Mysore Pak also know as royal sweet, that originated from the Mysore Palace , in the state of Karnataka, India. Made of Chick pea flour, ghee/clarified butter and sugar is served as a dessert after a meal. Click here to read more.
I don’t eat much of sweets but I can’t stop myself from not eating this most amazing Indian sweet!
You need –
- Besan/Chick pea flour – ½ cup
- Sugar – 2/3 cup
- Ghee – 185 grams
- Water – ¼ cup
- Almond essence – ¼ teaspoon
How to –
Grease a pan/cake tin/plate with ghee and set aside.
Heat 1 tablespoons of ghee in heavy bottom pan and add the besan. Dry roast till the raw smell is gone and make sure that the flour does not burn or brown. turn off the heat and sift the flour to ensure there is no lumps. Set aside.
In a pan, bring the water to boil and dissolve the sugar over low heat. Once the sugar has dissolved; continue to boil till you the sugar syrup reach a string consistency.
Add the almond essence and stir till well combined. Add the besan gradually and mix well. Once the mixture starts to thicken add the remaining ghee and cook for about 4-5 minutes or till the mixture thickens; stirring continuously. Make sure not to brown the mixture.
Pour the mixture into the grease pan and once the mixture is warm cut into desired shape.