Desserts

Burfi

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Burfi

Course: DessertsDifficulty: Easy
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Calories

125

kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups powdered milk

  • 1 evaporated milk

  • 4-5 green cardamom (Chhoti Ilaichi)seeds

  • 2 cups sugar

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 2 tbs. oil or ghee

Directions

  • In the powdered milk add enough evaporated milk to knead it into a hard dough.
  • Roll it up into a hard ball and keep it in the freezer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Then take it out and grate it with a coarse grater. In a pot heat the oil and add the ilaichi seeds, grated milk, sugar and water.
  • Cook on low heat and keep stirring till the water has dried and it starts to come together and leaves the sides of the pot.
  • Add a few drops of Kewra essence (optional) and set in a flat dish.
  • When cool cut into pieces.

Notes

  • COCONUT BURFI: Do not add water. Add grated coconut according to taste and yellow food color.
  • PISTA BURFI: Add chopped pista according to taste and green food color
  • BADAM BURFI: Add grated almond
  • KAJU BURFI: Add grated kaju (cashew nuts)
  • CHOCOLATE BURFI: Add chocolate powder

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