Thursday, October 9, 2014

Soft Mysore Pak

This is "Sri Krishna Sweets Mysurpa" style
The previous post explains about Traditional Ghee Mysore Pak which consumes more ghee.This version consumes less ghee and sugar as well


Ingredients
  • Besan flour - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 1 cup
  • Ghee - 1 cup
Method
Step 1 - Roasting and soaking besan flour
  • In a thick bottomed kadai dry roast besan flour in a low flame.The raw smell should go.Once done take it out
  • Now add 2 tablespoons of ghee and fry the besan flour once again till it emits nice aroma
  • Transfer it to a bowl and pour 1/4 cup of ghee to it and mix well
  • Let it soak for 1/2 hour at least
Step 2 - One String Sugar Syrup
  • Take sugar in a kadai.Pour water to immerse the contents and start heating it in a medium flame
  • Sugar will dissolve and bubbles will be formed
  • After sometime look out for one string sugar syrup
  • Dip a flat surface ladle / spatula into the sugar syrup and drop it onto a spoon / cup.Wet your fore finger and touch the syrup and then touch your fore finger and thumb together and pull it apart.You will be able see unbreakable single thread.Kindly take a look at the picture below
Step 3 - Soft Mysore Pak
  • Once the string is formed add soaked besan and mix well
  • When besan is absorbed add 2 tablespoons of ghee and stir it
  • Keep adding ghee at regular intervals say once in 3-4 minutes
  • You will notice the entire mass coming together
  • Keep stirring it at one stage the mixture will be slightly porous and starts leaving kadai sides
  • Switch off the stove

Step 4 - Mysore Pak Pieces
  • Transfer it into a greased tray and allow it to cool
  • Cut into desired shapes
Enjoy this soft mysore pak

Also look out for Chocolate Mysore Pak and Kaju Badam Mysore Pak