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Burmese Dessert


Burmese Dessert

Burmese Dessert



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Quick desserts aren't just about fresh fruit and ice creams. Make this quick 15-minute Burmese dessert with fried custard like dollops sprinkled with sesame seeds and icing sugar.


  • 100 gm black and white sesame seeds, mixed

    3 eggs, beaten

    50 gm powdered sugar

    1 cup water

    1 cup flour

    2 Tbsp sugar

    1 tsp vanilla essence

    Flour, to coat

    Oil to deep fry

    Cinnamon powder, to sprinkle on top

    2-3 Tbsp gooseberries, chopped, to garnish

    2-3 basil leaves, chopped, to garnish


In a pan dry roast sesame seeds. Once roasted mix it with the powdered sugar. Keep aside.

Beat the eggs together. Now add 2 tbsp sugar in this. Keep aside.

In another pan add the flour and water. Mix well with a whisk and add some vanilla essence.

Slowly add the egg-sugar mixture to the flour mixture and mix till smooth and thick. Pour this mixture into ramekins and put it in the freezer for a  few minutes.

Take it out after a few minutes and cut into equal pieces. Coat with some flour and deep fry. Once golden, drain on an absorbent paper.

Plating up:

Place the deep fried treats on a plate.

Sprikle some cinnamon powder and the sesame seed-sugar mixture on top.

Garnish with some chopped gooseberries and basil leaves.

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Key Ingredients: sesame seeds, egg, sugar, all purpose flour, vanilla essence, vegetable oil, cinnamon, basil

Tags: Dessert, Sesame