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20 mins Cooking Time
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If you're looking for easy to cook desserts at home, then this recipe of besan barfi is perfect for you. Indulge your all-day sweet craving with this low sodium Indian dessert that's decadent in taste and rich in its nutrient content. Besan Barfi is an excellent source of energy and protein that packs power into your daily indulgence. Learn How to Make Besan Barfi the FitterEats way! This sweet recipe uses besan as the main ingredient and is vegetarian and Jain.
- 1/4 Cup Bengal Gram Flour (Besan)
- 1.5 Tbsp Sugar
- 8 Strand Saffron (Kesar)
- 2 Tsp Chopped Pista
- 2 Tsp Chopped Almond
- 1 Tsp Semolina (Suji)
- 1/8 Tsp Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
- 1.5 Tbsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
- As Required Water
In a pan add ghee, besan and suji
Keep stirring to avoid lumps and to make a smooth paste
Roast till aromatic and keep this mixture aside
In a another pan add sugar and water as required
Boil this mixture till one strand consistency
Add this sugar syrup to the roasted besan mixture, add cardamom powder, kesar strand and mix well
Transfer to a greased tray and garnish with chopped almond, chopped pista gently press to set
Allow the barfi to set and cut into squares
Delicious barfi is ready
To Improve Bone Health, Add a Tsp of Calcium Rich White Sesame Seeds
*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.
Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)
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Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.