Dry Fruit Halwa Recipe

Dry fruit halwa is a perfect sweet or dessert recipe that you can have to satisfy your sweet craving without feeling guilty. This healthy mixed dry fruit halwa can be served at any festival or a party.

Archana Doshi
8530 ratings.

The Dry Fruit Halwa is a delicious quick sweet made from figs, dates, pistachios, almonds, cashew nuts and walnuts. There is no added sugar in this recipe and hence makes it more healthy. The recipe to make the dry fruit barfi is quick and easy and makes it a perfect sweet for Diwali or even as a healthy snack for kids. These are also high energy and nutritious squares that can be enjoyed by each and everyone in the family.

Serve the Dry Fruit Barfi Recipe for any festivals along with other festival recipes like Dahi VadaSukha Kala Chana Masala  and Puri  or as a  Tea Time snack for children.

If you are looking for more Dessert Recipes here are some : 

  1. Kesar Peda Recipe - Diwali Festival Special Sweet
  2. Chocolaty Fulzadi Recipe (Diwali Chocolate Sparklers)
  3. Moong Dal Halwa Recipe (Warm Lentil Pudding with Nuts and Spices)

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Preethi Turbo Chop
Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

60 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Dates , seedless, finely chopped
  • 1 cup Dried Figs , dried, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Pistachios , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Cashew nuts , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Whole Almonds (Badam) , finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Walnuts , finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee

How to make Dry Fruit Halwa Recipe

  1. To begin making the Dry Fruit Halwa Recipe,pulse the nuts in the chopper to get roughly chopped mixture. Keep the nuts aside. 

  2. Blend the finely chopped dates and figs with 1 tablespoon of milk and ghee until smooth.

  3. Add ghee to a preheated pan and add the nuts and the dates and figs blend to the pan. Saute the dry fruit halwa until it gets well combined for 4 to 5 minutes. Keep stirring the halwa every couple of minutes until the mixture comes away from the sides of the pan. Turn off the heat.

  4. You can serve the dry fruit halwa as it is or along with vanilla ice cream, or even set into a pan and cut into slices once chilled.

  5. To set into a pan, pour and layer this dry fruit halwa mixture into the pan and smoothen it well. Allow it to rest until the mixture is cooled completely and set. Refrigeration will help it set faster.

  6. Cut the Dry Fruit halwa into equal squares and store in an airtight container. 

  7. Serve the Dry Fruit Barfi Recipe for any festivals along with other festival recipes like Dahi VadaSukha Kala Chana Masala  and Puri  or as a  Tea Time snack for children.