Besan Sheera ( Desi Khana)

Besan Sheera (  Desi Khana)

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Since gram flour is generally known for its thickening properties, besan sheera is very easy and quick to make. You can easily prepare it for functions, party or for sudden but special guests. Just ensure you roast the gram flour well to avoid a raw smell. Also, take care to serve hot.

Besan Sheera ( Desi Khana) recipe - How to make Besan Sheera ( Desi Khana)

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3/4 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
3/4 cup milk
5 tbsp melted ghee
3/4 cup sugar

For The Garnish
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
3 tbsp blanched and sliced almonds (badam)

  1. Combine the besan, 2 tbsp of milk and 1 tbsp of ghee in a bowl and rub thoroughly and knead like a dough and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Using a grater, grate it very thinly and keep aside.
  3. Heat the remaining ghee in a broad vessel, add the grated dough mixture and cook on a slow flame for approx. 8 to 10 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the remaining milk and ¾ cup of water in a deep kadhai, add the flour mixture and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Add the sugar and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Serve hot garnished with cardamom powder and almonds slices.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy445 cal
Protein8 g
Carbohydrates55.1 g
Fiber4.7 g
Fat20.4 g
Cholesterol6 mg
Sodium29.6 mg


Besan Sheera ( Desi Khana)
 on 14 Oct 16 09:20 PM

What a sweet dish! I made it and the bowl was empty within one hour. It is just irresistible. After adding sugar, I had to cook for some more time than mentioned. It is a must try recipe.
Besan Sheera ( Desi Khana)
 on 16 Sep 16 04:27 PM

Sheeras tho mera favorite hai. Added this recipe in my list now
Besan Sheera ( Desi Khana)
 on 26 Jun 16 07:26 AM

Yummmy besaan sheera
Tarla Dalal
27 Jun 16 08:54 AM
   Hi, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !
Besan Sheera ( Desi Khana)
 on 06 Apr 15 03:42 PM

Wow this is one unusual sheera i have ever eaten. A little effort to put but, it taste just too good. I love the grainy texture of the besan. A must try recipe.
Gram Flour Seera
 on 01 Jun 13 12:11 PM

Rich besan seera. Fab dessert to have.