Mysore Pak (South Indian Dish)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Besan (chick-pea flour) - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 1.5 cups
  • Ghee - 2 cups
  • Water - 1.75 cups

How to Make Mysore Pak (South Indian Dish)

  • In a pan, dissolve sugar in the water and heat it.
  • Keep stirring till you reach a one-thread consistency.
  • Remove all the lumps in the chickpea flour and add it to the syrup, 1 tbsp at a time.
  • Reduce the heat and add 2 tsp of ghee.
  • Stir till the flour and ghee has completely blended with the syrup.
  • Repeat procedure till you finish all of the besan.
  • Continue to stir and keep adding ghee 1 tsp at a time till the mixture changes colour and texture.
  • When the mixture starts leaving the edges of the vessel, transfer to a greased plate and press down with a spatula until the excess ghee surfaces (do not remove the excess ghee).
  • Allow it to cool for 10 mins.
  • Then, cut it into desired shape and wait for another 10 mins. Carefully remove each piece and arrange on a serving tray.