kesar burfi recipe | kesar barfi with milk powder | kesar khoya barfi

kesar burfi recipe | kesar barfi with milk powder | kesar khoya barfi with detailed photo and video recipe. a simple and rich barfi or fudge recipe made with saffron strands and milk powder. it is a simple and easy indian sweet recipe which can be adopted for various occasions and celebration feast. the recipe made with different ingredients and texture, but this recipe has a soft and chewy texture compared to other traditional barfi recipes.
kesar burfi recipekesar burfi recipe | kesar barfi with milk powder | kesar khoya barfi with step by step photo and video recipe. barfi recipes are very common across india and are made with myriad ingredients. it is generally shaped like fudge but it is completely open ended and can be exposed to any variations and alterations. one such simple and easy barfi recipe is kesar burfi recipe known for its flavour and saffron colour.

i have posted several barfi recipes, and as matter fact of i have also posted milk powder barfi recipe. yet this recipe of kesar burfi recipe with milk powder is unique and a premium sweet by itself. when i started to develop this recipe, i wanted to have hard kesar barfi and i did end up making it with the desired texture. but i soon realised that it would not be a pleasant experience while eating it. the reason i wanted to have a hard texture because as time passes, sweets made from milk powder turns chewy. hence i had made it with sugar syrup, but i wasn’t satisfied with it. so my next option was to make a softer version of this sweet. i used the combination of milk powder and cashew powder and the result was amazing. i hope even you would feel the same for this sweet.

kesar barfi with milk powder

anyway, some tips, suggestions and variations for a perfect, rich and creamy kesar burfi recipe. firstly, the key ingredient for this recipe is milk powder and it should be of best quality. as a matter of fact, it should be full cream, fresh and silky in consistency. secondly, if you wish to have hard barfi consistency, you can make the same recipe with 1 string sugar syrup consistency. basically, you have to skip adding sugar and have sugar syrup as its alternative. lastly, you can shape it with the desired one. i have shaped it to a square shape, but diamond or even rectangle should be fine.

finally, i would like to highlight my other indian sweet recipes collection with this post of kesar burfi recipe. it mainly includes recipes like kesar peda, milk powder barfi, gulab jamun with milk powder, sooji gulab jamun, kala jamun with instant khoya, instant jalebi, badam pista barfi and sooji barfi. in addition, do visit my other related recipes collection like,

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kesar burfi recipe

kesar burfi recipe | kesar barfi with milk powder | kesar khoya barfi

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 12 Servings
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: sweet
Cuisine: south indian
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easy kesar burfi recipe | kesar barfi with milk powder | kesar khoya barfi

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup milk
  • ¼ tsp saffron / kesar
  • ¼ cup ghee / clarified butter
  • cup milk powder
  • ¼ cup cashew powder
  • ½ cup sugar
  • pinch saffron food colour, optional

Instructions

  • firstly, soak ¼ tsp saffron in ¾ cup of warm milk for 20 minutes.
  • take saffron milk into large kadai and add ¼ cup ghee.
  • further add 2¼ cup milk powder, ¼ cup cashew powder, ½ cup sugar and pinch saffron food colour.
  • stir well until the mixture is well combined and separates the pan holding shape.
  • transfer the prepared mixture into a greased plate lined with baking paper.
  • set well forming a block. top it with chopped nuts and press gently.
  • allow to set for 30 minutes, or till it sets completely yet warm.
  • now unmould and cut into pieces.
  • finally, serve kesar burfi or store in an airtight container for a week in the refrigerator.

how to make kesar barfi with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, soak ¼ tsp saffron in ¾ cup of warm milk for 20 minutes.
    kesar burfi recipe
  2. take saffron milk into large kadai and add ¼ cup ghee. stir well until the ghee melts completely.
    kesar burfi recipe
  3. further add 2¼ cup milk powder, ¼ cup cashew powder, ½ cup sugar and pinch saffron food colour.
    kesar burfi recipe
  4. stir well until the mixture is well combined.
    kesar barfi with milk powder
  5. mash well making sure there are no lumps present.
    kesar barfi with milk powder
  6. keeping the flame on low, stir continuously. the mixture thickens after 5 minutes.
    kesar barfi with milk powder
  7. and after 10 to 15 minutes, the mixture starts to separate the pan and holds shape. do not overcook as the burfi hardens.
    kesar barfi with milk powder
  8. transfer the prepared mixture into a greased plate lined with baking paper. alternatively, prepare balls to prepare kesar ladoo.
    kesar khoya barfi
  9. set well forming a block. top it with chopped nuts and press gently.
    kesar khoya barfi
  10. allow to set for 30 minutes, or till it sets completely yet warm.
    kesar khoya barfi
  11. now unmould and cut into pieces.
    kesar khoya barfi
  12. finally, serve kesar burfi or store in an airtight container for a week in the refrigerator.
    kesar barfi with milk powder

notes:

  • firstly, adding food colour is optional. however, it gives a bright colour to the burfi.
  • also, cook on low flame to prevent from burning and uniform cooking.
  • additionally, use good quality milk powder else the burfi will turn chewy.
  • finally, kesar burfi recipe tastes great when prepared slightly soft and moist.
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