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Candied Ginger Burfi

Candied Ginger Burfi


Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 5

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 25


Serves 8

  • candied ginger, powdered 1 1/2 cups

  • ghee 4 tbsp

  • whole wheat flour 1/4 cups

  • milk 1 cups

  • salt or a pinch 1/8 tsp

  • Sesame seeds, powdered 2-3 tbsp

  • fresh grated coconut 2-3 tbsp

  • milk pedas, crumbled 2-3 nos

  • milk powder 2-3 tbsp

  • cardamom powder 1/4 tsp

  • yellow food colour (opt) 2-3 drop

  • chopped pistachios 1 tbsp

  • raisins 1 tbsp

  • rose water 1 tsp

  • sugar or as required 2 tsp

  • saffron or a pinch 1/8 tsp

  • Chopped nuts / dried rose petals to garnish (opt) 1-2 tbsp


  • 01

    Heat 1 tbsp. ghee and saute the whole wheat flour for 1-2 minutes or till you get a nice aroma. Keep aside.

  • 02

    Heat 2 tbsp. ghee and saute the powdered ginger for 2 minutes on a low flame. Add the milk and salt and continue to simmer till dry.

  • 03

    Add the powdered sesame seeds and coconut. Mix everything well. Now add the crumbled pedas, milk powder and cardamom powder. Mix well so that there are no lumps.

  • 04

    Now it is time to add the pistachios, raisins, rose water and food colour followed by the sauteed whole wheat flour, remaining ghee, saffron and sugar.

  • 05

    Combine everything well and saute till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan and comes together into a lump. Switch off the flame and spread the mix on a greased plate.

  • 06

    Garnish with the nuts and rose petals. Press them gently and set aside to cool. Then cut them into desired shapes with a knife or a cookie cutter and relish as and when desired.



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