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Kadalamaavu/ Besan Burfi Recipe

Gayathri Kumar
Kadalamaavu/ Besan Burfi Recipe is an easy to make burfi made with ghee, sugar and besan/kadalamaavu. This is a melt in your mouth sweet perfect for celebrations.
Course Sweets
Cuisine Indian
Servings 16 Pieces


  • 200 gm Besan
  • 200 gm Ghee
  • 200 gm Sugar
  • 100 ml Water
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • Almonds and Pistachios for topping


  • In a pan, combine ghee, besan and cardamom powder.
  • Heat on medium flame and cook the mixture until bubbly and aromatic.
  • Remove from flame and set aside.
  • In a saucepan, combine sugar and water and let it boil to single string consistency.
  • Now, place the besan mixture again on medium flame and gradually pour the sugar syrup in a steady stream while mixing it.
  • Once the sugar syrup is completely incorporated, remove it from the heat and keep stirring the mixture.
  • As it starts cooling down, it will become thick. You will feel the resistance while mixing.
  • Keep on mixing until the mix starts leaving the sides and ghee oozes out.
  • Immediately pour it into a 7” square tray and level the top.
  • Garnish with almonds and pistachios and allow the mix to cool.
  • When it is warm, make cut marks with a knife and let it cool completely.
  • Then slice it well with a sharp knife and store in airtight box.
Keyword Kadalamaavu Besan Burfi Recipe