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Kadalai maavu Burfi

Written By Angela Steffi on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 | 10:26:00 PM

Besan Burfi is a festive sweet recipe of India distributed during festivals and functions. this recipe is made with just few ingredients like besan flour, sugar and ghee. It is quite simple and can be made under 20 minutes. Lets get started.

              Please click here to watch Besan Burfi Recipe in Tamil -Madras Samayal

Serving Size:   15 pc 
Prep Time   :   5 min
Cook Time  :   10 min

Quantity Ingredients for making Besan Burfi recipe
1 cup Kadalai maavu / Chickpea flour(100g)
1/2 cup Ghee (100g)
2 tbsp  chopped nuts
few Saffron strands

For Sugar syrup
3/4 cupSugar
1/2 cup Water
1/2 tsp Cardamom powder

Cooking Method

Step 1) Into a sauce pan add sugar, water and cook until the sugar syrup reaches 1 string consistency. Turn off the heat and add cardamom powder and stir. Keep it aside.

Step 2) Now in a non stick pan melt ghee and add the besan flour (sift the flour before adding). Initially the mixture will be thick but soon it will become thin. Keep stirring the mixture on low heat for 8-10 minutes.

Step 3) Once the raw smell of the besan is gone add sugar syrup from step 1 and mix well on low heat for 2 minutes or less. Once the bubbles subsides and leaves the pan transfer it to a greased pan.Do not cook for a longer duration, it might turn hard.

Step 4) Add some chopped nuts, saffron(optional) and press it gently with a spoon and let it cool.

Step 5) Once cooled, cut it into desired shapes.

That's it our delicious Besan Burfi / Kadalai maavu burfi  is ready to be enjoyed. Happy Cooking and happy festive season!!!


About Angela Steffi

I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).


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