Besan (Gramflour) Burfi

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 500gms - Gram flour
  • 500 gms - Sugar
  • 1 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 3 tbsp - Soft semi solid ghee
  • 1/2 cup - milk
  • 1/2 cup - curd
  • 300 gms - Ghee

How to Make Besan (Gramflour) Burfi

  • Take flour in a large shallow dish.
  • Mix in semi solid ghee and rub through flour with fingers.
  • Press down flour together and sprinkle milk. Keep aside for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large pan, add enough water in sugar to just immerse it.
  • Heat and bring to a boil.
  • Make a syrup of 2.5 thread or soft ball test.(refer features for syrup details).
  • Pass flour little by little through a large holed sieve, gently.
  • The sieved flour must be like fine crumbs.
  • Heat ghee in a large heavy skillet.
  • Add crumbs and fry gently stirring continuously, till aroma exudes strongly.
  • Add cardamom, curd, and stir continuously all along of the bottom may burn.
  • Add prepared syrup, (hot but not boiling).
  • Take off fire, stir gently till well blended and mixture starts to thicken a bit.
  • Pour into a large walled plate or tray, cool.
  • When warm mark and cut with sharp knife, into squares or diamond shapes.
  • Gently pry off with a spatula or knife.
  • Cool completely before storing in airtight containers.