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besan burfi recipe | besan ki barfi recipe | besan barfi with detailed photo and video recipe. a traditional indian sweet recipe or a sweet fudge recipe mainly prepared with chickpea flour and sugar syrup. it is a common dry sweet recipe prepared especially during winter and or during festival like diwali or navaratri. similar to any other barfi recipe, besan ki barfi can also be prepared by topping it with dry fruits like almonds and cashews.
besan ki barfi recipebesan burfi recipe | besan ki barfi recipe | besan barfi with step by step photo and video recipe. there are many indian sweets recipes prepared from besan flour or chickpea flour. it mainly includes, sweets like besan ki barfi, besan ladoo and my favourite mysore pak. however out of these options, preparing burfi with besan is extremely simple and quick.

the recipe of besan burfi is very simple, and it requires very basic ingredients. the recipe starts by roasting besan in a low flame with ghee till it turns golden brown. it is followed by preparing the sugar syrup with a one string consistency. optionally make 2 string consistency sugar syrup to make hard burfi. later the hot sugar syrup is added to the roasted besan flour and ghee mixture and mixed till it forms a thick paste. note that while adding you have to continuously stir it, and no lumps are formed. you can add grounded cardamom and also finely chopped dry fruits at this stage. once it thickens, transfer it a greased pan and shape it to fudge or square blocks. your delicious besan ki barfi is ready for serving!

besan burfi recipeyou may feel, besan burfi is extremely simple, and even i second that. but i would like to highlight some easy tips and precautions while preparing it. firstly, roast the besan with ghee on low flame else besan might burn and taste bitter. also adding 2 tbsp of sooji helps to get a crunchy texture to burfi recipe. finally, adjust the amount of sugar depending on the sweetness you are looking for to prepare besan burfi recipe.

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easy besan burfi recipe | besan ki barfi recipe | besan barfi
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Recipe type: sweet
Cuisine: indian
Serves: 8 Servings
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 cup besan / gram flour
  • 2 tbsp rava / semolina / sooji, fine
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder / elachi powder
  • 2 tbsp cashew / kaju, chopped
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, in a large kadai heat ¼ cup ghee and roast 1 cup besan, 2 tbsp rava on low flame.
  2. stir continuously till the besan combines well without any lumps.
  3. keep frying on low flame till the mixture turns paste and slowly turn aromatic.
  4. after 20-25 minutes, the mixture turns golden brown indicating the besan has cooked completely. keep aside.
  5. now in another pan / saucepan take ½ cup sugar and ¼ cup water.
  6. dissolve sugar completely and boil for 8 minutes.
  7. check for 1 string consistency of sugar syrup, else boil further. be careful as the sugar syrup will be very hot.
  8. now transfer the prepared sugar syrup over besan mixture. (keeping the flame off)
  9. stir well making sure the sugar syrup mixed uniformly and thickens.
  10. also add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
  11. transfer the prepared dough into greased plate lined with baking paper. alternatively, prepare balls to prepare besan ladoo.
  12. set well forming a block.
  13. now top with few chopped cashew and press slightly.
  14. allow to set for 30 minute, or till it sets completely.
  15. now unmould and cut into square pieces.
  16. finally, serve besan burfi or store in airtight container.


how to prepare besan burfi with step by step photos:

  1. firstly, in a large kadai heat ¼ cup ghee and roast 1 cup besan, 2 tbsp rava on low flame.
    besan burfi recipe
  2. stir continuously till the besan combines well without any lumps.
    besan burfi recipe
  3. keep frying on low flame till the mixture turns paste and slowly turn aromatic.
    besan burfi recipe
  4. after 20-25 minutes, the mixture turns golden brown indicating the besan has cooked completely. keep aside.
    besan burfi recipe
  5. now in another pan / saucepan take ½ cup sugar and ¼ cup water.
    besan ki barfi recipe
  6. dissolve sugar completely and boil for 8 minutes.
    besan ki barfi recipe
  7. check for 1 string consistency of sugar syrup, else boil further. be careful as the sugar syrup will be very hot.
    besan ki barfi recipe
  8. now transfer the prepared sugar syrup over besan mixture. (keeping the flame off)
    besan ki barfi recipe
  9. stir well making sure the sugar syrup mixed uniformly and thickens.
    besan barfi
  10. also add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.
    besan barfi
  11. transfer the prepared dough into greased plate lined with baking paper. alternatively, prepare balls to prepare besan ladoo.
    besan barfi
  12. set well forming a block.
    besan barfi
  13. now top with few chopped cashew and press slightly.
    besan barfi
  14. allow to set for 30 minute, or till it sets completely.
    besan burfi recipe
  15. now unmould and cut into square pieces.
    besan burfi recipe
  16. finally, serve besan burfi or store in airtight container.
    besan burfi recipe


notes:

  • firstly, roast besan on low flame else it might burn and taste bitter.
  • also adjust the amount of sugar according to your sweetness.
  • further, make sure to attain 1 string consistency sugar syrup, else burfi will not set.
  • finally, besan burfi recipe stays good for a month without refrigerating.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

10 COMMENTS

  1. Hi Archana I tried this recipe today came out really well n taste great.
    Hange nange kajjaya recipe beku, I had mailed you regarding this.

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