Mysore Pak


  • Sugar- 2 ¼ cups/350gms
  • Water- 1 Cup/ 250ml
  • Green Cardamom, Powdered- 8
  • Ghee- 2 cups/400gm
  • Bengal gram Flour(besan)- 1 ¼ cups/125gm
  • Refined flour (Maida)- ½ cups/50gm


  1. Boil the sugar with water till thick syrup of 2-3 string consistency is obtained. Mix in the green cardamom powder. Keep aside
  2. Heat the ghee to boiling point and keep aside.
  3. Fry the Bengal gram and refined flour in 100gm ghee for about 5 minutes or till the ghee separates. Add the sugar syrup and keep stirring for a minute. Then add the rest of the ghee, 1tbsp at a time. When the mixture stops sticking to the spoon, pour it into a 4 cm deep greased tray so that excess ghee runs out. Cut the sweet in 3cm squares.
  4. Serve at room temperature. Store in airtight containers.

Serves 4-6

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