How to make Besan ki Burfi -

Gram flour sautéed in ghee mixed with sugar and dried fruits, set and cut into squares.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Mithai.

Main Ingredients : Gram flour (besan) (बेसन), Green cardamom powder (इलाइची का पावडर)

Cuisine : Uttar Pradesh

Course : Mithais

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For more recipes related to Besan ki Burfi checkout Mysore Paak, Motichoor Laddoo, Mohanthal, Boondi Laddoo . You can also find more Mithais recipes like Rosogolla Singhara Barfi Peanut Chikki - SK Khazana Lauki Burfi

Besan ki Burfi

Besan ki Burfi Recipe Card


Gram flour sautéed in ghee till it changes colour and becomes fragrant. It is them mixed with sugar and crunchy dried fruits, set in moulds and cut into squares. If you like besan ke laddoos then this recipe will definitely be one of your new favourites!

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Besan ki Burfi Recipe

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 cups

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Pistachios slivered 10-12

  • Almonds slivered 10-12

  • Powdered sugar 1 cup

  • Pure ghee 1 cup + for greasing


Step 1

Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadai; add the gram flour and sauté on low heat, stirring continuously, for ten to fifteen minutes, or till it starts changing colour and is fragrant.

Step 2

Add the cardamom powder and pistachio and almond slivers, and mix. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.

Step 3

Add the powdered sugar and mix well.

Step 4

Grease a six-by-eight-inch aluminium straight-sided shallow tray with the ghee. Pour the gram flour mixture into the tray and spread it evenly with a greased spatula.

Step 5

Cool and cut into squares or diamonds and serve. Store the burfi in an airtight container.

Chef's Tip

Makes 300 grams

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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