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Magaz is a melt-in-the-mouth mithai made with the energizing combination of besan, sugar and ghee. The rich flavour of this laddoo-like sweet depends on how well you cook the besan. It is important to roast it uniformly, till a rich smell comes. Keep stirring it so that it does not char. The proportion of ghee and besan is also important as you might end up with a dry or very soft laddoo if it is not done right. Once you have the mix ready, take some in your palm, shape it into a round and keep rolling it in your hand till you get a smooth, lustrous, ghee-tinted texture on the surface. Keep an eye on the container you arrange these laddoos in, because it looks so tempting, and you folks might keep popping one into their mouths even as you keep preparing the Magaz! Serve this Mishtan with Dry Snacks like Ganthias and Masala Khakhras .

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Magaz recipe - How to make Magaz

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 18 magaz
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  1. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the besan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 13 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Switch off the flame and keep stirring for 1 more minute.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a plate and keep aside to cool for 1 hour or till the mixture cools down completely.
  4. Add the sugar, coarsely powdered almonds, cardamom powder and mix well while rubbing the mixture in between your palms till it gets a crumbly texture.
  5. Take a small portion of the mixture and shape it into a round ball.
  6. Repeat step 5 to shape 17 more magaz.
  7. Garnish with almond slivers and store in an air-tight container.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. These can be stored in an air-tight container at room temperature for 15 days.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per magaz
Energy307 cal
Protein8 g
Carbohydrates38.1 g
Fiber5.6 g
Fat13.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium26.7 mg
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 on 18 Oct 19 05:19 PM

Magaz and Besan ladoo are just the same ...two names for one delicacy. And its tasty anyways.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Vaishali . We are delighted you loved the magaz recipe. Your feedback will help hundreds others try the recipe and make this a better cooking community.
19 Oct 19 09:15 AM
 on 13 Mar 18 12:04 AM

Receipe looks yummy. Could u please provide how much so does it contain per serving?
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Tarla Dalal    Do you mean calories? If so, it''s 307 calories per magaz.
15 Mar 18 09:35 AM
 on 27 Oct 16 05:39 PM

Fot magas besan has to be fine one or coarse one
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Kavya, It is fine besan.
28 Oct 16 08:46 AM
Radha Hoizal    U can check this recipe in my website ( too in an easy way in microwave
20 Sep 18 12:14 PM
 on 08 Feb 16 10:32 PM

What is the difference between Magazine and Magdal? Anyone? Thanks.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Kanan, We are not clear with your question, if you can be more clear, we would be happy to help you.
09 Feb 16 02:21 PM
 on 02 Jan 12 10:20 AM

All time favourite recipe! I did reduce the amount of ghee used. Also, i used mixture of coarse and fine besan. Turned out great, just like how my mom makes it.