How to make Besan Burfi -

An Indian sweet made from gram flour.Besan Burfi is very easy to make and awesome to taste.Make this favorite sweet at home with three simple ingredients gram flour (besan), ghee and sugar .Besan Burfi can be served any time of the day.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Gram Flour,

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Besan Burfi

Besan Burfi Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Besan Burfi Recipe

  • Gram Flour 2 cups

  • Pure ghee melted 1 cup

  • Powdered sugar 1 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Pistachios sliced 10-12

  • Almonds sliced 10-12


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Grease an aluminium tray. Add gram flour to the pan and sauté on medium heat, stirring continuously, till fragrant and browned.

Step 2

Switch off the heat. Add sugar and stir well till it dissolves and blends with the gram flour. Add green cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 3

Transfer the mixture into the greased tray and spread evenly. Level the surface. Sprinkle almonds and pistachios and set aside to cool and set well.

Step 4

Cut into squares or diamonds or rectangles and separate them.

Step 5

Serve or store in airtight container.

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