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Plain Magas Recipe

Plain Magas is a popular Indian Dessert
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1 pound - unsalted Butter
  • 3 cups - besan
  • 3/4 cup - rava
  • 3 cups - Sugar
  • 1 tbsp - Milk
  • 5-10 - Pistachios chopped
  • 5-10 - Almonds chopped
  • Some cardamom, powdered
  • How to Make Plain Magas:

    1. Boil the unsalted butter on low heat to make ghee.
    2. Add 1 tbsp of milk and ghee into the besan and mix well.
    3. Sieve the besan for any lumps.
    4. Add the besan to the ghee and stir it on low heat.
    5. Keep stirring till the besan turns brown and separates a little from the ghee.
    6. Add the rava and keep stirring till it turns brown, too.
    7. Add the sugar and keep stirring.
    8. Empty the whole mixture into a plate.
    9. After it cools a little, sprinkle with pistachios, almonds and crushed cardamom.
    10. Once it cools completely, cut it into squares.


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