sweet is Anjeer, also known as figs in English. This sweet can be prepared without sugar as well, as this recipe uses dried figs which contain a good amount of sweetness that can be enough and more healthy. It is a mix of dry fruits and nuts hence can include ingredients like raisins, pistachios, etc. if preferred. It can be slightly similar to swiss rolls in appearance and has other variations as well. This simple and healthy sweet can be prepared for special occasions or festivals like Diwali.
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- If the fig is hard, soak it in water for a few minutes.
- Dry roast the chopped nuts and grind them coarsely.
- Drain the water and remove the soaked fig and cut into small pieces.
- In a blender add chopped figs and seedless dates and grind them into a dough.
- Heat a pan with one or two tablespoons of ghee, add the fig and dates mixture, sugar and dry roasted nuts.
- Give it a good mix. Let it cook until it becomes non-sticky and switch off the flame.
- Let the mixture cool down for a couple of minutes.
- Grease your palm with a teaspoon of ghee and roll the mixture into a log.
- Meanwhile, dry roast poppy seeds for a second or two and keep them ready on a plate.
- Roll the mixture log on the plate and cover it with poppy seeds.
- Wrap this with aluminum foil paper and let it rest for an hour.
- When it is set cut them into pieces and it is ready to eat.
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- Carbohydrates - 117 g
- Fiber - 19 g
- Protein - 20 g
- Calcium - 346 mg
- Potassium - 1537 mg
- Iron - 6 mg
- Figs are loaded with fiber that helps in many digestive-related issues and acts as prebiotic and promotes gut health.
- It can help in controlling blood sugar and fat levels and thereby prevents the risk of heart issues like cardiovascular diseases. It also helps maintain blood sugar levels.
- The calcium and potassium content helps in strengthening bones and prevent osteoporosis.
- Dates are loaded with various kinds of antioxidants which help in removing free radicals and prevent cell damage. It also helps in promoting heart and eye health.
- It has anti-inflammatory and cancer-fighting properties and thereby can prevent the risk of chronic diseases.
- It can help lower blood sugar levels and fat levels. It also can improve the secretion of insulin and hence, be beneficial to people with diabetes.
- It is a great source of minerals and has a good amount of fiber which helps with any digestive issues like relieving constipation.
- Cashews contain healthy fats, protein and calcium which improves brain and bone health.
- It also has antioxidants and helps in the prevention of inflammation and other diseases.
- It is packed with minerals like magnesium and iron. It can help with reducing the risk of heart diseases, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol and preventing anemia.
- Almonds are loaded with fiber, protein and healthy fats hence can be included in a healthy diet for weight loss.
- It has antioxidants that remove free radicals and prevent oxidative damage.
- It is rich in vitamin E which reduces the risk of heart problems, cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
- A cup of figs contains the same amount of calcium as much as a cup of milk would contain.
- Consuming dates on a regular basis can help boost learning and memory power and can prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other brain-related issues.
- Both figs and dates have natural sweetness content that can help avoid sugar for people with a sweet tooth and help prevent cravings.
- The fig tree is considered as a symbol of abundance, fertility and sweetness. It also has a few mentions in Greek and Roman mythology
- There are over 200 varieties of dates available and can be classified into three types such as soft, semi-soft and dry.
- Fig puree is used in baked goods to replace fat. It is also popularly included in cookies.
Suggested consumable by age groups
- A significant quantity of one to two pieces can be consumed by all age groups.
Good times to eat:
- It is perfect for the evening or after a meal as a dessert.
Eat along with:
- It can be eaten as it is or with any Indian snacks.
When not to eat or eat more often:
- Diabetic patients should avoid or not consume often.
- People allergic to figs shall avoid.
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