Mysore Pak Recipe - Rich gram flour crisp fudge.

This recipe is from the book Dakshin Delights.

Main Ingredients : Gram flour (besan), Sugar

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Mithais

Mysore Pak

Karnataka cuisine comprises of many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are full of flavour and taste. It is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age. 
The varieties in Karnataka cuisine have influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from these four neighbouring states on its food habits. 
Being a coastal state, coconut is grown in abundance. Needless to say coconut in its various forms like oil, milk, fresh and dried coconut is put to excellent use in its cuisine.

Mysore Pak Recipe - How to make Mysore Pak

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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : High

Ingredients

  • Gram flour (besan) 3/4 cup

  • Sugar 4 cup

  • Desi ghee 2 1/2 cups

Method

Step 1

Sift the gram flour twice. Heat the ghee in a pan and keep it hot over a very low heat. Cook the sugar with two and half cups of water over medium heat, stirring continuously till it dissolves. Increase heat and bring the syrup to a boil.

Step 2

Cook without stirring for about five minutes or till it reaches a single-thread consistency. Add half a cup of hot ghee to the syrup and stir; add gram flour gradually, stirring all the while to prevent lumps from forming.

Step 3

Stir continuously till the mixture starts bubbling. Pour in the remaining hot ghee half a cup at a time. Every time you add the ghee the mixture should sizzle and froth.

Step 4

Continue this process till all the ghee is consumed and there is a pleasant sweet roasted aroma. Pour the mixture into a greased tray. Cool a little and cut into squares.

Step 5

squares. Separate the squares when completely cooled and store in an airtight container to retain its freshness and crispness.

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