Mohanthal By Chef Akanksha Khatri
Mohanthal is a Gujarati sweet that’s made during festivals and other auspicious occasions. Chef Akanksha Khatri brings the recipe of this traditional sweet from Gujarat to your kitchen.Read More
2 cups besan (gram flour)
½ tsp green cardamom powder
2 tbsp ghee
1/2 cup ghee
1 cup sugar
1 ½ cup water
chopped pistachios for garnishing
- In bowl add Besan, Green cardamom, Ghee and crumb it well.
- Now using a sieve, sieve the Besan mixture to form soft coarse flour.
- Heat ghee in a pan add Besan and roast till golden brown in colour. Turn off the flame and let it come to room temperature.
- In a Kadhai, cook sugar along with water till it forms a thick syrup (which is one step below the one string consistency).
- Return Besan to the flame and pour bubbling hot sugar over the Besan mixture, stir continuously until it thickens.
- Pour this mixture on the greased tray and spread evenly using a spatula.
- Garnish with chopped with pistachios and let it set for an hour.
- Cut into desired shape and store into air tight containers.
Mohanthal means a dish made for Mohan which happens to be another name for Lord Krishna. This traditional Gujarati sweet is a must for all festivities as it is served to God. It is a very simple dish made with minimum ingredients.
The flavours of besan, cardamom and ghee combine to give this mithai a rich, melt-in-your-mouth texture and taste.