Packed with fibre, minerals and vitamins, figs are a fruit of the Mulberry family and have a uniquely sweet taste to them, with a chewy texture and slightly crunchy seeds within. Though fresh figs taste delicious as it is, but they are dried for longevity. Either way their distinct taste makes them stand apart in any dish they are added to.
Apart from being a blessing to humans with a sweet tooth, figs are also loaded with amazing health benefits. They are a rich source of antioxidants preventing inflammation, contain easily absorbable fructose that the body can efficiently convert to energy, they help in controlling high blood pressure and provide great relief from gastrointestinal disorders.
Without further ado, here are a few recipes you can cook up to include these ever so versatile and extremely healthy figs in your diet, be it a breakfast pudding, bread or laddoo recipe, figs add their unique flavour and make almost anything delicious, and they taste amazing even when consumed just on their own!