Amid the string of several Indian desserts, only a few are considered healthy. Panjiri is one of them. You'll find this loaded sweet stocked up in almost all Punjabi households in the winter season. Due to its high content of ghee and dry fruits, panjiri is preferred in the cold season as it is known to warm up the body. In fact, many families make it in a large bathes and stock up right at the start of the season. Panjiri can be stored for a long time without it going bad; the low temperatures help in keeping it fresh even if not refrigerated.
The crumbly sweet is made with roasted whole wheat flour, lots of dry fruits, oodles of ghee and edible gum. All the ingredients are prized as super healthy foods, and when combined to make this sweet, impart many health benefits. It is said that panjiri generates heat in the body, alleviate body aches, improves immunity and fuels the body with energy. All these reasons make the classic panjiri a must-have in winter. But, if you are bored of eating the same kind of panjiri, year after year, we have a recipe that brings some new flavours to it.
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Khus khus and gud panjiri recipe not only makes the panjiri more delicious, but it also replaces refined sugar with healthier jaggery. Khus khus (poppy seeds) is already a popular ingredient used in exquisite Indian sweets; it makes a remarkable addition to this sweet too. Other than these, a great mix of sesame seeds, melon seeds, cashew nuts, almonds, and raisins, make this panjiri a delight to have.
Khus Khus And Gud Panjiri Recipe I How To Make Khus Khus And Gud Panjiri:
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This panjiri will break the monotony of the regular panjiri that you have been having every winter season. End this winter with a change in taste, however, the love for this desi sweet will remain the same.
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