Mysore Pak

4 from 1 vote

Mysore pak is one of the most popular sweets in South India. It is one of the mainstays in weddings(as a part of Kalyana Seer) and also during festivals like Diwali . This Mysore pak is soft in texture, delicious & melt in the mouth in taste, but of course not oozing with ghee!!one of the quick and easy recipe too!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Served AsSnacks
Servings 10


  • Besan-1 cup
  • Sugar-2 cups leveled
  • Water-1 cup
  • Milk Powder-14 cup
  • Ghee-34 cup + 2 tbsp if required


  • Dry roast the besan over a low medium flame till a nice aroma comes , without changing its colour. Seive the flour to remove the lumps if any.
  • In a thick bottomed kadai,add sugar and water, make syrup till it reaches a soft ball consistency. Sprinkle the flour & milk powder gradually over the syrup, stirring continuously till it gets blended well with the syrup.
  • Once it gets thickened slightly, add hot melted ghee 2 tbspn at a time. Keep stirring over a medium flame.When the besan mixture is frothy with lots of bubbles & starts leaving the sides, transfer it immediately to a greased plate.
  • Level it using a flat bottomed cup & cut it into pieces.For the above given quantity,we get 20 medium sized pieces.


  • The sugar syrup consistency and the final stage are important to get the mysore pak soft.If these are overdone, mysore pak will become hard.

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