Dry Fruit Panjiri

Dry fruit panjiri is typically a Punjabi sweet especially consumed during winters to ward off the cold. Often considered a superfood, it is loaded with the goodness of ghee, nuts and seeds, making it extremely nutritious and delectable. It is served to the expectant and lactating mothers as a ritual in India.


  • 3-4 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 Cup Cashew Nuts
  • 1/2 Cup Almonds
  • 1/2 Cup Goond
  • 2-3 Tbsp Foxnuts
  • 1 Cup Melon Seeds
  • 2-3 Tbsp Coconut (desiccated)
  • 4 tbsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 Tsp White Pepper Powder
  • 1 Tsp Dry Ginger Powder
  • 1 Tsp Powdered Sugar/Khaand (as per taste)


Prep: 15 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes

  1. Heat 2 tbsp of ghee in a pan. Once hot, add goond and fry until golden brown. Stir continuously or it might burn. Take it out and keep aside.
  2. Next, fry the foxnuts till crispy.
  3. Then add the remaining ghee and fry cashews, almonds and melon seeds one by one.
  4. Let them cool down and then grind all the above ingredients into a coarse powder.
  5. Next, mix desiccated coconut and all the spices and powdered sugar. It’s ready to eat!