Mysore Pak Recipe
Mysore Pak is a flavour-packed sweet treat that's simply divine! This melt-in-your-mouth delight has a rich, buttery texture that crumbles ever so gently. The essence of ghee (clarified butter) and cardamom infuses each bite, leaving a lingering, aromatic sweetness on your palate.
You can prepare Mysore Pak at home with our recipe and Nestlé MILKMAID, creamy condensed milk that adds a luxurious and caramel-like depth of flavour. It helps prepare Mysore Pak with the perfect taste and texture in just a few steps.
You can even involve your little ones in some kid-friendly steps of the Mysore Pak recipe, like greasing the baking pan with ghee or butter. And once the batter is ready and poured in the greasing pan, kids can also assist in spreading it evenly in the greased pan. They can use a spatula or the back of a spoon to help create a smooth surface.
By involving kids in the process of making Mysore Pak, you not only create lasting memories but also foster a love for homemade treats. So, try our easy Mysore Pak recipe, experience the fun process of creating this delicious dessert and make it extra special with your love.
- Servings - 10
- Preparation - 5 Min
- Cooking - 20 Min
Ingredients for Mysore Pak
- 1 tin Nestlé MILKMAID
- 1 cup Ghee (for roasting)
- 4 tbsp Ghee (for cooking)
- 2 cups Besan
- 1 cup Hot Water
How to make Mysore Pak
- Step 1: Add 1 cup ghee & besan in a pan. Roast on low flame until the mixture becomes aromatic.
- Step 2: Then add the rest of the ghee and keep cooking.
- Step 3: Add Nestlé MILKMAID & hot water simultaneously and keep mixing vigorously till there are no lumps and a smooth mixture is formed.
- Step 4: Grease a 6-inch tray and transfer the batter to it.
- Step 5: Refrigerate for 1 hour. Then cut into bars & enjoy!
Tips to Mysore Pak Recipe
- Heat the ghee to the right temperature before adding the besan. It should be hot but not smoking. This helps achieve the desired texture and prevents the Mysore Pak from becoming too greasy or crumbly.
- Stir the besan and ghee mixture continuously over medium heat to avoid lumps and ensure even cooking.
- Allow the Mysore Pak to cool completely before cutting it into pieces. This will help it set properly and retain its shape.
FAQs on Mysore Pak Recipe
1. Can I replace gram flour (besan) with any other flour in the Mysore Pak recipe?
Typically, gram flour is used in the Mysore Pak recipe, which contributes to its unique taste and texture. Substituting it with other types of flours may alter the result. Therefore, it's best to stick to gram flour for an authentic Mysore Pak experience.
2. What if my Mysore Pak turns out too hard or crumbly?
If your Mysore Pak turns out hard or crumbly, it could be due to overcooking or insufficient ghee. Ensure you cook the besan mixture to the right consistency and use the recommended amount of ghee in the above Mysore Pak recipe. Adjusting these factors can help achieve a softer texture.
3. Can I reduce the amount of ghee in the Mysore Pak recipe?
In Mysore Pak, ghee is the key ingredient which contributes to its rich taste and texture. However, if you want to reduce the amount of ghee for some reason, you can try using a slightly lesser quantity. Keep in mind that it may affect the final texture and flavour of the Mysore Pak.
4. How long does Mysore Pak stay fresh?
Mysore Pak can stay fresh for up to a week when stored in an airtight container at room temperature. It's best consumed within the first few days to enjoy its optimal texture and flavour.