Dried figs or Anjeer have a special sweet flavor, have a chewy texture, and consist of slightly crunchy edible seeds. Fig fruits are delicate and perishable, so to preserve them, they are always dried. Dried figs are sweet and nutritious and can be enjoyed all year long.
Dried figs are of different types and differ greatly in color and texture. The fig tree is traced back to the earliest historical records. The sweetness in dried figs means they were mostly used as a sweetener before the refined sugars.
Dried figs contain high amounts of natural sugars, minerals, and fibers. Figs (Anjeer) are rich in different minerals like potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, and copper and are a great source of vitamin A and K that contribute to health and human well-being.
A handful of 100g of dried figs offers approximately: