Monday, November 4, 2013

Mysore Pak

Mysore Pak is a famous sweet and normall done during festival season. This sweet contain Besan that is channa dal powder, fresh ghee, sugar and little cardamom.
Things Needed:
Besan : 1 Cup
Sugar : 2 Cups
Fresh Ghee : 2 1/2  to 3 Cups
Water : 1/2 Cup
1. Dry roast besan till the raw smell disappear. ( 3 to 4 minutes on low flame )
2. Now allow the roasted besan to cool.
3. Keep a pan on the fire and put sugar. Add 1/2 cup of water and mix well.
4. Keep stirring the sugar till it boils and forms the bubbles, Do this process on low flame.
5. Let the sugar syrup boil for 2 minutes. Add roasted besan and stir and mix it thoroughly.
6. Add 1/2 cup of ghee slowly to the besan sugar mixture and stir slowly and mix it well.
7. Add the remaining ghee slowly in between the stirring.
8. Must keep stirring the mixture. It starts changing its colour. Now leave for 5 seconds and stir again.
9. Once it changes its colour you must give 2 to 3 seconds gap and stir for 2 to 3 times and  pour this mixture on a tray or plate.
10. Leave it for 1 to 2 minutes after you pour the mixture to the plate and cut according to your wish.

Note:  The ghee should be in the liquid form when you measure it. Must add ghee in between the stirring. Mysore Pak should be prepared very carefully or it will be very hard. Use fresh ghee or home made ghee to get the best Mysore Pak. You can also add cardamom powder to the mixtrue. You can pour out the extra ghee which comes out while shifting the mysore pak to a tray or plate. The sugar syrup should be thread consistency.
Time : 25 to 30 Minutes.
20 to 25 Mysore Pak pieces can be made.

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