Dal Burfi

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Total Time:
4 hours 30 minutes
Serves:More than 20 pieces
Rated : 5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 g - moong dal
  • 500 g - unsweetened khoya
  • 1/2 kg - Sugar
  • 25 g - each, blanched and sliced Almonds and Pistachios and melon seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - essence of Saffron
  • Silver foil
  • Ghee - 4 tbsp

How to Make Dal Burfi

  • Clean and soak dal in water for a couple of hours.
  • Drain out the water and grind to a paste
  • Put 1.5 cups water in sugar and prepare a syrup of one-third consistency.
  • Remove from fire and keep it warm.
  • Heat ghee in a vessel and then fry the dal
  • Keep on stirring it till the dal turns a golden colour.
  • Put in the khoya and mix till smooth
  • Add the syrup and nuts and 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • Cook till the mixture turns thick and leaves the sides of the vessel
  • Put in the essence and remove from fire.
  • Put in a greased thali, level the surface and cover with foil.
  • Cut into desired shapes
  • Store in airtight tin.