|1.||Besan / chana flour / kadale hittu / gram flour 1 cup|
|2.||Ghee / clarified butter 2-and-a-1/2 cups|
|3.||Sugar 1-and-a-1/2 cups|
|4.||Water 1 cup|
|5.||Cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon|
using a sieve, the besan / chana flour / kadale hittu / gram flour,
which is a common step for
dishes to be prepared using this flour.
Dry fry the besan till you get the aroma. Keep aside.
Smear a plate with a few drops of ghee. Keep aside.
the ghee till it melts completely. Keep
sugar with water and heat it in a utensil.
Stir occasionally with a spatula.
the sugar-water mixture to a boil.
Turn the flame to low.
Keep stirring the sugar syrup till you get a 1-string consistency.
Here is how to test the sugar syrup:
- Take out the spatula from the sugar syrup. Touch the sugar syrup with your index or middle finger.
- Press the finger you touched the syrup with the thumb and then move apart the fingers. The syrup must stretch like a string.
- If the syrup does not stretch, heat the mixture for some more time and test again.
ghee to the sugar syrup. Mix.
Add besan and cardamom powder. Mix.
Keep stirring the mixture in one direction continuously. Gradually the mixture thickens.
After some time the ghee starts to come out from the mixture edges.
Switch off the stove.
Immediately pour the mixture to the plate and shake it.
Cut the mixture into pieces.
Mysore pak is ready.
|TIPS||How to make Mysore Pak?|
|1.||The besan should be fresh, otherwise the Mysore pak will not taste good.|
|2.||Reduce the quantity of ghee by 1 cup, if you want the Mysore pak to have fewer calories.|
|3.||Increase the sugar quantity by a 1/4-cup, If you want the Mysore pak to be sweeter.|