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Recipe of Mysore Pak

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Mysore Pak
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Mysore Pak is a sweet dish of Karnataka, prepared especially during Diwali. Besan, ghee, sugar and water mixed together to form soft pieces.


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup chick-pea flour
  • 2 cups ghee

How to Make Mysore Pak

  1. Sift the besan and keep ready.
  2. Dissolve sugar in the water over low heat and once it dissolves, increase the heat, bring to a boil and cook till it reaches a one-thread consistency.
  3. Add 1 Tbsp of besan and stir to mix well. Continue till all the besan is added, a tablespoon at a time.
  4. Add the ghee, one tablespoon a time till all of it is used.
  5. The color and texture will change by now. It will get more brown and crumbly.
  6. Set in a thali, patting to level.
  7. Do not remove ghee that may float on top, pat it back.
  8. Cool, cut and serve.
Key Ingredients: Sugar, Gram flour, Clarified Butter