Soft Mysore Pak

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Soft Mysore pak is a famous dessert from Mysore region of Karnataka. This Indian dessert is rich and delicious and is great way to satiate your sweet cravings.

The dessert is made during festivals and is loved by everyone during occasional gatherings. This dessert is made from gram flour and tastes as delicious as it looks. The best thing is that you can learn how to make it at home with our authentic recipe guide.

The recipe involves slow cooking of gram flour along with other ingredients such as sugar, ghee and milk. Ghee imparts aromatic flavor to this dessert. Nuts and raisins add extra richness and enhance the flavor further. It is best made during the traditional Indian functions or weddings.

Take a look at more Dessert Recipes. You may also want to try Strawberry Semiya Kesari, Kaju Khoya Burfi in Hindi, Berry and Mint Compote, Dal Ke Jamun

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  • 1 cup - gram flour (besan)
  • 2 cups - sugar
  • 2 cups - ghee
  • 1/2 cup - milk
  • 2 pods - elaichi
  • Raisins and cashew nuts (optional) - finely chopped

How to Make Soft Mysore Pak

  • Roast the gram flour in a kadai till the raw smell disappears.
  • Let it become slightly brownish.
  • Add a spoon of ghee in the end.
  • Keep the roasted gram flour in a separate plate.
  • Now add sugar and milk in the kadai.
  • Let the sugar melt till it becomes sticky.
  • Keep stirring till the syrup gets a waxy consistency.
  • Now add the gram flour and stir to remove lumps.
  • Reduce the flame and add half a cup of ghee and continue to stir.
  • The flour absorbs the ghee.
  • Add the remaining ghee slowly.
  • Stir till all the ghee is absorbed.
  • Now it looks shiny light golden brown.
  • Add elaichi, cashews and raisins.
  • Continue to stir till the flour leaves the edges of the kadai and becomes thick.
  • Remove the kadai from the stove and transfer the contents to a greased plate.
  • Allow it to cool. Cut them into pieces.