Monday, October 29, 2012

Microwave Mysore Pak

Recipe Source: Indus Ladies
Though the texture and taste may not be exactly same as the traditional mysore pak, this recipe is definitely worth a try for 2 reasons
The amount of ghee used is nearly half compared to the traditional recipe
It just takes 5 minutes and you just dont need to worry about the sugar syrup consistency!

The taste was absolutely delicious.

Ingredients
Besan flour: 1/2 cup
Powdered sugar: 1 cup
Ghee: 1/2 cup
Milk: 2 tsp

Procedure:
Step1:
Sift the besan and keep it ready.

Step2:
Heat 1 tablespoon of ghee in a pan and slightly fry the besan

Step3:
Heat the remaining ghee in a microwave safe bowl for 30 seconds in microwave

Step4:
Now add the fried besan, milk and sugar and mix well without lumps


 Step5:
Microwave this mixture for about 2-3 minutes. Mine got done in 2 minutes.(This really depends on the microwave)
The mixture should become porous. That is the consistency we should look for


Step6:
Pour in a greased pan and allow to cool for 10 minutes.Cut into desired shapes

Notes:

  • The original recipe did not call for frying the besan. I fried this to eliminate the raw smell of besan
  • I used confectioners powdered sugar. I am not sure if the regular sugar would work. The confectioners sugar had some binding ingredients
  • Remove from microwave once the mixture becomes porous. I tried this recipe before and I heated for 3 minutes. Around 1/4 cup of ghee got separated and the mysore pak was almost brittle. So check for the mixture every 30 seconds


19 comments:

  1. got nice mysore pak and made this so easy and quick using oven... neat presentation

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  2. Mysore pak in microwave is new to me.. Love it..
    Neat presentation.

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  3. Looks perfect...
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  4. that is easy nd looks fab too...

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  5. look yummy!delicious microwave version
    Great-secret-of-life.blogspot.com

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  6. wow..perfect mysore pak in a microwave..??This i have got to try!! Its always a tedious process over gas..I have not tried it so far but have seen my mom do it..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  7. Wow MW mysore pak came out seriously awesome.

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  8. mysore pak in mv sounds easy n looks yummy

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  9. Quick and delicious version for mysore paks...

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  10. Nice mysorepak ..looks yummy!

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  11. Not only i made it and it was awesome, recommend to friends and family too.
    http://realhomecookedfood.blogspot.com

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  12. looks yummy and delicious..this recipe inspired me to try ..

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  13. This recipe is a keeper .Made it today and my husband thought i made it the traditional way like i usually do.Thank you for a wonderful recipe.

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  14. Hi.
    U mite want to check anithacookes.blogspotDOTcom for microwave mysore pak recipe.its been lifted exactly off urs.word to word.hers dates to 2013.may be lady doesnt know how to paraphrase:)

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    1. Checked the site. I am happy that someone was inspired by my recipes.But the sad part is the entire recipe is lifted word by word without a credit -(
      Thanks for letting me know though...

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