Healthy & Delicious Recipes With Dried Fruit

Dry fruits are well-known for being nutritious bonanza. Walnuts, apricots, cashews, almonds, dates, and figs have contributed to lots of healthy recipes with dried fruit. They have a long shelf life and provide plenty of health benefits, such as improved cardiovascular health, insulin levels, reduced fatigue, and physical performance.

Three Healthy Recipes With Dried Fruit

Dried fruits' intense flavour and fragrance offer a different flavour profile due to their gummy texture, which helps create intriguing dry fruits recipes. Try all of these healthy recipes with dried fruit.

Quinoa Payasam 

Preparation Time - 10 Min| Cooking Time - 35 Min | Servings - 6


  • Condensed Milk - 200 gram
  • Desi Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Fresh Milk - 4 cups
  • Quinoa - ½ cup
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Cashews - 8-10
  • Raisins - 8-10
  • Elaichi Powder - ½ tsp

How To Cook:

  • Rinse the quinoa after thoroughly cleaning it. For three whistles, cook the rinsed quinoa in the pressure cooker.
  • Set the nuts apart after being roasted in ghee till turning golden brownish.
  • In a pan, bring milk to a boil. Now add condensed milk along with elaichi powder in a mixing bowl. Heat on a moderate flame for 2-3 minutes. 
  • Next, stir in the prepared quinoa and simmer for several minutes over low heat. 
  • Finally, add the ghee-roasted nuts and heat for 3-4 minutes, or until the mixture thickens. Serve immediately and savour this healthy recipes with dried fruit!

Sheer Kurma 

Preparation Time - 10 Min | Cooking Time - 20 Min | Servings - 4


  • Condensed Milk - 200 gram
  • Desi Ghee - 4 tbsp
  • Fresh Milk - 5 cups
  • Thin Vermicelli - 1/3 cup
  • Seedless Dates (sliced) - 5
  • Blanched and Sliced Almonds - 10
  • Cashews - 10
  • Sliced Pistachios - 10
  • Chironji - 2 tbsp
  • Melon Seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Kishmish - 10

How To Cook:

  • Take 2 tbsp Ghee in a saucepan and cook the vermicelli till golden brown. Set it aside.
  • Heat the milk to boiling in a pot, then add the cooked vermicelli. Heat, occasionally stirring, till the vermicelli is mushy and ready. 
  • Mix in the condensed milk and the dates thoroughly. Heat the mix till it thickens. Now keep it in a mixing bowl.
  • Roast almonds, cashews, pistachio, chironji, and melon seeds in a pan with 2 tbsp ghee.
  • Now, add kishmish once the dried fruits have turned brown. Serve immediately by spreading it over the vermicelli mix. Enjoy your healthy dry fruits recipes!

Almond Cake with Lemon Icing 

Preparation Time - 15 Min | Cooking Time - 40 Min| Servings - 12


For Almond Cake:

  • Condensed Milk - 200 gram
  • Dahi/Indian Yogurt - 1 cup
  • Maida/All-purpose Flour - 100 gms
  • Almond Powder - 100 gms
  • Baking Powder - 1½ tsp
  • Butter - 100 gms
  • Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
  • Eggs - 3

For Lemon Icing:

  • Condensed Milk - 100 gram
  • Fresh Lime Juice - 2 tbsp
  • Fresh Cream - ½ cup
  • Almond Flakes - 2 tbsp

How To Cook:

Almond Cake:

  • Preheat the oven to 1800 degrees Fahrenheit. Cover a baking tray using flour and gently oil it.
  • Combine maida, almond powder, and baking powder in a mixing bowl. Set aside for now.
  • In a mixing dish, melt the butter, then add the condensed milk and whip until smooth. Mix in the vanilla extract. 
  • Gently whisk in each egg, mix in the maida mix and thoroughly blend. Mix in the dahi until it reaches a dripping smoothness.
  • Pour the mixture into the baking pan. Now, bake it for about 40-45 minutes.
  • Take it out and set it aside to cool down. Place on a cooling rack or tray to cool. 

Lemon Icing:

  • Combine condensed milk, lime juice, and fresh cream in a mixing bowl. Blend until smooth and thick. Pour it as icing over the cake and add almond flakes over it. Serve and enjoy yummy dry fruits recipes!

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