Recipe: Mohanthal

CooQ : Recipe: Mohanthal


Rajasthani, Dessert

Gram flour
102 calories/serving
45 mins
This is an outstanding and classic Indian fudge made with gram flour (besan) and ghee and sweetened with saffron and cardamom flavored sugar syrup.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


1. Add 1.5 cups gram flour / besan, 2 tbsp milk and 2 tbsp ghee in a bowl. mix with fingers until it forms a bread crumb like mixture.

2. Strain the prepared gram flour mix through a sieve.

3. If there are lumps remaining while you sieve, blend it in a grinder and add to the sieved gram flour.

4. Add 150 gms ghee to a pan, add the sieved gram flour mixture and roast for 8-10 minutes on low flame while stirring continuously.

5. Add 1/2 cup milk and keep roasting on slow flame while stirring continuously for another 5-6 minutes.

6. Add more milk and roast while stirring continuously for another 7-8 minutes.

7. Meanwhile heat 180 gms sugar along with 1 cup water in another pan, to make the sugar syrup.

8. Soak some saffron strands in warm milk to get 2 tbsp saffron milk.

9. Add the prepared saffron milk to the sugar syrup and mix well.

10. Turn off the flame of mohanthal and pour the prepared sugar syrup in it while stirring continuously.

11. Pour the prepared mohanthal mix on greased tray and garnish with chopped nuts.

12. Set aside at room temperature for 10-15 minutes. serve immediately.

By Chef Ranveer Brar