Quick Khoya Barfi

Quick Khoya Barfi

This is a really easy and quick basic recipe for making Barfi with Khoya.
This method involves cooking the Khoya with sugar and some dried nuts, then pouring a saffron milk on top. And you are done! It takes you just 20 minutes to make this Barfi right from the preparation to the cooking.
To make your homemade Khoya check out the Khoya recipe.

Jasmin Dhar


  1. 1/2 / 200 a cup g khoya unsweetened /mava
  2. 5 - 6 tbsps sugar or add as required
  3. 10 to 12 almonds cashews and , finely chopped
  4. 3 - 4 strands saffron
  5. 2 teaspoons milk of warm
  6. 2 teaspoons cardamom powder (optional)
  7. 1/2 teaspoon ghee greasing of oil or for the pan


20 mins
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    Take the unsweetened khoya and place in a thick bottomed pan over low flame. Cook for about 5 minutes stirring often. Add sugar and let dissolve, then stir. The consistency will become smooth and slightly thin, due to the sugar getting melted.

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    Chop almonds and cashews or your choice of dry fruits. Add dried fruits and cardamom powder to mixture. Stir often and continue to cook for another minute on a low flame. Avoid cooking too much as then the Barfi will have a chewy texture. Then switch off the flame.

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    Take a parchment paper/ butter paper and place it in a deep tray. The tray should have minimum one to two-inch depth. Pour the Barfi mixture in the greased pan or butter paper. Spread evenly keeping 1 inch thickness at the edges.

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    In a small bowl dissolve a few saffron strands in 2 tsps of warm milk. Pour the saffron scented milk on the barfi.

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    Let cool for about 20 minutes. Then slice into squares shapes.

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    Serve khoya barfi warm or cold. Store in an airtight box in refrigerator for 4 to 5 days.

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