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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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  • 150 g (1 cup) - gram flour
  • 8 to 10 - almonds
  • 3 - chopped dry apricots
  • 2 tsp - desiccated coconut
  • 1/2 cup - sugar
  • 2 cup - water
  • 1 tsp - cardamom powder
  • 3 tbsp - clarified butter (ghee) or unsalted butter

How to Make Besan-e-sheera

  • Boil water with sugar and cardamom powder for 5 minutes to make a solution and keep aside.
  • Sieve gram flour and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee or butter in a pan (on low flame) and add almonds and chopped apricots, fry for 1 minute and drain on paper towel.
  • Now add gram flour to that ghee or butter and roast it on low flame with continuous stirring for 5-10 minutes till it becomes golden in colour.
  • Add sugar solution in roasted gram flour and let it boil for 2 minutes till water mixes with gram flour.
  • Remove from heat and garnish with fried almonds and apricots. Sprinkle desiccated coconut over the top.
  • Serve hot with milk.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Cooking With Sapana