Mysore pak is a mouth watering , delicious sweet dish of south India. This is the most famous sweet which can never miss out the menu on special occasion and festivals. Mysore pak is officially designated the royal sweet and considered the king of sweets in south India.
People in Mysore say that during the Navratri festivals they are meant to prepare at least 51 traditional items and a platter of food & sweets without Mysore pak is incomplete. In ancient days this royal sweet used to have a special place in everyday cooking. The royalties of this sweet made this popular not not only throughout the India but also outside India.
Usually people prepare mysore pak in holy festival days and special occasions. They distribute Mysore pak with family, friends & relatives. Mysore pak is made with roasted gram flour, sugar with generous amount of ghee, often flavored with cardamom powder. This delightful fudge rapidly spread everywhere.
Today there are several varieties of mysore pak, each with its distinct flavor and taste. Mysore is popular for three dishes like Mysore masala dosa, Bisi bele bath and Mysore rasam. These three dishes taste different and trace their origin to mysore after mysore pak.
This is my first blog anniversary and today is Raksha Bandhan too. Time for double celebration. So I thought to share a delicious dessert which win every heart. Of course without dessert any occasion is incomplete for Indians. Mysore pak holds a special space in everyone’s heart. Anyone who has sweet tooth can’t refuse to have this royal dessert.
And making ghee mysore pak is very easy and have less, common ingredients to prepare this delicacy. Ghee is the key ingredient to this dessert which gives richness and melt in mouth texture. Lets prepare this delicacy by keeping few things in mind.
To get perfect mysore pak::
- It is very important to make the syrup of one string consistency.
- Don’t reduce the quantity of ghee. Else you wont find such soft , melt in mouth mysore pak.
- Stir the mixture continuously after adding gram flour else you will get brunt sweet.
- Use fresh gram flour and good quality ghee.