Besan Panjeeri

Prep: 10 min Cook: 20 min Number of Portions: 2


Besan - 250 gms
Oil - 100ml
Powdered sugar - 150 gms
Char magaz - 2 tbl spn
Almonds chopped -- 2 tbl spn
Makhana - 1/2 cup
Gaund - 40gms
Orange rind (chopped) - 1/4th cup
Cinnamon powder - 1 tsp


  • Heat oil and add the gaund. When it puffs up remove and crush it using a mortar pestle. In the same oil fry the makhana and when they puff up remove them.
  • Add the almonds and then the charmagaz and lightly brown them in oil and remove them. In the same pan add the besan and on a slow flame cook till besan emits pleasing aroma and the colour has gone dark.
  • Remove and allow it to cool completely. Now mix in gaund, makhana, almonds, char magaz and powdered sugar.
  • Now mix in the orange rind and the cinnamon powder, mix well and keep in a tight fitting jar.

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