Besan Ki Tukriyan

By on January 10, 2012

 Besan Ki Tukriyan


- 500 g. baisin (gram flour)
- 250 g. icing sugar
- 250 g. ghee
- 100 g. blanched almond, roughly chopped
- 100 g. cashew nut, roughly chopped

- 50 g. unsalted pistachio nuts, roughly chopped
- seeds from 8 green cardamoms 

- 1\2 tsp. ground cardamom
- 4-5 silver leaves (optional)

1. Heat ghee in a heavy based pan over low heat. Add cardamom seeds and baisin. Stirring all the time, fry these for about 1\2 an hour or until it is brown in color (fry the baisin on low heat, otherwise it will burn ).   
2. Add the sugar, almond, cashew nuts, pistachio and ground cardamom. Mix well and stirring frequently cook for 10 more minutes. Spread evenly in a tray and leave it to cool completely for several hours or preferably overnight. Cut into squares or diamonds. Decorate with silver leaf and chopped nuts, if you wish. Store in an air tight container.   
3.Serve with Green Tea.