The Gujarati sweet cuisine “Mohan Thal” is named on Lord Krishna as it was called favourite of Shri Krishna… As Mohan is another name of Lord Krishna and Thal means served food dish, this cuisine was named “Mohan Thal” – Mohan (Lord Krishna) favourite food dish… To all Gujarati food lovers… let’s have the famous Gujarati sweet dish… “Mohan Thal”
- 2 cup Gram Flour (Besan)
- 4 tablespoon Milk
- ¾ cup Ghee
- 1½ cup Sugar
- 1 pinch Nutmeg powder
- ¼ teaspoon green Cardamom powder
- blanched & slivered Almonds and Pistachios
- Heat 2 tablespoon milk in a non stick pan.
- Add 1½ tablespoon ghee and heat till it melts.
- Now, place Gram flour in a bowl. Add milk-ghee mixture and mix with fingertips till it resembles breadcrumbs. Pass it through thick sieve, pressing lightly to remove lumps.
- Now, cook together ½ cup water and 1½ cups sugar to make a syrup. Cook the syrup till it gets 1½ string consistency.
- Other side, heat ¾ cup ghee in a non stick pan, add the sieved gram flour and saute on medium heat. Stir continuously, till fragrant and mixture becomes dark in colour. Add nutmeg powder and green cardamom powder to the gram flour and mix well. Then set aside to cool.
- Now, add 2 tablespoon milk to the sugar syrup and mix well. Add the syrup, little by little, to the gram flour mixture and mix well.
- Grease an aluminium burfi tray. Then, pour above mixture in tray and spread evenly.
- Sprinkle almonds and pistachios over the mixture and press lightly, then set aside to cool completely. Cut into squares, separate the pieces and serve.
- Tasty Mohan Thal is ready!