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Besan ki Chakki Recipe

Besan ki Chakki 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 6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 300 gms- coarsely ground Bengal Gram flour (Besan)
  • 150 gms- Ghee
  • 150 gms- unsweetened grated Khoya (Mava)
  • 1 tsp - coarsely ground green Cardamom powder (Elaichi)
  • For the Sugar syrup:
  • 300 gms- Sugar
  • 300ml - water
  • 2 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • For the garnish:
  • 4-5 -silver leaves (chandi ki vark)
  • How to Make Besan ki Chakki:

    1. Heat kadhai, put in gram flour and cook it on a low flame for 15 minutes. Add hot ghee stirring continuously to get golden brown colour. Now add the khoya and cardamom powder and stir for 7 - 10 minutes.
    2. Remove from flame and let it cool.
    3. After it cools pass the mixture from a big wire mesh sieve (gehun ki chalni).
    4. For the sugar syrup: Mix the sugar with water in a pan and simmer for 10 minutes.
    5. Add the lemon juice to the boiling sugar syrup.
    6. The impurities will from a white layer. Remove this layer gently using a perforated spoon.
    7. Simmer till the syrup is of 1 string consistency. Keep the syrup hot.
    8. How to proceed:
    9. Pour the gram flour mixture in the sugar syrup and mix well.
    10. Pour into a greased 225 mm.(9 inch) diameter plate (thali) with 25 mm. (1 inch) high sides.
    11. Place silver leaves on top and allow to set for 2 to 3 hours.
    12. Cut into 25 mm.(1-inch) squares.
    13. Serve at room temperature.


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