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Mysore Pak (South Indian Dish) Recipe

Mysore Pak (South Indian Dish) is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 10
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 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):

    1. In a pan, dissolve sugar in the water and heat it.
    2. Keep stirring till you reach a one-thread consistency.
    3. Remove all the lumps in the chickpea flour and add it to the syrup, 1 tbsp at a time.
    4. Reduce the heat and add 2 tsp of ghee.
    5. Stir till the flour and ghee has completely blended with the syrup.
    6. Repeat procedure till you finish all of the besan.
    7. Continue to stir and keep adding ghee 1 tsp at a time till the mixture changes colour and texture.
    8. 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).
    9. Allow it to cool for 10 mins.
    10. Then, cut it into desired shape and wait for another 10 mins. Carefully remove each piece and arrange on a serving tray.


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