Besan and Wheat Burfi

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - besan(chick peas flour)
  • 1 cup - whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup - ghee 2 cups - sugar
  • 1 cup - coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • A big pinch - saffron
  • 1/4 tsp - cardamom powder

How to Make Besan and Wheat Burfi

  • Roast besan and wheat flour separately, using 1.5 tsp ghee for each flour.
  • Mix both and reserve.
  • Mix sugar with coconut milk and water.
  • Keep stirring till it forms a light syrup.
  • Remove from fire, add flour mixture and mix till smooth.
  • Keep on fire and keep stirring till they form a thick lump.
  • To test, take a teaspoon of the mixture and drop on a small plate.
  • Rub with the back of the spoon.
  • If the mixture can be shaped into a ball that does not stick to the fingers and is fairly firm, the end point is right. If not, cook for some more time.
  • During the testing, remove the kadai from fire.
  • Mix the saffron and cardamom powder.
  • Pour into a greased thali.
  • Cool till firm and cut into pieces.