Mysore Mithai


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Find a simple way of making mysore mithai, a very popular South Indian sweet dish. Delicious mysore mithai or as commonly referred to as mysore pak is a delicacy dessert available in the sweet shops but now can be easily prepared at home with this quick mysore pak recipe. Loaded with ghee, sugar and crushed dried fruits, elaichi, the mysore pak taste heavenly.

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Mysore Mithai recipe - How to make Mysore Mithai

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1 cup fine semolina (rava)
1 cup pure ghee
3 cups milk
4 cups sugar
2 tbsp fresh cream
a few drops of vanilla or almond essence
almonds (badam) or cashewnuts (kaju) pieces for garnish

  1. Mix all the ingredients (except fresh cream and essence) in a thick bottom kadai and heat on a low fire, stirring continuously. ensure that the mixture does not stick to the sides of the kadai.
  2. When the mixture is still in a semi-solid consistency, add cream and essence and mix well.
  3. Remove from fire immediately.
  4. Transfer the mixture onto a well greased plate and roll it out evenly with the help of a rolling pin.
  5. Cut into diamond shaped pieces while still warm.
  6. Garnish with almond cashew pieces as desired.

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This recipe was contributed by foodmaniac on 05 Apr 2002

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