RSS

Mysore Pak

17 Oct
Mysore Pak

Diwali is just around the corner and everyone is busy either shopping or getting provisions to start making the Diwali sweets.

The mysore-pak is a traditional south Indian sweet made during Diwali. It does’nt take much to make it but the right consistency gives it that soft texture as in “Sree krishna Sweets”. The ghee added to the mysore-pak may seem a little too much, but it’s Diwali!!!

So to start making the mysore-pak at home for Diwali, you’ll need to have…

IMG_6136

 

Ingredients:

Gram flour/ Besan                                                                              –              ½ cup

Ghee                                                                                                 –              1 cup

Sugar                                                                                                –              1 cup

IMG_6140

Method:

Sift the besan so that there are no lumps. Keep aside.

Melt the ghee and keep ready.

In a large non stick pan, add the sugar and bring it to a boil with ¾ cup water.

Boil the sugar syrup till it reaches one-string consistency.

When the syrup reaches a single string consistency, reduce the heat to low and slowly add the besan a tablespoon at a time.

Keep stirring after each addition of besan till it reaches a smooth consistency.

Slowly start adding the melted ghee to the besan and keep cooking this on low heat.

Keep stirring after every addition to mix the ghee into the besan well.

Repeat the process till all the melted ghee has been added.

Now, the besan will start getting cooked and at one stage will start frothing along the edges and will turn pale in color.

A nice aroma would also arise from the besan.

At this stage, pour the mixture into a greased tray and spread it out evenly.

Allow the mysore-pak to cool and cut into shapes.

 Enjoy!!!

IMG_6124

Advertisements
 
1 Comment

Posted by on October 17, 2014 in Festival Dishes, Sweets

 

Tags: , , ,

One response to “Mysore Pak

  1. Linda Creation

    November 19, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    Wooow ma hubby fav.

     

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s