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Besan-e-sheera Recipe

Besan-e-sheera is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 150 g (1 cup) - gram flour
  • 8 to 10 - Almonds
  • 3 - chopped dry Apricots
  • 2 tsp - desiccated Coconut
  • 1/2 cup - Sugar
  • 2 cup - water
  • 1 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 3 tbsp - clarified Butter (ghee) or unsalted Butter
  • How to Make Besan-e-sheera:

    1. Boil water with sugar and cardamom powder for 5 minutes to make a solution and keep aside.
    2. Sieve gram flour and keep aside.
    3. Heat ghee or butter in a pan (on low flame) and add almonds and chopped apricots, fry for 1 minute and drain on paper towel.
    4. Now add gram flour to that ghee or butter and roast it on low flame with continuous stirring for 5-10 minutes till it becomes golden in colour.
    5. Add sugar solution in roasted gram flour and let it boil for 2 minutes till water mixes with gram flour.
    6. Remove from heat and garnish with fried almonds and apricots. Sprinkle desiccated coconut over the top.
    7. Serve hot with milk.
    8. Recipe Courtesy: Cooking With Sapana


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