Mysore Pak

Mysore Pak

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This delicious Indian sweet is from South India has a granular texture. Soft Mysore Pak recipe is a recipe made with 4 basic ingredients in which besan is cooked in sugar syrup and then with a generous amount of ghee and small quantity of oil.

To make this traditional favourite sweet Mysore Pak, keep a keen eye on the mixture while cooking like the sugar syrup has to be one thread consistency, else the Mysore pak might turn hard.

Do not be alarmed by the amount of ghee used in the recipe of Easy Homemade Mysore Pak recipe as that amount is necessary to get the froth which renders that speckled texture to the mithai.

Also ensure that you have kept the Soft Mysore Pak in the tin only for 5 minutes and then cut it into pieces using a sharp knife. If the mixture cools down, making pieces is very difficult.

This Sweet Mysore Pak is served in South of India during Diwali – the festival of diyas.

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Mysore Pak recipe - How to make Mysore Pak

Setting time:  1 hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 14 pieces
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Ingredients


For Mysore Pak
1 cup sieved besan (bengal gram flour)
1 cup ghee
1/2 cup oil
1 3/4 cups sugar
1 tsp ghee for greasing

Method
For mysore pak

    For mysore pak
  1. For mysore pak, heat the ghee and oil in a non-stick sauce pan for 2 minutes or till the ghee melts completely.
  2. Meanwhile to make sugar syrup for mysore pak, combine the sugar and ½ cup of water in a deep non-stick pan and mix well. Cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes until it reaches 1 string consistency, while stirring continuously.
  3. Reduce the flame to low and add approx. ¼ cup of besan to this sugar syrup and immediately start stirring with a whisk. Continue mixing well using the whisk until the besan mixes well with the sugar syrup and no lumps remain.
  4. Repeat this procedure of adding besan and whisking 3 more times till all the besan has been mixed well with the sugar syrup. This would take around 2 minutes 30 seconds.
  5. Now increase the flame from low to medium and add a ladle of the hot oil-ghee mixture to the besan-sugar syrup mixture and immediately start stirring with a wooden ladle.
  6. Keep mixing continuously using the ladle until the besan-sugar syrup mixture has absorbed all the oil-ghee mixture.
  7. Repeat this procedure 5 to 6 more times till all the oil-ghee mixture has been mixed well with the besan-sugar syrup mixture.
  8. Once the entire oil-ghee mixture has been mixed well, the mixture would immediately turn frothy. This would take around 5 minutes 30 seconds. The consistency is a pale yellow color mixture which is slightly frothy and does not absorb any more oil.
  9. Immediately transfer the mixture into a greased 10” x 6” tin.
  10. Gently even out the mixture of mysore pak in the tin using the same flat ladle and keep aside to rest for approx. 5 minutes so that it cools down slightly.
  11. While the mixture is still warm, cut the indian sweet mysore pak into 14 equal rectangular pieces using a sharp knife.
  12. Leave it in the tin to cool completely at room temperature for 1 hour.
  13. Then loosen the edges of mysore pak using a knife and invert the tin on a clean flat surface or a board.
  14. Serve easy homemade mysore pak recipe or store it in air-tight container. It stays fresh upto 3 to 4 days.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per piece
Energy324 cal
Protein2.4 g
Carbohydrates30.2 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat21.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium8.6 mg
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For Mysore Pak

  1. For Mysore pak | soft mysore pak recipe | South Indian sweet mysore pak, first grease a tin of 10” x 6” in size with ghee. Prefer greasing with a brush. Keep this greased tin aside.
  2. Sieve the besan to ensure that there are no lumps. Keep this besan aside. If you take a little more than ¾ cup of besan, after sieving you will get almost 1 cup of besan.
  3. Pour the ghee and oil in a non-stick sauce pan.
  4. Heat it on a medium flame till the ghee melts completely. This would take approximately 2 minutes. This has to be added hot to the besan later. Keep this aside.
  5. Meanwhile to make sugar syrup for Mysore Pak, add the sugar in a deep non-stick pan.
  6. Add ½ cup of water.
  7. Mix well using a wooden ladle.
  8. Cook on a medium flame and keep stirring continuously. This is for the sugar to dissolve.
  9. Let the sugar syrup continue to boil until it reaches 1 string consistency. This would take approximately 5 minutes.
  10. Once the sugar syrup of Indian sweet mysore pak reaches the one string consistency, reduce the flame to low and add approx. ¼ cup of besan to this sugar syrup and immediately start stirring with a whisk.
  11. Continue mixing well using the whisk until the besan mixes well with the sugar syrup and no lumps remain. This is how the mixture will look like after being completely mixed.
  12. Repeat this procedure of adding besan and whisking 3 more times till all the besan has been mixed well with the sugar syrup. This would take around 2 minutes 30 seconds.
  13. Now to continue making Soft Mysore Pak recipe, increase the flame from low to medium and add a ladle of the hot oil-ghee mixture to the besan-sugar syrup mixture and immediately start stirring with a wooden ladle.
  14. Keep mixing continuously using the ladle until the besan-sugar syrup mixture has absorbed all the oil-ghee mixture. This is how the mixture will look like after being completely mixed. This would take around 30 seconds.
  15. Repeat this procedure 5 to 6 more times till all the oil-ghee mixture has been mixed well with the besan-sugar syrup mixture. Once the entire oil-ghee mixture has been mixed well, the mixture would immediately turn frothy. This would take around 5 minutes 30 seconds. The consistency is a pale yellow color mixture which is slightly frothy and does not absorb any more oil.
  16. Once the consistency is reached, immediately transfer the mixture into the greased tin.
  17. Gently even out the mixture of Mysore pak in the tin using the same flat ladle.
  18. Then leave it aside to rest for approx. 5 minutes so that it cools down slightly.
  19. While the mixture is still warm, cut the Indian Sweet Mysore Pak into pieces of desired size using a sharp knife. You will get 14 rectangular pieces in all. You can make square pieces also if you wish to.
  20. Leave it in the tin to cool completely at room temperature. This would take approximately 1 hour.
  21. After an hour, loosen the edges of Mysore pak | soft mysore pak recipe | South Indian sweet mysore pak using a knife and invert the tin on a clean flat surface or a board.
  22. This is how the Soft Mysore Pak pieces look like after removing the tin and separating them. 
  23. Enjoy Easy Homemade Mysore Pak recipe. You can store it in air-tight container. It stays fresh upto 3 to 4 days.

Reviews

Mysore Pak
 on 12 Jun 13 10:44 AM
5

Good taste
Tarla Dalal
07 Oct 19 02:19 PM
   Thanks, we have updated the Mysore Pak recipe.
Mysore Pak
 on 02 Nov 12 12:10 PM
5

Nice crisp sweet dish.