Mohanthal Recipe | Step by Step Method of making Mohanthal

Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 12
Mohanthal Recipe - Traditional Indian dessert of festivals made with gram flour or chickpea flour roasted into ghee and sweeten with sugar syrup. Mohanthal recipe is most popular Indian dessert always made during festivals like Diwali and Janmasthami. This recipe originates from Gujarat and Rajasthan - Western states of India. Diwali is incomplete without this recipe.
  • 3 cup gram flour
  • ½ cup ghee (clarified butter)
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1½ cup ghee
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Water as required
  • ½ cup almond flakes
  1. Add ½ cup ghee into gram flour. Rub the ghee well into flour and try to make some crumby texture.
  2. Then add milk 1 tbsp by 1 tbsp and again rub and make some crumby texture using your palm.
  3. Using strainer, pass the mixture form it. And you will get some breadcrumb like texture. You need to rub the mixture while you are straining it.
  4. Then in deep skillet, heat the 1½ cup ghee. Add that crumby mixture and roast it into ghee for 10 minutes. Once it will get dark brown color, switch of the flame, and let it cool little bit.
  5. Again take one sauce pan and add sugar and ½ cup water and let it boil. Once it reaches two treads consistency, switch of the flame.
  6. Then add sugar syrup into roasted flour, mix it well and finally add cardamom powder immediately transfer the mixture into greased plate. And leveling the mohanthal at appropriate height.
  7. Now sprinkle the almonds flakes, and press well into fudge.
  8. Using knife cut the square pieces and let it cool.
1) You can store it into air tight container for 15 days. No need to store into fridge.
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