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



  • 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.