Besan Barfi, Indian Sweet Recipe by Tarla Dalal

Besan Barfi, Indian Sweet Recipe by Tarla Dalal

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Richness personified yet unbelievably easy to make, the Besan Barfi is an Indian sweet that even beginners can make very quickly. The secret of this recipe’s success lies in the proportions of ingredients and the smart methods of cooking them.


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Makes 10 barfis
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  1. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the besan and rava, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the sugar and cardamom powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 6 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Put the mixture into a greased 225 mm. (9”) by 125 mm. (5”) diameter rectangle tin and spread it evenly.
  4. Sprinkle the almond slivers evenly over it and press it lightly.
  5. Cut into 10 equal pieces using a sharp knife.
  6. Keep it aside for 2 hours.
  7. Serve or store in an air-tight container and use as required.

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