Candied Ginger Burfi

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Candied Ginger Burfi


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 25 Min


Serves : 8
  • 1 1/2 cups candied ginger, powdered

  • 4 tbsp ghee

  • 1/4 cups whole wheat flour

  • 1 cups milk

  • 1/8 tsp salt or a pinch

  • 2-3 tbsp sesame seeds, powdered

  • 2-3 tbsp fresh grated coconut

  • 2-3 nos milk pedas, crumbled

  • 2-3 tbsp milk powder

  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder

  • 2-3 drop yellow food colour (opt)

  • 1 tbsp chopped pistachios

  • 1 tbsp raisins

  • 1 tsp rose water

  • 2 tsp sugar or as required

  • 1/8 tsp saffron or a pinch

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


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