Dhoda/Dodha Burfi(Punjabi Recipe)

 Dodha/Dhoda Burfi is  classic Punjabi  sweets.Made with fresh milk  in auspicious day.Some tricky tips makes Dhoda Burfi perfect grainy texture.

Ingredients (serving- 20 pieces)

  • Sugar(brown  sugar) –1/2 cup
  • Milk-2 liter
  • Lemon juice-2-3tsp
  • Cardamon powder – 1tsp
  • Rose water – 1 tsp (Optional)
  • Pistachio  –3to4 finely chopped
  • Ghee -2 tbsp
  • Almond -3 tbsp finely chopped
  • Cashew nut-2 tbsp finely chopped
  • Broken wheat-2 tbsp(optional)
  • Cocoa powder-2 tsp(optional)


Step 1  – Take milk in big thick bottom/nonstick pan and boil it,adjust flame and cook milk until it get thick(1/3 of original volume). Stir it with regular interval.

Step 2 – Dilute lemon juice with 2 tsp water.

Step 3 –  Add dilute lemon juice in milk and leave it for 30-40 seconds(do not stir) mixture will became grain.

Step4-Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a add broken wheat,chopped cashew nut,pistachio,chopped almond, roast 2-3 min in low flame till crunchy and  golden brown ,keep aside.

Step 5 – After 40 seconds stir proper and cook 8-10 minutes then add sugar,cardamom powder,rose water, roasted dry fruits,cocoa powder  and cook 5-10 minutes.mixture will became reduced,brown and solid.

Step 6 – Grease any steel bowl and pour all mixture ,press and spread proper,cover it with steel lid and keep aside for 4 to 5 hours.

Step 7 – After 5 hours Dodha Burfi will set,cut it .Ready for serve.


  1. Reduce milk proper and stir it regular interval.
  2. After add lemon juice  do not stir for 30 seconds ,otherwise grain will not form proper.
  3. Before cutting keep steel bowl in heat for 4-5 seconds ,so easily Dodha Burfi come out from bowl.
  4. Most important  use only steel bowl and lid for Dodha Burfi set,steel metal gives high heat   and gives dark color which is specialty of Dodha Burfi.




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