Thursday, May 08, 2014


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Mother’s Day will be celebrated all over the world this year on 11 th May 2014..!!!
Wishing all the Moms out there a very Happy Mother’s Day. May this day will be a very Happy Day full of fun, laughter and happy memories for you..!!
And coming to today’s special recipe, Mysore Pak, it is a delectable rich dessert from Southern India. It is mainly made with chickpea flour, ghee and sugar. This is my all time favorite sweet and I always enjoy preparing this.  
Its a fail proof recipe and hope all mysore pak lovers will enjoy their dream come true after trying this easy recipe. The correct measurements are the secret to get this traditional sweet in soft melt-in-the mouth texture.
Lets get started to prepare this delicious desert..!
Check out the Diwali Sweets & Savories recipes here.
·         Gram flour / Besan flour / Kadalai Maavu       - 1 ½ cup
·         Sugar                                   - 1 ¼ cup
·         Ghee                                    - ¼ cup
·         Cooking oil                            - ¾ cup
1.     Sieve the besan flour and take it in a mixing bowl.
2.     Add 2 tsp of hot oil and mix well.
3.     Make sure there are no lumps in it.
4.     Keep it aside.
5.     Grease a plate or any cake tin with oil and keep ready.
6.     Meanwhile heat the remaining oil and ghee in a pan.
7.     Lets prepare sugar syrup now.
8.     Take sugar in a non-stick pan.
9.     Add water just enough to immerse the sugar.
10.  Keep the flame in low and keep stirring the sugar syrup.
11.  Continue stirring till the sugar syrup reaches one string consistency. ( rolling consistency)
12.  To check the one string consistency, add a drop of sugar syrup in a small cup of water, the sugar should form a mass at the bottom of the water. And it will form a string like consistency, if you take it in between two finger
13.  Now add the besan flour to the sugar syrup little by little with continous stirring.
14.  Keep stirring with a wooden ladle as shown in the pic and make sure there is no lumps formed.

15.  Now add the hot oil (step 10) little by little with continous stirring.
16.  The mixture turns frothy.
17.  Continue stirring by adding the oil until the whole things starts to come together.

18.  It will start to collect at the base and change colour.
19.  This is the stage to turn off the flame.
20.  Immediately pour the thick mixture into the greased plate.
21.  Bang the tray lightly to allow the mass to spread all over and looks evenly spread.
22.  Allow to cool for 5 to 7 minutes.
23.  Now cut the pieces with a greased knife.
24.  Once it is completely cooled, ( approx 20 mins) take the pieces out.
Homemade soft n tasty Mysore Pak is ready.
Enjoy warm or chilled.
25.  Enjoy preparing this delicious Mysore Pak for special occasions and traditional festivals.
26.  Store in an airtight container.
Once again, wishing all the lovely Mother's a very happy Mother's day..!


  1. wow!!! tempting mysore pak with perfect texture I must try .

  2. Perfectly sliced Mysore Pak!! Drooling :)

  3. Advance Mother's Day Wishes dearie....drooling over those Mysore paks right now :)

  4. SSS mouthwatering mysore pa

  5. Looks perfect! love that melt in mouth Mysore Pak..

  6. this is sooo perfect Jay. love the pictorial.

  7. this is sooo perfect Jay. love the pictorial.

  8. Seems to be a fail-proof recipe indeed!

  9. Hard to resist to this luscious and very delicious sweets.

  10. Delicious and very tempting Mysore Pak!!

  11. Krishna Sweets la irunthu thaana vaangitu vantheenga :P super melting :)

  12. Looks so perfect like krishna sweets Mysorepak . Very tempting. Wish to have one.

  13. Beautifully made Mysore Pak..looks tempting

  14. that looks exactly like store bought ones.. infact better. wat a dish for mothers day.. happy mothers day to you too..

  15. too tempting,yummy !!

  16. What a perfect dessert for someone special! Yummy...

  17. Happy Mother's Day Jayanthy! Mysorepak looks delicious.

  18. Reminded Amma's Mysore pak.. Mouth watering sweet


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