Traditional Mysore Pak

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Besan - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 3 cups
  • Ghee - 2 cups
  • Milk - 1 tbsp
  • Soda bicarb - 1 pinch
  • Cashew nuts and almonds - 1/2 cup (slivered)
  • Raisins - 1/4 cup

How to Make Traditional Mysore Pak

  • Sieve and fry the besan in 1 tbsp of ghee, till it loses its raw smell.
  • Heat up a kadai and mix the sugar with 2 cups of water.
  • Remove the grey matter on top, after adding milk to the syrup.
  • Meanwhile, heat the ghee in another kadai in medium flame.
  • Check the syrup periodically, till it forms one thread consistency.
  • Now add the besan and keep on stirring.
  • Pour one cup of hot ghee in this mixture and mix again.
  • When bubbles begin to rise, add half cup of ghee and soda bicarb.
  • When the mixture starts leaving the sides of the kadai, add the rest of the ghee.
  • Now you can feel the Mysore pak mixture thickening as you mix it.
  • Pour it on to the greased tray and set it evenly.
  • Garnish with slivered almonds and cashewnuts.
  • After 10 minutes, cut into pieces according to requirement.
  • Top it with raisin before it hardens.