Oct 25, 2008


In some regions in India to day is the first day of the DIWALI (DIPAVALI). To day is VASU BARAS in some regions people celebrates Diwali as a harvest festival,so Diwali marks the end of the harvest season in most of India. Farmers are thankful for the plentiful bounty of the year gone by, and pray for a good harvest for the year to come.

And to day the first day of the Diwali farmers worship cow and calf. And to day the first day of the Diwali farmers worship cow and calf. They call this day as Vasu Baras, VASU means cow, BARAS means 12th day of the month that is Krishna Paksha dwadasi ashviyuja maasam(ashvin). On this day cow and calf is worshipped, in Hinduism, hindus believe that cow is symbol of god. On this festival day celebrate with this BESAN BURFI


INGREDIENTS :--- Besan (chick pea flour) --- 1 cup
Milk powder -- 1 cup
Sugar --- 11/2 cup
Ghee – 1 cup
Cardamom powder – 1/2 tea sp
Heat 1/2 cup ghee in a pan add Besan and fry till raw smell disappers
Add milk powder to the above mix stir once
In the same time make sugar syrup thread consistency (like if you drop 1/2 tea sp syrup into a bowl of water that should become like a ball) add cardamom powder.
Then add besan mix to the sugar syrup stirring continuously

In the same time heat remaining 1/2 cup ghee in a other pan. When the ghee starts smoking add this hot ghee to besan mixture. This gives acrumbly texture to burfi
Stir till it does not stick to the vessel (it will take 5 min.)
Turn off the flame
Pour this mixture in to a greased plate leave for 2 sec. then cut in to pieces.
BESAN BURFI is ready
If you like can add desiccated coconut to this with besan and milk powder.

To make the sugar syrup take sugar in apan  add 1/2 cup water dilute the sugar and cook till you get one string.

Priya of Priya's Easy N Tasty Recipes has passed to me this wonderfull 'Hardworking Food Blogger award. Thanks a ton priya for passing it to me .I would like to pass this now to my food blogger friend.who is visiting my blog every day and spend there time to leave such a lovely comments, and encouraging me alot . thanks a lot friends .


lubnakarim06 said...

Wow this is simple and awesome recipe. Perfect for festival. Happy Diwali.

Lakshmi said...

Happy Deepavali dear and those Burfi's look perfect!

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Adlak's tiny world said...

good and yumm mysore pak and yr sweet vada is so tempting and beautiful.

Deepthi Shankar said...

Wishing U N UR Family A VERY HAPPY DEEPAVALI .. Burfi looks yum

ST said...

Happy Diwali to U and ur Family Rekha:)
Burfi looks perfect and Excellent...

Indian Khana said...

Happy Diwali ..Besan burfi looking delicious....Congrats on your award

Priya Suresh said...

Rekha Happy Diwali n Besan burfi lookz amazing..tempting one..

vidhas said...

Happy Diwali. Your besan burfi looks awesome. We make mysore pak in slightly different way. Sweet vada is new one for me. Great :-)

Unknown said...

burfi looks great..happy diwali..

Abe Chand said...

Hi, what happened to the half cup of ghee and how to make syrup? Please help.

Unknown said...

Hi Abe chand
You cha check the recipe now I may for got to add that 1/2 cup ghee in the recipe. Thank s for remainding me, now i changed that check the recipe and try it and let me know