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Dal Burfi Recipe

Dal Burfi is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
No Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
4 hours
Servings :
More than 20 pieces
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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