How to make 5 Seeds Chocolate Magas -

Besan burfis are as much a part of Diwali snack menu as besan laddoo. This is a great way to make them more nutritious with the addition of 5 healthy seeds

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Melon seeds (magaz) (मगज़ के बीज ), black sesame seeds (kale til)

Cuisine : Indian, Fusion

Course : Mithais

5 Seeds Chocolate Magas

5 Seeds Chocolate Magas Recipe Card


Mithais are desserts that are unique to India. Mostly made with rich ingredients like milk, dried fruit, sugar and clarified butter each region in India has its own unique range of colourful decadent sweets that never fail to impress. A slight hint of green cardamom powder gives most of these a beautiful aroma and taste that has always been associated with mithais.

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for 5 Seeds Chocolate Magas Recipe

  • Melon seeds (magaz) roasted 1 tablespoon

  • black sesame seeds (kale til) roasted 1 teaspoon

  • White sesame seeds roasted 1 teaspoon

  • Green pumpkin seeda roasted 1 tablespoon

  • Flax seeds roasted 1 tablespoon

  • Milk chocolate melted as required

  • Dark chocolate melted as required

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 cups

  • Ghee 1/2 cup + for greasing

  • Powdered sugar 1 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Take melon seeds, black sesame seeds, white sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds and flax seeds in a bowl and mix well. Grease a burfi tray with a little ghee.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add gram flour and sauté on low heat for 15-20 minutes or till its colour changes and it becomes fragrant. Take the pan off the heat and set aside to cool slightly. Add powdered sugar and green cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 3

Transfer the mixture onto the prepared burfi tray and spread evenly. Sprinkle seed mixture and press lightly. When it is completely cooled, cut into squares.

Step 4

Dip one side of half the squares in milk chocolate and one side of remaining half in dark chocolate. Keep them on a platter for 5-10 minutes to set before serving.

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