Monday, October 27, 2008

Coconut MysorePak

Mysore pak or Mysore paak must be one of the most popular sweets.coconut Mysore Pak is probably one of the easiest sweet which calls for minimal ingredients is made from coconut, chickpea flour, sugar and ghee.

1 Grated Coconut
Sugar – 500gms
Saffron - a pinch or kesari colour
Gram flour – 150 gms
Cardamom - 1 tsp
Ghee – 1 cup

Take square plate and grease it evenly and keep aside.
Take another pan with little water and keep on a low flame and add sugar to it.Stir constantly till it becomes syrup
Bring to boil till sugar syrup is formed (one string consistency test).
Add the Coconut and kesar colour keep stiring.

When the mixture starts thickening, add the Gram flour and slowly add besan.. Mix well
Stir continuously while adding besan to avoid forming any lumps.
When it starts thickening Then add ghee little by little while stirring. add little ghee. and keep stirring.

Stir and cook till the mixture stops sticking to sides of vessel and ghee starts coming out from the sides.
When the mixture starts bubbling add cardamon and pour into the greased plate and shake the plate so that it spreads evenly.
Leave 10 minutes and cut with sharp knife vertically and horizontally to make equal size square pieces.
Coconut Mysore pak is ready. Enjoy the yummy melt-in-the-mouth sweets.. These can be stored for 3-4 days.