Nutty Cacao Almond Barfi

Best For

Sweet treat

Makes: 15 barfis

Time: 45 mins



•  1 cup almonds
•  ¼ cup almond butter
•  ½ cup jaggery powder
•  ¼ cup almond milk
•  3 tablespoons cacao powder
•  pinch of rock salt


•  2 tablespoons grated coconut
•  1 tablespoon cashews, roasted
•  1 tablespoon almonds, roasted


•  Prepare ¼ cup almond butter
•  Prepare ¼ cup almond milk


1. Place almonds into a blender and blend until a smooth powder. Do not over-blend.
2. Heat a pot, and add almond butter and almond powder. Mix and roast for 5 minutes on low flame until a little brownish color.
3. Add jaggery powder and almond milk. Mix everything and cook for 2 minutes.
4. Add cacao powder, cook, and keep stirring for 8 minutes until the mixture leaves the pan. Make sure there are no lumps.
5. Switch off the stove. Add rock salt and mix. Pour it on parchment paper and set it in a rectangular shape with the help of a spatula.
6. Gently press the mixture to get an even shape. Place it in a refrigerator for 2 hours.
7. Cut into desired shapes and top each barfi with coconut and nuts. Serve and enjoy.

Benefits of this Recipe:

  1. Nutrient-Rich: Packed with the goodness of almonds, this barfi provides essential nutrients like protein, healthy fats, and vitamins.
  2. Plant-Based: Suitable for vegans and those looking for dairy-free options, this recipe uses almond milk and almond butter as alternatives to dairy products.
  3. Low-Glycemic Sweetener: Jaggery powder adds sweetness to the barfi without causing a spike in blood sugar levels, making it suitable for individuals monitoring their sugar intake.
  4. Rich in Antioxidants: Cacao powder contributes antioxidants, which may help protect against oxidative stress and promote overall health.
  5. Easy to Prepare: With simple steps and minimal ingredients, this recipe is perfect for both novice and experienced cooks.

Nutritive Value (Per Serving):

  • Calories: Approximately 150 kcal
  • Protein: 4 grams
  • Fat: 10 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 12 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Sugar: 7 grams
  • Calcium: 60 mg
  • Iron: 1.5 mg
  • Vitamin E: 3 mg

Enjoy the irresistible combination of almonds and cacao in every bite of this delightful Almond Cacao Barfi!

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