Gujrati Mohanthal

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 Gujrati Mohanthal


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 25 Min

Total Time : 35 Min


Serves : 40
  • 2 cups gram flour

  • 1 1/2 tbsp ghee

  • 4 tbsp milk

  • 3/4 cups ghee

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar

  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder

  • 5-6 nos kesar strands

  • 1/4 tsp green cardamom powder

  • 10 nos almonds blanched and slivered

  • 10 nos pistachios blanched and slivered


  • Combine the saffron strands and ½ tsp warm water in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  • Heat 2 tbsps milk in a non stick pan.
  • Add 1½ tbsps ghee and heat till it melts.
  • Place gram flour in a bowl, add the milk-ghee mixture and mix with fingertips till it resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Pass it through thick sieve, pressing lightly to remove lumps.
  • Cook together ½ cup water and 1½ cups sugar to make a syrup.
  • Add Safforon water mixture in sugar syrup.Add rose water.(optional)
  • Heat ¾ cup ghee in a non stick pan, add the sieved gram flour and saute on medium heat, stirring continuously, till fragrant and dark in colour.
  • Cook the syrup till it gets 1½ string consistency.
  • Grease an aluminium burfi tray.
  • Add nutmeg powder and green cardamom powder to the gram flour and mix well.
  • Set aside to cool completely.
  • Add 2 tbsps milk to the sugar syrup and mix well.
  • Add the syrup, little by little, to the gram flour mixture and mix well.
  • Pour into the greased tray and spread evenly.
  • Sprinkle almonds and pistachios over the gram flour mixture and press lightly.
  • Set aside to cool completely
  • Cut into squares, separate the pieces and serve.