Besan ki barfi is sweet like candy and has a fudge like consistency. Made with roasted Besan, butter and sugar, it is then flavored with cardamom and garnished with nuts. Besan Burfi can be served any time of the day. In an Indian household, Burfies are served as cookies or chocolate.
Serves : 4
Prep&Cook Time : 35 mins.
Gram flour (besan) 2 cups
Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon
Pistachios slivered 10-12
Almonds slivered 10-12
Powdered sugar 1 cup
Pure ghee 1 cup + for greasing
Heat the ghee in a non-stick kadai; add the gram flour and sauté on low heat, stirring continuously, for ten to fifteen minutes, or till it starts changing colour and is fragrant.
Add the cardamom powder and pistachio and almond slivers, and mix. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
Add the powdered sugar and mix well.
Grease a six-by-eight-inch aluminium straight-sided shallow tray with the ghee. Pour the gram flour mixture into the tray and spread it evenly with a greased spatula.
Cool and cut into squares or diamonds and serve. Store the burfi in an airtight container.
Tag : Besan ki, Barfi, Recipe