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besan ki barfi recipe
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besan burfi recipe | besan ki barfi recipe | besan barfi

easy besan burfi recipe | besan ki barfi recipe | besan barfi
Course sweet
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 Servings


  • 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


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