Mysore Pak Recipe - Chickpea Flour Barfi Mysore Pak Recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • Chickpea flour – 1½ cup (150 grams)
  • Sugar – 1½ cup (300 grams)
  • Ghee – 1 cup (200 grams)
  • Refined Oil – 1 cup
  • Green cardamom powder – 1 tsp
  1. Strain chickpea flour through a sieve to make it lump-free.
  2. Prepare sugar syrup by heating heavy base pan and mixing sugar and1/2 cup water to it. Let it cook until the sugar dissolves completely. Take a drop of syrup in a plate and press it between fore finger and thumb. See if a string of syrup forms between the fingers. Sugar syrup is ready.
  3. Take chickpea flour in a bowl and add half amount of oil. Mix it well to make a paste. Melt ghee in another pan, when ghee melts completely add remaining oil and allow them to heat.
  4. Add chickpea paste to the sugar syrup followed by green cardamom powder and keep stirring continuously. Make sure chickpea paste doesn’t stick on pan.
  5. Pour heating ghee in the chickpea sugar syrup mixture little at a time with a spoon using one hand and with other hand keep stirring chickpea. Keep flame on low or medium while stirring.
  6. Tasty Mysore pak is ready when chickpea starts rising, color will change a little.
  7. Grease a plate with ghee and pour steaming mysore pak to it. Tap the plate to level it. After cooling for 5-10 minutes, cut mysore pak according to your choice. When it sets completely, separate the pieces. Delicious mysore pak is ready to serve.
  8. Serve mysore pak as a dessert after the meal. Store remaining mysore pak in an air tight container.
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