Mohanthal is an Indian traditional Gujarati/Rajasthani sweet/barfi. Made with gram flour fudge and flavored with saffron and dry fruits.Mohan thal is ideal for offering to God and it is also festive dish.
Ingredients (For 10 to 15 pieces)
- Sugar(brown sugar) – 1cup
- Ghee – 1/2 cup
- Milk – 1/2 cup
- Cardamon powder – 1tsp
- Rose water – 1 tsp (Optional)
- Pistachio – 3 to 4 finely chopped
- Gram flour – 2cup
- Water- 1/2 cup
- Saffron – Few strands
- Almond-5-6 finely chopped
- Basil leaves-5-6(Optional)
Step 1 – Take one bowl and add gram flour, milk and 1 tbsp ghee. Mix it properly then cover it and keep aside for 30 minutes.
Step 2 – After 30 minutes take mixture in grinder and grind just 1 minute or use strainer and strain it,collect fine powder.
Step 3 – Heat remaining ghee and add flour mixture,roast until release a roasted aroma or brown color it will take 7-10 minutes. Keep aside and cool it(lukewarm).
Step 4 – Mix 1 cup sugar with 1/2 cup water and make one and half string sugar syrup, add cardamom powder and rose water.
Step 5- – Mix sugar syrup into cooled mixture and continuous stir, mix proper it will take 3-5 minute(do not dry long time) and add 1 tsp saffron milk mix proper.
Step 6 – Transfer mixture in to grease plate and press with spatula, sprinkle pistachio, almond and press with spatula, cool it for 5-10 minutes. When it is lukewarm cut the small rectangle shape.