Doda Barfi

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A traditional Indian sweet, specially prepared on Diwali.
3.80 from 4 votes
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 40 minutes
Total Time2 hours 10 minutes
Served As: Brunch, Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Desserts, Homestyle Cooking, Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Calories 1247 kcal
Servings 4


  • 4 cup Milk
  • 1 1/2 cup cream
  • 3 tbsp dalia
  • 1 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Desi Ghee
  • 1 cup cashews crushed
  • 1 cup almonds crushed
  • 2 tsp cocoa powder for colour
  • 2 tbsp pistachios sliced, for the garnish


  • In a small pan roast the cracked wheat(daliya) in two tbsp of the ghee over medium heat, till it turns brown. Set aside.
  • In a heavy-bottomed pan, over medium high heat the milk, and heavy cream.
  • Boil till mixture thickens (takes about 40 minutes), stir occasionally and scrape the milky residue that accumulates on the sides.
  • Add roasted cracked wheat and sugar. Mix well.
  • Keep cooking for about 20 more minutes, stirring occasionally, scraping the sides.
  • Add cocoa powder. Mix well.
  • Add 1 tbsp ghee, cashews and almonds
  • Stir continuously till mixtures has become like soft dough and start leaving the sides of the pan and oozes fat. This should take about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Transfer the Doda mixture to a 12-inch plate, shaping it into circle or square, 1/2 inch thick.
  • Sprinkle pistachios over Doda and lightly press them in.
  • While Doda is still warm, cut them in about one inch square.
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3.80 from 4 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 1247kcal | Carbohydrates: 108g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 85g | Saturated Fat: 36g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 33g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 159mg | Sodium: 123mg | Potassium: 982mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 93g | Vitamin A: 1723IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 474mg | Iron: 4mg

sarika gupta
sarika gupta

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