Sunday, November 8, 2015

7 Cup Burfi

As the name says this sweet involves "7 cups of measurements" of the ingredients
This sweet is a combo of "Coconut Burfi and Mysore Pak"


Ingredients
  • Besan or Kadalai maavu - 1 cup
  • Ghee - 1 cup
  • Coconut - 1 cup
  • Milk - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 3 cups
If you sum up the measurement it comes to 7.Hence the name


Method
  • Heat a thick bottomed kadai
  • Dry roast besan or kadalai maavu till the raw smell goes
  • Pour ghee and mix well without any lumps
  • Now add coconut and stir for a minute
  • Put sugar and allow it to dissolve.It will look crumbled
  • Pour milk and keep churning it
  • The entire mixture will become smooth and uniform
  • Keep stiring it.After 5 minutes it starts thickening
  • At one stage the entire mixture will start leaving the sides of the kadai
  • It will not stick to the bottom 
  • Now transfer it / pour it on to a big greased plate
  • Level it using a greased spatula or a greased cup ie tap / spread the sweet using a spatula or cup
  • Cut into small pieces
  • Enjoy 7 cup burfi