Gulabi Anjeer recipe

Chef Neha Lakhani

Cook Time: 180 mins

Serves: 2 People

Quinoa helps you indulge in sweets guilt-free without compromising on flavor. Diabetics have to adjust on the basis of their diet, with Quinoa there are no compromises with the added benefit of maintaining a healthy diet. Quinoa contains high protien, fibers and LOW GI. It also consists of the whole group of Vitamin-B and iron, magnesium making Quinoa very health friendly. Sweets is something usually diabetics stay away from, but with Quinoa you can relish the flavours of your sugar cravings by simple steps to prepare home made dishes.


  • Dried figs 500 g
  • Pistachios broken 100 g
  • Almond powder 100 gms
  • Quinoa 100 g soaked
  • Butter 50 g
  • Dried rose petals 20 g
  • Sugar castor 100 g
  • Water 100 ml
  • 100 g marzipan
  • White chocolate 100 g
18 gms


  • To begin with, boil the figs with water and sugar until you get a soft paste-ish texture to which you have to add butter ( 50 grams ).

  • To which you have to add broken pistachios (100 grams) and almond powder (100 grams).Then add some soaked Quinoa (100 grams) and dried rose petals (20 grams) with marzipan (100 grams).

  • After heating the mix, remove and spread over a greased tray that is lined with paper or preferably a silicon mat.

  • Let it cool for about 30-40 minutes and refrigerate for another 30-40 minutes, till you get a firm product. After which you drizzle some melted chocolate for flavour and decoration.

  • And the final step, is to cut into square bits and serve with green tea. And voila! You have made yourself some delicious home-made " Gulabi Anjeer "!


This is a very simple yet delicious recipe that does not take much time or energy to prepare while remaining healthy, as it contains high proteins, fibers, etc. Quinoa caters to all age groups from infants to senior citizens, and for diabetics specifically, it helps keep diabetes in check.


Fibre: 18 g

Carbs: 244.7 g

Protein: 65.1 g

Fats: 202.1 g

Calories: 3314 cal