Classic Mysore Pak

Mysore Pak is the traditional sweet of South India. Almost everyone likes this sweet. Mysore Pak is made out of besan, sugar and ghee.
This recipe is easy to prepare but the outcome depends on the consistency you take it out from heat. It uses lots of ghee but you can reduce it to certain level(adding more gives taste).Smiley. This sweet is made by my friend Sarah Bhaskaran. She's a great cook. I too make mysore pak which is soft. But the one she made here is the old version of mysore pak. She made it in front of me. It really tasted good. So when you have time and a feel to make this Mysore Pak, try out this recipe. Happy cooking and happy eatingSmiley .

Mysore Pak Recipe

Recipe By: Sarah BhaskaranCuisine: IndianRecipe type: Dessert
Prep. Time: 10 minsCook Time: 30 minsTotal Time: 40 mins

Besan/ Gram Flour/ Kadala Mavu- 1 cup
Melted ghee- 2 cup
Sugar- 2 cup
Water- 1/2 cup

  1. Sieve the besan flour and roast it in a kadai/pan until the aroma comes.
  2. Dissolve sugar in a pan with water and bring it to boil until sugar reaches a consistency(i.e when the sugar solution does not dissolve in water. Check this by putting a drop of sugar solution in water.)
  3. Now add besan and keep stirring till it mixes well. .
  4. Then add ghee and keep stirring. When the mixture starts to become hard,(it should not be hard, before that remove from heat) switch off the flame.
  5. Pour it into a tray. When the mixture is warm, cut the mysore pak in desired shape (rectangle or diamond). Once it is fully cooled down, remove the pieces apart from the tray and enjoy the sweet Smiley.

    Notes: The ratio for this mysore pak is 1:2:2. For one part of besan, add 2 parts of sugar and 2 parts of ghee.


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