Easy Panjeeri Recipe – A nutritional supplement

Cooking Time 2 hours

How to store panjeeri – Store it in a air tight dry jar. Shelf life of panjiri is up to 3 months if kept at room temperature and 06 months when refirgerated for individual consumption. Present it as a serving to your guests or consume yourself

Daily Intake Recommendation – It is recommended to have 2 full spoons of the mixture at morning and night to gain complete nutritional value during the day


  • Semolina (Suji) – 250 gms
  • Almonds –
  • Pistachio
  • Cashew
  • Walnut
  • Raisins (Kishmish)
  • Nutty nuts Dry Melon seeds (Char Maghaz)
  • Tragacanth gum (Gond Kateera)
  • Fox Nuts or lotus seeds (Phool Makhana)
  • Ghee – 175 gms (or as per your requirement)


Stage 1 : Roasting nuts and Semolina

Pour some Ghee into the cooking pan and stir roast all nuts (Almonds, Pistachio, Cashew, Raisins, Walnut, Melon seeds, Gum, fox nuts, and Semolina) on a medium flame until they become golden and you can feel the aroma. Keep stirring to prevent burning. Gond crystals will puff up. Do not pour the whole quantity of ghee at once; keep adding it with each different nut. Roast semolina in the end till it turns golden brown. Be patient with it as it takes time and raising temperature will burn it. Turn off the flame after it for a while.

Stage 2: Grinding nuts

Put the nuts (almond, pistachio, walnut, fox nuts and cashew) one by one or altogether in a grinding mill and crush them in tiny pieces. Do not make powder.

Stage 3: Assemble the Mixture

Turn on the flame and add these crushed nuts, raisins, gum crystals, and melon seeds one by one in roasted semolina. Toss it evenly and add sugar as the last part. Mix it well and turn off the flame.

Panjeeri is ready to eat.

Nutritional Benefits of Panjeeri/Panjiri

Panjeeri is a wonderful, full of energy, highly nutritional and high calorie snack food that must be taken in small portions. Its overall a body warming methodology used to boost immunity and replenish your body by keeping away cold in winters. It is anti-inflammatory and good for bone joints. It induces heat and aids in aches and pains.

You do not really have to underestimate your cooking skills so get your hands on cooking this great tasting and perfect winter delight. Just follow this simple recipe and prepare the heartwarming and delicious panjiri to surprise yourself and your family.

Tips for making Panjeeri

Roast everything on medium to low flame but do not over roast nuts and Semolina, it will bitter the taste

Be patient, do not turn the flame high, as it will burn the mixture

Be generous with ghee if you do not want a dry texture

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