Candied Ginger Burfi | How to make Candied Ginger Burfi

By Bethica Das  |  4th Mar 2018  |  
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About Candied Ginger Burfi Recipe

Burfi is one of the most popular sweets in India, especially in the Northern regions. It is a must in all festivals or any happy occasions. It is an Indian dessert typically prepared out of milk solids or gram flour. It is also prepared with cashews, pistachios, etc. But today let me share Burfi made out of some candied ginger. It was my first try and I must confess that it came out really yummy.

Candied Ginger Burfi

Ingredients to make Candied Ginger Burfi

  • 1 & 1/2 cups candied ginger, powdered
  • 4 tbsp. ghee
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • pinch of salt
  • 2-3 tbsp. sesame seeds, powdered
  • 2-3 tbsp. fresh grated coconut
  • 2-3 milk pedas, crumbled
  • 2-3 tbsp. milk powder
  • 1/4 tsp. cardamom powder
  • few drops of yellow food colour (opt)
  • 1 tbsp. chopped pistachios
  • 1 tbsp. raisins
  • 1 tsp. rose water
  • 2 tsp. sugar r as required
  • pinch of saffron
  • chopped nuts & dry rose petals to garnish

How to make Candied Ginger Burfi

  1. Heat 1 tbsp. ghee and saute the whole wheat flour for 1-2 minutes or till you get a nice aroma. Keep aside.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp. ghee & saute the powdered ginger for 2 minutes on a low flame.
  3. Add the milk and salt and continue to simmer till dry.
  4. Add the powdered sesame seeds and coconut. Mix everything well.
  5. Now add the crumbled pedas, milk powder and cardamom powder. Mix well so that there are no lumps.
  6. Add the pistachios, raisins, rose water and food colour followed by
  7. the sauteed whole wheat flour, remaining ghee, saffron & sugar. Combine everything well and saute till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan and comes together into a lump. Swit

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