Besan Milk Burfi

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

During festivities time, Besan Milk Burfi is the one sweet that can be found everywhere! The popular milk-based sweet can even be made at home, for those who want to have home-made sweets for the occasion.

Firstly, mix ½ tbsp of cardamom powder, /2 cup ghee, 1 cup of milk, 3 cups of sugar, 1 cup of besan and 2 cups of fresh grated coconut and mix well. Stir continuously on low heat until the mixture becomes thin, and then until the mixtures leaves the sides of the vessel. Keep adding ghee little by little if you feel like.

When the bubbles appear, take the mixture off the heat and spread the contents across the plate with a flat spoon greased with ghee. Once it cools a little, cut it into shapes you want and remove them pieces once they are completely cool. Keep the sweet in an airtight closed container.

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  • 2 cups - fresh grated coconut
  • 1 cup - besan
  • 3 cups - sugar
  • 1 cup - milk (raw or boiled cow milk)
  • For Flavouring:
  • 1/2 cup - ghee
  • 1/2 tbsp - cardamom powder
  • Roasted cashewnuts in ghee (optional)

How to Make Besan Milk Burfi

  • In a heavy-bottomed vessel or kadai, mix all the basic ingredients together until they are evenly mixed.
  • Keep the vessel on gas on low heat and keep stirring continuously.
  • Sugar will start melting and the mixture will become a little thin.
  • Keep stirring for 10-15 minutes until the mixture leaves the edges of the vessel.
  • At this point of time, you can add ghee little by little.
  • Keep stirring the mixture and add the cardamom powder as well.
  • The mixture should be removed when it leaves the edges of the pan and when a few bubbles appear.
  • Empty the contents onto a plate greased with ghee, and spread it evenly with a flat spoon greased again with ghee.
  • When it is slightly cool, cut it into desired shapes.
  • All the cut pieces of the sweet can be removed when they are fully cold.
  • Transfer this sweet to a closed container.