How to make Besan Burfi - Steeped in ghee these burfis made of gram flour and pure delight.

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Main Ingredients : Gram flour (besan) (बेसन), Pure ghee (देसी घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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Besan Burfi

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Besan Burfi checkout Motichoor Laddoo, Besan ki Burfi, Boondi Laddoo, Besan ke Laddoo . You can also find more Mithais recipes like Sheera, Instant Coconut Laddoo, Bread Rasmalai, Paneer Petha Roll.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : Cooking Time

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Besan Burfi Recipe

  • Gram flour (besan) 4 cups

  • Pure ghee 2 cups + for garnishing

  • Green cardamom powder ½ teaspoon

  • Almonds thinly slivered 10-12

  • Pistachios thinly slivered 10-12

  • Powdered sugar 2 cups


Step 1

Heat the ghee in a non-stick pan, add the gram flour and sauté it on low heat, stirring continuously, for ten to fifteen minutes or till it starts changing colour and gives out a nice aroma.

Step 2

Add the cardamom powder, almonds and pistachio slivers and mix. Remove from heat and let it cool.

Step 3

Add the powdered sugar and mix well.

Step 4

Grease a tray with ghee. Pour the gram flour mixture and spread it evenly on the tray.

Step 5

Let it cool and then cut into square or diamond shaped pieces and serve.

Step 6

Store in an airtight container.