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Besan chekki / Burfi

Swapna Sunil
20 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Besan chekki / Burfi RECIPE

It has become more like a tradition at my mom's place to prepare Besan chekki at home during the festival Dusshera, they dont even think of any other sweet dish other than this and its our family favorite too .. She always makes this in bulk and We enjoy it to the very last bit ..Thanks to My mom for sharing this family recipe with me and now i follow the same tradition and make it for Dusshera as well !!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Telangana
  • Roasting
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. 1.5 cups : Besan / Gram flour
  2. 120 gms : Khoya / Mawa
  3. 200 gms : Sugar , powdered
  4. 100 gms : Ghee / Clarified butter
  5. 2 tsp : Cardamom powder


  1. Dry roast the Mawa on a medium to low heat in a non stick pan until aromatic and slight change in color..
  2. Later remove this into a bowl and set aside until use..
  3. Now heat up non stick pan with ghee and add the besan to it..
  4. Stirring continuously roast the besan on low heat until golden in color and aromatic..
  5. Now cool this mixture at room temperature ...you can cool the mixture in the pan itself but do not forget to stir in intervals as the pan is still hot..
  6. Now stir in the cardamom powder and roasted khoya.. Mix until completely combined.. At this time you can add roasted nuts of your choice too ..i did not add any as my mom does not ...
  7. Lastly stir in the powdered sugar and mix well until combined.
  8. Now remove this on to a greased plate and leave it for couple of hour to set..
  9. Later slice according to preference and serve or store in an airtight container stays good for upto 3 to 4 weeks ...

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Shoba Bharathraj
Shoba Bharathraj   Dec-08-2018

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